Judy Schwank announces reelection bid for state Senate (readingeagle.com)

‘A year of success’: State and city leaders celebrate land bank’s progress after a decade of false starts | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Comitta warns residents of the dangers of carbon monoxide | Chester County Press

LCH holds ribbon cutting at Pia Center for Behavioral Health | Chester County Press

Dec 7 | Free Expungement Clinic in Upper Darby | Marple Newtown, PA Patch

Pennsylvania lawmakers react to passing university funding | WJET/WFXP/YourErie.com

Newtown Township Submits $900K Grant To Fund Pedestrian Bridge Project | Newtown, PA Patch

‘A catalyst for growth’: Norristown’s Sterigere Street bridge reopens to traffic (mainlinemedianews.com)

Pa. senators would require schools to eliminate lead in drinking water by installing filtered water stations | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pennsylvania lawmaker proposes bill to outlaw declawing cats (abc27.com)

How Cherelle Parker picked Kevin Bethel to be police commissioner (inquirer.com)

Stranded legislation: Pa. lawmakers in both chambers lament lack of consensus – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)


Rite Aid to close 32 more stores including 5 in Pa. – pennlive.com

More Pa. Rite Aids are closing: report | Today in Pa. – pennlive.com


How a ‘Goon Squad’ of Deputies Got Away With Years of Brutality – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Missing central Pa. man could be confused: police – pennlive.com

Texas Border Patrol agents apprehend child sex offenders, rapists | Texas | thecentersquare.com

Pa. woman accused of intentionally killing moped driver in road rage crash: reports – pennlive.com

Dauphin County teen boys are missing, police say – pennlive.com

Charges dismissed against 3 Pa. emergency management supervisors | WITF

Alex Murdaugh’s financial fraud victims confront him in court before sentencing : NPR


Report: Test scores after pandemic lag | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com


Pennsylvania redesigns its mail-in ballots for the 2024 election – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. county election officials react to mail-in ballot decision | WITF

Election 2024: DeFoor Launches Reelection Campaign for Auditor General (politicspa.com)

Election 2024: What’s On The Ballot (politicspa.com)


Pa. environmental groups join Shapiro on RGGI appeal – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

National Weather Service updates snow squall warnings | WITF

There’s a Moose on the Loose in Minnesota – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Weather experts in Midwest say climate change reporting can elicit threats : NPR

U.S. moves to protect wolverines as climate change melts mountain refuges : NPR


Pennsylvania might expand use of speed cameras | WITF

Detroit road charges electric vehicles while they’re driving, a first in U.S. – pennlive.com

State lays out rules for EV charging station funding | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

PennDOT reminds motorists to watch for snow squalls and winter wind (abc27.com)

Gun Safety

Gun violence as a public health crisis explored by U.S. Senate Democrats – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Gun violence prevention rally set at Philadelphia church | Local News | phillytrib.com


Pa. drug laws stand in the way of expanded syringe services | WITF

How scientists are trying to save the insects that make life possible : NPR

Drug designed to help dogs live longer takes giant leap toward FDA approval: reports – pennlive.com

State News

Pa. environmental groups join Shapiro on RGGI appeal – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Shapiro signs informed consent bill into law – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Shapiro signs pelvic exam consent law, will take effect in January – pennlive.com

Shapiro says state will appeal Commonwealth Court’s RGGI decision – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Energy price changes coming on Dec. 1, PUC reports – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

How many projects did PennDOT finish in central Pa. this year? – pennlive.com

PA Society’s annual gathering returns to NYC on Thursday – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pennsylvania might expand use of speed cameras | WITF

Canada’s cannabis lessons could instruct Pennsylvania’s process | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Environmental group sues Allegheny County Health Dept. over failure to issue Clean Air Act permits – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Can PA use opioid settlement money for syringe services? · Spotlight PA

National News

Biden campaign pivots to focus on healthcare – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Could a Democrat Really Challenge Biden at This Point? Here’s What to Know. – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Oops! Iowa Lottery Announces the Wrong Winning Numbers. – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

U.S. oil & natural gas industry ‘leads the way’ in energy production, emissions reductions | National | thecentersquare.com

Strict new rules would force most US cities to replace lead water pipes within 10 years – pennlive.com

IDOT looking for snow plow drivers | National | thecentersquare.com

U.S. suicides hit new record in 2022 | National | thecentersquare.com

Alex Murdaugh’s financial fraud victims confront him in court before sentencing : NPR

Shoplifting and retail thefts lead to new law enforcement tactics : NPR

Life at Sea: What to know about the 3-year cruise around the world, now canceled : NPR

‘Deluged’ child welfare systems struggle to protect kids amid calls for reform : NPR

Local News

How Lehigh Valley churches are addressing the affordable housing crisis (mcall.com)

‘Sign me up’: Council committee backs zoning for Allentown State Hospital redevelopment | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com


Judge will review Fern Hollow Bridge documents at center of legal fight | TribLIVE.com

Highmark First Night Pittsburgh turns 30 this year | TribLIVE.com

Fern Hollow Bridge records could shed light on critical decisions that preceded the collapse | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

City officials join advocates and survivors to call for Pennsylvania family court reforms through ‘Kayden’s Law’ | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Washington County DA raids coroner’s office for records related to police shooting of Eduardo Hoover | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Philadelphia poised to pass ski mask ban, drawing support from police and criticism from ACLU – pennlive.com

31 people with ties to Philadelphia named to Forbes 30 Under 30 lists for 2024 – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

GOP impeachment effort against Philadelphia prosecutor lands before Democratic-majority court | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philadelphia declares ‘Code Blue’ ahead of dangerous cold this week | Local News | phillytrib.com

Activist who acknowledged helping flip police car during 2020 protest sentenced to 1 year in prison | Local News | phillytrib.com

Gun violence prevention rally set at Philadelphia church | Local News | phillytrib.com


PA Senate race between Bob Casey and Dave McCormick is focusing on China (inquirer.com)