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Redistricting

Redistricting reform coming into focus in Pa. | Editorial

http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/opinion/index.ssf/2018/06/_editorial_24.html

June is final frontier for Pennsylvania redistricting bill

https://hosted.ap.org/thetimes-tribune/article/dc2f30576e95460ab2f9713abc7b68c0/june-final-frontier-pennsylvania-redistricting-bill

Legislation

New purpose sought for Johnstown Flood Tax

http://triblive.com/state/pennsylvania/13705513-74/new-purpose-sought-for-johnstown-flood-tax

Could minimum wage hike be part of Pa. budget?

http://www.post-gazette.com/news/state/2018/06/03/Could-minimum-wage-hike-be-part-of-Pennsylvania-budget/stories/201806030112

Let’s pass these commonsense improvements to Pa.’s DUI laws | Opinion

http://www.pennlive.com/opinion/2018/06/lets_pass_these_commonsense_im.html

EDITORIAL Independent voters should be allowed to vote in Pa. primaries

https://observer-reporter.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-independent-voters-should-be-allowed-to-vote-in-pa/article_b6ec3f98-640e-11e8-accc-83b328f473bb.html

Philly

Philly deserves credit for clearing out heroin encampments, offering help | Editorial

http://www.philly.com/philly/opinion/editorials/opioid-philly-kensington-camps-20180601.html#loaded

New prison formally dedicated in Pennsylvania

https://hosted.ap.org/thetimes-tribune/article/32b5f3225c0e47f4a79c925b2016ba99/new-prison-formally-dedicated-pennsylvania

Regional

Two Scranton redevelopment projects get $2.8M in state grants

http://thetimes-tribune.com/news/two-scranton-redevelopment-projects-get-2-8m-in-state-grants-1.2344831

We’ve already bailed out Three Mile Island twice. The third time isn’t a charm | Opinion

http://www.pennlive.com/opinion/2018/06/weve_already_bailed_out_three.html#incart_2box_opinion

Editorial | The ‘Help Wanted’ sign is out for those needing jobs

http://www.tribdem.com/news/editorials/editorial-the-help-wanted-sign-is-out-for-those-needing/article_0835ce98-65fc-11e8-99dc-0770e302b75e.html

W.Pa. police weigh in on new camera technology

http://triblive.com/local/regional/13706940-74/wpa-police-weigh-in-on-new-camera-technology

 

Education

School district officials turn up heat on Wolf over pipeline concerns

http://www.delcotimes.com/business/20180602/school-district-officials-turn-up-heat-on-wolf-over-pipeline-concerns

CHRIS KELLY: Coming into focus

http://thetimes-tribune.com/opinion/chris-kelly-coming-into-focus-1.2344934

 

Federal

Op-Ed: John Boehner says there is no Republican party

http://www.buckscountycouriertimes.com/opinion/20180603/op-ed-john-boehner-says-there-is-no-republican-party

Opinion: Democrats’ dishonesty hands Trump a winning issue

http://www.poconorecord.com/opinion/20180603/opinion-democrats-dishonesty-hands-trump-winning-issue

Elections

GOP may face uphill battle

http://www.altoonamirror.com/news/local-news/2018/06/gop-may-face-uphill-battle/

Keith Rothfus, other GOP incumbents being targeted in $35M ad campaign

http://triblive.com/local/regional/13712486-74/keith-rothfus-other-gop-incumbents-being-targeted-in-35m-ad-campaign

Dom Costa’s write-in bid fails

http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-state/2018/06/02/Dom-Costa-s-write-in-bid-fails/stories/201806020072

Bernstine wins state House Democratic nod via write-in campaign

http://www.timesonline.com/news/20180530/bernstine-wins-state-house-democratic-nod-via-write-in-campaign

Miscellaneous

‘Even the Lehigh Valley Mall isn’t safe anymore’: Locals react to double shooting

http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/lehigh-county/index.ssf/2018/06/even_the_lehigh_valley_mall_is.html#incart_most-read_

How I learned not to use the ‘C-word’ | Stu Bykofsky

http://www.philly.com/philly/columnists/stu_bykofsky/samantha-bee-jane-robelot-c-word-stu-bykofsky-20180601.html

Addiction origin story? Examine the Purdue connection on opioid abuse

http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2018/06/03/Addiction-origin-story-Examine-the-Purdue-connection-on-opioid-abuse/stories/201806010051

Fake news threatens our democracy

http://www.timesonline.com/news/20180603/lets-get-real-fake-news-threatens-our-democratic-institutions