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Republicans Seek Pennsylvania Voters’ Personal Information in 2020 Review – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Pennsylvania Republicans approve subpoena for partisan investigation into recent elections – CNNPolitics

Pennsylvania Republicans Subpoena Voter Social Security Numbers (buzzfeednews.com)

Pennsylvania Republicans seek trove of voter information in 2020 election review (nbcnews.com)

GOP Lawmakers Vote for Subpoena Seeking Voter Information | Pennsylvania News | US News

Pennsylvania GOP lawmakers vote to subpoena voter records, official emails in 2020 probe – The Washington Post

In election fraud quest, GOP wants details on who voted — including driver’s license numbers, partial Social Security numbers — and whether they voted in person, by mail – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Pa. Republican election review will subpoena voter records and personal information (inquirer.com)

Pa. Senate Democrats to fight back in court, after Senate Republicans subpoena personal information of all Pa. voters | Pennsylvania News | wfmz.com

Pennsylvania Republicans Are Subpoenaing Millions Of Voters’ Personal Information To Determine “Whether Or Not They Exist” – Flipboard

Pa. Senate GOP seeks private information from every registered voter in state – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Pennsylvania GOP authorizes subpoenas in election probe | TheHill

Pa. Senate GOP moves to collect private voter information in controversial review of 2020 election · Spotlight PA

State Senate GOP wants your personal information to conduct a review of the 2020 election. Are you OK with that? [editorial] | Our Opinion | lancasteronline.com

Senate GOP subpoenas voter records, drawing legal challenge from Dems | City & State PA (cityandstatepa.com)

Pa. officials call for higher staffing requirements in nursing homes | fox43.com

Senate panel orders state election officials to hand over troves of voter records | WITF

At Pennsylvania Senate Meeting on Elections, Subpoenas Issued, Dem Calls GOPers McCarthyites, Another Has Remarks Curtailed for Breaking Senate Rules – The Ohio Star

Pa. Senate GOP subpoenas voters’ social security numbers as part of controversial election investigation | News | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (pghcitypaper.com)

Senate GOP moves to use subpoenas to get personal voter information for election review | News | tribdem.com

Pa. Senate GOP moves to collect private voter information in controversial review of 2020 election – pennlive.com

Subpoenas Issued for Info on Every Pennsylvania Voter as Part of 2020 Election Probe (msn.com)

Pennsylvania election integrity subpoena seeks voters’ personal information | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pennsylvania’s GOP-led election audit is the latest attempt to discredit Trump’s 2020 loss. (slate.com)

Pa. Senate GOP advances subpoenas to acquire voter info (audacy.com)

Pennsylvania’s Election Audit Gets Off To Wild Start As GOP Subpoenas Personal Details On Every Voter In State (forbes.com)

Pennsylvania Subpoenas Are BOGUS – AG Shapiro: “No Need For Subpoenas, You Guys Already Have Access.” (thegatewaypundit.com)

Pennsylvania Senate Committee Votes 7-4 to Proceed with Investigation of 2020 Election (thegatewaypundit.com)

Pa. GOP lawmakers seek access to 7 million voters’ personal information | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Senate Republicans move to collect personal info on every Pa. voter (goerie.com)

PA Environment Digest Blog: Senate/House Return Sept. 20 – Will They Fund Local Flood Prevention, Watershed Restoration, Recreation Projects With Part Of The $5 Billion That’s Laying Around? (paenvironmentdaily.blogspot.com)

Nursing home industry leaders clash with advocates for workers, patient care | TribLIVE.com

Nursing homes face an impossible task in meeting higher staffing levels, PHCA and LeadingAge PA said (inquirer.com)

Lawmakers Rethink Mask Policies as More Kids Quarantine | The Pew Charitable Trusts (pewtrusts.org)

Pennsylvania lawmakers introduce legislation for sexual assault evidence tracking system | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Wolf Administration calls on Pennsylvanians to help during Hunger Action Month (abc27.com)

Wolf, GOP Use Appointment Battle to Continue Fight Over 2020 Election – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Rep. Napoleon Nelson: Community colleges in Pa. could and should be free (poconorecord.com)

 

Coronavirus – COVID-19

As Pa. churns, poll shows majority of Americans back mask, vax mandates | Thursday Morning Coffee | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

PIAA recommends COVID-19 vaccine for all student-athletes, requires it for officials at interdistrict postseason games | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Hanover Area to start weekly COVID-19 testing of unvaccinated employees | News | citizensvoice.com

Dunmore moves to mandate vaccines for staff | Education | thetimes-tribune.com

Breakthrough covid cases jump in Allegheny County | TribLIVE.com

As covid-19 vaccine mandates rise, religious exemptions grow | TribLIVE.com

Dr. Fauci refutes Nicki Minaj’s claim the vaccine causes impotence, says ‘there’s no evidence that it happens’ – pennlive.com

Relaxed COVID measures may be causing an unseasonal surge in another virus | WITF

 

Business/Jobs

Economic concerns raised as two major Midstate companies move their headquarters (abc27.com)

Survey: 70 Percent of Businesses Closed Some Office Space During COVID Crisis – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

WHYY media workers get a salary floor, paid parental leave in their first union contract (inquirer.com)

Op-Ed: Workers and families are fighting for paid time to care (theintell.com)

Half of LGBTQ workers have faced job discrimination, new report finds | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

 

Crime/Punishment

Action now can help prepare homes for winter, UGI says (readingeagle.com)

Grace Packer murder inspires Pennsylvania legislation proposing stronger protection against child abuse – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Community groups demand an end to controversial training contract at Allegheny County Jail | WITF

Advocates call for no contract; say proposed jail contractor “compared Black people to dogs” | News | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (pghcitypaper.com)

 

Education

Community Briefs: Haverford Adult School prepares for fall semester – Delco Times

Community celebrates building renovation at Penn State Greater Allegheny | Penn State University (psu.edu)

Beth Ann Rosica: Celebrating 150 years of learning at West Chester University (broadandliberty.com)

No masks for Central York Students? Not without a physician sign-off and medical records (abc27.com)

How are schools deciding to close due to COVID-19 cases? It all depends. (inquirer.com)

Johnson, Lackawanna colleges see record enrollment this fall | Education | thetimes-tribune.com

Abington Heights meeting suspended after dispute over masks | Education | thetimes-tribune.com

Pocono Mountain schools received over $29 million in pandemic relief (poconorecord.com)

Extremism report says Proud American Patriots Network in Bucks has militia roots (theintell.com)

 

Environment

UN chief urges ‘immediate, rapid and large-scale’ emission cuts to curb climate change | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Transportation

American Airlines increasing service at W-B/Scranton International Airport | Times Leader

 

State News

Pennsylvania municipalities receive final round of ARPA relief payments | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Brendan Boyle and fellow progressives push hard for a wealth tax | City & State PA (cityandstatepa.com)

Rep. McCarthy brings critique of Democrats’ economic policies to Carnegie business roundtable | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pa. Farm Show returns to in-person event in 2022 – pennlive.com

Op-Ed: Northeast Pennsylvania reflects the need for regional collaboration | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

EU Energy Crisis Could Be PA’s Future, Critics Say – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Elect leaders who can go toe-to-toe on science (poconorecord.com)

Report finds 2M Pennsylvanians struggled with food insecurity during the pandemic | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Did Pa. Supreme Court Justice David Wecht herald the death of God? | Bruce Ledewitz | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

 

National News

Gymnasts blast the FBI’s mishandling of their allegations about Larry Nassar | WITF

Simone Biles: FBI turned ‘blind eye’ to reports of gymnasts’ abuse | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

SpaceX launches 4 amateurs on private Earth-circling trip | WITF

For drivers on medical marijuana, lab tests an unreliable DUI indicator (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

 

Local News

Gun violence: Reading’s mayor calls for the community to help address the recent shootings. (readingeagle.com)

Pocono Raceway loses a Cup Series race in NASCAR 2022 schedule reveal (poconorecord.com)

Mychalejko: Bucks County GOP must reject extremism (theintell.com)

Bucks County infrastructure took $12.5M hit in Hurricane Ida (theintell.com)

July flood victims in Lower Bucks to share in more than $1.5M in aid (theintell.com)

Focus on PFAS funding, rules paramount in clean-up efforts at Horsham base (theintell.com)

 

Pitt

Pittsburgh council approves spending $95 million in American Rescue Plan funds | TribLIVE.com

Allegheny County Airport Commemorates 90th Anniversary | Aviation Pros

Allegheny County Council Approves Sick Leave Ordinance | 90.5 WESA

Allegheny County executive warns unvaccinated will be ‘isolated from society,’ considers employee requirement | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Research shows Pittsburgh students learned less, failed more during pandemic year | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Feds seize 2 shipments of fake covid vaccination cards in Pittsburgh | TribLIVE.com

Pittsburgh schools superintendent Hamlet’s resignation is official with $400K payout | TribLIVE.com

 

Philly

Philadelphia shootings surge in 2021, in communities historically affected by poverty, blight and systemic racism (inquirer.com)

Philadelphia area median home prices have risen 48% in the last decade (inquirer.com)

Philadelphia Neighborhood Preservation Initiative by Darrell L. Clarke to fund affordable housing, more (inquirer.com)

Philadelphia’s $400 million Neighborhood Preservation Initiative moves ahead | Local News | phillytrib.com

Amazon jobs in Philadelphia: 4,800 warehouse employees needed (inquirer.com)

Philly schools consider bringing in National Guard to help with bus driver shortage | WITF

Philadelphia police assaulted her and kept her from her toddler for hours. Now they’ll pay $2 million | WITF

New friends, missing students, and lingering tests: Inside a reopened North Philly school | Local News | phillytrib.com

Massachusetts man convicted of sending threatening emails to Police Commissioner Outlaw | Local News | phillytrib.com

 

Washington

Biden announces Indo-Pacific alliance with U.K., Australia | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Congressional Democrats can do better than expand the child tax credit through 2025 | Opinion (inquirer.com)

Congress is debating its biggest climate change bill ever. Here’s what’s at stake | StateImpact Pennsylvania (npr.org)

Gen. Milley defends calls with China during Trump presidency | ABC27