Monday heds: Mayor's race begins; gov on working with lawmakers

Published by Laura Olson on .

Good morning!

A few weekend headlines to catch up on the state's political news:

- Politics editor Jim O'Toole breaks down the upcoming Pittsburgh mayoral contest, with an in-depth look at the intraparty battle.

- Gov. Tom Corbett got introspective last week on his relationship with lawmakers, lamenting the loss of economic development grants as a negotiation tool and aiming to improve his work with Democrats.

- And another former state legislative leader is beginning a prison term, this time Democrat Bob Mellow of Lackawanna County who faced federal charges.

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