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Legislature

State makes big investment in North Side Ferris wheel, apartment, retail and marina development | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Senator Santarsiero and Morrisville Borough Police Debut New Police Car – MyChesCo

$7M from Pa. for old Steel shop a boost for ArtsQuest’s $66M capital campaign – lehighvalleylive.com

$50,000 Awarded to Assist Solebury Township with Carversville Flood Control – MyChesCo

 

Business/Jobs

Temple Hospital nurses and technicians approve 3-year contracts to avert strike – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Construction begins on $115 million, 1 million square-foot warehouse in central Pa. – pennlive.com

Philadelphia Home Depot workers vote to reject unionization | WITF

 

Crime/Punishment

People in Kensington are tired of the same cycle — violence, outcry and then inaction. (inquirer.com)

 

Education

City and Reading School District officials issue call to action over recent violence (readingeagle.com)

Bethlehem Area School Board president confirms investigation of alleged incident involving superintendent – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Norwin school board votes to censure director for social media post – WPXI

 

Elections/Politics

National

Dems, GOP make urgent final pitches as election season wraps – Daily Local

Six history-making races for governor in the 2022 midterms : NPR

Governor race results in election 2022: Key states to watch (inquirer.com)

Senate race results in election 2022 that will decide if Democrats or Republicans control (inquirer.com)

Young Republicans prepare to vote in the 2022 midterm elections : NPR

Inflation is top issue in this week’s midterms : NPR

Yes, it’s the economy, but other critical issues loom large on Election Day | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Counting votes can be slowed down by mail voting laws : NPR

Putin-linked businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin admits to U.S. election meddling : NPR

Black voters in Florida express fear, confusion as DeSantis election laws kick in | Across America | phillytrib.com

Trump says he’ll make ‘big announcement’ Nov. 15 in Florida | News | tribdem.com

As midterms near, clergy in Pennsylvania and other states preach politics and civics lessons | WITF

Editorial: Flex time: If you haven’t already, exercise your sacred right to vote Tuesday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A plea from a veteran of the civil rights movement — vote | Opinion (inquirer.com)

Statewide

Ex-PA governors urge candidates to accept election results · Spotlight PA

Former Governors Call On Shapiro, Mastriano To Accept Results (politicspa.com)

Pennsylvanians braced for close election results, a wait for final results | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pennsylvanians scurry to fix mail-in ballots after ruling – Daily Local

Undated mail-in ballots still thorny on Election Eve (abc27.com)

Pennsylvania rushes to fix mail-in ballots after ruling | Local News | phillytrib.com

Election 2022 | Ballots with errors will be ‘cured’ in Pa. but it’s up to counties to allow a remedy | News | tribdem.com

What Pennsylvania polls show heading into Tuesday – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

What we learned from our Candidate Spotlight Series (broadandliberty.com)

How to track your ballot in Pennsylvania (abc27.com)

Democrats have zero room for error in Senate races as GOP House campaign builds | News | phillytrib.com

Election 2022 | Power balance in Congress on ballot for Pennsylvania voters | News | tribdem.com

Pa. takes center stage in political world on Election Day – pennlive.com

Election Day 2022: Three storylines we’re following today | Tuesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Crossover voters help sway Pennsylvania’s pivotal U.S. Senate race | TribLIVE.com

John Fetterman’s Senate campaign is suing to have undated and misdated ballots counted | TribLIVE.com

Q&A: Rep. Conor Lamb makes his case against ‘the two extremes’ | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

District/Local

Pa. counties putting millions of dollars to work in preparing for closely watched election (readingeagle.com)

Pa. counties balk at state request for party data on undated ballots (mcall.com)

Philadelphia will change its vote-counting plan for Nov. 8 election, delaying results · Spotlight PA

Judge rules Philadelphia shouldn’t be forced to change its vote-counting plan for Nov. 8 election, but the case isn’t over | WITF

‘We plan to count until the count is done’: How Philly and its suburbs will tally votes on Election Day | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philly vote count for 2022 midterm elections will be slower for poll book reconciliation (inquirer.com)

One-quarter of incumbent state lawmakers will be gone by 2023 (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Philly voters have several offices, questions on ballot | Elections | phillytrib.com

In Philadelphia, officials brace for a big turn out on Election Day – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

One street, two visions of Pennsylvania’s future: How politics divides these Pittsburgh neighbors | WITF

Election deniers are on the Pa. ballot in 2022. Some are faring much better than expected | State & Region | phillytrib.com

Montgomery County election board takes formal stance on certain dated ballots ahead of Election Day (mainlinemedianews.com)

Erie federal judge to decide fate of undated mail-in ballots in PA (ydr.com)

Letters: These northeast PA, Pocono voters have something to say (poconorecord.com)

Election 2022 | ‘Counting every vote’: Nearly 10K Cambria County voters submit mail-ins; efforts in motion to correct a few ballot dating issues | News | tribdem.com

Election Day: Updates from Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania (mcall.com)

York County agrees to provide more Spanish-language assistance ahead of the Nov. 8 election | WITF

El Condado de York se compromete a proveer más recursos para los votantes hispanohablantes el día de las elecciones del 8 de noviembre | WITF

In North Philly, Mijente organizers talk to Latino voters (inquirer.com)

When it comes to Congress, the Lehigh Valley is king of swing | Analysis – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Counties across the state work to help voters cure flawed ballots; courts busy with lawsuits | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Luzerne County among 64 jurisdictions to undergo election monitoring by the U.S. Justice Department | Times Leader

US Justice Department to monitor Luzerne County election for compliance with voting rights laws | Election | standardspeaker.com

Better than normal Election Day turnout expected | Election | thetimes-tribune.com

 

Environment

Our planet has a fever: Seeking emergency care at COP27 | opinion (ydr.com)

Loss and damage: Fight over human harm, huge climate costs – Delco Times

 

Transportation

Thousands of Pa. drivers will get license suspensions lifted because of new law | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Amid major federal investment in electric cars, it’s time for states to step up, advocates say – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

 

Health

Jefferson Health President Dr. Bruce A. Meyer departing to join Highmark Health – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Fentanyl Test Strips are legal in Pa. How they help prevent overdoses (goerie.com)

Delaware County officials and Crozer CEO spar over the future of Delaware County Memorial Hospital (delcotimes.com)

While DCMH emergency department is closed, patients still trickle in (delcotimes.com)

As RSV surge continues, UPMC Children’s adds tent to deal with influx of patients | TribLIVE.com

UPMC Children’s adds a tent for extra beds to handle RSV surge | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Paul Offit, Philly’s most vocal vaccine advocate, on science, truth, and why he’s not a fan of the latest COVID boosters (inquirer.com)

 

State News

Pennsylvania tax collections 10% above previous estimates | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Rifle season on bears begins in Pennsylvania Nov. 19 (poconorecord.com)

These Pa. cities are the best places to retire, US News says – pennlive.com

PPL billing error traced to messy data cleanup, advocate says (mcall.com)

 

National News

Monday’s Powerball lottery drawing has been delayed due to security protocols : NPR

A hurricane watch is issued for Florida as Subtropical Storm Nicole gathers strength : NPR

With abortion law on the ballot in Michigan, women speak about their experiences : Shots – Health News : NPR

 

Local News

Give A Christmas launches for 2022 to help Lower Bucks families (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Paoli Hospital to receive $2 million in pandemic funding – Daily Local

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

Lower Merion presents budget with no real estate tax increase for 12th straight year – Mainline Media News

A lawsuit claims Yeadon Borough Council is violating the Pennsylvania Sunshine Act (delcotimes.com)

Volunteers plant hundreds of daffodils in downtown courtyard for Reading’s 275th anniversary (readingeagle.com)

Proposed Scranton budget includes 3% tax hike | News | thetimes-tribune.com

Scranton school taxes could increase 3.4%, board rejects schedule change | Education | thetimes-tribune.com

Developer proposes plans for 4.6-million-square-foot industrial park in Jefferson Twp., residents raise concerns | News | thetimes-tribune.com

Black Creek proposes $1.37M budget; no tax increase planned | News | standardspeaker.com

Keith Valley Challenge Grants Wishes for Children | Hatboro, PA Patch

 

Pitt

Pittsburgh looks to extend smart loading zone program for 3 years | TribLIVE.com

NCAA championship events will continue providing economic value to greater Pittsburgh area | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Former Allegheny County Common Pleas Judge David Cashman dies | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Philly

Hot Philadelphia submarket tops the nation in rent growth for tech space – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Brother of 2 girls killed in Philadelphia MOVE bombing sues city, UPenn | WITF

Philly City Council considers tax abatement for affordable housing (inquirer.com)

Mayor Jim Kenney appoints Christy Brady as acting city controller after Rebecca Rhynhart resigned (inquirer.com)

 

Washington

As Republican senators push back on SEC rulemaking pace, advisors worry new proposal will be costly – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Supreme Court considers fate of ICWA, the landmark Indian adoption law : NPR

Can Biden meet his $11 billion international climate aid pledge? : NPR

Nancy Pelosi says attack on husband weighs on her future plans – pennlive.com