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PA Senate Sets January Trial Date for Philly DA Larry Krasner – DV Journal (

Pa. Senate set to begin constitutional role in Krasner impeachment – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

State Senator John Gordner Resigns – PoliticsPA

Senator set to represent Mountain Top, more of Luzerne County resigns to take new job | Election |

STRAW: GOP State Senate Will Continue to Lead in PA – DV Journal (

Pennsylvania state lawmakers form House Freedom Caucus in Harrisburg (

Freedom Caucus brings its national brand of conservatism to the Pennsylvania state House – The Morning Call (

Pa. redevelopment grants for Lehigh Valley projects now up to $50.5M awarded this fall –

$125M Pa. program to help fund home repairs will soon go to interested counties –

Pennsylvania’s legislative pay raises are obscene. Stop the madness. (

T. Milton Street Sr., former Pennsylvania state senator, dies at 83 | Obituaries |

Milton Street dies: The Philadelphia activist and politician was 83 (

Africatown to receive $9 million in state funding | Local News |



With Federal Aid on the Table, Utilities Shift to Embrace Climate Goals – The New York Times (

BlockFi seeks bankruptcy protection as FTX collapse shakes crypto (



Allegheny County to close Curative test sites for COVID-19 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



A cartel allegedly responsible for a third of Europe’s cocaine has been busted : NPR

$1.5 million in fentanyl seized in Somerset interstate stop | News |

Lancaster County Prison testing medication-assisted treatment program for opioid use disorder | Local News |

Dauphin County hired ‘expert’ to review jail deaths, but won’t release report | WITF

States, including Pa., have replaced prison mail with scanned copies | Tuesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

A win for the police union should not be a loss for Philadelphia | Editorial (



Erie students’ academic growth increased in 2021-22: PVVAS data (

School library book bans in PA and US spark culture wars (

Warwick parent group plans meeting to recruit church leaders to fight ‘woke curriculum’ | Local News |

Moms for Liberty urge restrictions on reading materials, training in Nazareth Area School District | WITF

We need an honest discussion about charter school reform in Pa. | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

2022 PSSA results: Still worse than pre-pandemic scores (

Philadelphia School District aims to ease fears after four Overbrook students were shot (

Hazleton Area OKs bus pact with Crestwood | Education |




Cochise County, Arizona, has not certified midterm results : NPR

Trump’s Jewish Allies Denounce Dinner With Kanye West and Nick Fuentes – The New York Times (

2024 Pa. primary: Ron DeSantis leads Donald Trump in early poll of Republicans (


Whose 2022 election mail ballots were rejected in PA? · Spotlight PA

As Pennsylvania certifies and audits election, lawsuits and a deadlock may slow it down | Pennsylvania |

Pennsylvania counties’ certified election results due Monday (

Pa. Society weekend, the annual political gabfest in NYC, stages a comeback –

Pennsylvania U.S. Senator-elect John Fetterman turns to governing | WITF


Judge Lou Mincarelli Announces Candidacy for Chester County Court of Common Pleas – DV Journal (

Berks cannot certify election results due to pending recount petitions (

Westmoreland election results certified; hearing Tuesday for challenges |

Election board now set to certify results of Nov. 8 election; Schramm says his questions were answered | Election |

Allegheny County election board certifies 2022 results; deputies called after crowd gets raucous | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Rail strikes are rare, and this would be the first in three decades (


Gun Safety

Emotions run high as friends, family say goodbye to Harrisburg teen: ‘justice shall prevail’ –



Thousands of veterans deluge VA with claims for toxic exposure benefits, health care – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

What’s a Black life worth to insurance companies? (

Training service dogs for military members is therapy for veterans at Penn’s new program (

Why some Western Pa. hospitals choose to remain independent |


State News

Pennsylvania hunters donate 187,000 pounds of venison for families in need | Pennsylvania |

Pennsylvania releases plan to expand broadband access (

Nonpartisan journalism is vital. Here’s how you can keep it going. (


National News

Soccer takes a back seat to politics in the lead-up to the U.S.-Iran match : NPR

Mauna Loa erupts in Hawaii: World’s biggest active volcano was dormant 38 years : NPR

Christmas tree supply down nationwide (

China Protests Over ‘Zero Covid’ Follow Months of Economic Pain – The New York Times (

Students sent home, police on patrol as China curbs COVID protests (

Elon Musk Takes On Apple’s Power, Setting Up a Clash – The New York Times (

Iranian general acknowledges over 300 have died in unrest surrounding protests (


Local News

Cumberland County announces no tax increase for 2023 (

Montgomery County public safety warehouse project adds $1.1 million in contracts (

Montgomery County capital budget introduced at $268.9 million (

Monroe County’s average home sold for a higher price year over year (

Loss of services tax funding concerns Johnstown City Council; church members protest lack of funding | News |

Akron residents ‘outraged and angered’ over cuts to Ephrata Public Library at borough council meeting | Local News |

Ephrata library, zeroed out in Akron borough’s budget, gets public support at council meeting | WITF

Lancaster Pride announces date, new location for 2023 festival after 2022 event hit max capacity | Entertainment |

Which Lehigh Valley road projects are receiving funding? Here are some you may notice in the next few years – The Morning Call (

Need for volunteers at Advocates for the Homeless of Upper Bucks homeless shelter continues | The Bucks County Herald

Demolition day arrives for longtime Nanticoke eyesore stretching a city block | News |

Scranton City Council to recommend lower tax increase for 2023 | News |



Over 30 Pittsburgh organizations receive nearly $1 million in Stop the Violence Grants |

A day for charity: Nonprofits get ready for Giving Tuesday |

Western Pa. school districts dealing with uptick in sick kids | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Crane Watch: Nearly 2,800 new residential units in the works in Philadelphia area – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Village View: Philadelphia Flower Show returning to the Convention Center – Mainline Media News

Philadelphia City Council swears in four new members | Local News |

Nicetown’s Zion Annex has sat neglected since 2014. An $11 million renovation aims to bring it back to life | Local News |

Philadelphia property taxes: Are you one of thousands of homeowners losing millions in tax relief each year? (

Philly’s Chinatown to get new affordable apartments for senior citizens (



U.S. Supreme Court to hear arguments on Biden’s immigration guidelines : NPR

White House reveals Christmas decorations with ‘We the People’ theme : NPR

Biden calls on Congress to head off potential rail strike – Daily Local

When it comes to prosecuting Trump, Merrick Garland needs to decide already | Bruce Ledewitz – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Virginia Rep. McEachin dies at 61 after cancer battle | Obituaries |