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Legislature

State Senate holds session on Philadelphia District Attorney Krasner’s impeachment (abc27.com)

PA Senate Formally Accepts Articles Of Impeachment Against Krasner (politicspa.com)

Pa. House presents impeachment articles to Senate; trial to begin in January – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. Senate receives articles of impeachment for Philadelphia DA Krasner | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pa. House GOP, Democrats end legislative session with spat over special election for Rep. Anthony DeLuca’s seat | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Stricter repeat DUI law takes effect in Pennsylvania (dailylocal.com)

Advocates join others in Harrisburg to plea for reproductive choice (poconorecord.com)

Bob O’Donnell: Opening Day for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives will be packed with uncertainty (broadandliberty.com)

William Way LGBT Community Center highlights plans after being awarded $2.5 million grant | Al Día News (aldianews.com)

Singularly unproductive legislative session ends in Harrisburg (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Membership in the Pennsylvania Freedom Caucus is anything but ‘free’ (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Jake Corman reflects on long Pennsylvania Senate career (abc27.com)

Gov. Wolf certifies emergency in oil and gas rulemaking to avoid losing federal highway funds | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Business/Jobs

Utility rates due to increase across Pennsylvania starting today – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

UGI to increase natural gas rates | Business | standardspeaker.com

US economy has stronger than expected quarter, is a recession near? (abc27.com)

Editorial: Make ‘shopping local’ a habit year-round (dailylocal.com)

OneTen, National Student Clearinghouse team up on employment of Black Americans – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Alabama coal miners have spent 20 months on strike : NPR

Sam Bankman-Fried strikes apologetic pose, says he was shocked by FTX’s : NPR

Starbucks workers to vote on forming 2nd union in Pa.’s Lehigh Valley – pennlive.com

Bargain hunting: New owner of Robinson mall got a good deal, expert says | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

COVID-19

Study: COVID-19 boosters more crucial for older adults; local case counts tick down | Coronavirus | tribdem.com

COVID case and hospitalization rates in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey largely static over two months. (inquirer.com)

 

Crime/Punishment

2 men will spend decades in prison for sex trafficking operation in Chester County – Daily Local

 

Education

Philly high school unveils new cafeteria | The Learning Key | phillytrib.com

School principals say misinformation, politics made last year ‘rough as hell’ : NPR

Penn State president proposes new primary law school location (abc27.com)

Kidsburgh: Addressing absenteeism in school – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Quakertown superintendent slates retirement at end of school year | The Bucks County Herald

Study: Central Bucks should close Linden, realign grades (theintell.com)

Penn. osteopath college plans Jacksonville medical school by JU campus (goerie.com)

Delaware County Community College to renovate former Archbishop Prendergast building (delcotimes.com)

Students call on Penn to drop discipline against protesters, fully divest from fossil fuels (inquirer.com)

Pa. standardized test scores continue to lag behind pre-pandemic numbers | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Elections/Politics

Statewide

Pennsylvania Governor-elect Josh Shapiro announces Inaugural Committee (abc27.com)

A Lehigh Valley native is going to have one of the most powerful jobs in Gov.-elect Josh Shapiro’s administration – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

It’s sad that so many people are such sore losers when their candidates don’t win (mcall.com)

Inside the post-election review designed to give Pa. voters more confidence in the results – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. Society weekend, the political gabfest in NY City, stages comeback; Ed Gainey, Kim Ward scheduled to speak | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

District/Local

Special election scheduled for late Pennsylvania rep’s seat (abc27.com)

State rep announces candidacy to fill impending Pa. Senate vacancy – pennlive.com

Pennsylvania’s Luzerne County certifies election after being sued | ABC27

Luzerne County election board certifies results of Nov. 8 election | Election | standardspeaker.com

Berks election officials ask judge to dismiss recount petitions (readingeagle.com)

Election results certified in Lehigh Valley, despite last-minute recount petition – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

 

Environment

3 tribes dealing with the toll of climate change get $75 million to relocate : NPR

 

Transportation

More low-cost, nonstop flights from Pittsburgh are taking off soon (nextpittsburgh.com)

Guns seized at Pittsburgh airport down from record levels, but still a problem, TSA says | TribLIVE.com

 

Health

Precision Neuroscopics wins $150,000 UpPrize for improving EEGs (nextpittsburgh.com)

Physicians in training to ride along on some Penn State Health Life Lion EMS calls in Lancaster County | Local News | lancasteronline.com

Can cash-strapped Delaware County Memorial Hospital make money by pivoting to mental health care? (inquirer.com)

 

State News

Voting begins for Pennsylvania’s 2023 River of the Year (dailylocal.com)

Why Pennsylvania Christmas trees are in shorter supply · Spotlight PA

DelVal Reps Back House Resolution to Prevent Railroad Strike – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

New central Pa. casino is just months away from opening – pennlive.com

Pa. mayors call on Congress to fast-track protections for Dreamers | Thursday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. broadband authority presents plan to improve high-speed internet access, infrastructure – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Hunger on the rise in PA, NJ, and much of the U.S., new study shows (inquirer.com)

A Cash Cow is coming for young farmers in Western Pennsylvania, from Chatham’s CRAFT | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

National News

NYC Mayor Eric Adams faces backlash after cracking down on homeless population : NPR

Victims’ families urge love, kindness as University of Idaho campus mourns : NPR

Colorado Springs fundraisers are rallying people behind the city’s LGBTQ community after the Club Q shooting | Colorado Public Radio (cpr.org)

The uprising in Iran is a struggle over identity. This is why (ydr.com)

Media layoffs mount as CNN announces it will make cuts this week (delcotimes.com)

Will continuing mail delays keep the holidays from being happy? – pennlive.com

Displacement and gentrification are not inevitable, a new report finds | WITF

N.J. Gov. Murphy’s admin proposes abortion coverage mandate in some health plans – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

The Oath Keepers convictions shed light on the limits of free speech | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Tips for home buyers worried about higher mortgage rates (inquirer.com)

Immigration agency leaks data on more than 6,000 detainees (inquirer.com)

Racism row erupts at Buckingham Palace as William and Kate visit Boston (inquirer.com)

Christine McVie, Fleetwood Mac singer-songwriter, dies at 79 (inquirer.com)

 

Local News

Federal government to close Berks County Residential Center (dailylocal.com)

Immigrant detention center in Berks County will close | WITF

Generations of Indian Valley recognizes volunteers (thereporteronline.com)

Adoption Day Program At Bucks County Adminstration Building | Doylestown, PA Patch

Officials break ground on long-awaited home of African American Museum | The Bucks County Herald

York County’s proposed 2023 budget does not include a tax increase (ydr.com)

Christmas Emergency Fund: Food shouldn’t be an impossible choice (ydr.com)

Pop-up farmers’ market aims to improve children’s nutrition and life skills | News | tribdem.com

Quarryville Police Department’s miniature horse remembered for community relations, therapy work | Local News | lancasteronline.com

Habitat for Humanity in SWPA recovering after pandemic’s one-two punch | Helping the Helpers – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Lackawanna County won’t raise property taxes, but future finances look troublesome | News | thetimes-tribune.com

East Mountain residents describe stormwater issues at community meeting | News | thetimes-tribune.com

 

Pitt

KDKA Investigates: Business leaders trying to reverse course after ‘Pittsburgh pause’ – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Fern Hollow Bridge to be finished by end of year, officials say | TribLIVE.com

 

Philly

Philadelphia to join national effort to test sewage for polio – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Vote for a South Philly activist as the next CNN Hero of the Year | Opinion (inquirer.com)

Philadelphia homestead exemption means homeowner property tax relief, but less revenue for schools (inquirer.com)

“We’ve seen how Chinatowns disappear”: After outreach, Philly Chinatown residents still say no to Sixers arena (inquirer.com)

SEPTA’s Key Card program costs hit $263M, double original budget (inquirer.com)

 

Washington

House passes bill to avoid a railroad strike : NPR

Pelosi: House must act to avert freight rail strike to rescue economy (theintell.com)

U.S. House votes to avert calamitous rail strike, but Senate prospects murky – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Biden and Macron hold a joint press conference at the White House : NPR

Treasury making Trump taxes available to House committee | Times Leader