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

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

House committee approves articles of impeachment against Larry Krasner – City & State Pennsylvania (

House Judiciary Committee Votes to Forward Krasner Impeachment Charges – DV Journal (

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 (

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

Pennsylvania law requires drivers to remove snow, ice from cars (

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

Kim Ward named Pennsylvania’s first female Senate president pro tempore (

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



Shrinking Pennsylvania workforce endangers budget surplus, reserves | Pennsylvania |

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

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

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

3 places for small businesses to get free help in Philly (



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



Central Bucks hires Bill McSwain for policy review of ACLU complaint (

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

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

New research underscores disruption caused by college closures – Philadelphia Business Journal (

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

Allentown schools acting Superintendent Carol Birks speaks at first public forum (

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

Cyber charter school plans to purchase Montage Mountain office building | Education |

Reading School District scraps proposed high school schedule change (




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 (

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 (


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

PA women helped Fetterman, Shapiro win midterms abortion (

How Democrats defied political history in Pennsylvania’s 2022 elections (

Shapiro to take office with mandate from Pennsylvania voters (

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

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

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

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

Donald Trump faces a different Pennsylvania in 2024 than in 2016 (

Some Pennsylvania Republicans anxious after Trump’s campaign announcement |


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

Luzerne County DA investigating Election Day paper shortage · Spotlight PA

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

Bucks County to count more than 2,300 outstanding ballots; rejects 845 (

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 (



SEPTA celebrates 100th anniversary of the Frankford section of the MFL | Mass Transit (

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

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


Gun Safety

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

A mass shooting must never be business as usual | Editorial (



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 (

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

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


State News

Pennsylvania’s infrastructure receives poor grade from experts (

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

Attorney General Asks Court to Levy Heavy Fine on Prospect Crozer – DV Journal (

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

Peter Mihalick: Tax simplification and tax cuts are good for Pennsylvania (

Alleged abuse at state mental hospital demands an investigation | Editorial (


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 (

Montgomery County snags $686,000 grant to recruit volunteer firefighters (

‘A Longwood Christmas’ offers holiday glow with 500,500 LED lights (

Erie community leaders call for Brenton Davis resignation (

Erie’s Hispanic/Latino community: Population and country of origin (

VFW Post 3460 in Media wins National All American Award for service to community (

Receiver, his staff provide plans for Chester bankruptcy, takeover of administrative functions (

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

Johnstown Redevelopment Authority considering sewage rate increase options | News |

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

New Luzerne County infrastructure fund officially created | Times Leader

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

HCA board adopts budget with no water rate increase | News |

No tax increase in proposed Kline budget | News |

Luzerne County 911 digital switchover to finish Wednesday | News |

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



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

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

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

Pittsburgh unveils plans for Light Up Night Saturday |

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 |



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

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

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

Bus with migrants sent by Texas arrives in Philadelphia (

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 (

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

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

Philly restaurants can now apply for outdoor dining streetery licenses (

Redevelopment of old buildings thrived in Philly early in the pandemic (



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