Sen. Schwank to Host New Year Scam Jam Event with Pennsylvania Department of Banking & Securities – BCTV

Kennett Square Borough Secures State Grant to Replace Aging Water Treatment Plant – MyChesCo

Here are new Pennsylvania laws going into effect in 2024 (inquirer.com)

Senator calls for probe into Mastriano’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election results | News | bradfordera.com

What will come after Pittsburgh Promise college scholarship ends? | 90.5 WESA

Pennsylvania Representative’s Candidacy Subject of 14th Amendment Lawsuit – The Pennsylvania Daily Star

Sen. Mastriano Faces Ethics Probe for 2020 Election Role – Franklin County Free Press (fcfreepresspa.com)


Xfinity notifies its customers of data breach | WITF

Innamorato raises minimum wage for hundreds of Allegheny County workers – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Former central Pa. coroner sells funeral home – pennlive.com

Rutter’s raises starting wages to $18 per hour – pennlive.com

Tenant to leave Dauphin County mall after more than 3 decades – pennlive.com


Lawmakers investigate how COVID-19 orthodoxy dissenters were treated at FDA | National | thecentersquare.com


Texas woman pleads guilty in human smuggling case | National | thecentersquare.com

17-year-old identified as Iowa school shooter who killed 1, injured 5 – pennlive.com

Nevada judge returns to work a day after defendant leaps over desk, attacks her – pennlive.com

Pennsylvania State Police search missing man in Harrisburg (abc27.com)


Advocates who won Pa. education lawsuit call for a $2 billion ‘down payment’ on fair funding – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

For Claudine Gay, Harvard’s First Black President, Race Was an Unavoidable Issue – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Penn State state funding hasn’t kept up with inflation · Spotlight PA State College


The five most important Senate races to watch in 2024 (yahoo.com)

Midstate PA Senate seats draw attention from Democrats and Republicans alike – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Presidential candidates on primary ballots finalized | North Carolina | thecentersquare.com


Central Pa. expected to get 3 to 6 inches of snow this weekend | WITF

PA Environment Digest Blog: Thursday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips – 1.4.24 (paenvironmentdaily.blogspot.com)

Farm Show weekend snow in central Pa.: How much will fall and when? – pennlive.com

PA Environment Digest Blog: Wednesday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips – 1.3.24 (paenvironmentdaily.blogspot.com)

Central Pa. placed under winter storm watch because of weekend snow – pennlive.com


The $7,500 tax credit for electric cars will see big changes in 2024. | WITF

States warn of ‘Band-Aids and duct tape’ for road maintenance – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Year in Review: Pennsylvania’s EV Marathon (autobodynews.com)

Free Uber vouchers available New Year’s Eve to prevent drunken driving – pennlive.com

Gun Safety

Pa. lawmakers try to increase penalties for taking a gun to an airport | WITF

Philly gun violence still mostly affecting African-Americans, particularly males ages 18 to 30 | Local News | phillytrib.com


Pa. medical marijuana cards and anxiety: What the research says | WITF

State News

Shapiro Talks Property Tax Rebates, Divided Legislature, Donald Trump and the Eagles (politicspa.com)

Pa. Gov. Josh Shapiro could face a more complicated 2nd year in charge | WITF

Pennsylvania’s 2024 Farm Show is almost here. Here is what to know | WITF

Central Pa. expected to get 3 to 6 inches of snow this weekend | WITF

Pa. Farm Show 2024 bucket list: You don’t want to miss these events, foods – pennlive.com

Here’s a look at the 2024 Pa. Farm Show butter sculpture | WITF

Pennsylvania American Water receives recommendations amid concerns over proposed rate increase – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

States warn of ‘Band-Aids and duct tape’ for road maintenance – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

As more Pa. residents rack up medical debt, hope hinges on a state solution – pennlive.com

Pennsylvania’s SNAP benefits up 76% since 2019 | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Treasury touts cost-cutting, return of military medals | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pa. robotics company shooting for first U.S. moon landing since Apollo missions | Today in Pa. – pennlive.com

National News

President Biden to deliver campaign address in Montgomery County on Friday – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

How Joe Biden and Donald Trump will mark the Jan. 6 riot | WITF

NYC sues Texas companies over border busing, Abbott pushes back | New York | thecentersquare.com

Local News

DuBois, PA, paid $274K for Herm Suplizio’s legal bills · Spotlight PA State College

Innamorato raises minimum wage for hundreds of Allegheny County workers – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. YMCA withdraws appeal to get back childcare center license that was revoked – pennlive.com

Bangor Area schools closed Friday after crash knocks down pole | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

They even computerized snow plowing | News | thetimes-tribune.com

Plows go digital: NEPA prepares for possible weekend storm | News | standardspeaker.com


Jail Oversight Board holds first meeting with county Executive Sara Innamorato | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

At inauguration, Zappala says mission continues to transform Allegheny County DA’s office | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Code Blue declared in Allegheny County for Jan. 4 and Jan. 5 amid Pittsburgh’s low temperatures | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Snowy weather could impact Pittsburgh region, Steelers game in Baltimore this weekend | TribLIVE.com

Meteorologists say weekend’s expected snow to be a ‘non-event’ | TribLIVE.com


‘Not just a birthday celebration’: Philly’s 2024 MLK Day of Service to focus on civil rights | Local News | phillytrib.com

African American Chamber of Commerce looks to new opportunities in 2024 | Local News | phillytrib.com

University of Pennsylvania taps new board chair with ‘history of bridging distance’ – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Philadelphia mayor takes on sky-high rents | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com


Fight for congressional majorities launches against backdrop of presidential campaigns – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Fetterman again calls for Menendez to be expelled – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

John Fetterman thought news about his depression would end his career | WITF