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Legislature

Roxborough High School receives $500K in state funding to enhance security in wake of deadly shooting | PhillyVoice

Roxborough High School receives major state funding grant for security enhancements – CBS Philadelphia (cbsnews.com)

Roxborough High gets 500k for security – WHYY

Senator proposes liability insurance for gun owners | News, Sports, Jobs – Times Observer

Sen. Aument tours Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center to see planned upgrades [photos] | Local News | lancasteronline.com

State rep. Thom Welby talks about his legacy, regrets about his one term promise and future plans for office | News Engine | thetimes-tribune.com

Legislation proposed to regulate book bans in Pennsylvania school districts | TribLIVE.com

Officials update progress on Western Pa. urban search and rescue team | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Business/Jobs

Northeast Pennsylvanians seeking solutions to workforce growth | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Puttshack, expanding to Philadelphia, raises $150M to fuel mini-golf emporium expansion – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Large rail union rejects deal, renewing strike possibility (inquirer.com)

BNY Mellon announces push into digital currencies | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Crime/Punishment

York County agrees to improve public access to criminal court records in response to suit by Spotlight PA, others · Spotlight PA

In Pa. county jails, people with mental illness are routinely met with pepper spray and stun guns | WITF

Three Philadelphia police officers shot while serving a warrant: reports (inquirer.com)

 

Education

What to know about the application for Biden’s student loan forgiveness : NPR

Central Bucks teachers refuse to follow LGBTQ name policy, cite risk (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

ACLU files complaint on behalf of LGBTQ+ Central Bucks students | The Bucks County Herald

Erie School District is ready to run crossing guard program (goerie.com)

Area school chiefs calling for cyber, charter funding reform | News | tribdem.com

Acting state secretary of education sings with first-graders in Reading (readingeagle.com)

Harrisburg ponders fate of abandoned William Penn High School as building deteriorates – pennlive.com

Penn State officials criticize student group’s event featuring Proud Boys founder | TribLIVE.com

 

Elections/Politics

National

2020 presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard is leaving the Democratic Party : NPR

Young immigrants are turning to social media to engage on politics and elections | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Biden goes West on 3-state tour as midterm elections near | News | tribdem.com

Statewide

Chapman: Future undated ballots should still be counted following SCOTUS ruling – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

U.S. Supreme Court throws out lower court ruling that undated vote-by-mail ballots must be counted – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

U.S. Supreme Court reverses Pennsylvania mail-in voting law decision (abc27.com)

Pa. mail-in ballot deadlines approaching, SCOTUS issues order on undated ballots (abc27.com)

Pa. Department of State anticipates ‘several days’ worth of work’ to tally election results – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Election 2022: Why unofficial results are not expected on Nov. 8 (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

PA Dems remind voters of secrecy envelopes for mail ballots in midterm (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Pa. Dems take ‘Don’t be Caught Naked’ campaign to the skies over Philly – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

4 maps show where Pa. governor candidates Mastriano, Shapiro are getting big cash · Spotlight PA

John Fetterman discusses health, campaign in first sit-down interview since stroke (nbcnews.com)

Bucks County Mom Beat Shapiro in Court. Now She’s Fighting to Elect Mastriano. – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Alt-right operative Jack Posobiec to rally in Erie with Doug Mastriano (goerie.com)

Some former prisoners in Pennsylvania are eligible to vote, and this group is spreading the word | WITF

District/Local

Pastore running for Congress to cut costs, protect jobs, uphold rights (goerie.com)

Smith: Preserving what makes the new 29th District so special (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Brennan: Promoting democratic principles, civic responsibility (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Pastore running for Congress to cut costs, protect jobs, uphold rights (goerie.com)

Wilkinsburg ballot question could lead to home-rule charter in face of annexation push | TribLIVE.com

 

Transportation

Construction of $65 million Coatesville train station on schedule – Daily Local

PennDOT, Turnpike Commission prepared for winter, still hiring (abc27.com)

 

Health

ChristianaCare spins out gene-editing company CorriXR Therapeutics – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Anti-abortion rhetoric is reproductive coercion | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Arkoosh, Lawrence get flu shots during Montgomery County Commissioners meeting (mainlinemedianews.com)

Judge grants injunction temporarily halting transformation of Delaware County Memorial Hospital (delcotimes.com)

Verdict goes against Cooper in trial over $15 million break-up fee in Lourdes deal. Trinity gets the money. (inquirer.com)

 

State News

Allentown day care carbon monoxide leak sends 2 dozen to hospital (mcall.com)

Some children ‘unresponsive’ after carbon monoxide exposure at day care in Allentown | WITF

Cartwright introduces bill to improve readiness for extreme weather | News | thetimes-tribune.com

Report ranks Philly, Pitt tops for disabled – but housing affordability a statewide issue | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Electricity outages in Pa. could become more common due to severe weather (abc27.com)

DCNR to host grant application workshop – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

 

National News

Supreme Court copyright case looks at Andy Warhol series of Prince images : NPR

NASA says its asteroid defense test was a success : NPR

What investigations is Trump facing? : NPR

Biden calls for resignation of LA city council members over racist remarks : NPR

Outrage erupts at LA Council meeting over racist remarks | Across America | phillytrib.com

Angela Lansbury, ‘Murder She Wrote’ star, dies at 96 (inquirer.com)

PIAA vote likely means NIL deals will be permissible for Pa. high school athletes | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Local News

Lancaster County commissioners to vote on ARPA grant for VisionCorps; reject Lancaster Public Library request | Local News | lancasteronline.com

Kennett unites community and law enforcement at Coffee With A Cop event – Daily Local

Delco Dollars: The County’s Budget-Busting Run Means Tax Hikes Likely – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Embracing Aging: Taking action to improve livability in York County (ydr.com)

Diverse Erie: Conflicts of interest jeopardize funding for commission (goerie.com)

Somerset commissioners, treasurer at odds over investments | News | tribdem.com

Pittston Mayor Lombardo elected president of Pa. Municipal League Board | Times Leader

Luzerne County proposed 2023 budget includes a 6.75% tax hike | | standardspeaker.com

As the Western world looks for ‘Western fuel,’ Canadian nuclear fuel firm is buying into Westinghouse Electric Co. | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Pitt

Latino entrepreneurs in Monroeville are forming businesses to sustain a growing community | Pittsburgh City Paper (pghcitypaper.com)

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald presents 2023 budget with no tax hike | TribLIVE.com

Pittsburgh hosting Walk and Roll to School Day Wednesday to encourage walking, biking to school | TribLIVE.com

The surging Strip: Two major projects involving more than 260 apartments are in the works | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Experts illuminate sex trafficking risks in Pittsburgh region | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh’s newest museum opens Saturday with a countdown to launch | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Philly

City of Philadelphia changes gun violence grant process following payment delays | Local News | phillytrib.com

West Philly’s Peoplehood Parade makes a comeback in 2022 (inquirer.com)

Philadelphia to study its pay scale amid thousands of city job vacancies (inquirer.com)

 

Washington

Biden will re-evaluate U.S.-Saudi Arabia relationship after oil cuts : NPR

Immigration advocates call again for DACA renewal in Congress, as possible end looms – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pigs can’t fly, but they can produce tough legal questions at the Supreme Court : NPR