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Legislative Expenses

Pa. House drops ‘legislative privilege,’ will release lawmaker spending details
https://www.spotlightpa.org/news/2020/03/pennsylvania-house-spending-details-lawmakers-release-reversal/

Lawmakers keep even selves in dark
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/opinion/lawmakers-keep-even-selves-in-dark-1.2604299

State Issues

Public defenders should not be punished for telling the truth
https://www.pennlive.com/opinion/2020/03/public-defenders-should-not-be-punished-for-telling-the-truth-opinion.html

Tobacco funding: The state should increase efforts against smoking
https://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2020/03/07/Tobacco-funding-The-state-should-increase-efforts-against-smoking/stories/202002010016

Pennsylvania Second Lady Gisele Fetterman brings story to women’s luncheon
https://www.timesleader.com/news/775348/pennsylvania-second-lady-gisele-fetterman-brings-story-to-womens-luncheon

Elections

They really, really don’t want black people to vote, do they? | Opinion
https://www.centredaily.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/article240926101.html#storylink=cpy

Time right for redistricting reform
https://www.altoonamirror.com/opinion/2020/03/time-right-for-redistricting-reform/

Coronavirus

Pa. governor signs disaster declaration to aid response to coronavirus
https://www.lehighvalleylive.com/news/2020/03/pa-governor-signs-disaster-declaration-to-aid-response-to-coronavirus.html

Trump defends administration’s coronavirus approach in CDC visit
https://triblive.com/news/health-now/trump-defends-administrations-coronavirus-approach-in-cdc-visit/

What you need to know to fight coronavirus
https://www.delcotimes.com/news/what-you-need-to-know-to-fight-coronavirus/article_33e0463a-5fe3-11ea-be49-7fe0c66ed810.html

Don’t fear the testing bill
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2020/03/dont-fear-a-bill-for-a-coronavirus-test-pa-health-secretary.html

Price-gouging protections are part of PA coronavirus disaster declaration
https://www.timesonline.com/news/20200306/price-gouging-protections-are-part-of-pa-coronavirus-disaster-declaration

The Heron’s Nest: Where does the Delco coronavirus victim live?
https://www.delcotimes.com/news/the-heron-s-nest-where-does-the-delco-coronavirus-victim/article_80176bce-6064-11ea-b275-e3f7980835ca.html

Coronavirus cases identified in Delaware County and South Jersey, and Gov. Wolf urges calm
https://www.inquirer.com/health/coronavirus/coronavirus-covid-19-pennsylvania-first-confirmed-cases-20200306.html

Coronavirus concerns hurting Asian restaurants in Pittsburgh, some owners say
https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-allegheny/coronavirus-concerns-hurting-asian-restaurants-in-pittsburgh-some-owners-say/

U.S. prisons, jails on alert for spread of coronavirus
https://www.yorkdispatch.com/story/news/2020/03/07/us-prisons-jails-alert-spread-coronavirus/111405858/

Why shutting down schools to prevent coronavirus spread could actually make it worse
https://triblive.com/news/world/why-shutting-down-schools-to-prevent-coronavirus-spread-could-actually-make-it-worse/

‘Just think of all the what-ifs:’ Lehigh Valley schools keep close eye on coronavirus as Central Bucks closes buildings
https://www.mcall.com/coronavirus/mc-nws-lehigh-valley-schools-corona-caution-20200306-5imqe6drpnh3rew4qi4a7rldvm-story.html

Why the coronavirus could spread quickly now that it’s hit Pennsylvania
https://www.mcall.com/opinion/mc-opi-paid-sick-leave-law-muschick-20200304-4r7j7vcer5gjzipkgic2bh7yqi-story.html

Miscellaneous

Newspapers surprised by public notice changes
https://www.tribdem.com/cnhi_network/newspapers-surprised-by-public-notice-changes/article_6e0a739f-fff6-520b-bce8-04ae1420c4de.html

Trump picks Mark Meadows as new White House chief of staff
https://www.inquirer.com/politics/nation/trump-mark-meadows-chief-of-staff-mulvaney-20200307.html