Bill gives millions to 4 Pa. universities, freeze tuition | WITF

Marijuana legalization discussed at a Pa. House committee | WITF

Senate Democrats examine Pennsylvania’s urgent water, sewer, and stormwater infrastructure challenges | Underground Construction (undergroundinfrastructure.com)

PA House passes $5M expansion of nonprofit security grant program – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Bills to expand protections against hate crime pass Pennsylvania House (abc27.com)

Midstate senator calls to make daylight saving time permanent (abc27.com)

Bill repealing ban on religious garb worn by teachers heads to Shapiro’s desk | News | bradfordera.com


Don’t tip? Then expect a slower DoorDash delivery – pennlive.com

Six Flags, Cedar Fair to merge into billion-dollar amusement company – pennlive.com

U.S. jobs report for October could show solid hiring as Fed watches for signs of inflation pressures | News | tribdem.com

U.S. Steel to cut more than 100 workers related to IT | TribLIVE.com


Vaccine trust plunges in U.S., with misinformation drowning out truth: survey – pennlive.com

Covid-19 treatments to enter market with hefty price tag | TribLIVE.com


Pennsylvania nurse accused of killing 4 patients | WITF

After accusations of killing 2 patients, Pa. nurse charged with more crimes: AG – pennlive.com

Pa. man pleads guilty to killing his estranged wife at work – pennlive.com

Harrisburg man shot at 5 kids a week after posting $200k bail to get out of jail: police – pennlive.com

YouTuber charged with trespassing in abandoned, dilapidated Pa. mall: reports – pennlive.com


Education funding debate comes to Wilkes-Barre | Times Leader

These are the highest-paying school districts in Pennsylvania – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

The Value of a Liberal Arts Degree: What’s the Return on Investment? – The New York Times (nytimes.com)


Pa. 2023 election: Your last minute guide to voting · Spotlight PA

Pennsylvania court candidates make final push with election day looming (abc27.com)

Election 2023: PA Supreme Court (politicspa.com)

Carolyn Carluccio and Dan McCaffery speak on heated and critical race for Pa. Supreme Court, abortion and election laws – NBC10 Philadelphia (nbcphiladelphia.com)

AP Election Brief | What to expect in Pennsylvania’s general election | AP News

State and local election workers quitting amid abuse, officials tell U.S. Senate panel – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)


Health versus wealth raised during well setback debate | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pa. has updated how it defines an environmental justice area | WITF

PA Commonwealth Court strikes down RGGI · Spotlight PA

Pennsylvania partners with natural gas driller on air and water monitoring amid new regulatory push | AP News


PA Turnpike closed at Beaver Valley for eastbound drivers this weekend – Pittsburgh Union Progress

Truckers ask Pa. Gov. Josh Shapiro to use federal funds for more parking | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Gun Safety 

‘The gun epidemic is terrorizing communities’: Panelists decry firearms in region | Local News | phillytrib.com

Gun Control News for Chester County – MyChesCo

The Maine Shooter Showed Warning Signs. Why Did No One Stop Him? – The New York Times (nytimes.com)


Time change: Sleep experts prefer standard over daylight saving time (axios.com)

With daylight savings approaching, it’s important for runners to keep safety in mind at night – Daily Local

What to know about the latest eyedrops recall | TribLIVE.com

Inflation, end of additional covid-era SNAP benefits increase need for food pantry assistance | TribLIVE.com

State News  

Pa. governor announces agreement with CNX on fracking | StateImpact Pennsylvania (npr.org)

Shapiro signs bill to make Pa. Preferred Organic label permanent – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Here are new laws for Pennsylvania recently signed by Governor Shapiro (abc27.com)

PA officials react to feds easing capital requirement for broadband funding – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Advocates push states, including Pa. to take up ‘survivor-centered’ trafficking laws – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

USDA promotes rural energy investments in Pennsylvania – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pennsylvania’s low-income home energy assistance program application opens (abc27.com)

National News  

Eric Trump testifies he wasn’t aware of dad’s financial statements, but emails show involvement – pennlive.com

Trump Asks Federal Appeals Court to Lift Gag Order in Election Case – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Trump 14th Amendment Disqualification Trial: What to Know About the Colorado Case – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Why certain states don’t observe daylight saving time (phillyburbs.com)

Daylight saving 2023: Here are the states that want it to end : NPR

Some U. S. makers of medical gloves say the industry needs government support. : Shots – Health News : NPR

Local News  

Reading’s first Latino mayor seeks second term | WITF

Firefighters battle 2nd blaze at former chemical plant in Reading (readingeagle.com)

Fate of Old William Penn High School update (abc27.com)

This Central Pennsylvania mall is considered ‘dead’ (abc27.com)

Broad Street Market temporary tent continues facing delays (abc27.com)

What are the requirements to be a cop in the Lehigh Valley? Departments look at rules amid staffing shortages (mcall.com)

Lehigh County RDA issues request for Iron Works proposals (mcall.com)

Valley Forge Tourism Board reports industry continues to recover (dailylocal.com)

Radnor police urge vigilance after residential burglaries (delcotimes.com)

Women’s Help Center broadening its role to target homelessness | News | tribdem.com

Erie doctors seeing more strep throat cases with amoxicillin shortage (goerie.com)


Allegheny County races for executive and district attorney are close in new poll | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Allegheny County executive race: Rockey out-fundraises Innamorato | 90.5 WESA

Book Bans have reached Greater Pittsburgh’s boardrooms and ballots | Pittsburgh City Paper (pghcitypaper.com)

‘Overwhelmingly disturbing’: Pittsburgh FBI warns of violent online groups targeting minors | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

City of Pittsburgh plans to clear tent encampment off First Avenue, citing safety concerns | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Jail Oversight Board votes down proposal to pay working jail inmates $10 a day | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


SEPTA police set strike date while awaiting new contract | Local News | phillytrib.com

Neglected Strawberry Mansion area to get $25M investment for affordable housing | Local News | phillytrib.com

In Philadelphia protest at 30th Street station, activists call for cease-fire (inquirer.com)

Brandywine Realty betting the office space market is still profitable (inquirer.com)

President Joe Biden and V.P. Kamala Harris endorsed Democrat Cherelle Parker for Philly mayor (inquirer.com)


U.S. Senate GOP colleagues fight Tuberville hold as top military nominees trickle through – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

U.S. House pushes through Israel-only aid bill with dim future in Senate – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

House approves $14.5 billion in assistance for Israel as Biden vows to veto the GOP’s approach | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette