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Legislature

Legislation allowing AV testing without a human driver just became law in Pennsylvania – Technical.ly

Autonomous vehicles bill gets Pennsylvania legislature approval (landline.media)

Sunshine Act language on public comments could spur censorship charges (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

New Emergency Services Building For Croydon Fire Company | Levittown, PA Patch

$2.8 Million Grant Announced For Montco Government Complex Upgrade | Upper Moreland, PA Patch

DCNR funding will repair Paunacussing culvert damage | The Bucks County Herald

BOSCOLA VISITS ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS TO EXPERIENCE “FIRST IN MATH” PROGRAM | The Valley Ledger | Its All About The Lehigh Valley

State grants to help build borough buildings in Brentwood, Pleasant Hills | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Coronavirus – COVID-19

COVID testing failures show US needs to rethink pandemic response (poconorecord.com)

 

Business/Jobs

Online retailer to open 1.1 million square-foot warehouse and fulfillment center in central Pa. – pennlive.com

PA’s manufacturing sector is worth celebrating (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Philadelphia Home Depot workers vote to reject unionization – Daily Local

Philadelphia Home Depot workers vote to reject unionization | Local News | phillytrib.com

Open enrollment for remote workers: Experts say to be proactive as health care costs rise – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Berks manufacturers address industry challenges at annual summit – Reading Eagle

 

Crime/Punishment

Three teens suspected in the Roxborough shooting committed another murder the day before, police say (inquirer.com)

Roxborough High shooting suspects committed separate murder a day earlier, police say | Local News | phillytrib.com

 

Education

Exposing students to ‘conflicting messages’ is part of educating them (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Barriers mean Pennsylvania parents can’t easily switch from one public school to another | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Exposing students to ‘conflicting messages’ is part of educating them (theintell.com)

Sickness affecting 48 at eastern Pa. charter school still unexplained – pennlive.com

 

Elections/Politics

National

Be patient: This election is probably going to go on a while : NPR

Who Will Win the Battle for Congress? Four Scenarios. – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

House races to watch that could determine control of Congress : NPR

Abortion rights are factoring into midterm races nationwide : NPR

Mitch McConnell-aligned super PAC pours record advertising cash into U.S. Senate races – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Exact figures on abortion are hard to track. Here’s why it matters (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Biden, Trump to make final appeals ahead of crucial midterms – Daily Local

Biden slams GOP while Trump urges voters to reject Democrats – Daily Local

Trump-DeSantis Rift Grows, With Dueling Rallies and Name-Calling – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

In Affluent Greenwich, It’s Republicans vs. ‘Trumplicans’ – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Politicians need to mobilize Black male voters ahead of midterms, experts say : NPR

Black representation a key issue in Michigan’s 13th District : NPR

The CA-45 congressional race between Jay Chen and Michelle Steel is heating up : NPR

As midterms near, clergy preach politics and civics lessons | Elections | phillytrib.com

In W. Pa., Trump teases 2024 bid; claims the state is being ‘totally destroyed’ by Dems – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Statewide

What time polls open Tuesday in PA & more election FAQs · Spotlight PA

Planning to vote in person on Nov. 8? Here’s what to know – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Election workers still can’t pre-canvass to speed up vote count, despite bipartisan support | Election | citizensvoice.com

In Pennsylvania, voters decide, not politicians – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

The top 4 false or misleading voting claims in Pa. right now – Spotlight PA · Spotlight PA

How certifying 2022 election results will work in Pa. · Spotlight PA

Curing process for mail-in ballots: Pennsylvania rules are murky (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Pennsylvania city No. 2 best to be a sports fan in: study – pennlive.com

In high stakes governor’s race, some voters’ questions go unanswered | WITF

For Fetterman, Campaign Trail Doubles as Road to Recovery – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

‘It’s going to come down to every single vote,’ Fetterman says at Harrisburg campaign stop – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Obama, Biden Rally DelVal Dems to Back Fetterman, Shapiro – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Obama champions Fetterman, derides Oz during Pittsburgh rally | Politics | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (pghcitypaper.com)

In Pittsburgh rally with Fetterman, Obama says GOP is unprepared to tackle inflation, crime | TribLIVE.com

Trump visits Unity to stump for Oz and Mastriano, blast Biden, tease potential 2024 campaign | TribLIVE.com

1.4 million Pennsylvanians asked to vote by mail. Here’s what that means for Election Week 2022 counting. · Spotlight PA

Abortion, inflation, and Oz: PA voters talk 2022 election (goerie.com)

Behind the scenes of voting: All the rules and people that run polling places on Election Day | PA Power and Policy | lancasteronline.com

Undated ballots back in court again: Lawsuit says not counting them violates federal civil rights law – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

District/Local

Behind the Ballot: Pa’s 18th District Senate race | Election Central | wfmz.com

Phillips looks to history to lead the 9th District | Local News | phillytrib.com

Lehigh Valley voter’s guide to the 2022 midterm elections (mcall.com)

In W. Pa.’s 12th Congressional District, a hard-fought race, with historic consequences – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

View incendiary campaign literature with skepticism — or ignore it (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Chester County election results may take a ‘long, long time’ – Daily Local

One Voter, 100 Ballots? Bucks County Officials Fail to Clarify Election Rules – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Stars come out to push Philly youth vote | Local News | phillytrib.com

Gallery: Democrats rally thousands in Philly ahead of Election Day | Multimedia | phillytrib.com

Election-related public comments dominate meetings in Montgomery County with just days until 2022 general election (mainlinemedianews.com)

Pittsburgh Jews stick up for Summer Lee amid attacks from Israel lobby | Pittsburgh City Paper (pghcitypaper.com)

Local leaders mobilize against Black voter suppression | Pittsburgh City Paper (pghcitypaper.com)

Town Hall: Pocono Record readers share why they vote

Over 1,000 Allegheny mail-in ballots won’t be counted unless cured by voters | TribLIVE.com

Some Allegheny County voters’ ballots might not be counted because of date issues. Here’s how to fix them | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Decisions await voters in Carbon, Luzerne, Schuylkill counties heading to polls | Election | standardspeaker.com

Lehigh County trains Allentown students to be poll workers on Election Day (mcall.com)

In Bucks County, the fight for abortion rights – one door at a time | Monday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

 

Environment

Coal plant operators shirking responsibilities on ash cleanup, report contends – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

 

Health

Delaware County Memorial Hospital ordered by state to suspend admissions, ER services – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Pa. health department orders DCMH to suspend ER service, stop admissions on Monday (delcotimes.com)

 

State News

Where Pennsylvania ranks among the top states for legal cannabis sales – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Pennsylvania may get piece of CVS, Walgreen’s opioid settlement | Today in Pa. – pennlive.com

 

National News

U.S. to send $400 million more to Ukraine in military aid (inquirer.com)

COP27 just started — here’s what is at stake in the global climate negotiations : NPR

A total eclipse happens this week, and it will be the last one for 3 years : NPR

These are the states enacting legislation to help make daylight saving time permanent : NPR

How antisemitic rhetoric is impacting the Jewish community : NPR

Subtropical Storm Nicole forms northeast of Bahamas, headed for Florida | ABC27

Singer and rapper Aaron Carter dies at 34 : NPR

Meta reportedly to start laying off thousands of staff this week | TribLIVE.com

 

Local News

This Pa. city’s residents aren’t too crazy about remote work, says study – pennlive.com

Pottstown remembers victims of Hale Street home blast (dailylocal.com)

Phoenixville mayor named to post at Pa. Municipal League of Directors – Daily Local

Newtown supervisors deny latest Wawa plan | The Bucks County Herald

‘It’s life changing for Elmwood’: $30M donation to fund zoo’s veterinary hospital, welcome plaza (mainlinemedianews.com)

Spangler mine explosion remembered on 100th anniversary | Local News | tribdem.com

Annual Diocese of Scranton appeal more than halfway toward $4.5 million goal | News | thetimes-tribune.com

Scranton City Council to introduce proposed 2023 budget, hold caucuses this month | News | thetimes-tribune.com

How conservative media and Republican politicians spread disinformation about the arrest of a Bucks County anti-abortion activist | WITF

 

Pitt

Shale gas wells at Pittsburgh’s airport aren’t living up to the billing | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Banners for veterans on Mount Washington, 20 years on, finally fly | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

More than 4,100 show up for 10th annual EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Philly

Philadelphia lead poisoning rates are declining, but families may still need to protect children (inquirer.com)

Philadelphia lead poisoning standards leaves more children at risk (inquirer.com)

The Promise has invested $5.9 million in tackling poverty in Philly, helping over 53,000 families in the process | Al Día News (aldianews.com)

Report details group’s efforts to combat poverty in Philly | Local News | phillytrib.com

After taste of postseason success, Phillies want to build toward more (readingeagle.com)

Phils go quietly in Series finale as bopper becomes bunter | Sports | phillytrib.com

 

Washington

SCOTUS considers a Medicaid patient’s right to sue the government : Shots – Health News : NPR

Climate funding could suffer in the farm bill under GOP control of Congress – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Manchin: Biden’s coal comments are ‘divorced from reality’ | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette