Doesn't he have enough to do? The Democratic Party's state chair, Jim Burn, is now the president of Allegheny Council now that Rich Fitzgerald is stepping down to run for county exec.
Dan Hirshhorn at Politico looks at the future of Joe Sestak in Pa, especially now that there's a power vacuum among Dems with Ed Rendell (and even Arlen Specter) changing their roles. (Sestak has to have a better relationship than the "cataclysmic" one he had with the last Democratic chair.)
The state Senate voucher bill -- SB1 out of the new, Republican-controlled Capitol -- moved out of committee yesterday. Also moving: tort reform in the House. And another "castle doctrine" bill in the Senate too.
Pittsburgh's financial overseers want to hear more on city-county merger plans from the Ravenstahl administration, and three council members are submitting a bill on the financial software Briem talked about yesterday.