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Legislature

Pennsylvania House impeaches Philly DA over policies (dailylocal.com)

Pennsylvania House votes to impeach Philly DA Larry Krasner | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

House votes to impeach Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Pa. House votes 107-85 to impeach Philly DA Larry Krasner; Senate will hold trial – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

State Senate picks leaders and none is from the northeast | State | wfmz.com

State officials announce $2.85M for new police station in Upper Moreland (thereporteronline.com)

Pennsylvania law now requires you to remove snow, ice from cars (wtaj.com)

Pa. Gov.-elect Josh Shapiro lays out transition plans and policy goals in his first post-election press appearance | WITF

Pennsylvania Governor Wolf, Governor-elect Shapiro unveil transition plan (abc27.com)

‘We want you’: Shapiro stresses need for diverse hires in next Pa. gov’s administration | News | tribdem.com

Shapiro, Davis vow to build an administration that ‘looks like Pennsylvania’ – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pre-K expansion celebrated in Schuylkill County | Education | standardspeaker.com

 

Business/Jobs

Let’s talk turkey: Here’s how inflation, bird flu are driving up Thanksgiving meal costs — and which retailers are offering savings – Daily Local

Why these Pa. teams got left out of the minor league baseball union · Spotlight PA

Phillies playoff games generated $78M in economic impact for Philadelphia – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

SBA reauthorization push come as divided Congress looms – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Thousands of Starbucks workers strike on Red Cup Day : NPR

Starbucks workers plan to strike at 100+ U.S. stores – pennlive.com

Rail workers could strike before Christmas. Here’s the latest on the talks : NPR

Thanksgiving gas prices predicted to be the highest ever for the holiday | Local News | lancasteronline.com

New Wawa with beer sales opens Thursday in Levittown (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

For ‘middle-wage’ workers in Philly, finding a job can be harder than in other cities, according to a Pew report (inquirer.com)

 

COVID-19

COVID cases, hospitalizations in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey (inquirer.com)

 

Crime/Punishment

How working on prison executions harms people and changes their views : NPR

Philly police may replace some officers with civilians, arbitration panel rules | Local News | phillytrib.com

Newtown Township to continue policing nearby Wrightstown (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

 

Education

Millions of borrowers in limbo amid student debt forgiveness pause (abc27.com)

CR Board president asked to resign after alleged misogynistic comments about math | The Bucks County Herald

Central Bucks hires former U.S. Attorney William McSwain to investigate ACLU’s allegation of anti-LGBTQ discrimination | WITF

Penn State enrollment numbers show more underrepresented and international students | WITF

Pennsylvania releases anti-racist guidelines as part of teacher-prep overhaul | WITF

 

Elections/Politics

National

Karen Bass is the new mayor of Los Angeles, the nation’s second-largest city : NPR

After the midterms, Dems should look to purple states for 2024 hopefuls | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Statewide

Democrats appear to have won a majority of seats in the Pa. House for the first time in 12 years (inquirer.com)

What happens to mail-in ballots that don’t count in Pennsylvania? (abc27.com)

Mastriano campaign a master class in not building a coalition (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Summer Lee plans to keep pushing barriers in Congress | TribLIVE.com

District/Local

Many Bucks County Democrats kept their state legislative seats | The Bucks County Herald

Philly political consultant charged with forging thousands of signatures in 2019 primary | Local News | phillytrib.com

Locals offer split reactions to Trump announcement of another White House run | News | tribdem.com

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

Luzerne County: 758 ballots came in after 8 p.m. | Times Leader

Challenges to Montgomery County ballots likely to determine Pa. House control – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

 

Environment

Kids are increasingly coping with climate change. Here’s their advice : NPR

Despite warnings from activists, New Jersey’s bear hunt likely is returning – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

 

Health

Medical debt soars for consumers with hospital credit cards : Shots – Health News : NPR

Black infants die at record rates. Kansas birth workers try to keep them alive : NPR

Western Pa. medical experts keep watch on amoxicillin shortage | TribLIVE.com

Tower Health cuts corporate staff as it sheds hospitals (inquirer.com)

 

State News

Report: Pennsylvania lags in health care due to restrictions on nurse authority | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pennsylvania needs to address its abandoned well problem. Here’s how | Opinion   – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Christmas tree from Schuylkill County begins journey to White House | Schuylkill | standardspeaker.com

Pa. Farm Show 2023 kicks off in about 50 days with animals, food and competitions – pennlive.com

Pennsylvania schools join lawsuit against e-cigarette company JUUL | WITF

Social Security aid to disabled Pa. residents crashed during the pandemic | Thursday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. appeals court hears oral arguments in fight over RGGI – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pennsylvania launches crackdown on unattended children at casinos (inquirer.com)

 

National News

NASA capsule on way to moon after launch by giant new rocket – Daily Local

For Ukraine, Keeping the Lights On Has Become One of the Biggest Battles – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Remote corners of Africa feel costly impacts of War in Ukraine : Goats and Soda : NPR

Russia and Ukraine agree to extend U.N. grain export deal : NPR

Twitter boss Elon Musk gives ultimatum to employees : NPR

Some homebuyers lose deposits of $10,000, $20,000, or more due to high mortgage rates : NPR

Connecticut joins Walmart opioid settlement | Connecticut | thecentersquare.com

Obama to announce expansion of young leaders program to U.S. | News | tribdem.com

Walt Disney World tickets have gotten pricier – again – pennlive.com

Philly finally to get a freeze — and Buffalo up to 4 feet of snow — as winter chill settles on the East (inquirer.com)

 

Local News

Ground broken for 400-unit luxury townhouse and apartment complex in Downingtown – Daily Local

Comcast continues expansion of its network and services in Berks (readingeagle.com)

Veterans Day commemoration in Upper Bucks | The Bucks County Herald

Referendum to reduce Yardley Borough Council size to five is voted down | The Bucks County Herald

Celebration marks 20th anniversary of LGBTQ+ ordinance | The Bucks County Herald

Hilltown supervisors approve a no-tax-rate-increase budget | The Bucks County Herald

Radnor approves resolution for Pa. Audubon Council’s Bird Town designation – Delco Times

The Foundation For Delaware County announces $100K Grant from Boeing (delcotimes.com)

Schuylkill County preliminary budget does not include a tax hike; rescue plan money helps fill gap | News | standardspeaker.com

Development companies pitch LERTA requests to Hazle Twp. Supervisors | News | standardspeaker.com

Hundreds of Bethlehem residents evacuated after major fuel oil spill (mcall.com)

Bethlehem, Pa., neighborhood evacuated after fuel spill, authorities say (inquirer.com)

Lack of affordable housing in Lehigh Valley a ‘human rights issue’ impacting Hispanic and Black families the most, speakers say at health equity summit – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Massive methane leak in Cambria County remains uncontrolled at natural gas storage field | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Darby’s mayor assaulted a borough councilman after a public meeting, DA says (inquirer.com)

 

Pitt

Icy roads, crashes reported throughout Pittsburgh region | TribLIVE.com

New cemetery chapel honors victims of Pittsburgh Tree of Life synagogue attack | WITF

Congregation that lost three in Tree of Life shooting unveils new chapel | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Judge blasts Pittsburgh Public Schools for appealing his property assessment ruling | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Philly

Popular Philly POPS to cease operations after 2022-23 (abc27.com)

The Philly Pops is shutting down, leaders say (inquirer.com)

Phillies’ Bryce Harper set for elbow surgery, opening day status in doubt | WITF

Sick child treated after migrant bus arrives in Philadelphia from Texas | WITF

Philadelphia grocer Jeff Brown runs for mayor, pledges to upend establishment (inquirer.com)

Sixers lead tour of proposed 76 place arena site, hope to land zoning ordinance by June (inquirer.com)

 

Washington

GOP takes control of House; final margin pending (dailylocal.com)

Republicans retake control of House of Representatives : NPR

McConnell reelected Senate GOP leader: ‘Not going anywhere’ – Daily Local

Same-sex marriage legislation clears key Senate hurdle – Daily Local

Bill protecting same-sex marriage gains bipartisan support in U.S. Senate; Pa.’s Casey, Toomey split – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

The Senate advanced a bill to protect same-sex marriages : NPR

The Adoption and Safe Families Act should be repealed | Opinion (inquirer.com)