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Legislature

Why PA House Democrats will lose their majority · Spotlight PA

In narrowly split Pa. House, parties stick with top leaders (abc27.com)

Senate Republicans say they will begin Krasner impeachment process next week – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Pa. Senate outlines next steps on Krasner impeachment; trial to start in January – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

A new PA law requires you to clear snow and ice off your car before driving, or risk a ticket | WITF

Pa. environmental groups see hope, progress on the horizon in Harrisburg – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Autism bill would help families, move Pennsylvania forward | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

 

Business/Jobs

New unemployment claims rise to 240K, highest since August | News | phillytrib.com

Shopping locally a boon for communities and customers (dailylocal.com)

Small Business Saturday gaining momentum across region | TribLIVE.com

Delaware County merchants urge residents to shop big in small places (delcotimes.com)

Montgomery Mall shoppers, retailers await word on center’s future (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

A Holiday Season Divided by Inflation and Economic Struggles – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

As inflation rages on, here’s how Philadelphia ranks for affordability – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

SBA to award remaining Restaurant Revitalization Fund grants after pressure campaign – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

SBA taking over veteran small-business contracting certifications from the VA – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Holiday shopping kicks off with inflation dampening spirits | Business | phillytrib.com

Recession is not inevitable, says Moody’s economist Mark Zandi (inquirer.com)

 

COVID-19

China expands lockdowns as COVID-19 cases hit daily record – pennlive.com

 

Education

Harrisburg schools launch recruitment drive for volunteer mentors – pennlive.com

Springdale students walk out of school to protest lack of teachers, substitutes | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Kutztown High celebrates agricultural education program’s 80th anniversary | Associated Press | lancasterfarming.com

 

Elections/Politics

National

Abortion was a major issue in the 2022 midterm elections : NPR

After midterms, states like Pennsylvania, weighing abortion protections, bans | WITF

Trump aides Bannon, Miller advising the Bolsonaros on next steps in Brazilian elections (inquirer.com)

Statewide

Josh Shapiro names top Philadelphia business leaders to his transition team – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Shapiro transition team pulls in experience from Democratic and Republican administrations – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Shapiro taps Hagen to serve on transition leadership board (goerie.com)

The post-election review designed to give Pa. voters more confidence in the results, explained | WITF

Pennsylvania voters were not enthusiastic about Doug Mastriano and Mehmet Oz, according to new data | WITF

Lowman S. Henry: Pennsylvania’s New Abnormal Government – Mainline Media News

District/Local

Amish voter turnout increased in Lancaster County in 2020, research shows | Local News | lancasteronline.com

Mercer County prosecutor finds no tampering in voting machine malfunction (inquirer.com)

Mastriano supporters are flooding Pa. courts with baseless recount petitions in governor’s race | TribLIVE.com

 

Environment

Two central Pennsylvanians are being honored for their environmental justice and conservancy efforts | WITF

 

Transportation

Mapless AI tests autonomous car-hailing service at the airport (nextpittsburgh.com)

Bucks County SEPTA bus routes could change to on-demand service, agency says (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

 

Gun Safety

Wolf, Shapiro react to Philadelphia shooting of four teens (abc27.com)

Four teenagers shot in drive by outside Overbrook High School | Local News | phillytrib.com

‘I’m not by myself’: Philadelphia’s Parents of Murdered Children chapter gathers for pre-Thanksgiving dinner | Local News | phillytrib.com

A new hope in the fight to reduce gun violence | Editorial (inquirer.com)

 

Health

Companies blanket Pa. with ads about how to get a medical marijuana card, but doctors are silenced · Spotlight PA

Pennsylvania veterans’ homes need nurses and health care workers | WITF

Cigarette nicotine levels to make ‘monumental’ shift. Pennsylvania should prepare | Opinion (inquirer.com)

 

State News

Online gambling drives $151 million October growth in Pennsylvania | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Construction begins for the new African American Museum of Bucks County | WITF

Report by Pa. group finds accessing Social Security disability benefits is too difficult | WITF

Toys for Tots marks its 75th year in Pa., nationwide | Helping the Helpers – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

PSERS has delivered for school retirees — and Pa.’s economy | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Biggest day on Pa. hunting calendar set for Saturday: Here’s what to know – pennlive.com

 

National News

Here’s what we know about the victims from the Walmart Supercenter shoot : NPR

Volker Türk, the U.N.’s New Human Rights Chief, Has a Lot to Do. – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

The 2022 National Dog Show winner is Winston the French bulldog : NPR

High energy costs force Europe factory closures amid fears of losing out to US : NPR

Twitter to grant ‘amnesty’ for suspended accounts : NPR

Leaving Twitter? Hive, Mastodon and Post are alternatives seeing new users : NPR

FTX fallout: Miami seeks to strip name from Heat arena : NPR

 

Local News

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire’s historic mansion to get a $2.7 million upgrade | Local Business | lancasteronline.com

Rapho Township votes against joining proposed EMS authority | Community News | lancasteronline.com

Dozens of Bucks County officers give back with ‘Shop with a Cop’ (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Erie County DEI Commission hires attorney to challenge board removals (goerie.com)

Somerset County budget holds line on taxes in 2023 | News | tribdem.com

Denton Hill in rural PA has been a ghost ski resort for nearly a decade. What will it take to bring it back? (inquirer.com)

Luzerne County administration will suggest budget cuts, acting Manager Swetz says | News | citizensvoice.com

Contractor sues Lackawanna County over low-bid rejection for work at Scranton Veterans Memorial Park | News | thetimes-tribune.com

Schuylkill ommissioners adopt revised public comment policy | Schuylkill | standardspeaker.com

Berks LaunchBox creates $2.4 endowment with help of $1.2 million in gifts from local businesses. (readingeagle.com)

 

Pitt

Janice Kochik brings healthcare to the unhoused of Pittsburgh (nextpittsburgh.com)

Mayor Ed Gainey dismisses Pittsburgh’s arts commission | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Police, volunteers keep Pittsburgh residents ‘Stuffed with Love’ on Thanksgiving | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Philly

Two more buses carrying immigrants from Texas have arrived in Philadelphia (inquirer.com)

A third bus carrying immigrants from Texas arrives in Philly: report – pennlive.com

3 new Philadelphia apartment buildings reach construction milestones – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Nation’s first Thanksgiving Day parade marches another year | Local News | phillytrib.com

A very Jim Gardner Thanksgiving Day Parade ahead of his 6abc retirement (inquirer.com)

 

Washington

Biden delivers Thanksgiving pies to Nantucket first responders | News | tribdem.com

White House likely to honor some GOP probes but not those on Hunter Biden (inquirer.com)

Biden calls Club Q owners and vows again to push for an assault weapons ban | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Biden to Sign Medical Marijuana Research Bill – DOPE Magazine