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Legislature

Pennsylvania to spend $100 million on mental health treatment, worker recruitment | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Senate lawmakers elect new caucus leaders for 2023-24 session. Here’s who they are. – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

House committee approves articles of impeachment against Larry Krasner – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

House Judiciary Committee Votes to Forward Krasner Impeachment Charges – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Pennsylvania state House tees up vote to remove Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner | WITF

Krasner impeachment is a ‘hold my beer’ moment for Pa. Republicans | Wednesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. House committee approves articles of impeachment against Philly DA Larry Krasner (inquirer.com)

Pennsylvania law requires drivers to remove snow, ice from cars (abc27.com)

Kim Ward becomes first woman to be appointed president pro tempore of the state Senate – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Kim Ward named Pennsylvania’s first female Senate president pro tempore (abc27.com)

Sen. Kim Ward 1st woman elected as Pa. Senate president pro tempore, 3rd-highest office in state | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Business/Jobs

Shrinking Pennsylvania workforce endangers budget surplus, reserves | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Obama’s DOT Chief to Rail Workers: ‘Take. The. Deal.’ – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Pa. outdoor recreation sees 4% increase in jobs: report – pennlive.com

How Philly investors are faring in the wake of crypto firm FTX’s collapse (inquirer.com)

3 places for small businesses to get free help in Philly (inquirer.com)

 

COVID-19

Residents in southern China revolt against COVID-19 controls : NPR

 

Education

Central Bucks hires Bill McSwain for policy review of ACLU complaint (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Noreen O’Neill Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators, or PASA, Award of Achievement in Service to the Profession (dailylocal.com)

Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania among top MBA programs nearing gender parity – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

New research underscores disruption caused by college closures – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Two school buses in wrecks as season’s first snowstorm hits region | News | tribdem.com

Allentown schools acting Superintendent Carol Birks speaks at first public forum (mcall.com)

Wilson School District censures board member over comments deemed racist, transphobic | WITF

Cyber charter school plans to purchase Montage Mountain office building | Education | thetimes-tribune.com

Reading School District scraps proposed high school schedule change (readingeagle.com)

 

Elections/Politics

National

Trump seeks White House again amid GOP losses, legal probes – Daily Local

Former President Donald Trump announces he is running for president : NPR

Trump Jumps in 2024 POTUS Race, But Are DelVal Republicans On Board? – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Trump launches 3rd campaign for White House against backdrop of legal troubles, divided GOP | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Where the results for control of the House stand : NPR

Republicans tried to put crime on the ballot in 2022. Voters didn’t go for it | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Statewide

Have Democrats flipped the Pa. House? The latest. · Spotlight PA

PA women helped Fetterman, Shapiro win midterms abortion (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

How Democrats defied political history in Pennsylvania’s 2022 elections (inquirer.com)

Shapiro to take office with mandate from Pennsylvania voters (abc27.com)

Fetterman arrives in Washington D.C. as Pennsylvania U.S. Senator-elect (abc27.com)

After a stroke, Pa.’s John Fetterman becomes a powerful voice for the disabled – pennlive.com

Pa.’s first Black lieutenant governor plans to work to reduce gun violence and boost economic and workforce development | PA Power and Policy | lancasteronline.com

Here’s how Gov.-elect Josh Shapiro can successfully engage with Pa.’s Latino community | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Donald Trump faces a different Pennsylvania in 2024 than in 2016 (inquirer.com)

Some Pennsylvania Republicans anxious after Trump’s campaign announcement | TribLIVE.com

District/Local

Tracking election results in last two Pa. state House races to determine majority (inquirer.com)

Luzerne County DA investigating Election Day paper shortage · Spotlight PA

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

Bucks County to count more than 2,300 outstanding ballots; rejects 845 (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Republican Joe Hogan now leading in Bucks County House district by 114 votes over Democrat Mark Moffa | WITF

How Democratic U.S. Rep-elect Chris Deluzio assembled a coalition for a surprising win – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

 

Transportation

SEPTA celebrates 100th anniversary of the Frankford section of the MFL | Mass Transit (masstransitmag.com)

Police and PennDOT warn Philly-area drivers ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday: Buckle up and don’t drink and drive (delcotimes.com)

Hangar project at Johnstown airport viewed as part of school-to-work pipeline | Local News | tribdem.com

 

Gun Safety

Oregonians vote to tighten the state’s gun laws : NPR

A mass shooting must never be business as usual | Editorial (inquirer.com)

 

Health

Devices, loud venues could cause hearing loss in 1 billion young people : NPR

Nearly 20% of Lehigh, Northampton County students ‘seriously’ considered suicide, Lehigh Valley Justice Institute finds in study of mental health – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Turning 65? Sign up for Medicare or you may face lifelong penalties | News | standardspeaker.com

Lots of school kids are home sick with flu and respiratory viruses. That means frustrated parents are missing work. (inquirer.com)

 

State News

Pennsylvania’s infrastructure receives poor grade from experts (abc27.com)

Attorney General Josh Shapiro intervenes in Delaware County Memorial Hospital dispute – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Attorney General Asks Court to Levy Heavy Fine on Prospect Crozer – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Shapiro seeks contempt order against Prospect Crozer, fine of $100,000 a day (delcotimes.com)

Peter Mihalick: Tax simplification and tax cuts are good for Pennsylvania (broadandliberty.com)

Alleged abuse at state mental hospital demands an investigation | Editorial (inquirer.com)

 

National News

Poland’s president says missile strike appears to be from Ukraine, not Russia : NPR

With winter approaching, Ukraine prepares to fight Russia on frozen ground : NPR

Biden: It’s ‘unlikely’ missile that hit Poland was fired from Russia | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Turkey is pushing for Russia-Ukraine peace talks : NPR

University of Virginia mourns for campus shooting victims : NPR

Four students in Moscow, Idaho, died from an edged weapon, police say : NPR

NASA’s Artemis rocket finally lifts off and heads toward the moon : NPR

Virginia McLaurin, who danced with the Obamas went viral, dies at 113 : NPR

Georgia’s 6-week abortion ban has been overturned by a judge : NPR

The Paris 2024 Olympic mascots are … hats. Here’s why : NPR

 

Local News

With $161M Montgomery County Recovery Office moves forward on funding projects (mainlinemedianews.com)

Montgomery County snags $686,000 grant to recruit volunteer firefighters (mainlinemedianews.com)

‘A Longwood Christmas’ offers holiday glow with 500,500 LED lights (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

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

Erie’s Hispanic/Latino community: Population and country of origin (goerie.com)

VFW Post 3460 in Media wins National All American Award for service to community (delcotimes.com)

Receiver, his staff provide plans for Chester bankruptcy, takeover of administrative functions (delcotimes.com)

Operations to stop gas leak back on in Jackson Township | Local News | tribdem.com

Johnstown Redevelopment Authority considering sewage rate increase options | News | tribdem.com

Lancaster City Council to interview 10 candidates for empty seat | PA Power and Policy | lancasteronline.com

New Luzerne County infrastructure fund officially created | Times Leader

Council schedules special meeting Thursday on manager resignation and search committee | News | citizensvoice.com

HCA board adopts budget with no water rate increase | News | standardspeaker.com

No tax increase in proposed Kline budget | News | standardspeaker.com

Luzerne County 911 digital switchover to finish Wednesday | News | standardspeaker.com

For their work with people in need, Harrisburg couple honored at Peace & Justice in Pa. event – pennlive.com

 

Pitt

Pittsburgh budget process begins with overview of city’s financial position | TribLIVE.com

Pittsburgh contracts with consulting firm for police chief search | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh sets goal to clear roads within 24 hours of snowfall | TribLIVE.com

Pittsburgh unveils plans for Light Up Night Saturday | TribLIVE.com

Commission again tables action on plan to fence in Pittsburgh Playhouse courtyard, terrace | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Shelter opening in Downtown church while work still needed on new facility | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Get Stuffed With Love: Pittsburgh police serve by delivering turkey dinners on Thanksgiving | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Shell’s petrochemical city in Potter Township finally gets cracking | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Shell cracker plant begins operation in Beaver County | TribLIVE.com

 

Philly

Philly school district to host planning sessions for academic calendars | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philadelphia commuter benefit laws: Local startup Jawnt wants to employers comply – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Real estate mogul, former Councilmember Domb jumps into mayor’s race | Local News | phillytrib.com

Bus with migrants sent by Texas arrives in Philadelphia (inquirer.com)

Philadelphia says it’s ready to welcome migrants sent by bus from Texas with ‘open arms’ | WITF

Boyds opens permanent store outside Philly for first time in 84 years (inquirer.com)

At Dobbins High School in Philadelphia, staffers and parents complain of an unsafe environment (inquirer.com)

Abbott Elementary, the Jeopardy guy and more: Everything you need to know about Philly’s 2022 Thanksgiving Parade (inquirer.com)

Philly restaurants can now apply for outdoor dining streetery licenses (inquirer.com)

Redevelopment of old buildings thrived in Philly early in the pandemic (inquirer.com)

 

Washington

Biden’s granddaughter gets married at the White House on Saturday : NPR

House Republicans nominate Kevin McCarthy to serve as Speaker of the House : NPR

Special protections for about 300,000 immigrants extended amid federal lawsuit : NPR

Same-sex marriage faces Senate test with GOP votes uncertain – Delco Times