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Law and Justice

New DUI Law can help save lives
https://observer-reporter.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-new-dui-law-in-pennsylvania-could-help-save-lives/article_a29aa1a6-09fe-11e9-9ceb-7fe72071ce34.html

In Penn State sex-abuse probe, former state prosecutor Frank Fina acted properly, panel says
https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/psu/2018/12/29/Penn-State-sex-abuse-probe-state-prosecutor-Frank-Fina-Graham-Spanier-sandusky-baldwin/stories/201812290068

Can victim funds help heal wounds of Pa. church sex abuse scandal?
https://triblive.com/pghtrib/localnews/14448469-74/can-victim-funds-help-heal-wounds-of-pa-church-sex-abuse-scandal

More US police officers die on duty than before
https://hosted.ap.org/thetimes-tribune/article/18f7088971d4401d92fe9cf47dcbba06/deaths-police-officers-duty-rise-us

State Issues

A ‘to do’ list for Pa. Legislature in 2019 | Editorial
https://www.lehighvalleylive.com/opinion/2018/12/a-to-do-list-for-pa-legislature-in-2019-editorial.html

Here are 9 ways you got screwed in 2018, Pennsylvania
https://www.pennlive.com/expo/opinion/erry-2018/12/7e7e473c3c7766/here-are-9-ways-you-got-screwe.html

After another ‘Year of the Woman,’ how close is Pa. to gender parity in politics? (Not very)
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-state/2018/12/29/Year-of-the-Woman-Pennsylvania-women-in-politics-gender-parity-legislature/stories/201812290078

Legal marijuana industry toasts year of global gains

Legal marijuana industry toasts year of global gains

Education

Editorial: Aiming toward fair funding for Pa. schools
https://www.delcotimes.com/opinion/editorial-aiming-toward-fair-funding-for-pa-schools/article_75f0cc99-2584-570d-bcde-70be3fe0a018.html

Colin McNickle: PSSA results ‘not encouraging’
https://triblive.com/opinion/featuredcommentary/14452454-74/colin-mcnickle-pssa-results-not-encouraging

Regional

Climate change is affecting northeastern Pennsylvania
https://triblive.com/state/pennsylvania/14451353-74/climate-change-is-affecting-northeastern-pennsylvania

Mariner East 2 pipeline goes online
https://www.delcotimes.com/business/mariner-east-pipeline-goes-online/article_070ba05c-0bdc-11e9-87e2-fb5ee5ff370b.html

Miscellaneous

Catholic Church abuse report leads top stories of 2018
https://observer-reporter.com/news/localnews/catholic-church-abuse-report-leads-top-stories-of/article_0c39c18e-09e4-11e9-97b6-3f7cd0d87685.html

Malware disrupts Tribune Publishing newspaper production, including The Morning Call
https://www.mcall.com/news/breaking/mc-biz-computer-virus-tribune-publishing-20181229-story.html#nt=oft12aH-3li3

Cyberattack halts delivery of Los Angeles Times, other major newspapers
https://www.post-gazette.com/business/pittsburgh-company-news/2018/12/29/Newspaper-plant-virus-halts-Los-Angeles-Times-deliveries/stories/201812290075

Federal

Paul Waldman: End to the shutdown depends entirely on Trump’s hurt feelings
http://www.timesonline.com/opinion/20181228/paul-waldman-end-to-shutdown-depends-entirely-on-trumps-hurt-feelings

Trump blames Democrats, not his team, for border deaths
https://www.tribdem.com/news/trump-blames-democrats-not-his-team-for-border-deaths/article_370a2e78-69be-5530-b88d-3edc124d6aae.html

Your View by Rep. Susan Wild: Make our government worthy of our people
https://www.mcall.com/opinion/national/mc-opi-what-congress-should-do-2019-susan-wild-20181228-story.html#nt=oft11aH-14gp1

Politics

Casey quiet on presidential run
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/casey-quiet-on-presidential-run-1.2427698