Pennsylvania politicians begin pilgrimage to Pennsylvania Farm Show (mytwintiers.com)

Governor Shapiro Reappoints Longtime WCU Council of Trustee Member Judge Barry C. Dozor (vista.today)

Pa. elected officials attend 108th PA Farm Show opening ceremony | News, Sports, Jobs – The Express (lockhaven.com)

Partisan split on energy, environment makes compromise unlikely | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

GFAC Community Fund provides life-saving skills to students – Daily Local

State Rep. Tarik Khan: Pennsylvania children deserve unleaded water (timesherald.com)

Ethics Complaint Targets Mastriano, Budget Cuts Impact Black Americans, Democrats Question State Treasurer, Calhoun Announces Retirement (newsbreak.com)

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

What will come after Pittsburgh Promise college scholarship ends? | 90.5 WESA

12 Pa. lawmakers decline pay during budget impasse · Spotlight PA


Sneaker store in Dauphin County to close – pennlive.com

Company that has fleet of more than 14,000 refrigerated trailers opens central Pa. branch – pennlive.com

One of the largest law firms in central Pa. appoints new CEO – pennlive.com

3D printing company moves to central Pa. entrepreneurship center – pennlive.com

Another store to leave the Harrisburg Mall – pennlive.com


Lawmakers investigate how COVID-19 orthodoxy dissenters were treated at FDA | National | thecentersquare.com


Driver in Custody After Crashing Into Gate Near the White House – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

4-year-old among two fatalities in central Pa. house fire: coroner – pennlive.com

Driver charged in death of pedestrian whose car broke down at Harrisburg intersection – pennlive.com

Pa. school security guard arrested, accused of having inappropriate relationship with boy – pennlive.com

Pa. mom charged with DUI in bus crash that killed toddler – pennlive.com


There’s a big mistake in the FAFSA, and it could lower student financial aid : NPR

School funding, permitting at top of Pa. legislature’s 2024 agenda | WITF

2 new Reading school board members want to tackle youth violence | WITF

Advocates who won education lawsuit call for $2B ‘down payment’ on fair funding – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

White House unveils $1 billion for electric and low-emission school buses – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pennsylvania public universities seek innovative ways to teach humanities as interest wanes – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

‘Bumpy’ FAFSA rollout leads to frustration for college applicants | ABC27

Secure detention facility planned for Perkiomen Valley School District | Southeastern Pennsylvania | wfmz.com


U.S. Weather Forecast Sees Rain in the East Coast and Snow in the Northwest – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Much of the U.S. is facing severe weather. Here’s what to know : NPR


United Airlines, Alaska Airlines find loose bolts on other grounded Boeing jets : NPR

Gun Safety

Federal court strikes down California’s broad restrictions on concealed carry | California | thecentersquare.com

Pa. lawmakers try to increase penalties for taking a gun to an airport | WITF


5 tips to motivate you to keep those New Year’s resolutions and thrive : Shots – Health News : NPR

Pa. medical marijuana cards and anxiety: What the research says | WITF

State News

Pennsylvania Ag Connection – Shapiro Administration Join Ag Industry Leaders To Kick Off 108th PA Farm Show

Pennsylvania’s SNAP benefits up 76% since 2019 | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

School funding, permitting at top of Pa. legislature’s 2024 agenda | WITF

First calf born at Pennsylvania Farm Show named in honor of first snow (abc27.com)

Here’s a look at the 2024 Pa. Farm Show butter sculpture | WITF

IRS seizes former skill game executive’s cash, accounts as part of tax investigation – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. elected officials celebrate agriculture at 108th PA Farm Show opening ceremony | State | tiogapublishing.com

Staffing shortages in Pa. jails, prisons continue but are improving  | WITF

Pa. Capitol Police discuss bomb threat procedures amid slew of threats | WITF

National News

Biden invited to deliver State of the Union on March 7 : NPR

In campaign launch, Biden casts Trump as power-craving threat to democracy | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Hydrogen tax rules draw fire from industry – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

National Association Realtors leader resigns after facing blackmail attempt | National | thecentersquare.com

U.S. Navy Officer Who Helped China Is Sentenced to 2 Years – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

A City’s Campaign Against Homelessness Brings Stories of Violence – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

A.I. Giant Tied to China Under Scrutiny – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

An advisory light went off 3 times before a door plug came off a Boeing plane : NPR

Local News

Allentown weather: Latest on flood watch, wind advisory (mcall.com)

Agencies across the region clear storm drains, bulk up staffing in case of flooding | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

Last lights; End of season arrives for Johnstown’s tree | News | tribdem.com

Johnstown native Solich in College Football Hall of Fame class with Pitt’s Fitzgerald, Penn State’s Posluszny | Sports | tribdem.com

Monroe County under flood watch starting Tuesday afternoon (poconorecord.com)

Red Cross calls for blood donations amid emergency shortage | News | standardspeaker.com

Residents grill Wyoming Borough officials for eliminating recycling program | News | citizensvoice.com


Lunar lander from Pittsburgh’s Astrobotic rockets toward moon | WITF

‘Just the very beginnings’: Pittsburgh’s first trip to space kicks off with a bang, ends with a leak | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh City Council brings in new members, taps Lavelle as president | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Second Avenue Commons clinic fills homeless health care gaps | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Schenley Park Skating Rink will be closed this winter | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Morning Roundup: Detectives investigate East Carson vape shop robbery; Pittsburgh officer assaulted serving warrant | TribLIVE.com

Government lawyer accuses Comprehensive Healthcare of shorting workers $20M | TribLIVE.com


Cherelle Parker talks Philly education, year-round school | Local News | phillytrib.com

Federal investigators can’t determine cause of 2022 helicopter crash | WITF

No changes planned to William Penn statue in Philly, park service says – pennlive.com

Proposal to remove William Penn statue from Pa. park results in angry outcry – pennlive.com

How Philadelphia-area college endowments performed in fiscal 2023 – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Philadelphia restaurateur to open Chinese concept at King of Prussia Mall, plans 5 more eateries – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

‘Follow your dreams’: Mastbaum graduate Philadelphia’s first hire for new CTE program | Local News | phillytrib.com

Temple Health institutes new mask mandate as concerns over spread of new variant grow | Local News | phillytrib.com

New Dover health resource center aims to tackle Delaware’s high Black maternal mortality rate | Health | phillytrib.com


Sen. Casey pens letter to baby formula manufacturer following recall – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Casey on Jan. 6: Protecting democracy will be ‘significant issue’ in reelection campaign – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Fight for congressional majorities launches against backdrop of presidential campaigns – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)