Over $11 Million Granted for Water and Sewer Projects Across Pennsylvania’s 9th District – MyChesCo

Senator Hughes Announces Over $1M for Community Improvements and Revitalization in Philadelphia | World of Culture Times

Drilling under Dimock, Pa. was banned since 2010. It’s coming back. | WITF

Bucks County Arts Scene Receives Over $300K in Recovery Funds – MyChesCo

Bucks County to Receive Over $3.4M in State Grants for Water and Sewer Projects – MyChesCo

Baker and Haywood’s guardianship legislation signed into law – Times Leader

Guardianship legislation signed into law | News | bradfordera.com

Mayor Jim Kenney’s education legacy: local control and more money (inquirer.com)

State funds assist Delaware County faith communities for security (delcotimes.com)

Del Val Dem Wants PA to Follow Colorado’s Lead & Dump Trump From Ballot – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Undocumented but undaunted, young immigrants aim for degrees but get few breaks on costs (newsbreak.com)


Hollywood Casino reopens after shutting down on Christmas Eve due to a ‘technical issue’ – pennlive.com

Black owned lobbying firm spins off communications business to meet demand | Local News | phillytrib.com

Dauphin County company announces new president and CEO – pennlive.com

Dauphin County company announces leadership changes – pennlive.com


2 ponies shot and killed in Pa.: Police – pennlive.com

Pa. man traveled to Oregon to shoot romantic rival: police – pennlive.com

These are some of the strangest crime stories nationwide in 2023 – pennlive.com


Student loan repayments put a damper on holiday spending — especially for Gen Z and millennials – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)


Democratic committees file motion to allow misdated Pennsylvania mail-in ballots to be counted – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)


Pa. used car dealer took disabled customers’ money for wheelchair-vans | WITF

Toyota recalls 1 million vehicles over possible air-bag problem – pennlive.com


FDA issues warning about counterfeit versions of popular weight-loss drug – pennlive.com

The Alzheimer’s Association is here to support caregivers | PennLive letters – pennlive.com

State News

A ‘momentous victory’: Advocates celebrate anniversary of Pregnant Workers Fairness Act – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

‘Smash-and-grab’ robberies fuel new laws, but critics question the need – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. gaming company to build $185M casino – pennlive.com

25 states are increasing minimum wage in 2024 — but not Pennsylvania – pennlive.com

Pennsylvania expands its child care tax credit – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Democratic committees file motion to allow misdated Pennsylvania mail-in ballots to be counted – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

National News

US Supreme Court won’t yet rule on presidential immunity question in Trump case – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

The naughty and the nice: Home-state holiday decor bedecks congressional offices – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Biden to commute sentences of 11 nonviolent drug offenders, including one from Pennsylvania – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Local News

Worker discrimination lawsuit against union argued in court | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Route 1 and Oxford Valley Road fix has long history in Lower Bucks (phillyburbs.com)

Severely injured dog rescued by Brandywine Valley SPCA; South Coatesville man charged with animal cruelty – Daily Local

Falls Township settled with police detective, but the terms are secret (phillyburbs.com)

Fun things to do with your kids in Bucks County over winter break (phillyburbs.com)

‘Ski and share gifts’: Despite warm weather and holiday, thousands hit the slopes in Poconos on Christmas | Poconos and Coal Region | wfmz.com


‘Happy and ready to serve’: Pitt serves record 500 meals on Christmas Day | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Singing for Francis: Young South Hills choir will perform for the pope in Rome | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Morning Roundup: Pair of shootings — 2 injured in East Hills, 1 hurt in West End | TribLIVE.com

What $200M in expanded passenger rail service means for Western Pennsylvania | TribLIVE.com

Pittsburgh earmarks $3M to address ‘food justice’ | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com


Philadelphia’s council releases blueprint for public safety | Local News | phillytrib.com

Germantown Friends School launches $40M capital campaign – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

6ABC news chopper crashes in NJ forest, kiling pilot and photographer | Local News | phillytrib.com

Unaccompanied 6-year-old child flying out of Philly put on wrong flight: Report – pennlive.com


A ‘momentous victory’: Advocates celebrate anniversary of Pregnant Workers Fairness Act – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Fetterman: I Didn’t Leave the Left, It Left Me “I don’t feel like I’ve left the label; it’s just more that it’s left me.” by Daniel Greenfield | RUTHFULLY YOURS

Rejecting the progressive tag, Sen. Fetterman says he’s ‘just a very strong Democrat’ – pennlive.com