Student teacher stipend program passed in budget (abc27.com)

State legislators announce nearly $3.5 million in water and sewer grants | The Bucks County Herald

Local elected officials collect over 10,000 diapers, other baby items for families – The Spirit (myspiritnews.com)

Guardianship Legislation Signed Into Law by Pa. Gov. | The Legal Intelligencer

Baker’s guardianship legislation now signed into law | News | wcexaminer.com

Beechview, Pa. advocates seek tuition equity for undocumented students (publicsource.org)

Bill Proposed for Panic Alarms in Schools – Newsradio 1070 WKOK

A historic speech: The 24th annual Gettysburg Address Contest | Chester County Press

Pennsylvania’s electric vehicle marathon in review | Just The News

Banned for 12 Years, Fracking Poised to Make a Comeback in Pennsylvania’s ‘Gasland’ (insurancejournal.com)

Capitol Digest: Baker, Haywood’s guardianship legislation signed into law | News | citizensvoice.com

Pennsylvania bill would require schools to consider panic alarms | ABC27

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


Pa. plant to close, lay off 94 people – pennlive.com

Small central Pa. warehouse sold – pennlive.com

Casinos, hospital seek to halt Atlantic City road narrowing that could cost jobs, lives – pennlive.com

‘Not an easy decision’: Home decor store to leave Capital City Mall – pennlive.com

Largest private company in Harrisburg area opens sales office in Florida – pennlive.com


Former central Pa. teacher sentenced after pleading guilty to sexual assault of student – pennlive.com

Police looking for info on suspect wanted in Cumberland County bank robbery – pennlive.com


Year in Review: Pennsylvania education policy | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com


On the Record: How Legislators Voted | The Bucks County Herald

Michigan Supreme Court allows Trump to be on state’s 2024 ballot | Michigan | thecentersquare.com

ICE agents arrest 26 convicted sexual predators in 2-day operation in LA | National | thecentersquare.com

Increase in Ballot Errors Coincides With Turnover Among County Election Officials in Pennsylvania (politicspa.com)


Year in Review: Pennsylvania transportation | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Range anxiety: New testing finds electric vehicles fall short of EPA range estimates | National | thecentersquare.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


Christian Hall’s death leads to 911, mental health study · Spotlight PA

State News

Pa. governor buys automatic dog door, massage sofa, TVs for residence | WITF

Guardianship Legislation Signed Into Law by Pa. Gov. | The Legal Intelligencer

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)

Did you know Pennsylvania is home to America’s oldest drive-in theater? (abc27.com)

Year in Review: Pennsylvania EMS funding | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Year in Review: Pennsylvania’s electric vehicle marathon | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Year in Review: Pennsylvania education policy | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

National News

Senators requesting $30 million to support national security operations | Maryland | thecentersquare.com

California’s free Medi-Cal to cover illegal immigrants amid healthcare shortage | California | thecentersquare.com

Naval Research office funds investigation into best way to set New Year’s resolutions | Oregon | thecentersquare.com

Illinois communities weigh resolutions to block non-citizen arrivals | Illinois | thecentersquare.com

Agriculture industry concerned over the closing of rail lines to Mexico | National | thecentersquare.com

Where do social media platforms land on cheating black market? | National | thecentersquare.com

Local News

Fire in central Pa. borough destroys duplex, displacing 8: report – pennlive.com

Allentown weather: Flood watch for Lehigh Valley, roads closed (mcall.com)

Reading hires new police chief from Tampa | Berks Regional News | wfmz.com

Rotary Club of Ardmore donates $12,000 to Ardmore fire company – Mainline Media News

Middle Bucks students cite field experience, useful skills among trade school pros | The Bucks County Herald


Counties across Southwestern Pa. grapple with challenges around homelessness | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Highmark First Night Pittsburgh turns 30 this year | TribLIVE.com

At Beto’s Tacos in Market Square, the owner and chef strives to ‘spread the love’ through cooking | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

U.S. Steel sale will create new jobs, spark investment in Mon Valley, analyst says | TribLIVE.com

Christmas tree recycling programs open drop-off sites | TribLIVE.com

Fort Pitt Museum to close during January for maintenance, updates | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


NBC Sports Philadelphia host joins WIP in wake of Jon Marks’ departure – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Expect rampant office downsizing in Center City to continue in 2024 – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Mayor-elect Parker creates new Office of Clean and Green Initiatives; names key appointments | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philly Fire Commissioner Adam Thiel named managing director: ‘Our city feels like it’s in crisis’ | Local News | phillytrib.com

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


Eye on the Capitol: How Casey, Fetterman voted last week | Local News | ncnewsonline.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