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Legislature

Pa. Senate elects first female Democratic Whip in state history – LVB

Democrats take 102-101 majority in Pennsylvania House; GOP chooses Senate leaders | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Democrats win enough for narrow Pennsylvania House majority | ABC27

Forestry product haulers topic of new Pennsylvania law (landline.media)

Comitta: New law will help prevent overdoses, save lives – Daily Local

It’s now law in Pennsylvania: Clear those cars of snow and ice | TribLIVE.com

DelVal Rep to Present Krasner Impeachment Case to Senate – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Cutler Names Impeachment Managers For Krasner Trial (politicspa.com)

A lone Republican voted against impeaching Philly DA Larry Krasner – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

In the move to remove DA Larry Krasner from office, a fight over gun violence and convictions (inquirer.com)

Nationwide bipartisan group condemns Krasner impeachment | Local News | phillytrib.com

Wolf admin recognizes family caregiver month | Five for the Weekend – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Scranton School District to receive $10 million grant for West Scranton Intermediate School | State | wfmz.com

$10 million to renovate West Scranton Intermediate School | wnep.com

State Invests $5M In New Biotech Innovation Zone in Bucks, Philly | Doylestown, PA Patch

Shapiro, Senate Republicans will have to work together. Can they do it? | Ray E. Landis – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

 

Business/Jobs

Two Central Pa. nursing homes must pay workers back wages | WITF

Cost of Thanksgiving dinner up 20%: Here’s where it’s most expensive (abc27.com)

Bob Iger back, Bob Chapek out, as Disney CEO (abc27.com)

Striking Post-Gazette workers protest outside publisher’s Duquesne Club wedding reception | Pittsburgh City Paper (pghcitypaper.com)

For many companies, four-day workweeks going from pipe dream to serious consideration – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Gas prices are falling but average in Pa. is still more than $4 a gallon – pennlive.com

Get a sky-high look at the new, massive UPS complex in Dauphin County – pennlive.com

Speed hiring and shuttle buses: UPS is removing roadblocks to make sure packages get there | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

With a $1 billion ship order, Philly Shipyard has work lined up for five years (inquirer.com)

Why are way more women suddenly working in construction? (inquirer.com)

 

COVID-19

A COVID treatment wanes: New variants outsmart most monoclonal antibodies : Shots – Health News : NPR

 

Education

Check your email: Biden admin sends student debt relief updates amid legal fight (abc27.com)

ESU’s new University Center breaks ground (poconorecord.com)

Tell Pennridge that social studies keeps our kids competitive (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

West Chester University adds propane buses to fleet – Daily Local

Affirmative action is about diversity. But we don’t allow diverse opinions about it | Opinion (inquirer.com)

Five Philly schools will get millions of dollars from Elevate 215 (inquirer.com)

Many colleges have dropped SAT requirements, but prospective students still face an uncertain landscape | TribLIVE.com

At Penn State, tension over racial justice evokes a complicated past | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Elections/Politics

National

Georgia elections are (almost) back to normal, officials say : NPR

Trump White House bid has hardly any Senate GOP support | ABC27

GOP’s lackluster fundraising spurs post-election infighting | Pennsylvania State News | lancasteronline.com

Statewide

Keystone clash: DeSantis-Trump battle already taking shape in ‘most important’ swing state | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Josh Shapiro receives 3 million votes, sets record in Pennsylvania governor race (abc27.com)

The Shapiro Effect: Were there coattails for down-ballot Pa. Dems? | Monday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Fetterman outperformed Biden in most of PA to beat Oz. How’d he do it? (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Jerry Shenk: Post-election postmortem, Democrat edition – Daily Local

DelRosso weighs options for her future after gubernatorial race | TribLIVE.com

District/Local

Counting wraps up, election results ‘pending certification’ in Montgomery County (mainlinemedianews.com)

Too many unanswered questions to certify the Nov. 8 Delaware County election results, plaintiff in suit says (delcotimes.com)

PA Judge backs penalties against county in voting machine case | WITF

Berks says Facebook post incorrect that election recount is planned (readingeagle.com)

 

Environment

COP27 is over. What’s in the final climate deal? : NPR

 

Transportation

SEPTA turns to artificial intelligence to scan passengers for potential shooters | Local News | phillytrib.com

Airports across Pennsylvania brace for Thanksgiving travel rush | WITF

SEPTA to hold forum on proposed bus route changes in Bucks, Montgomery (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

 

Gun Safety

Lawmakers, advocates broaden a gun safety coalition as homicides surge | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

How the health harms of mass shootings ripple across communities – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Gun violence in Philly means tourniquet use on the rise (inquirer.com)

A deadly tide: Officials blame violence in Pennsylvania on relentless flow of guns | TribLIVE.com

 

Health

Medicare Advantage plans overcharged Medicare, audits show : Shots – Health News : NPR

Despite dangerous pregnancy complications, abortions denied | WITF

Two communities find a cure for medical debt: pandemic stimulus funds – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Reproductive coercion is a form of domestic violence | Denise Johnson – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

5 years after health emergency declaration, fatal overdoses soar back in Pa. – pennlive.com

Morris Home faces challenges while providing a haven to transgender Philadelphians in recovery (inquirer.com)

Excela CEO details more specifics of upcoming Butler Health merger | TribLIVE.com

 

State News

Support for Pennsylvania’s 800,000 veterans is still lacking | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Company: Leak at Pennsylvania gas storage well plugged (abc27.com)

Leak at Pennsylvania gas storage well spewing methane again | WITF

Equitrans storage well plugged with cement, company says, capping a two-week leak | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

In-Person Town Hall Slated In Downingtown | West Chester, PA Patch

What is the outdoor economy? Experts explain what it has to do with jobs (nextpittsburgh.com)

Judges in PA can dismiss charges for ‘incompetent’ defendants · Spotlight PA

Turkey demand for Thanksgiving remains strong, Pennsylvania farmers say, despite inflation costs and a deadly avian flu | WITF

How a U.S. Supreme Court case on redistricting will impact Pennsylvania | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pennsylvanians prefer these Thanksgiving sides above all others | Today in Pa. – pennlive.com

Another popular landscape shrub is headed for Pennsylvania’s banned list – pennlive.com

New LCB data shows Pennsylvanians love vodka and California cabernets | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

National News

What we know so far about the Colorado Springs shooting : NPR

Growing memorial outside Club Q after deadly shooting (abc27.com)

Families struggle with visiting loved ones in immigration detention : NPR

As utilities spend billions on transmission, support builds for independent monitoring   – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Funding for Social Security is at a crisis level. It’s hurting the disabled | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Photos: See the aftermath of massive snowfall in the Buffalo area : The Picture Show : NPR

The 2022 World Cup in Qatar finally kicks off : NPR

How Russia is weaponizing winter in Ukraine : NPR

Shells hit near Europe’s largest atomic plant, creating fears of nuclear accident – pennlive.com

Dozens are dead after an earthquake shakes Indonesia’s Java island : NPR

New Zealand to decide on lowering voting age from 18 to 16 : NPR

Irving rejoins Nets, seeks to keep focus on basketball | Basketball | phillytrib.com

Musk restores Trump’s Twitter account after online poll (inquirer.com)

The forecast for the national housing market over the next five years (inquirer.com)

NASA capsule buzzes moon, last big step before lunar orbit | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

At least 56 dead as strong earthquake topples houses in Indonesia’s Java | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Local News

West Chester Council President Stands By ‘Hateful Emails’ Statements – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

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

Montgomery County Commissioners react divisively to budget plan and proposed tax hike (mainlinemedianews.com)

Blooming Grove voters back EMS tax hike, matched by Pike County fund (poconorecord.com)

Free community Thanksgiving meals in the Poconos (poconorecord.com)

Statue of Barney Ewell dedicated in Lancaster City plaza [photos] | Local News | lancasteronline.com

Conoy Twp. narrowly approves draft budget | Community News | lancasteronline.com

Fonthill Castle’s ‘Little House in the Woods” opened in Doylestown, PA (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Borough council approves budget with no 2023 tax increase in West Chester (dailylocal.com)

West Chester police officers earn promotion – Daily Local

Santa back in downtown Wilkes-Barre for annual Christmas parade | News | citizensvoice.com

Next Luzerne County manager likely to know NEPA | News | citizensvoice.com

Services improve for homeless in Wilkes-Barre, but more help needed | News | citizensvoice.com

Administrators in Hazleton pitch revised LERTA tax exemption criteria | News | standardspeaker.com

Manager search committee, Rescue Plan options on Luzerne County Council agenda | | standardspeaker.com

Berks and Montgomery food banks hit hard by inflation (readingeagle.com)

 

Pitt

An attempt to stop a leaking natural gas storage well in Cambria County has failed. Venting has resumed. | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh’s oldest Black church says reparations talks with Penguins have stalled | Pittsburgh City Paper (pghcitypaper.com)

Pittsburgh-area food pantries serving ‘tremendous’ need with record numbers of holiday meals | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pilot transit fare discounts begin for low-income riders in Allegheny County | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Allegheny County, Shadyside ice skating rinks opening for the season | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Philly

Friends of Clark Park is collecting community input for a new ‘Master Plan’ | Metros | phillytrib.com

Philly leaders and organizations set for Trans Day of Remembrance – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Northern Liberties development site approved for 7-story apartment project lists for $3.99M – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Philly Council green lights improvement district for North Broad Street – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Philly marathon runners toughed out cold, windy conditions (inquirer.com)

Former Catholic church in Northern Liberties slated for apartments (inquirer.com)

City to exempt new Cobbs Creek Golf Course project from anti-erosion regulation (inquirer.com)

 

Washington

Harris visits Philippine island Palawan off the South China Sea : NPR

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