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The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra paid $30K to take 2 Pa. lawmakers to Europe · Spotlight PA

Another $4.5M in state funds coming to Scranton | News |

How the Lehigh Valley will spend $30 million from Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (

$750,000 in State Funding Announced for Tredyffrin School Serving Students with Autism – MyChesCo

$3.5 Million in State Funding Announced for New Coatesville Firehouse and Public Works Facility – MyChesCo

Olivet Boys & Girls Club Awarded $1 Million for Infrastructure Improvements – BCTV

Energy companies are reporting record profits. They don’t need more tax breaks. (



Fed poised to raise interest rates again, leaving questions about what’s next : NPR

Powell likely to be pressed on whether Fed will slow hikes – Daily Local

Hispanic business owners see potential for growth — but financing remains a challenge – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Home Depot workers in Philadelphia vote on whether to unionize : NPR

New York City employers must post salaries on job listings under a new law : NPR

Medicaid and Medicare hotline workers strike for higher pay and support : NPR

Businesses that call employees ‘contractors’ are cheating workers (

Butler County judge backs injunction against striking Post-Gazette workers; P-G contacts federal mediator |

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust sells Cumberland Mall to reduce debt (



Sick people in Pa. jails are suffering, dying: ‘The Constitution allows for medical neglect’ –

4th suspect arrested in deadly shooting at Roxborough High School (

Police: Men charged with 3 North Side killings in shooting sparked by ‘gang activity’ | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Bucks County Community College hosts Celebrating Student Success gala (

Scranton School Board seeks public input on closures, considers school schedule, condemns director’s remarks | Education |

NAACP’s call for state ‘takeover’ of Allentown School District not an option, Pa. Dept. of Education says – The Morning Call (

St. Joe’s explores selling or leasing some or all of former USciences campus, according to bond filing (




Experts warn about political violence after Election Day : NPR

Key GOP groups are more fired up to vote in midterms than Democrats, poll finds : NPR

Latino voters look beyond immigration ahead of the midterms : NPR

Tea Party Groups Train PA Poll Watchers to Promote Ballot Security – DV Journal (

Trump 2024 campaign prepares for post-midterms launch | News |

Biden tears into GOP, labels DeSantis ‘Trump incarnate’ – Daily Local

New poll is a roadmap to Republican grievance in 2022 | Wednesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Control of U.S. Senate is still a guess ahead of midterm elections – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


Voters encouraged to hand-deliver unsent mail-in ballots (

Pa.’s top election official provides voter information, tackles unverified ballot issue –

Election officials should not count undated mail ballots on Nov. 8, Pa. high court rules · Spotlight PA

Pennsylvania court orders counties not to count undated, incorrectly dated ballots (

Here is your last-minute guide to Pennsylvania’s midterm elections – City & State Pennsylvania (

Fetterman, local officials hammer Oz over abortion debate comments – City & State Pennsylvania (

Obama, Biden to campaign for Fetterman, Shapiro in Pennsylvania (

Donald Trump Rally in Pennsylvania with Oz, Mastriano: How to attend (

Shapiro rallies in Beaver County a week before election | News |

Democratic candidate for governor Josh Shapiro focuses on protecting abortion, voting rights at Pittsburgh rally |

Doug Mastriano in final days of shoestring campaign: Is his ‘army’ of fans enough? – The Morning Call (


Pa. House candidate assaulted amid warnings about election-related threats –

Berks County Sheriffs question voters at ballot drops boxes, some voters don’t mind | WITF


Gun Safety

Why is it so hard for Philly to pass its own gun laws? (



PennDOT commits to studying possibility of Roosevelt Boulevard subway – Philadelphia Business Journal (

As Pittsburgh airport works to bring in more cargo, work begins on 80,000-square-foot facility | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Six Pa. counties classify as ‘maternal health deserts,’ new report says – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

RSV is surging. Here’s what to watch for and answers about treatment options : NPR

Does beta-amyloid cause Alzheimer’s, or is something else to blame? : Shots – Health News : NPR

Penn State, Lancaster Medical center partner to improve care for sexual assault survivors (

CVS Health agrees to $5 billion settlement of opioid lawsuits – The Morning Call (

Jefferson receives a $50M gift to help pay for its 19-story health-care building going up in Center City (

Tower Health edges close to Chestnut Hill Hospital sale to Temple University Health System (


State News

Pa. collected $3.1B in tax revenue in October; Sales tax, income tax collections increase – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pennsylvania natural gas impact fee collection to hit record-high $275M | Pennsylvania |

Pennsylvania 33rd in business taxes, could struggle if recession hits | Pennsylvania |

PA Treasurer Stacy Garrity Elected Chair of National ABLE Savings Plan Network – DV Journal (

Jill Biden visit to Lehigh Valley could cause traffic delays (

Pennsylvania now accepting heating bill assistance program applications | WITF


National News

Russia rejoins the U.N.-backed grain deal that lowered global food prices : NPR

This coral reef resurrected itself — and showed scientists how to replicate it : NPR

Takeoff, member of Atlanta rap group Migos, has died at 28 : NPR

Brazil’s Bolsonaro avoids conceding election loss but starts transition to Lula : NPR

Oregon abortions up 18% after Roe v. Wade overturned, according to new data – OPB

Library of Congress receives major donation that will fund new exhibitions : NPR

Suspect in Pelosi attack wanted to hit other politicians: prosecutors –

North Korea fires 23 missiles, prompting air raid alert in South Korea (

Former Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to edge toward victory after vote (

Taylor Swift’s 2023 ‘Eras Tour’ includes three concerts in Pa.: Here’s how to get tickets –

Clocks ‘fall back’ again Sunday. Will Congress ever vote on daylight saving time? | WITF


Local News

Tiny Homes Village to become a reality for Veterans (

Memorial service for blast victims set for Saturday (

Phillies World Series fever high throughout Chester County schools (

Lancaster ranked as the best place in the country to retire (



Local faith leaders reject rising Christian nationalism movement | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Former Allegheny County Police officer suing county for denial of COVID-19 vaccine exemption | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

University of Pittsburgh gets planning approval for 9-story rec center | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

New low-barrier homeless shelter opening delayed until mid-month | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mosites breaks ground on Allegheny Shores, ‘the Sharpsburg Riviera’ |



Presidential City apartment complex sells to KKR for $357M, sets Philadelphia record – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Reading Terminal Market unveils $1.5M Filbert Street project (PHOTOS) – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Harper, Phillies tie World Series mark with 5 HR, top Astros | Baseball |

A 10-year-old Phillies fan gets national attention trying to catch Brandon Marsh’s home run (

Kenyatta Johnson bribery trial: Judge visits jury room as deliberations continue (



Supreme Court temporarily blocks Trump tax returns release : NPR

Are judges ideological partisans, or impartial umpires? The answer matters | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (