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Legislature

As lawmakers break for elections, $100M for mental health care remains out of reach – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Redevelopment of the former St. Joseph Hospital gets $1.5 million grant from the state | Business | lancasteronline.com

$2 million state grant awarded for Little Conestoga Creek restoration and trail project | Business | lancasteronline.com

 

Business/Jobs

Amid sluggish recovery, economist predicts more Alaska jobs in weed and mining – Alaska Public Media

Optimism for Pennsylvania economy, even as experts warn of 60% chance of recession | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

New homes in high demand and so are workers to help build them | Business | citizensvoice.com

States, including Pa.,  are vying for money to start ‘hydrogen hubs.’ What are they? – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

 

Crime/Punishment

Feds arrest Philly deputy sheriff for gun trafficking | Local News | phillytrib.com

New ACJ healthcare program to offer interdisciplinary, team-oriented care | Pittsburgh City Paper (pghcitypaper.com)

 

Education

Penn State cancels its Center for Racial Justice after faculty push for funding decision · Spotlight PA

Why is Penn State canceling its Center for Racial Justice? (nextpittsburgh.com)

Black faculty questioning Penn State’s commitment to diversity, anti-racism | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

What’s the real cost of charter school tuition in Pa.? It’s more than you think | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Feeling a ‘scarcity in the workforce,’ Western Pennsylvania schools struggle with staffing shortages | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Elections/Politics

National

Senate Control Hinges on Neck-and-Neck Races, Times/Siena Poll Finds – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Elections deniers have been hard at work. Here’s what they have previewed for the midterm elections: | Local News | lancasteronline.com

The GOP can’t be reformed as constituted, so defeat it at the polls (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Democrat policies are much better for your wallet (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

In New England, Republicans Push to Flip More Seats as Moderates – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Voters decide pot in Arkansas, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Maryland : NPR

Buying guns in Oregon could become more difficult if voters pass ballot measure : NPR

Confident GOP unifies behind candidates once seen as risky | TribLIVE.com

Poll workers train for conflict: ‘A little nervous? I am.’ – Reading Eagle

All eyes again on the Peach State: Georgia voters asked to decide U.S. Senate control – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

‘Burning the candle at both ends’: Inside one of the nation’s busiest elections offices – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Statewide

This is why we won’t have results on Election Night | Leigh M. Chapman – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

The Battle for Blue-Collar White Voters Raging in Biden’s Birthplace – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Why are undated mail ballots such a big deal in Pennsylvania? · Spotlight PA

In town hall with Hispanic Council, Oz urges a push to ‘unleash’ energy ‘beneath our feet’ | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

In town hall with Hispanic Council, Fetterman emphasizes investment and energy security | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Fetterman campaigns in Harrisburg in final election push (abc27.com)

John Fetterman rallies at Temple University days after halting debate performance (inquirer.com)

Shapiro holds tailgate with Franco Harris in State College (abc27.com)

Battle for Catholic vote inflames Pa. governor’s race | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Where governor candidates Mastriano, Shapiro stand on the gas tax, business regulations and property taxes | TribLIVE.com

A Doug Mastriano ally has a plan to ‘stop the steal of 2022.’ It’s full of misinformation – pennlive.com

Pa. voters still have clout. Here’s how they stack up against other states | Monday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

PA Midterm Election: Ask your questions in Reddit AMA with reporter (poconorecord.com)

Democrats’ midterm messaging is failing | Opinion (inquirer.com)

District/Local

Kenyatta stumps in Blair County, says democrats can win within red county margins (abc27.com)

Group led by former Trump adviser runs anti-trans political ads on Pittsburgh radio stations | WITF

Demanda contra el Condado de York exige mayor ayuda para votantes hispanoparlantes | WITF

Al Sharpton talked election, voting at Philadelphia church with Larry Krasner and Omar Sabir (inquirer.com)

Philadelphia ballot questions: How to vote on two City Charter amendments | Endorsement (inquirer.com)

 

Transportation

Turmoil inside American Airlines pilot union puts possible deal in jeopardy – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Johnstown airport leaders: Chicago and D.C. flights show ‘improved’ schedules in December | Local News | tribdem.com

Airport hoping to land Avelo Airlines for direct Florida service | Times Leader

 

Health

I’m a stroke survivor: The Fetterman-Oz debate shows the challenges we face | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

 

State News

Pa. county charging ‘unusual’ fee for court docs · Spotlight PA

Taxpayers have tab for estimated $2B after ‘reckless policy changes’ in Pennsylvania Medicaid | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

State to begin accepting applications for heating assistance Tuesday | News | thetimes-tribune.com

DCNR set to flood eastern Pa. stream for whitewater boaters – pennlive.com

Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission sets public input hearing on DELCORA-Aqua matter (delcotimes.com)

Congress comes to Valley Forge – Delco Times

If Pennsylvania utilities are going long on a little bit of solar, things have changed | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Billions gone from state pension funds (inquirer.com)

 

National News

Western leaders blast Russia decision to leave grain deal : NPR

The death toll soars past 130 from suspension bridge collapse in India : NPR

Seoul Halloween stampede: 2 Americans are among the dead : NPR

South Korea probes Halloween crowd surge as nation mourns | News | tribdem.com

Brazil election: Lula wins over right-wing Bolsonaro : NPR

Lula defeats Bolsonaro to again become Brazil’s president (inquirer.com)

Shanghai Disney Resort will be closed indefinitely due to COVID-19 : NPR

Paul Pelosi’s attacker reportedly carried zip ties, an echo of Jan. 6 : NPR

Hoax school shooting calls keep happening, and there’s a pattern : NPR

Trump Organization faces criminal tax fraud trial over perks | TribLIVE.com

 

Local News

Montgomery County projects 2022 tourism revenue to fall just shy of pre-pandemic levels – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Health care building boom: Lancaster County projects meant to provide ‘efficiencies and effective change’ for physicians, patients alike | Local News | lancasteronline.com

Brookside Development in East Hempfield Township awarded $2.5 million grant | Business | lancasteronline.com

Homeowners brace for higher heating costs this winter | TribLIVE.com

Scranton boasts most affordable housing market | News | thetimes-tribune.com

Children’s Lake drained as $4.3 million rebuilding project underway in Boiling Springs – pennlive.com

Dig finds evidence of Revolutionary War prison camp location in York County | WITF

 

Pitt

Pittsburgh Mayor asks for public’s help to get guns off streets amid Brighton Heights shooting | TribLIVE.com

Editorial: Mayor must regain momentum on violence prevention | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Antisemitism decried four years after Pittsburgh Tree of Life Synagogue attack | WITF

6 people shot outside a funeral in Pittsburgh | WITF

Transit riders criticize disrupted service and language inaccessibility | Pittsburgh City Paper (pghcitypaper.com)

Amid recent uptick in violence, North Side life goes on as normally as possible | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

From the pulpit: Calls for rejecting hate and violence, embracing peace amid Allegheny County’s violence | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

How the heritage that spawned the term Yinzer laid the groundwork for where Pittsburgh is today | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Philly

Philadelphia spent $775M less than expected for fiscal 2022 – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Viewpoint: Philadelphia must address the issue of crime – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Philadelphia saw the most ZIP codes shift from owner to renter majority – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

How one Philadelphia reproductive rights group is making its voice heard – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

City Council pushes lawsuit over juvenile justice center | Local News | phillytrib.com

CHOP opens behavioral health center in West Philly | Local News | phillytrib.com

Do Philly sports wins lead to lower crime? Maybe. | Opinion (inquirer.com)

Philadelphia steps in to pay for hotels for residents displaced from collapsed apartment building (inquirer.com)

Philly police officers must improve 911 response times in Black and brown neighborhoods | Opinion (inquirer.com)

 

Washington

A GOP showdown over the debt limit could grip Congress and the nation next year – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Supreme Court revisits affirmative action in college admissions at Harvard, UNC : NPR

Secretaries of state warn ‘independent state legislature theory’ would upend elections | California | thecentersquare.com