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In election fraud quest, GOP seeks details on who voted (

GOP lawmakers prepare subpoenas in quest for election fraud (

Pennsylvania Republicans’ election review will subpoena documents, hire contractor (

Pa. Senate panel releases list of election records it will order Wolf Administration to produce –

Pa. GOP lawmakers to subpoena personal information on every voter in controversial 2020 election review · Spotlight PA

BREAKING: Pennsylvania Senate Committee will Vote TOMORROW on Subpoenas Including Requests for 2020 Election Related Data and Activities (

Pa. Senate GOP set to subpoena voters identifying info as part of election investigation | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

In Election Fraud Quest, Pennsylvania GOP Seeks Details On Who Voted – CBS Philly (

Pennsylvania Republicans Planning To Subpoena Records That Detail Voting Information – CBS Pittsburgh (

GOP-controlled Pa. Senate panel to vote Wednesday on subpoenas in election probe | Monday Coffee | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

The PA Senate’s Latest Election Probe Got Off To A Contentious Start. Subpoenas Could Come Soon | WSKGWSKG

Parties Squabble Over GOP Led Election Investigation – – Butler, PA

Tom Wolf Pulls Election Nom, Slams Pennsylvania Senate GOP Over Handling – NBC10 Philadelphia (

Key Senate panel disapproves of Pennsylvania’s pending carbon price rule | Pennsylvania |

PA Environment Digest Blog: Republicans On Senate Committee Approve Resolution Killing Final Power Plant Carbon Pollution Reduction Regulations (

Key Senate panel disapproves of Pennsylvania’s pending carbon price rule | Pennsylvania |

Auditor general criticizes Pennsylvania’s waiver rules for businesses in early days of pandemic, citing ‘flawed process’ | Pennsylvania |

Gov. Wolf’s coronavirus business waiver program was flawed, secretive, Pa. auditor says · Spotlight PA

Pandemic business waiver program created a quandary for businesses | City & State PA (

Gov. Wolf, state leaders visit local vaccine clinic; stress importance of getting vaccinated | The Bucks County Herald

Governor visits Reading to encourage getting a COVID vaccine – Delco Times

Gov. Wolf, State Leaders Visit Reading Vaccine Clinic; Stress Importance of Getting Vaccinated (

Pennsylvania Governor, State Leaders Visit Local Vaccine Clinic | STL.News

Officials take aim at food insecurity at WCU – Daily Local

What Does The 2020 Census Data Mean For Allegheny County’s Congressional Representation? | 90.5 WESA

Comitta backs plan to extend Medicaid coverage – Daily Local

Firefighters’ State Convention, Parade Coming To Limerick | Limerick, PA Patch

Pennsylvania legislative panel demands regulatory review of school mask mandate | Pennsylvania |

Did Wolf have the power to mandate school masks? GOP seeks answers. | City & State PA (

Challenging school mask mandate, House Republicans tap obscure committee | WITF

Pa. House panel seeks ruling on health secretary’s authority to issue school mask order | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pennsylvania Health Care Association to testify over state’s ‘unattainable’ nursing homes regulations | ABC27

Sen. Costa announces $2.6M in community crime prevention programs – South Pittsburgh Reporter (

The Editors: Democrats’ panic over eviction moratoriums is partially of their own making (

Wolf creates council to advise him on Pennsylvania redistricting issues | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Coronavirus – COVID-19

Unvaccinated people account for 94% of the new coronavirus cases in Pennsylvania this year, state health officials say (

Breakthrough COVID-19 cases rare in Pennsylvania, state data suggests | Pennsylvania |

Pennsylvania releases first study of breakthrough COVID-19 cases | Health |

Vaccines are preventing COVID-19 among most who receive them in Pa. | WITF

Overloaded emergency rooms creating issues for Susquehanna Twp. paramedics and EMTs (

‘Monster’ variant: Fauci warns lack of COVID-19 vaccinations could lead to virus mutation (

Biden’s vaccine mandate spurs mixed emotions in Chester County – Daily Local

Flyers on pace for 100 percent vaccination – Daily Local



Schroeder to Hold Job Fair on Sept. 17 – DV Journal (

Bucks County businesses received $2 billion in PPP loans (

Skilled workers are scarce, posing a challenge for Biden’s infrastructure plan – Philadelphia Business Journal (



Berks County DA asks public for help amid spike in overdoses | WITF

Dauphin County parts ways with its prison director –

2 central Pa. men charged in January attack on US Capitol | WITF

FBI data: Pa. hate crimes hit 14-year high in 2020 | WITF

Pennsylvanians pay a high price for failed criminal justice policies (



Masks, transgender athlete participation debated at Lancaster County school board meetings | Local News |

Lancaster County Sheriff won’t enforce school masking, though his authority is unclear | PA Power and Policy |

How One Principal Got Students Back to a Bronx Public School – The New York Times (

U.S. News college rankings: Drexel soars 30 spots to tie Temple – Philadelphia Business Journal (

NAACP in State College criticizes Penn State over handling of ‘harassment’ incident over masking dispute involving faculty members – The Morning Call (

No violence but plenty of shouting at Northampton Area School District meeting, the first since county executive candidate’s ‘20 strong men’ comment – The Morning Call (

West Chester University and Delco community college partner with Moon Shot program to close achievement gaps (

Independence Charter School completes $9 million capital expansion | Local News |



Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse to announce write-in campaign (

McSwain to join eight other Republicans in race for Pa. governor (

‘I’ll Get Government Off Your Back:’ McSwain Enters GOP Gov’s Race – DV Journal (



Lesser-known symptoms of climate crisis seen in Poconos. How to reverse them. | Opinion –

Climate Change Is Negatively Affecting Young People’s Mental Health Globally : NPR

EPA removes Butler Mine Tunnel from Superfund list | News |



Pennsylvania Turnpike lost $104 million as toll collectors replaced with cameras – The Morning Call (

Updated Erie Bayfront Parkway plans include pedestrian bridge options (



More Funding and Services to Victims of Childhood Sexual Assault – DV Journal (

5 facts anti-abortion activists get wrong | Trish Zornio | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


State News

PA’s Fitzpatrick Tells Sec State Afghan Fiasco Has Allies ‘Scared to Death’ – DV Journal (

Governor’s Advisory Council for Hunting, Fishing and Conservation gains new leadership | Smart Talk (

Attorney: Pa.’s med.marijuana regulatory backlog is at a ‘crisis’ state | Wednesday Morning Coffee | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


National News

Gavin Newsom Survives Recall Election and Will Remain Governor – The New York Times (

California Gov. Gavin Newsom Survives Recall Election, According To AP : NPR

As California Votes, It Rethinks Its Tradition of Direct Democracy – The New York Times (

Census experts find no political influence in state totals – Daily Local

The Greatest Killer in New Orleans Wasn’t the Hurricane. It Was the Heat. – The New York Times (

Prices rise 5.3% in August over last year in early sign that inflation could be easing up | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Black Americans are reversing the ‘Great Migration,’ heading South in search of a ‘safe space’ (

Poverty went down in 2020 thanks to government help (

General promises U.S. ‘surge’ against foreign cyberattacks (


Local News

Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Muhlenberg Officially Cuts the Ribbon on Its Level II Trauma Center (

Kutztown Rotary Club Farmer’s Night thanks farmers (

Lancaster GOP committee members shrug off congressman, commissioners in selecting a Clerk of Courts nominee | PA Power and Policy |

Funeral for ‘The Wire’ actor held in Harrisburg, where he was remembered for giving back –

Walnut Capital eyeing big plan to bring more apartments, other amenities to central and south Oakland | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Production plant that converts hard-to-recycle plastic to open in York (

York resident wins statewide mapping prize (

ARP funds: Erie could set aside $3M for demolition, Savocchio Park revamp (

Victims Resource Center hosts grand opening at East End Center | Times Leader

County Council approves PILOT plan for Sherman Hills; other votes tabled | News |



Allegheny County Council scuttles proposed mask ordinance | Pennsylvania |

Duquesne Light and stakeholders agree on rate increase, but one issue remains unresolved | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Public Schools board accepts Superintendent Anthony Hamlet’s resignation | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Allegheny County Council unanimously approves paid sick leave bill but emphatically rejects mask rule proposal | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Peduto proposes changes to parking rules for restaurants |



State investigators seized guns and drugs and made 65 arrests in West Philadelphia, Attorney General Josh Shapiro says (

Rite Aid moving headquarters to Philadelphia Navy Yard – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Rite Aid’s central Pa. headquarters ‘helped define the region’s identity’ for decades. Now it’s moving to Philly –

Philadelphia police contract includes raises, disciplinary changes, no new residency requirement (

DA funds groups working to curb gun violence | Local News |



Dems’ hopes on immigration bill rest with parliamentarian | ABC27

Senators introduce new voting rights bill, Republicans remain opposed | ABC27

Attack on Biden, Blinken misses the mark (

Congress Is Debating Its Biggest Climate Change Bill Ever : NPR

The Justice Department Wants A Judge To Temporarily Block Texas’ Abortion Ban : NPR