Repair of Brackenridge sinkhole delayed until state funding comes through | TribLIVE.com

Bulletin board: Wyomissing library to host program on antisemitism – Reading Eagle

Students, critics hail UPenn’s Magill decision to resign – WHYY

PA Environment Digest Blog: House Environmental Committee To Hold Dec. 11 Hearing On Bill To Expand Renewable Energy Mandates In Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards (paenvironmentdaily.blogspot.com)

GVCO Community Center: A New Hub for Inclusive Programming Opens in Malvern – MyChesCo

Berks leaders light menorah in support of Jewish community (readingeagle.com)

State Sen. Vincent Hughes and leaders celebrate the allocation of $98M in funding for affordable rental housing – The Philadelphia Sunday Sun (philasun.com)

Sen. Comitta announces run for reelection in 2024 | The Coatesville Times

Philadelphia Mayor-elect Establishes Strategic Advisory Board to Drive Policy Priorities (claytoncountyregister.com)

State Senator Steve Santarsiero Calls for the Resignation of the President of the University of Pennsylvania, Elizabeth Magill, and vows not to vote for any state appropriation for the university until she does so. | Erie County Democratic Party (eriedems.com)

The other educational programs funded by school tax credits | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pennsylvania considers student loan interest tax deduction | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com


Developer hopes to build another Wawa in central Pa. – pennlive.com


Judge sentences woman, son to prison for sex trafficking across southern border | National | thecentersquare.com

Cumberland County woman sent to prison for killing another woman after argument – pennlive.com

Cumberland County prosecutors drop attempted homicide case after victim disappears – pennlive.com

Pa. man pleads guilty in plot to smuggle workers, drugs from Honduras – pennlive.com

Gunman fired ‘point-blank’ into car outside Harrisburg bar: police – pennlive.com

Ohio woman shoots her infant grandchild in head, police say – pennlive.com


UPenn president resigns amid campus antisemitism controversy | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Penn President Elizabeth Magill resigns after a week of intense backlash | Fior Reports

University of Pennsylvania President Resigns After Highly-Criticized Remarks in Congress (yahoo.com)

The other educational programs funded by school tax credits | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com


Sen. Comitta announces run for reelection in 2024 | The Coatesville Times

Pa. Sen. John DiSanto announces he won’t run for reelection – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Growing threat of political violence looms over 2024, former members of Congress warn – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)


Crop Damage on the Rise in Pennsylvania | Morning Ag Clips

PA Environment Digest Blog: PennEnvironment, Three Rivers Waterkeeper Sue Styropek USA To Stop Plastic Pollution In Raccoon Creek, Ohio River In Beaver County (paenvironmentdaily.blogspot.com)

PA Environment Digest Blog: Sunday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips – 12.10.23 (paenvironmentdaily.blogspot.com)

PA Environment Digest Blog: Environment & Energy Educational Opportunities For Students & Adults (paenvironmentdaily.blogspot.com)

National Weather Service in State College forecasts a warmer winter | WITF

How climate change makes life tougher for unhoused people | WITF

2 children among those killed as storms smash homes in Tennessee: photos – pennlive.com


Electric vehicle charging needs a ‘Goldilocks solution’ | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

SEPTA’s Bus Revolution is ready to roll (inquirer.com)

PennDOT mulls several big fixes for truck parking problem | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Gun Safety

Art show created to bring healing from gun violence | Local News | phillytrib.com


Opioid trust transparency questioned after accounting firm choice | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pennsylvania looks to expand access to doula services in 2024 – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

State News

Governor Shapiro Signs Act 11A Boosting Funding for State-Related Universities – MyChesCo

Shapiro hosts ceremonial bill signing to mark funding increase for nation’s first degree granting HBCU – The Philadelphia Sunday Sun (philasun.com)

Shapiro signs ceremonial bill for task force on flood insurance issues | News | thedailyreview.com

Pa. elected leaders attend interfaith rally in Philadelphia | WITF

President Biden to visit Philadelphia on Monday – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Millions in Congressional funds in jeopardy for Pennsylvania farmers, report finds – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Penn students, donors call for Magill to resign as Pa. Gov. Shapiro slams testimony before Congress | The Daily Pennsylvanian (thedp.com)

Pro-Palestine supporters march through Harrisburg call for ceasefire | WITF

A key factor in determining property taxes varies wildly across Pa. | WITF

PA’s Whole-Home Repairs Program facing long lines · Spotlight PA

National News

Biden admin announces more details of nationwide rail expansion | National | thecentersquare.com

VIDEO: Texas, Florida troopers apprehend more human smugglers in border communities | National | thecentersquare.com

Texas erects more wire barriers along Rio Grande River as lawsuit continues | Texas | thecentersquare.com

Thousands of revelers descend on NYC for annual Santa-themed bar crawl – pennlive.com

Analysis: How sports franchises use economic impact reports to gain public funds | Oklahoma | thecentersquare.com

Local News

From Intercourse to Clay, here’s how these Pa. towns got their names – pennlive.com

Protest calling for ceasefire in Gaza shuts down Harrisburg streets – pennlive.com

Pa. animal shelter seeks help for ‘emaciated’ puppies found in box on side of road – pennlive.com

Urban League luncheon takes on disparities and fair housing | Local News | phillytrib.com


A federal methadone accessibility bill doesn’t go far enough, a Pitt study finds | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pitt researcher who said colleagues purposely exposed her to allergens sues university | TribLIVE.com

Pittsburgh Land Bank completed 1st sales in 2023, looks to ramp up work in new year | TribLIVE.com

Dispute over photography triggered Pittsburgh Greyhound shooting, records show | TribLIVE.com

‘Tis the season: Western Pennsylvania has plenty of holiday attractions | TribLIVE.com


President Biden to visit Philadelphia on Monday – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Nearly a decade after closing, beloved Philly diner will be reborn with new development | Local News | phillytrib.com

Ex-Philly labor leader John Dougherty found guilty in embezzlement trial | Local News | phillytrib.com

School district argues need for more city, state funding | Local News | phillytrib.com

Art show created to bring healing from gun violence | Local News | phillytrib.com


Pa. Sen. John Fetterman hired George Santos to troll Sen. Menendez | WITF

Casey, Fetterman Announce $144M Grant to Expand Amtrak’s Philadelphia to Pittsburgh Service (politicspa.com)

In remarks from PA Society gathering, Casey and McCormick disagree on ‘greedflation’ – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pennsylvania senator pushes review of U.S. investments in China but hits roadblock in House – Wisconsin Examiner