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Kearney, other lawmakers help with diaper collection (

Closed-door talks fail to settle Pa. House control fight (

As Shapiro prepares for office, Pennsylvania GOP sees chance for school choice | Pennsylvania |

Laughlin Introduces Voter ID Legislation to Amend PA Constitution (

Erie’s Laughlin pushes GOP voter ID bill, wants to amend PA constitution (

Pennsylvania Milk Marketing Board extends over-order premium to June – Farm and Dairy

The Wolf administration awards security grants to organizations that could be targeted by hate crimes | WITF



How bad is inflation? 7 charts show what got pricier (and cheaper!) in 2022 : NPR

Philly’s top economist thinks the U.S. can avoid a recession (

Greenfield North adding two warehouses in 2023 | Local News |

Health care expansion and renovation projects kept builders busy in 2022 – Philadelphia Business Journal (



As Cases Explode, China’s Low Covid Death Toll Convinces No One – The New York Times (

COVID-19 cases increase in Allegheny County | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Pennsylvania city treasurer charged with stealing $100,000 for gambling, vacations | Pennsylvania |



Wolf visits Robeson High to spotlight education funding (

School Board Series: Bob Hickey, Council Rock School District (

Lower Merion asking residents to weigh in on full-day kindergarten – Mainline Media News

Case for new charter school at Valley Forge Military Academy presented to Radnor school board – Mainline Media News

Leary retiring as LCCC president in June 2024 | Education |

Will the show go on? Future of Scranton High show choir uncertain as director departs | Education |




Fox News’ Sean Hannity admits he knew Trump lost 2020 election : NPR

Young Republicans want the GOP to be the party of the future. Here’s how. : NPR


Midterm Election Dominated DVJournal’s 2022 Coverage – DV Journal (


Democratic County Commissioners Announce 2023 Reelection Bid –

Philadelphia transit workers endorse Democrat Jeff Brown for mayor (

Thank You, Amen Brown (



A massive U.S. winter storm makes holiday travel dangerous : NPR

Winter storm: Frigid temperatures, snow, ice across U.S. (

Rain and snow this morning as extreme cold and wind move in | ABC27

Pittsburgh officials urge residents to stay off roads, help neighbors as winter weather approaches |

First Alert Weather: Flash freeze to bring rapidly dropping conditions, freezing road conditions – CBS Pittsburgh (

The forecast, road conditions and power outages as Arctic front moves through [live updates] | Local News |

Pocono Weather: Monroe under flood watch, winter weather advisory (

Ho-ho-holy cow this weekend will be cold | News |



2022’s U.S. climate disasters: A tale of too much rain – and too little | Analysis – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Report: Environmental enforcement has fallen off under Biden – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (



PennDOT announces speed limit reduction on several area roadways – CBS Pittsburgh (

Nearly 30 years after the ADA, local transit agencies are getting federal funds to make them more accessible – City & State Pennsylvania (

How to best prepare for winter storm driving, according to experts : NPR

Erie’s Greyhound ticket office to temporarily reopen after agreement (

Century-old rail bridges, tunnels across East Coast land $9 billion overhaul (


Gun Safety

57 blocks in Philly are prone to shootings. Community groups are mobilizing to curb the gun violence | Local News |



A common DNA test can find cancer in bodies of seemingly healthy pregnant people : Shots – Health News : NPR

Crozer Health ambulances impounded due to slow payment (

Citing Medicaid costs, GOP governors call for an end to pandemic public health emergency – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


State News

Local seniors reminded to apply for property tax rent and rebate – Daily Local

PA Treasurer Garrity Bans TikTok from Treasury-Issued Devices – DV Journal (

TOOMEY: Farewell to the Senate (Part Three) – DV Journal (

Houlahan Leads Bipartisan Congressional Delegation to Arctic to Discuss European Security – DV Journal (

Doug Mastriano and the Jan. 6 committee: See where the state senator is mentioned in Jenna Ellis’ deposition | WITF

Where Scott Perry appears in Jeffrey Clark’s Jan. 6 deposition | WITF

It’s time to stop warehousing Pa.’s children and rethink our juvenile justice system | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

How John Fetterman will fit in the U.S. Senate. (


National News

2022 was a rocky year for the social media industry : NPR

Brittney Griner asks supporters to advocate for Paul Whelan : NPR

FTX founder Bankman-Fried to be released on $250 million bail : NPR

It’s Boom Times for Santa – The New York Times (


Local News

Menorah on Penn Square lighted for Hanukkah (

Vets for Vets and local contractor help Tinicum family with new roof (

Conoy Twp. supervisors pass 2023 budget with no services tax or real estate tax | Community News |

West Sadsbury Twp. supervisors OK preliminary 2023 budget | Community News |

Lancaster Twp. supervisors OK 2023 budget with tax hike; state Rep.-elect Izzy Smith-Wade-El makes appearance | Community News |

Falls Township okays Earned Income Tax for 2023 | The Bucks County Herald

Falls raises taxes for first time in 30 years to fund fire departments | The Bucks County Herald

Bucks County lends support to ambulance squads | The Bucks County Herald

No municipal tax increase for Lower Makefield in 2023 | The Bucks County Herald

Montgomery County OKs planning commission fee increases (

Lower Merion hires consultant to help with ward redistricting – Mainline Media News

Upper Darby Council approves $2.5 million in ARPA funds for revenue replacement; budget vote tabled till next week (

Taxes to rise in Greenfield Twp. after court approval of millage increase | News |



Pittsburgh school board approves budget with no tax increase | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Allegheny Shores bringing 50-acre mixed-use development to Sharpsburg riverfront (

Pittsburgh is still not very accessible to those with disabilities (

Report: Pittsburgh’s bridges in need of critical attention | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh’s new Fern Hollow Bridge reopens to traffic |

Fern Hollow Bridge reopens less than a year after collapse | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Advocates celebrate city funding for Penn Avenue bike lane upgrades | Pittsburgh City Paper (



Jim Gardner’s historic Action News swan song scores massive ratings for 6ABC – Philadelphia Business Journal (

6abc’s Jim Gardner delivers final ‘Action News’ broadcast (

How national spotlight turned to Philadelphia in 2022 (

Philly school district learning virtually Friday due to weather | Local News |

City settles three civil rights suits against former police Inspector Joseph Bologna for $267,500 (

Philly’s Board of Ethics has fined Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson and mayoral candidate Allan Domb (



Read the Jan. 6 committee report in full : NPR

Jan. 6 committee says Donald Trump ‘lit that fire’ of Capitol insurrection as part of a criminal conspiracy (

The Senate has approved a major government funding bill : NPR

Senators pass Electoral Count Act reform in wake of Capitol riot : NPR

Huge $1.7T spending package passes in U.S. Senate with bipartisan backing  – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

What Zelensky worried about when he addressed a cheering Congress (