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Protected bike lane bill named for Pittsburgher vetoed over late GOP amendments |

DEP proposes emergency maneuver to enact gas well emissions rule — and save millions in highway funds | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

With a $7,400 raise, Pa. lawmakers’ earnings all top six figures –

Coatesville jobs, investment program gets $1 million in state funding – Daily Local

Inflation gives pay raise gift to top Pennsylvania officials – The Morning Call (

Pennsylvania officials are getting a pay raise thanks to inflation | WITF

House Republicans end session with new leaders and a bone to pick with Democrats – City & State Pennsylvania (

Pa. House Republican leadership gets a shakeup as control of the chamber is in limbo – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pa. House Republicans refuse minority status after reorganization meet –

In narrowly split Pa. House, parties stick with top leaders | WITF

Lancaster County’s Bryan Cutler retains leadership of Pa. House Republicans; uncertainty remains over control of chamber in January | PA Power and Policy |

Pennsylvania House Republicans elect leadership for upcoming session (



Pennsylvania’s ‘extraordinarily tight’ labor market continues as jobs go unfilled | Pennsylvania |

Fears of crypto contagion from FTX grow as another company’s finances wobble : NPR

What are job candidates searching for? Hybrid work. – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Bucks County health care company Optinose expects to raise $50M – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Capital City Mall owner to explore ‘all possible options,’ including sale or refinancing –

Consumers in Lehigh Valley and beyond will be spending this holiday season – The Morning Call (



Biden extends student loan repayment pause a few more months : NPR

Student loan payments stay on hold during fight over debt forgiveness –

Student loan repayment pause extended by White House amid legal battles over relief plan – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Bethlehem Area School Board hires former judge for a district investigation, but won’t say why – The Morning Call (

Biden to extend student loan pause as court battle drags on (

Colleges in Pennsylvania face down an enrollment cliff · Spotlight PA

Former prof. sues University of Scranton over Covid-19 vaccination policies, dismissal (

Anti-mask parents sue again, claim school boards broke Sunshine Act (

Bethlehem Area School Board hires former judge for a district investigation, but won’t say why – The Morning Call (

Philadelphia students deserve safe schools | Editorial (




Election Day was a win for truth, democracy and opportunity | Jill Sunday Bartoli – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Mike Pence talks Trump, abortion, faith, the midterms and his political future : NPR


How Josh Shapiro won PA’s 2022 election for governor · Spotlight PA

Shapiro-Davis Announce Transition Leadership Groups (

Senator-elect John Fetterman’s football career at Albright was formative in his political development (

For many of Philly’s immigrants, another Trump presidency would be a nightmare (


Citing election paper shortage, Bognet sues Luzerne election board | Election |

Berks County Republican Committee files petition for vote recount in 30 precincts (



EPA: Pa. plan to reduce Chesapeake Bay pollution ‘doesn’t meet the partnership targets’ – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Who should say how climate change affects severe weather? : NPR



American Airlines adds more Philadelphia to Phoenix flights over Super Bowl weekend – Philadelphia Business Journal (

With many taking to the roads for Thanksgiving, police urge drivers to focus on being safe (

PennDOT: Still more work set for Route 28, but Fern Hollow Bridge wrapping up | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Gun Safety

Red flag laws and the Colorado LGBTQ club shooting: Could it have been prevented? | Opinion –

‘My Inhaler Saved My Life’: SEPTA Bus Passenger Shot by Stray Bullet | Local News |



Early onset Alzheimer’s caregiving can be challenging, but much needed (

Will Thanksgiving make a bad season of respiratory illness even worse? : Shots – Health News : NPR

Why doctors don’t openly defy abortion laws, even when patients are at risk : Shots – Health News : NPR

How abortion bans could imperil domestic violence victims (

National organ transplant overseer takes hard stance against Penn State Health –

Help Line taking more mental health calls | News |


State News

Ag Secretary Redding: Shop local, support Pa. agriculture this Thanksgiving – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pennsylvania firearm deer season begins this week (

Pennsylvania wine and spirits hits new sales record of $3 billion | Pennsylvania |

Harrisburg State Hospital to be used by state agencies (

Pa. Gaming Control Board campaign to stop parents leaving kids alone at casinos (

Expecting some rain for the first weekend of Pa. deer season (

State agencies team up to donate 100s of stuffed toys to Pa. kids | Wednesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


National News

Virginia Walmart shooting: 6 shoppers and the gunman are dead : NPR

Police: Walmart employee opened fire in Virginia store, killing 6 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Army veteran who stopped Club Q shooter wanted to protect everyone inside : NPR

Online casinos could give New York a financial boost | New York |

Schools, Sheriffs, and Syringes: State plans vary for spending $26B in opioid settlement funds – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

New Jersey’s sassy traffic signs should stay, says Sen. Cory Booker, Rep. Donald Norcross (

Demand for EVs is sending lithium mines into overdrive : NPR

VMI’s first Black superintendent under attack by conservative white alumni | Across America |

The Russia-Ukraine War ends when Russia quits | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Home buyers entering Philadelphia’s housing market now need higher incomes (

How to write a gratitude letter to a loved one this Thanksgiving (


Local News

Santa back in downtown Wilkes-Barre for annual Christmas parade | |

Delaware County Veterans Memorial Association presents 8th annual Freedom Medal Dinner (

Mayor Morán Announces the Lighting of the Christmas Tree – BCTV

Operation Holiday to extend giving to Pottstown blast victims (

Lancaster city mayor proposes first real estate tax increase in 4 years | Local News |

Lancaster County looks to identify every Airbnb through taxes | Local News |

Falls considers earned income tax as it prepares $73.2 million budget (

People across Chester County give thanks, celebrate family – Daily Local

Kennett residents donate food for people in need as inflation causes 20 percent spike in hunger – Daily Local

City’s $14.3 million budget proposal holds line on taxes in 2023 | News |

Luzerne County Council discusses Rescue Plan funding options, including CEO programs | |

Southern Berks Scouts collect 9,000 pounds of food donations (

Wilkes will renovate former furniture store on South Main Street; 36 apartments planned | Business |

Wilkes-Barre Twp. Council rejects proposed warehouse | News |

Scranton awards $950,00 in federal funds to support wellness programs | News |

Scranton City Council introduces new rental ordinance | News |



Hazelwood redevelopment initiative to generate affordable apartments | Pittsburgh City Paper (

New low-barrier homeless shelter opens Downtown | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Tom Hanks serves up day of music for WYEP listeners on Thanksgiving Day | Pittsburgh City Paper (

A bit of Heinz returns to Pittsburgh Steelers’ stadium –

Low-cost carriers expanding service at Pittsburgh International Airport |

Pittsburgh Public Schools board opposes state bills curtailing classroom lessons on race, gender | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



City’s public input survey shows most area residents want a Harriet Tubman statue (

Council tries to find missing crime victim relocation funds (

Who’s running for mayor in Philadelphia? – City & State Pennsylvania (

Retired Judge James M. DeLeon joins the mayor’s race | Local News |

Philly announces new safety improvement work on Market Street in Center City (

Philly’s first tiny house village could open by summer. Is it an answer to homelessness? (

Philadelphia’s taxi services struggle after Uber, Lyft and the pandemic flattened the industry (

Philadelphia Contemporary plans floating Delaware River gallery (



These House Republicans will likely lead committees next year : NPR

Supreme Court OKs handover of Trump tax returns to Congress | News |