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Legislature

Comitta: Bills to improve access to breast cancer screenings advance – Daily Local

PA Senators Voice Concerns Over Changes to Milk Marketing Law – MyChesCo

The Pa. Dairy Premium Isn’t Likely to Change in 2022 | Dairy News | lancasterfarming.com

Vogel opposes change to Milk Marketing Law | Local News | ncnewsonline.com

General Assembly sends governor legislation that would provide tax credits on hydrogen, natural gas | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pennsylvania House Moves to Impeach Philadelphia’s Progressive D.A. – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Snow and ice removal bill introduced in Pennsylvania (landline.media)

State allows Hellertown library to cut ties with L. Saucon Twp. (mcall.com)

Republicans Are Taking Bike Lanes Hostage In Their Quest To Stop A Progressive Prosecutor (yahoo.com)

Wilkes receives $2.5M in state funding for improvements to Dorothy Dickson Darte Center | News | citizensvoice.com

Nearly $29M in RACP Grants Announced for Groups in Philadelphia and Montgomery Counties – MyChesCo

$2 Million in State Funds Announced for Bristol Riverside Theatre Renovation – MyChesCo

$1 Million in State Funding Awarded for Falls Township Fire Company Renovation – MyChesCo

$14.8 Million in RACP Grants Awarded for Projects in Chester and Montgomery Counties – MyChesCo

KidsPeace’s Berks Campus Receives $1 Million in PA State Grant Funding | The Valley Ledger | Its All About The Lehigh Valley

KidsPeace’s Berks campus receives $1 Million in PA state grant funding (berksweekly.com)

Chester County projects awarded millions in state funding – Daily Local

Snipes Farm & Education Center To Build Community Center – LevittownNow.com

$667K Grant Will Create A Community Center At Snipes Farm | Yardley, PA Patch

$500K In State Funding Announced For Craft Barn Project In Doylestown | Doylestown, PA Patch

$500K Grant Awarded To Doylestown Township Recreation Center Project | Doylestown, PA Patch

Doylestown Township Receives $500,000 Grant for New Community Rec Center | Doylestown, PA News TAPinto

Alvernia secures $7.5 million grant for Reading CollegeTowne | Alvernia University

$3 Million Grant For Pilot Program In Montco, Nearby School Districts | Lower Providence, PA Patch

$3 Million Grant to Help Improve Literacy in Chester, Montgomery, and Berks Counties – MyChesCo

$1.14 million state grant awarded for Honey Brook Library expansion – Daily Local

Program Receive $1.2 Million to Recruit & Train Pennsylvania Nurses – MyChesCo

7 projects in Berks get a total of $20.5 million in major capital state grants (readingeagle.com)

Reading-area projects get $20.5M in state money – LVB

State money for after-school program – South Philly Review

BOSCOLA APPROVES PROGRAMS BENEFITING VOLUNTEER FIRE, EMS, AND NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS | The Valley Ledger | Its All About The Lehigh Valley

State Funds Committed To Purchase More Homes Along Chestnut Streets In Bristol – LevittownNow.com

Pa. FD receives $1.9M grant to renovate antiquated substation (firechief.com)

$667,000 in State Funding Secured for Snipes Farm Community Center – MyChesCo

Bethlehem Steel ruins among 18 Lehigh Valley projects awarded $30M for redevelopment – lehighvalleylive.com

$10.8 Million in RACP Funding Announced for Improvement Projects in Philadelphia and Montgomery Counties – MyChesCo

EMI and International Recycling Group projects to receive RACP funds (goerie.com)

Johnstown awarded $2 million in state funding for Main Street project, train station | Local News | tribdem.com

Bethlehem Steel ruins among Pa. projects awarded millions for redevelopment – pennlive.com

State awards millions for Pittsburgh redevelopment projects | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Business/Jobs

Biden Accuses Oil Companies of ‘War Profiteering’ and Threatens Windfall Tax – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Biden takes on high gas prices, warns oil companies | Business | phillytrib.com

Food Prices Soar, and So Do Companies’ Profits – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

SBA says no EIDL applications still considered outstanding – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Thousands of Delta Airlines pilots have voted to authorize a strike : NPR

Price of diesel proves to be a problem going into holiday season, according to The American Transportation Research Institute (abc27.com)

Thanksgiving turkeys will be harder to find and more expensive this year – pennlive.com

 

Crime/Punishment

Missing traffic stop data from Pa. State Police undercut 2021 analysis for racial disparities | WITF

States struggle with pushback after wave of policing reforms – Daily Local

Pennsylvania looks to expunge criminal record of minors to ‘get their lives back on track’ | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

 

Education

Threats force another closure of Coatesville schools; officials meet with FBI, DA’s office – Daily Local

The Pandemic Generation Goes to College. It Has Not Been Easy. – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

What Do Middle Schools Teach About Climate Change? Not Much. – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Penn State’s new president led a Kentucky university through crises. This is the story of her high-wire act. · Spotlight PA

Rosemont College’s new President Jim Cawley looks to grow enrollment 25%, add new programs – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Penn State changes rules for student section at Beaver Stadium after safety concerns | WITF

 

Elections/Politics

National

Here’s why elections are increasingly nationalized : NPR

The GOP can’t be reformed as constituted, so defeat it at the polls (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

In this election, it’s not about the economy or abortion. It’s both | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Voters care about economy, but will GOP plans make things better? | Editorial (inquirer.com)

Statewide

If Election tallies take time, don’t assume it’s something nefarious (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Oz Struggles to Woo Black Philadelphians in Senate Race – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Biden and Harris deliver impassioned speeches to PA Dems in visit to Philly as Election Day looms | Al Día News (aldianews.com)

PADEMS call in the big names to Philadelphia | Al Día News (aldianews.com)

Democrats bet on abortion rights as winning issue as they seek control of Pa. House · Spotlight PA

Pennsylvania voters still waiting for mail-in ballots as deadlines approach (abc27.com)

EDF says PA must continue to shift from fossil fuels to clean energy (goerie.com)

Mastriano, DelRosso campaigned in Lancaster County; here’s what they said | PA Power and Policy | lancasteronline.com

Democrats registered more new voters than GOP before PA 2022 election (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Underreported data suggests victory for GOP in PA suburbs (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Why are undated mail ballots such a big deal in Pennsylvania? | TribLIVE.com

Crime a focal point in U.S. Senate race between Fetterman, Oz | TribLIVE.com

‘A lot is at stake.’ Pa. Democrats show up to stump for Fetterman ahead of Nov. 8 – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Analysis: One week out, control of the U.S. Senate is still a toss-up | Tuesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Ten good reasons why Black Pennsylvanians should vote on Nov. 8 | Michael Coard – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. voters still have clout. Here’s how they stack up against other states | Monday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pennsylvania race among 4 with razor-thin margins as battle for Senate control tightens | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Josh Shapiro sees Pennsylvania Arab Americans’ voting power (inquirer.com)

District/Local

Here’s how to find your legislative district and candidates ahead of Election Day | Local News | lancasteronline.com

Democrat Flynn faces Republican Bassett in 22nd Senatorial District race | Times Leader

Q&A with state senate candidates Lisa Boscola, John Merhottein – The Lafayette (lafayettestudentnews.com)

Chester County Democrats have an edge in voter registration – Daily Local

Editor’s Note: Don’t forget the ballot initiatives next week – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Dean and Nascimento Square Off in Televised Debate – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Experts tout security of PA elections, decry attacks on voters’ trust (goerie.com)

Allegheny County addresses minor mail-in ballot issues as Election Day approaches | TribLIVE.com

Gleim, Howe compete for House District representing western Cumberland County – pennlive.com

BBC World News broadcasts from Scranton ahead of midterms | Election | thetimes-tribune.com

In W.Pa’s 17th Congressional District, a nail-biting race goes down to the wire – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Candidate for Fayette Pa. House seat assaulted amid warnings about election-related threats and violence | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Gun Safety

Letter to the Editor: Nonprofit organizations want to help stop gun violence (broadandliberty.com)

 

Transportation

Pequea Bridge reopens in Lancaster County (abc27.com)

 

Health

What patients need to know about Adderall shortage (mcall.com)

What you need to know about Tuesday’s HealthCare.gov open enrollment launch | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pennie, GetCoveredNJ: 2023 ACA marketplace enrollment begins Nov. 1 (inquirer.com)

 

State News

Money to dead beneficiary, underpaid pension funds among Pennsylvania audit issues | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Midstate cities top list of best places to retire (abc27.com)

U.S. Supreme Court rejects House GOP boss’ claim that Pa. legislative districts are racially gerrymandered – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear challenge to Pa. House and Senate maps (abc27.com)

Pa. Supreme Court rejects challenge to felony-murder law | Pittsburgh City Paper (pghcitypaper.com)

Heating bill help program begins accepting applications Tuesday | Consumer | lancasteronline.com

Annual Pa. home heating assistance program to start accepting applications Nov. 1 – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pennsylvania Latinos welcome economic development, weary of gentrification | WITF

Pennsylvania Latinos want more funding and diversity in schools | WITF

Why are IDs for undocumented immigrants an important issue for Pa. Latinos? | WITF

 

National News

Pelosi’s attacker could spend 50 years in prison on assault, kidnapping charges : NPR

Real estate investors, bracing for market slowdown, prepare to seize on potential distress – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Powerball prize soars to $1.2 billion after no winners found Monday : NPR

Tennessee offers a window into the political fight over trans health care : Shots – Health News : NPR

Will the far right rise to power in Israel’s election? Here’s what to know : NPR

Lula went from prison to Brazil’s president-elect, but Bolsonaro hasn’t conceded : NPR

EU’s Vestager: Consequences will ‘haunt’ Elon Musk if Twitter flounts law : NPR

Staying Pink: Jackson Women’s Health Organization is closed, but 1 group continues the fight (mpbonline.org)

Report: China fishing fleet defied U.S in standoff on high seas | News | tribdem.com

Peacock will stream the Hallmark Channel, including Christmas 2022 movies – pennlive.com

More women, people of color on university, hospital boards, report says, but more progress needed (inquirer.com)

 

Local News

SEPTA Senior Card event coming to Coatesville – Daily Local

Demolition resumed at blighted Manna Pro complex near York Expo Center (ydr.com)

Area nonprofits receive funds to promote wellness through art | News | tribdem.com

Lancaster County ranked No. 1 in U.S. News & World Report’s ‘Best Places to Retire’ | Local News | lancasteronline.com

Letter of support to Ukraine from Wilkes-Barre made lasting impression | Times Leader

Nescopeck supervisors to weigh pros and cons of proposed farmland solar panels | News | standardspeaker.com

Luzerne County Council to take training on Rescue Plan application review | News | standardspeaker.com

Sheriff says Schuylkill County drug take back successful; 637 pounds collected | News | standardspeaker.com

What Día de los Muertos means to Indigenous Mexicans in Philadelphia. (inquirer.com)

 

Pitt

Judge dismisses Wilkinsburg annexation petition | TribLIVE.com

Wilkinsburg annexation process halted after judge rules current avenue invalid | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Urban League becomes latest Pittsburgh nonprofit to be chosen for grant from MacKenzie Scott | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh’s Urban League receives $6M from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott | TribLIVE.com

Sharpsburg breaks ground on waterfront development at old scrapyard site | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Editorial: Pro-sports economic impact study would prove meager benefits | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Neighbors meet in Sharpsburg to plan riverfront park | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Philly

University City life-sciences building boom continues with a 13-story proposal that minimizes parking (inquirer.com)

76ers stripped of 2nd-round picks next 2 years for tampering (dailylocal.com)

Paul Davis: Philly’s loss is Wichita’s gain (broadandliberty.com)

Supporters of Councilmember Johnson maintain presence in court | Local News | phillytrib.com

City officials and students come out for ‘National Vote Early Day’ | Local News | phillytrib.com

Nearly 1/4 of suburban Philly office market is vacant, CBRE estimates (inquirer.com)

Kenyatta Johnson jury ended its third day of deliberations without a verdict (inquirer.com)

 

Washington

The history of affirmative action cases at the Supreme Court : NPR

Supreme Court takes up race-conscious college admissions | News | phillytrib.com