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To prevent future toll ‘leakage,’ Pa. Sen. Marty Flynn introduces Turnpike reform package – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Central Pa. lawmaker making push to put regulations on cryptocurrencies | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Legislators from 39 states sign letter outlining possible reversal of ‘corrupted’ 2020 election (

State representatives discuss the implications of redrawing the Chester County constituency – Pennsylvania News Today

Santarsiero, Warren Announce $75K To Restore ‘Old Skunky’ | Newtown, PA Patch

Santarsiero Secures $686K For Doylestown Trail Expansion | Doylestown, PA Patch

Willow Grove Turnpike Interchange Gets $1.65 Million For Upgrades | Upper Moreland, PA Patch

$450,000 Awarded for Plumstead Township Pedestrian Projects – MyChesCo

$3.2M in state grants will improve roads, sidewalks and trails (

Tax dollars needed to protect election integrity? | Opinion |

Topton Borough Receives Multimodal Transportation Grant – BCTV

Senator Haywood Announces $1.3 Million in Infrastructure State Grants – MyChesCo

Resolution seeking gun-crimes study passes Pennsylvania House | Pennsylvania |

Backlogs in supply chain cause prices to climb (

New maps spark debate over majority-minority districts | Across America |

Two bills from Sen. Maria Collett could be a stopgap in PFAS rulemaking (

The fight over Pennsylvania’s election system is full of confusion, conflict –

The Pa. GOP’s attack on executive power is an undemocratic attack on our system | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Wolf calls for a compact, proportional congressional map; and he wants to see the Legislature’s notes – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


Coronavirus – COVID-19

A Vaccine Veteran Hits the Road Again – The New York Times (

New coronavirus variant in South Africa raises concern | WITF

European Union Plans To Stop Air Travel From Southern Africa Due To New Variant : NPR

EXPLAINER: What is this new COVID variant in South Africa? | Coronavirus |

Here’s why you can’t find cheap at-home COVID-19 tests in the U.S. –

35 unvaccinated Geisinger employees ‘voluntarily resign’ by refusing to submit to COVID-19 testing –

Federal judge refuses to block Geisinger vaccine mandate | coronavirus |

Penn State study: Hunters spread COVID-19 to deer | WITF

Pennsylvania’s count of fully vaccinated adults drops by 500,000 | WITF

Health official: Breakthrough cases make up 38% of Allegheny County’s cases |



Wawa posts $11B in revenue to outrank rival Sheetz on Forbes list of largest private companies – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Is the four-day workweek finally within our grasp? – Philadelphia Business Journal (

It’s Black Friday. Yes, we are shopping more than ever : NPR

Backlogs in supply chain cause prices to climb (

‘We built this company’: Workers at Philly-based Gopuff mount one-day strike | Local News |

Kellogg’s and its striking workers at plants in Lancaster County and three other states to resume talks next week | WITF



The Justice Department to prioritize the prosecution unruly airline passengers for prosecution | WITF

Activists, community leaders react to unredacted footage of Hall (

Erie crime: Police seek COVID funding cut to add cops, restart units (

Lancaster County prosecutors deny high-profile protest defendant Jessica Lopez was targeted | Local News |

Human trafficking lawsuit alleges Mennonite boys were held for forced labor, suffered abuse on Pennsylvania farm – The Morning Call (

In Philly prisons, a crisis marked by violence and dismal conditions is worsened by inaction | Editorial (

Pa. attorney general and police chiefs in Berks discuss staffing issues (



Pennsylvania school board elections gave rise to tension and political movement that may be here to stay (

University of Chainy Announces New Council Members | Local News – Pennsylvania News Today

Cheyney University announces new Council of Trustees members | State & Region |

Temple University disburses nearly $40 million in COVID-19 relief to students | Local News |

Bucks County schools forego PA’s free COVID testing in favor of local health department (

Pennsylvania students carry heavy debt load – The Morning Call (

Turning business ideas into businesses: How Invent Penn State is helping students, residents alike | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



How state Sen. Jake Corman’s lifetime in Pennsylvania politics led him to the 2022 governor’s race | PA Power and Policy |

Trump pulls strings behind the scenes to help loyal 2022 candidates | KFRU-COLUMBIA

Here are the candidates running for PA’s U.S. Senate seat in 2022 | City & State PA (

New lawsuit, videos allege Delco election officials destroyed election results (

Isabel Blank: Democrats need a lesson in civility (

Luzerne County election results certified | Election |



PGW emails show involvement in drafting bill that runs counter to climate goals | Local News |

Pa. must stop coddling coal industry and transition to clean energy (

Charged up for an electric vehicle future in Pennsylvania (

Municipalities want to limit carbon emissions. Pa. utilities want to preempt them – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

How your daily choices are key to fighting climate change | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (



Canyon Atlantic CEO says Brandywine and Jennersville hospitals will become ‘cornerstone’ of company – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Two central Pa. medical students take faster, cheaper roads to helping their rural communities –

Amid rising opioid overdose calls, city EMS to provide drug used in recovery | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

‘COVID hit us over the head with a two-by-four’: Addressing ageism with urgency (

Overdoses rise during the holidays, and this year could be especially tough. Experts urge caution. (


State News

U.S. Rep. Dan Meuser gets in touch with Main Street during a visit to Kutztown (

Philadelphia, Montco saw low numbers of investors buying homes in 3Q, bucking the national trend – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Pennsylvania volunteer firefighters’ relief association audits produce wide range of findings | Pennsylvania |

Op-Ed: In Pennsylvania, civic engagement is a critical challenge | Opinion |

Pennsylvania courts launch online toolkit to help students learn about state judicial system (

Pennsylvania Game Wardens on patrol for poachers (

Pa. deer-hunting season set to begin early Saturday: Here’s everything you need to know –

Pennsylvania’s child care and staffing crisis, by the numbers | WITF

Pennsylvania seniors are warned to watch out for Medicare scams | WITF

State Police’s Camp Cadet develops self-esteem, discipline, teamwork in youth | Helping the Helpers – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

5 places learn about indigenous people in Pa. this Native American Heritage Month – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Higher Pa. electricity prices are coming. Here’s how to save. (

Pennsylvania senses urgency with population | News, Sports, Jobs – Observer Today


National News

Ahmaud Arbery case: Jury set for 2nd day of deliberations (

How a Prosecutor Addressed a Mostly White Jury and Won a Conviction in the Arbery Case – The New York Times (

Relief, optimism and acknowledgment as jury convicts three of murder in Arbery’s death | Across America |

Canada taps into maple syrup reserves to deal with massive shortage : NPR

Death toll rises after a coal mine fire in Siberia : NPR

Puppeteer on why ‘Sesame Street’ needs Ji-Young, the first Asian American Muppet : NPR

US new homes sales rise 0.4% in October as prices climb – Delco Times

Macy’s Thanksgiving parade returns, with all the trimmings | News |

We’re looking for a few good toys: Marines gear up for their annual Christmas mission of providing toys to needy families – The Morning Call (

Claire, a Scottish deerhound, has won the National Dog Show for the 2nd time | WITF


Local News

West Chester officials mull forbidding mayors from serving at two positions – Daily Local

Chester County Controller satisfied county payroll problems behind office – Daily Local

Bucks County nonprofits prepare for Code Blue season as temperatures drop (

Bucks County police departments give back with ‘Shop with a Cop’ events (

American Rescue Plan: Dahlkemper says $9 million in funds disbursed in Erie County (

Mychalejko: Bucks County needs to talk about systemic racism (

Bigfoot in PA: Riegelsville mayor shares his encounter in the Pike County forest (

Uniontown Salvation Army building connections with locals through programs | Helping the Helpers – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

As Hempfield casino marks a year in business, local leaders say it provides more than a place to gamble |

Salvation Army of Scranton ready to pay bell ringers | News |

Multiple programs available to help with heating costs | News |

Proposed contract would deliver translation services for Scranton government | News |



Seven ways to give back to Pittsburghers in need this holiday season | Holiday Guide | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (

As Philly nears 500 murders, officials are calling for help – WHYY

How Fenway Sports Group has handled the Red Sox might provide a road map for the Penguins | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Officials, volunteers help serve meals at Light of Life Rescue Mission in Pittsburgh’s North Side |



Philadelphia Neighborhood’s Thanksgiving Parade: Give Thanks to God (

An Impassioned Plea – The Philadelphia Sunday Sun (

Jabari Jones: Politicizing gun violence is killing Philadelphia — literally (

Young Black men offer solutions to Philadelphia’s gun violence | Local News |

As homicides in Philly approach a grim milestone, here are 5 steps to address gun violence | Solomon Jones (

Local reaction to verdict in Ahmaud Arbery trial | Local News |

Giving back and speaking up: Meet the Philadelphia LGBTQ Bar Association – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Philly agrees to pay $2M in settlement over LGBTQ foster care lawsuit – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Restaurants left out of Philly’s ‘streeteries’ legislation worry it will be impossible to get approval (



House panel faces different legal test over contempt referral for Mark Meadows : NPR

U.S. Lawmakers Meet With Taiwan President : NPR

Republicans and Democrats push for essential caregiver support | ABC27

Biden wishes Americans happy, closer-to-normal Thanksgiving | News |

Immigration protections in Biden’s domestic bill face test in the Senate; Pa. lawmakers react – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (