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Legislature

Agency to return vacant, blighted Pittsburgh parcels to tax rolls continues to struggle | 90.5 WESA

$354K School Defibrillator Grant Program In Montco, Nearby Counties | Lower Providence, PA Patch

Grant Provides New Books in Three Area Libraries – The Post (sanatogapost.com)

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

Yardley Borough Police get funding for new vehicle – thereporteronline

 

Business/Jobs

The cities where sky-high wage growth is outpacing inflation – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

SBA proposes expanding lender network, streamlining loan process – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

PREIT CEO says company will explore its options, including possible sale or merger – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Temple hospital workers sign contract, avert strike (inquirer.com)

Philly oil tank farm will be demolished to make way for warehouse complex (inquirer.com)

 

Education

Letter: Pay educators of young children a living wage (readingeagle.com)

More states are allowing children to take mental health days (richmond.com)

Sam and Dena Lombardo donate $5 million to Franklin & Marshall College for new welcome center | Local News | lancasteronline.com

 

Elections/Politics

National

6 takeaways from the 2022 midterm election that’s not over yet : NPR

Election takeaways: No sweep for the Republicans after all | TribLIVE.com

Dems show surprising strength; control of Congress unclear – Daily Local

Republicans in struggle to break Democrats’ hold on Congress | PA Power and Policy | lancasteronline.com

Amid intense scrutiny, Americans vote with no major hitches – Daily Local

Abortion rights protected in Michigan, California, Vermont – Daily Local

Election takeaways: No sweep for the Republicans after all – Daily Local

Wes Moore makes history and wins race for governor in Maryland : NPR

Maura Healey is the first woman governor to lead Massachusetts : NPR

Maxwell Frost elected to be the first Gen Z member of Congress : NPR

Republican Ron DeSantis reelected governor of Florida : NPR

Raphael Warnock, Herschel Walker in tight race in Georgia; runoff possible – pennlive.com

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp defeats Stacey Abrams in rematch (inquirer.com)

Democrat Kathy Hochul becomes 1st woman elected N.Y. governor – pennlive.com

Five early takeaways from the midterms | ABC27

Mishaps, distrust spur Election Day misinformation | WITF

There’s more than just machines behind America’s election system | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Statewide

Shapiro claims victory in Pa. governor’s race; Mastriano says he’ll ‘respect’ what voters say – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Josh Shapiro declares victory in Pennsylvania Governor race (abc27.com)

Is Josh Shapiro the Answer to Donald Trump? – Rolling Stone

Editorial: The beginning of the Shapiro era in Pennsylvania | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Austin Davis to be Pennsylvania’s first African American Lt. Governor: AP Projects (abc27.com)

Democrat John Fetterman wins over GOP’s Dr. Oz for the U.S. Senate : NPR

Election 2022: Democrats revel in Fetterman’s Pennsylvania Senate victory | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

John Fetterman declares victory in Pennsylvania Senate race (abc27.com)

‘I’ll never let you down,’ Fetterman tells Pa. voters after fending off Oz in U.S. Senate race – pennlive.com

In PGH, Fetterman declares victory in U.S. Senate race over Republican Oz – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Josh Shapiro, John Fetterman help Democrats defy Republican midterm election hopes (inquirer.com)

‘Eyes of the nation are on the Keystone State tonight,’ Chapman says – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Abortion on the Pa. ballot: Legislative races could decide access across commonwealth – On top of Philly news (billypenn.com)

Who won 2022 elections in PA john fetterman dr. oz shapiro mastriano (poconorecord.com)

A judge did not change Pennsylvania’s ballot deadline for the 2022 election | WITF

While key Pa. races appear settled, the fight over mail-in ballots goes on | Wednesday Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

District/Local

Santarsiero overcomes challenge from McCullough in 10th Senate District (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Collett appears the winner in race with Davies for 12th Senate seat (theintell.com)

Election 2022: Democrat Katie Muth leads in 44th Sentorial District race (dailylocal.com)

Democrat Lindsey Williams tops Republican Lori Mizgorski in Pa. Senate District 38 race | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Update: Lisa Boscola easily beats John Merhottein in 18th Senate race, earns seventh term as state senator – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Flynn wins full term in 22nd Senate District | Election | thetimes-tribune.com

Lisa Baker, Aaron Kaufer hold leads as Luzerne continues to count | Election | thetimes-tribune.com

After election win, state representative to move to Pa. Senate – pennlive.com

Election 2022: Republican Tracy Pennycuick leads in 24th Senatorial District (readingeagle.com)

Election 2022: Republican Chris Gebhard wins in 48th Senatorial District (readingeagle.com)

Election 2022 | Burns wins re-election to 72nd District state House seat; mail-in ballots lift incumbent past challenger Billow | Local News | tribdem.com

Izzy Smith-Wade-El, Mike Sturla win state House races in historic election for Lancaster Democrats | PA Power and Policy | lancasteronline.com

Pa. House races: DeLuca wins, triggering special election; several incumbent Democrats hold onto seats | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

In Pa.’s 31st, Warren defeats Sauer to retain House seat (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Democrat Mandy Steele holds edge over Republican Ted Tomson in 33rd state House, but race not over | TribLIVE.com

Abby Major appears to have retained 60th state House seat | TribLIVE.com

Kaufer-Leard vie for 120th; Kaufer leading | Times Leader

Donahue captures race for 113th District | Election | thetimes-tribune.com

Haddock claims 118th House seat according to unofficial results | Election | thetimes-tribune.com

Mullins secures third term representing 112th House District over Torbeck | Election | thetimes-tribune.com

Adams defeats Rosenfeld in 139th House District race | Election | thetimes-tribune.com

Kosierowski defeats Burgerhoff in 114th state House District | Election | thetimes-tribune.com

State Rep. Manny Guzman wins reelection in 127th House District (readingeagle.com)

State Rep. Mark Rozzi wins reelection in 126th House District (readingeagle.com)

Election 2022: Democrat Chrissy Houlahan wins 6th Congressional District (dailylocal.com)

US House 16th race election results: Mike Kelly vs Dan Pastore (goerie.com)

Mark Pinsley leads Jarrett Coleman in 16th Senate District race (mcall.com)

Deluzio defeats Shaffer in 17th Congressional District race | TribLIVE.com

Chris Deluzio set to succeed Conor Lamb after Jeremy Shaffer concedes race for 17th Congressional District | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Summer Lee wins 12th District race, poised to become Pa.’s first Black woman in Congress | TribLIVE.com

Summer Lee poised to become 1st Black woman from Pennsylvania to be U.S. representative | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Election 2022: Democrat Madeleine Dean wins reelection in 4th Congressional District (readingeagle.com)

With 93% of votes counted, Cartwright still tops Bognet in 8th | Election | thetimes-tribune.com

Meuser declared winner in 9th Congressional District race (abc27.com)

Smucker wins 4th term in Congress [update] | PA Power and Policy | lancasteronline.com

Miller, Zimmerman, Jones, Gebhard among those headed to Pa. statehouse | PA Power and Policy | lancasteronline.com

Scott Perry and Lloyd Smucker return to Congress for another term (ydr.com)

Susan Wild declares victory over Lisa Scheller in PA-7 (mcall.com)

Fitzpatrick wins over Ehasz in PA’s 1st Congressional District race (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Remaining four U.S. House races in Pennsylvania led by Democrats, few votes left to count | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

State House and Senate key races: 2022 general election results – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

2022 Pennsylvania congressional general election results – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

DelVal Polling Places Busy, Mail-In Ballots Slow Vote Count – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

What it takes to be a poll watcher in Erie. (goerie.com)

Bucks County voters head to polls with differing agendas (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Machine mixup, printer problems plague Greater Hazleton polling sites | News | standardspeaker.com

Candidates: Paper shortage on Election Day unacceptable, must be investigated | News | standardspeaker.com

Voter turnout impressive in Pennsylvania midterm elections (inquirer.com)

 

Environment

US to climate summit: American big steps won’t be repealed – Daily Local

125 billionaires have the same annual carbon footprint as all of France : NPR

Climate talks focus on getting money to developing countries : NPR

 

Transportation

Despite safety concerns PennDOT is proceeding in Langhorne Borough | The Bucks County Herald

 

Health

Delco, Foundation Vow to Fight ER Closure – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

RSV, other viruses have parents ‘freaking out.’ Can you blame them? | Opinion (inquirer.com)

 

State News

Former FBI agent shares inside story of Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski corruption case (mcall.com)

 

National News

Facebook parent Meta lays off 11,000 workers : NPR

Facebook parent Meta cuts 11,000 jobs, 13% of workforce (abc27.com)

Stories about crime are rife with misinformation and racism, critics say : NPR

American basketball star Brittney Griner sent to Russian penal colony – pennlive.com

U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner has been moved to a penal colony in Russia : NPR

Someone in California won the $2 billion Powerball jackpot : NPR

Tropical Storm Nicole churns toward the Bahamas and Florida : NPR

 

Local News

Vacant seat on Lancaster City Council after resignation (abc27.com)

Franklin is poised to become the next great ‘Outdoor Town’ (nextpittsburgh.com)

Erie area bar owners concerned about loss of late night patrons (goerie.com)

Winners from Powerball draw include $1 million Dauphin County ticket – pennlive.com

 

Pitt

Voters favor Allegheny County charter change, Wilkinsburg study commission, Democrat for City Council | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Warwick up big in Pittsburgh City Council special election race | TribLIVE.com

Pitt starts construction on Gaucho Solar, new power plant near the airport (nextpittsburgh.com)

A different bird: Shady Hill Center redevelopment to feature Market District store | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Philly

Philly City Council results: Democrats win all four open seats (inquirer.com)

Voters approve preservation of Crebilly Farm, one of Chesco’s biggest unprotected properties threatened by development (inquirer.com)

Philadelphia ballot questions on aviation department, civil service regulations approved (inquirer.com)

Philadelphia’s low-income housing repairs fund is a success (thephiladelphiacitizen.org)

Mistrial declared in trial of 2 former nonprofit officials | Local News | phillytrib.com

 

Washington

Biden’s next 2 years: Changes afoot whatever midterms bring – Daily Local