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Legislature

State lawmakers seek to stop ‘insurrection’ candidates | News, Sports, Jobs – Altoona Mirror

MADD honors local legislator | State | wfmz.com

Op-Ed: As another birthday comes and goes, Kayden’s Law languishes (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Philly lawmaker aims to clamp down on school book bans | Five for the Weekend – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

House Judiciary Committee examines bill that would create framework to compensate those who spend time behind bars for crimes they didn’t commit | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

State Grant Will Nearly Double Honey Brook Library – MyChesCo

State Official Tours Warminster-Based Company’s New Manufacturing Plant (bucksco.today)

Impactful Women Recognized for Business, Health, and Public Service – MyChesCo

$4.1 million in safety and student mental health grants awarded to local schools | The Bucks County Herald

$510K Awarded To Council Rock For School Safety, Student Mental Health | Newtown, PA Patch

SVSD Receives $260K+ in School Security, Mental Health Grants (sauconsource.com)

Street named after late Rep. Bob Godshall (thereporteronline.com)

Late PA Lawmaker Honored With Montco Road Dedication | Montgomeryville, PA Patch

 

Business/Jobs

Philadelphia Museum of Art museum staffers ratify first union contract – pennlive.com

Art museum staffers ratify first contract, look forward to returning to work (inquirer.com)

What spiking US veterinary prices reveal about inflation (dailylocal.com)

Best practices to prevent cyberattacks – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Inflation is scaring up Halloween prices : NPR

Gas price increases expected to slow while diesel and heating oil costs soar – pennlive.com

Report: Nearly half of LGBTQ-owned businesses were denied COVID-relief loans – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Costs of incarceration rise as inflation squeezes inmates, families – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Small businesses brace for cautious holiday shoppers | TribLIVE.com

Grocery news: Acme owner Albertsons will be sold to Kroger for $20 billion, as Amazon and Gopuff make cuts (inquirer.com)

 

Crime/Punishment

Editorial: Lowering college requirements for police applicants is sensible | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Education

The student loan forgiveness application has its beta launch : NPR

PA schools risk safety, lawsuits without LGBTQ policies (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Drexel University music business school one of Billboard’s best in the world – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

‘Without them … kids can’t play’: Scholastic sports in danger as referees’, umpires’ numbers plummet | News | tribdem.com

An Allentown School Board member has ties to a nonprofit planning to buy school property, but that’s not a conflict of interest, district says – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Demand soars for kids’ books addressing violence, trauma | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Elections/Politics

National

U.S. Supreme Court to consider case that could radically reshape the country’s elections – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Election deniers looking to work at polling places, new report warns | WITF

Republicans Gain Edge as Voters Worry About Economy, Times/Siena Poll Finds – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Most say voting vital despite dour US outlook: AP-NORC poll | WITF

Student debt isn’t the sole reason young voters are voting in the midterms : NPR

Democrats quietly making 2024 contingency plans ahead of midterms | The Hill

Watching the Watchers (thisamericanlife.org)

Statewide

Joe Biden, Kamala Harris to visit Philly to boost Pa. Democrats (inquirer.com)

Mastriano vs. Shapiro on Medicaid, opioids, abortion · Spotlight PA

Oz failed to note gun-violence victim at campaign stop works for him – pennlive.com

Oz, Ciarrocchi Hit Chester County Campaign Trail – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Josh Shapiro, John Fetterman relationship in sharp contrast to Doug Mastriano, Mehmet Oz (inquirer.com)

Chester County Democrats Welcome Fetterman, Shapiro, and Houlahan to Fall Dinner – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Poll shows Democrats still leading races for governor, U.S. Senate – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Fetterman needs closed captioning. So what? | Opinion (inquirer.com)

Request from Pennsylvania Republicans on mail-in ballots declined | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Tom Wolf administration insists undated mail ballots will be valid this November as counties proceed with caution | WITF

Campaign finance record broken in Pennsylvania governor race | WITF

District/Local

Bognet, Cartwright explain their positions on abortion, climate change, elections and Ukraine | Election | standardspeaker.com

LETTER: Muth a ‘passionate advocate on behalf of her constituents’ – The Mercury (pottsmerc.com)

Election 2022: The race to represent the 44th Senatorial District (readingeagle.com)

Kearney and Agovino vie for the 26th Pa. Senate seat (delcotimes.com)

Allegheny County voters will decide the fate of the ‘resign-to-run’ rule | 90.5 WESA

Letter to the editor: Lindsey Williams deserves our votes | TribLIVE.com

PA House candidate Banta amplifies election, COVID conspiracies online (goerie.com)

Corry Democrat Oliver hopes for upset in PA House race against Banta (goerie.com)

Mitchell: Rejecting divisive attacks, meeting voters’ needs (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Two officeholders vie for Pa. House seat representing Cumberland County – pennlive.com

Despite confusion, mail-in balloting still popular in Chester County – Daily Local

Pocono candidates from the 189th, 40th discuss abortion at forum (poconorecord.com)

Opinion: Pocono Record readers discuss motivations for voting

Luzerne County election preparations in full swing | Times Leader

Luzerne County election staffing change implemented | Times Leader

 

Gun Safety

Youth marches in city against gun violence | News | phillytrib.com

 

Environment

How the promise of a clean energy future in Pennsylvania could be undone by politics | Pittsburgh City Paper (pghcitypaper.com)

 

Transportation

Philly drivers have it the worst compared to other cities | Local News | phillytrib.com

Atif Saeed Chosen To Lead Division Of Aviation For Philadelphia | Local News | phillytrib.com

 

Health

Medicare 2023 open enrollment: What’s new? (inquirer.com)

$2.5 million allocated to help restore health care services to southern Chester County – Daily Local

What to know about buying hearing aids over the counter : NPR

Research hints at why monkeypox cases could keep falling in the U.S. : Shots – Health News : NPR

Internationally lauded specialist visits Philadelphia for nurses convention | Local News | phillytrib.com

The cost of an abortion ban is more than we can afford | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Alzheimer’s disease: Brain or autoimmune disease? (inquirer.com)

FDA hearing on Makena drug for preterm birth shows pitfalls of accelerated approval, critics say (inquirer.com)

Nursing home surprise: Advantage plans may shorten stays to less time than Medicare covers (inquirer.com)

As suicides rise, U.S. military seeks to address mental health | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Sports

Eagles improve to 6-0, Jalen Hurts key in 26-17 win over Cowboys | WITF

The Eagles’ win over the Cowboys proves they’re the best team in the NFL. Savor it, Philly. (inquirer.com)

Philadelphia Phillies keep aim on 1st World Series title since 2008 | WITF

Phillies-Padres: Aaron Nola vs. Austin Nola highlight key NLCS matchups (inquirer.com)

Mitch Trubisky comes off bench as Steelers stun Tom Brady, Bucs 20-18 | WITF

 

State News

Local Congress Members Ask EPA for More Action on PFAS Forever Chemicals – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Pennsylvania’s fall leaves are looking their best | Today in Pa. – pennlive.com

Dept. of Ag announces 24 farm preservations, including central Pa. properties – pennlive.com

DCED highlights $37.6M investment in nearly 4,300 NEPA manufacturing jobs | Times Leader

Former Pa. Gov. Dick Thornburgh remembered at memorial service | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

National News

Explosive drones rock Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, hitting residential buildings : NPR

2020 called for a racial reckoning. 2022 is proof of its failure. (inquirer.com)

Dolly Parton’s donation strategy? ‘I just give from my heart.’ (inquirer.com)

Radioactive waste found at Missouri elementary school : NPR

Warnock calls out Walker for skipping debate: ‘half of being a senator is showing up’ | The Hill

NATO begins nuclear exercises amid Russia war tensions | News | tribdem.com

Alaska cancels snow crab season for the first time – pennlive.com

Rapper formerly known as Kanye West to buy right-wing friendly Parler (inquirer.com)

Bankruptcy judge delays $98 million in bonuses at opioid-maker Endo (inquirer.com)

 

Local News

Outstanding Chester County women honored at annual March of Dimes event – Daily Local

Montgomery County spends $23M since Ida on damages, repairs (mainlinemedianews.com)

VFW Post 3460 in Media issues call for veterans of Iraq/Afghanistan wars (delcotimes.com)

Harrisburg Book Festival returns for 10th year with author events, tent sale – pennlive.com

Pa. city’s rent No. 2 fastest-rising in U.S.: Redfin – pennlive.com

Hearing on solitary confinement ballot question scheduled | News | thetimes-tribune.com

Scranton librarian receives recognition from state association | News | thetimes-tribune.com

Editorial: DMV change is welcome news for Berks motorists (readingeagle.com)

Tim Tebow Foundation ready for construction of $105 million ministry camp in Bear Creek | News | citizensvoice.com

 

Pitt

Municipal leaders say code enforcement is key to fighting blight across Western Pa. | TribLIVE.com

Pa. plan for electric vehicle supercharger stations becoming reality | TribLIVE.com

Editorial: Justice delayed, justice denied in Rogers’ death | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Youth programs in Pittsburgh are helping break the cycle of gun violence (nextpittsburgh.com)

The road to reclaiming the National Negro Opera Company house (nextpittsburgh.com)

Shell ordered to pay $670K for releasing sediment pollution in southwestern Pa. | Pittsburgh City Paper (pghcitypaper.com)

Snowflakes Tuesday morning could tie record for earliest snowfall in Pittsburgh region | TribLIVE.com

Former Hempfield grocery store set to become entertainment venue | TribLIVE.com

Rising interest rates slow Pittsburgh-area housing market | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Voter registration event before Steelers game honors fallen in Tree of Life attack | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Philly

Philadelphia keeps adding billion-dollar projects. Here’s a look at 4 of them. – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Philly City Council votes to extend eviction diversion program – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Former Philly city treasurer pleads guilty to tax fraud | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Sheila Ireland connects past and present In new role as CEO & President Of The Philadelphia OIC | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philly-area housing market has slowed but is still challenging for buyers (inquirer.com)

South Philly industrial site is turning into a shopping center with groceries and fast food (inquirer.com)

 

Washington

Iran’s president blames Biden for ‘chaos, terror’ amid anti-regime protests | The Hill

Biden turning to Trump-era rule to expel Venezuelan migrants | TribLIVE.com