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Legislature

Wolf signs bill to boost natural gas; Hastily passed measure gives tax credits for hydrogen hub, methane conversion | PA Power and Policy | lancasteronline.com

NEPA lawmaker to introduce equal pay legislation – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Larry Krasner impeachment: Pa. House committee set to vote (inquirer.com)

 

Business/Jobs

From Amazon to Meta, layoffs mount in tech industry : NPR

These companies ran an experiment: Pay workers their full salary to work fewer days : Planet Money : NPR

FTX collapse involved a cryptocurrency the company created : NPR

Thousands of seasonal jobs available for the upcoming holiday shopping season – pennlive.com

Will the strike end? Post-Gazette union members and management are at the bargaining table | WITF

Wage theft: What to do if a boss steals wages in Pennsylvania (inquirer.com)

 

Crime/Punishment

Multiple weapons stolen from New Britain Township gun store | The Bucks County Herald

Jails fail to accommodate people with mental illness. In some cases, it’s a civil rights violation. | WITF

 

Education

Appeals court ruling keeps Biden student debt plan on hold | TribLIVE.com

Center for Anti-Racism opens at Temple University | Local News | phillytrib.com

Upper Darby School District invites the public to attend opening of 2 new athletic fields (delcotimes.com)

Central Bucks’ new lawyers may include Bill McSwain in federal investigation into anti-LGBTQ discrimination (inquirer.com)

Central Bucks could hire law firm to review ACLU complaint (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

‘A more caring approach’: Allentown School District prioritizes social-emotional learning with calming corners, trauma-informed training – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

LCTI evacuated due to another bomb threat (mcall.com)

Hundreds of Penn State faculty are publicly and privately questioning university leadership | TribLIVE.com

Wilson to censure school board member for racist comments (readingeagle.com)

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts’ faces institutional racism (inquirer.com)

Philly school district invests additional funding to paraprofessional program | The Learning Key | phillytrib.com

 

Elections/Politics

National

Democrat Katie Hobbs elected Arizona governor defeating Kari Lake : NPR

Katie Hobbs wins Arizona governor’s race, flips state for Democrats | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Kevin McCarthy faces early loyalty test in his bid for speaker : NPR

Why election lies haven’t gone viral after the 2022 midterms : NPR

Liz Cheney trolls Kari Lake for losing Arizona governor’s race: ‘You’re welcome’ | ABC27

Opinion | Donald Trump’s 2024 Run and the 2022 Midterm Elections: 17 Swing Voters Discuss – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Opinion | Four Stark Lessons From a Democratic Upset – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

The midterms were good news for Dems, but even better news for the country | Bruce Ledewitz – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Anticipated Trump run expected to give Democrats a post-election boost | WJLA

Statewide

Pennsylvania state House races too close to call, holding up leadership votes (abc27.com)

Parties challenge ballots as counties keep counting votes in pivotal Pa. House races – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Shapiro Lays Out Plan To “Move Pennsylvania Forward” (politicspa.com)

By The Numbers: How Did Josh Shapiro Run To Victory? (politicspa.com)

Here’s what Doug Mastriano said – and didn’t say – in his concession speech – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Pa. voters didn’t buy what Doug Mastriano was selling | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Batch of unrecorded votes helps GOP’s cause in too-close-to-call Pa. House seat – pennlive.com

What a difference a map makes: Both parties say redistricting had lots to do with Pa. House outcomes | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pennsylvania voters rejected extremism. When will Republicans do the same? | Opinion (inquirer.com)

District/Local

The biggest local takeaways from a tense 2022 midterm election | Armchair Lehigh Valley – lehighvalleylive.com

Q&A with La’Tasha D. Mayes, the first out lesbian to join the PA House (nextpittsburgh.com)

Cartwright’s lead expands as votes in official counts added | Election | thetimes-tribune.com

Plenty of anger, no answers at Luzerne County Election Board meeting | Times Leader

Resolution to ban drop box voting in Wright Twp. fails following 2-2 deadlock | News | citizensvoice.com

Luzerne County election board seeks DA investigation into ballot paper shortage | Election | standardspeaker.com

 

Environment

US, Indonesia, other nations sign $20B deal to accelerate clean energy transition (abc27.com)

Delaware Water Gap National Rec Area welcomes new superintendent (poconorecord.com)

Maryland lawmakers propose creating Chesapeake National Recreation Area – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Opinion | The Climate Movement Has Won Power. Now It Needs to Wield It. – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

 

Transportation

U.S. fines 6 airlines $7.5 million and force them to refund customers airfares : NPR

 

Health

March of Dimes report shows an increase in pre-term births, racial disparities : NPR

Prospect Medical says it will lose $2M a month from Delco hospital injunction – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Report: Pa.’s lung cancer screening rates are too low | Tuesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Highmark CEO’s pay tops $8.64 million | TribLIVE.com

Walmart offers to pay $3.1 billion to settle opioid lawsuits | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

State News

Pennsylvania to get $19.7M payout from Google in historic settlement – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Forty states win $391.5M privacy suit against Google over location data sold to advertisers | Alabama | thecentersquare.com

40 states, including Pa., settle Google location-tracking charges for $392M (inquirer.com)

Clarity sought on Pennsylvania Medicaid spending rates for addiction services | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Housing issues in rural Pennsylvania downstream of economic problems | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pa. Bar Association names its next executive director – pennlive.com

Watch out for snow squalls, Pa. officials warn | WITF

Government and elected officials deal with service funding questions as Centre Region grows | WITF

PLCB opens lotteries to purchase more than 1,500 rare whiskeys | TribLIVE.com

A federal investigation put construction of a rural Pennsylvania Victorian mansion on pause for 20 years. Now it’s on the market. (inquirer.com)

 

National News

UVA shooting: Suspect is in custody; 3 football players dead : NPR

Coach: Slain Virginia football players ‘were all good kids’ | Times Leader

World Leaders Meet as Global Economy Faces Multiple Threats – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Zelenskyy: Battle for Kherson was D-Day-like watershed | News | tribdem.com

NASA’s new Artemis moon rocket is once again being readied for its first flight : NPR

For the first time there are 8 billion people on Earth, according to the U.N. : NPR

Brooklyn Public Library reveals its most borrowed book of all time : NPR

As U.K. Braces for Painful Budget Cuts, the Mood Is Gloomy – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

4 University of Idaho Students Killed in ‘Crime of Passion’ – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

 

Local News

‘A Robbery in Progress:’ Chester Water Cries Foul Over Receiver’s Bankruptcy Move – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Erie Hispanic/Latino community: Pushing for inclusion, highlighting success (goerie.com)

Erie community leaders call for Brenton Davis resignation (goerie.com)

Montgomery County extends Ida disaster declaration six times since 2021 storm (mainlinemedianews.com)

Lower Merion agrees to do away with an archaic condo rule – Mainline Media News

Lower Merion approves contract to renovate portions of the Bryn Mawr Community Center – Mainline Media News

Erie Insurance wins COVID ruling against Cobb’s Second Time Around (goerie.com)

Selecto Supermarkets sold, new owners committed to the neighborhood (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

West Chester mural a reminder of homelessness problem – Daily Local

Pa. officials disagree on whether hospital bid-review committee actually met (mcall.com)

Lehigh Valley home sales continue to cool as affordable housing remains an obstacle for many – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Ceremonial groundbreaking, fundraising gala slated for new African American Museum of Bucks County | The Bucks County Herald

Dunmore proposes 10-mill tax hike for 2023 | News | thetimes-tribune.com

‘Mr. Pocono’ Robert Uguccioni remembered for devotion to resort area | News | thetimes-tribune.com

 

Pitt

Pittsburgh to use $400K designated for public safety training facility on road work | TribLIVE.com

Gainey addresses city council ahead of weeks of budget hearings | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Gainey touts investments in infrastructure, public safety in Pittsburgh budget | TribLIVE.com

Police shooting victim Leon Ford continues call for reform with museum donation | Pittsburgh City Paper (pghcitypaper.com)

Coming down? City, developer fight over demolition of First Avenue, Market Street buildings | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Antisemitism group that will be housed at Tree of Life picks CEO | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Washington County to expand internet connections to 5,000 homes, schools, businesses | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The township in Westmoreland County where internet speeds could be the slowest | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

‘Sociable City’ plan rolled out to coordinate Pittsburgh’s nightlife | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Philly

City of Philadelphia requests input for 2024 budget | Local News | phillytrib.com

With East Passyunk restaurants on the rebound, business district looks to attract more tourists – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

A guide to Philadelphia’s holiday events and attractions for 2022 – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Jeff Brown set to announce run for mayor | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philadelphia mayor’s race: Allan Domb announces run (inquirer.com)

First-time Philly home buyers feeling the pinch of historic mortgage rates, high prices | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philadelphia approves its largest historic district in nearly 20 years (inquirer.com)

How Philadelphia mishandled the MOVE bombing remains (inquirer.com)

A grocery store general manager explains how inflation affects Philly shoppers (inquirer.com)

 

Washington

4 key takeaways from Biden’s meeting with China’s Xi Jinping : NPR