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Legislature

Santarsiero: Fighting for this generation’s chance to prosper (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Sen. Hughes Presents $500K Check to Methodist Services for Power House Redevelopment Project – MyChesCo

Sen. Muth Hosts Over 250 Veterans at Annual Veterans’ Expo – MyChesCo

Licensing bill would broaden access to behavioral analysis treatment, advocates say – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. Capitol fountain turning pink for breast cancer awareness (abc27.com)

Chronically ill patients could get easier access to new treatments if Pa. lawmakers act soon · Spotlight PA

Protesters at Pa. House panel’s hearing on Philly crime were ‘circus animals,’ its chair says – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

 

Coronavirus – COVID-19

Misinformation drives low child COVID vaccination rates, Penn study finds (inquirer.com)

 

Business/Jobs

86 percent of CEOS expect recession in next 12 months: survey (abc27.com)

Lancaster County salary board ready to approve pay raises for nonunion employees in 2023 | Local News | lancasteronline.com

Second chance on tap at Returning Citizens Career Fair in Reading (readingeagle.com)

AAA says tight supply, increased demand main reasons for rising gas prices | TribLIVE.com

 

Crime/Punishment

Conference at Pitt-Johnstown to address child sex trafficking | News | tribdem.com

Not just a Philly problem. Every community in Pa. has someone in state prison, new data show – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Philly’s Why Not Prosper opens a housing center for women in reentry in Harrisburg (inquirer.com)

Philadelphia police: Hundreds of officers work jobs that could be done by civilians (inquirer.com)

 

Education

Millions of Pennsylvanians eligible for federal student loan relief, Wolf admin says – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

WALKER: Emails Show Central Bucks COVID Closures Work of Teachers’ Union – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Lehigh Valley borough says nation’s 1st Catholic high school for students battling addiction isn’t operating legally – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Overall enrollment decline in Pa.’s state universities rivals last year’s drop, but the number of freshmen is up (inquirer.com)

Scranton School Board retains law firm, hears about staffing shortages | Education | thetimes-tribune.com

Medical students launch STEM program in Scranton elementary schools | Education | thetimes-tribune.com

 

Elections/Politics

Voters Guide 2022: Race for Pennsylvania’s 12th state Senate district (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

PA House Preview: Philly West ‘Burbs (politicspa.com)

Carrie DelRosso spent more than any other Republican House candidate or officeholder in Pennsylvania | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Oz, Shapiro speak at Pa. Chamber of Business and Industry annual dinner (abc27.com)

Candidates from different parties, for different seats stake out political middle at Pa. Chamber forum – pennlive.com

Crime, community safety become focal points in Pa. U.S. Senate race – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. election 2022: Where governor candidates Mastriano, Shapiro stand on energy and the environment · Spotlight PA

Dobbs Decision Spurs Voter Registrations Among DelVal Women – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Early voting in PA: Everything you need to know for Nov. 8 election (ydr.com)

Election 2022: The race to represent the 9th Congressional District (readingeagle.com)

McCullough: Beating back the rising tide of ‘politics as usual’ (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Guest Opinion: Facts undercut GOP’s ‘election integrity’ claims (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Election workers put county voting machines to the test (readingeagle.com)

Pennsylvania voter registration by party in every county: Map (mcall.com)

Some Pennsylvania counties will let voters fix mail-in ballot issues this election | WITF

How Carbon County voters could decide the winner of 7th Congressional District – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

How Octavius Catto is keeping up the fight for Black voting rights | Michael Coard – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

America is at a turning point this midterm campaign season. The choice is critical | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

 

 

Gun Safety

Philadelphia judge blocks mayor’s ban on guns at Parks and Rec facilities | WITF

Philadelphia gun ban at rec centers blocked by judge’s ruling (inquirer.com)

Nicolas Elizalde’s classmates react to his death and gun violence in their own words (inquirer.com)

 

Environment

Pa. needs to finish emissions regulations for oil and gas sites by December or face sanctions, EPA says | StateImpact Pennsylvania (npr.org)

 

Health

Roxborough Memorial Hospital building among those reacquired by Prime Healthcare for $360M – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

 

State News

Universal Free Breakfast program rolls out across Pa. (abc27.com)

Pa.’s sudden Supreme Court vacancy could linger · Spotlight PA

Reporting, staff turnover contribute to Pennsylvania audit troubles | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pennsylvania marijuana lessons to learn from New Jersey issues | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Howland Preserve in Wyoming County to become county’s first state park | WITF

Pa. collected $4.2B in tax revenue in September; $9.8B so far this year – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Vincent J. Fumo, IRS debate whether he was helping himself or his constituents (inquirer.com)

 

National News

The Nord Stream gas leak emitted up to 500,000 tons of methane : NPR

See aerial pictures that show Hurricane Ian’s toll : The Picture Show : NPR

Frustrations mount as Hurricane Ian’s effects linger | News | phillytrib.com

3 scientists share Nobel Prize in physics : NPR

North Korea fires a ballistic missile over Japan : NPR

Protesters take to the streets around the world in solidarity with Iranian women : NPR

Planned Parenthood launches its 1st mobile abortion clinic : NPR

Abuse in U.S. women’s pro soccer was systemic, a report finds : NPR

Trump escalates his attacks on Mitch McConnell with ‘death wish’ post (inquirer.com)

Yom Kippur, holiest day in Jewish faith, begins sunset Tuesday | News | thetimes-tribune.com

Russia smuggling Ukrainian grain to help pay for Putin’s war | News | standardspeaker.com

Social Security pay raise could snag low-income recipients | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Local News

DelVal Residents See Higher Utility Bills – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Farms in York county offer home deliveries (ydr.com)

Dogs, cats rescued from Hurricane Ian arrive in Chester County – Daily Local

Brandywine Valley SPCA receives dogs and cats that survived Hurricane Ian (inquirer.com)

Coatesville Parks and Recreation Commission forging new paths to create sense of community – Daily Local

Chester County officials mark start of Domestic Violence Awareness month – Daily Local

Reading City Council approves $586,000 for 4 nonprofits (readingeagle.com)

Condemned, vacant building collapses in Reading (readingeagle.com)

 

Pitt

Westmoreland set to return portion of unspent rental assistance funds as program continues | TribLIVE.com

Penguins tweak plans for live music venue at former Civic Arena site | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Allegheny County assessment appeal hearings halted over court litigation | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Beaver County pipefitter dies after fall in Acrisure Stadium following Steelers game | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Wilkinsburg community group files another petition seeking borough’s merger with city | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Riverlife gets $2 million Allegheny County grant to begin buying property for new parks around West End Bridge | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Philly

City kicks off annual MED Week to highlight minority businesses | Local News | phillytrib.com

DA Krasner announces conviction of 2018 shooters | Local News | phillytrib.com

Phillies down Astros for 1st playoff berth since 2011 | WITF

FIFA is eyeing FDR Park for World Cup practice pitches. Communities of color are saying hands off. (inquirer.com)

SEPTA has proposed big changes to bus routes and schedules (inquirer.com)

 

Washington

Biden visits Puerto Rico to survey hurricane damage : NPR

Voting Rights Act faces further dismantling at Supreme Court : NPR

Opening statements given in Oath Keepers seditious conspiracy case : NPR