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Legislature

Muth hosts hearing on ending rape culture epidemic
https://www.dailylocal.com/news/local/muth-hosts-hearing-on-ending-rape-culture-epidemic/article_0b77e900-dbd6-11e9-bc98-eb0018dfc1ca.html

 

Property Taxes

Impasse looms over latest effort to ease bite of Pennsylvania school property taxes
https://www.mcall.com/news/pennsylvania/capitol-ideas/mc-nws-pa-tax-disagreement-20190919-gbvg3mbinfevdaryoj5uqwk4pa-story.html

 

Transportation

PennDOT says roundabouts are working, no matter how much you dislike them
https://www.mcall.com/business/transportation/mc-biz-roundabout-safer-penndot-says-20190920-2jdodfdjtzh6dcozt7vgkqw3ve-story.html

 

Real ID

Getting REAL ID cards can be a challenge for seniors. They might be getting help, and a discount.
https://www.inquirer.com/news/real-id-penndot-driver-license-cost-senior-maria-collett-20190921.html

 

U.S News

U.S. to deploy more U.S. forces to Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates, hold off on striking Iran
https://www.mcall.com/news/nation-world/ct-nw-saudi-arabia-uae-american-troops-20190920-7mhdnqkxmrdhbghwqtyk46uhzy-story.html
Trump, in call, urged Ukraine to investigate Biden’s son
https://www.goerie.com/zz/news/20190920/trump-in-call-urged-ukraine-to-investigate-bidens-son
Facebook suspends tens of thousands of apps following data investigation
https://www.inquirer.com/business/facebook-supsends-thousands-apps-cambridge-analytica-20190920.html
23 states, including Pennsylvania, sue Trump to keep California’s auto emission rules
https://www.post-gazette.com/business/powersource/2019/09/20/23-states-Pennsylvania-sue-Trump-California-s-auto-emission-rules-pollution-environment/stories/201909200117
American, Australian luminaries gather at White House dinner
https://www.inquirer.com/politics/nation/white-house-dinner-australia-scott-morrison-trump-melania-20190921.html

 

State News

State approves $400K loans to pair of Lancaster County farming couples
https://lancasteronline.com/business/local_business/state-approves-k-loans-to-pair-of-lancaster-county-farming/article_f7c74038-dbc4-11e9-af2b-83955f805981.html
EEOC settles lawsuit filed on behalf of fired African-American truck washer for $40,000
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2019/09/eeoc-settles-lawsuit-filed-on-behalf-of-fired-african-american-truck-washer-for-40000.html
Mount Joy awarded state grant to handle stormwater following 2018 ‘1,000-year’ flash flood
https://lancasteronline.com/news/local/mount-joy-awarded-state-grant-to-handle-stormwater-following-/article_39358544-dbc4-11e9-ab27-339c00905bed.html
Legal expert addresses abortion controversy
https://www.newsitem.com/news/local/legal-expert-addresses-abortion-controversy/article_fea87af9-7ed7-5fb8-983d-08247be2d3d0.html
Federal bed bugs lawsuit dropped
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/federal-bed-bugs-lawsuit-dropped-1.2535685

 

Local News

RailRiders unveil details of 2020 Triple-A All-Star game festivities
https://www.timesleader.com/news/756324/railriders-unveil-details-of-2020-tripole-a-all-star-game-festivities
Plan to link trails gains momentum
http://www.altoonamirror.com/news/local-news/2019/09/plan-to-link-trails-gains-momentum/
Probation violation case moves forward against leader of Dauphin County Prison protesters
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2019/09/probation-violation-case-moves-forward-against-leader-of-dauphin-county-prison-protesters.html
Crestwood school board to seek savings in budget
https://www.standardspeaker.com/news/crestwood-school-board-to-seek-savings-in-budget-1.2535751
Citterio set to grow Foster Twp. Facility
https://www.standardspeaker.com/news/citterio-set-to-grow-foster-twp-facility-1.2535686
Some in region struggling to fill their open positions
https://www.standardspeaker.com/news/some-in-region-strugging-to-fill-their-open-positions-1.2535687
Mennonite business group aims to end extreme poverty
https://lancasteronline.com/features/mennonite-business-group-aims-to-end-extreme-poverty/article_cfc7325c-dbe5-11e9-aca4-0b15c73e405d.html
Reading Mayor Wally Scott responds to ethics complaint, says critic is playing politics
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/reading-mayor-wally-scott-responds-to-ethics-complaint-filed-against-him-says-critic-is-playing-politics
POW-MIA vigil rekindles memories of Vietnam 44 years after the war ended
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/pow-mia-vigil-rekindles-memories-of-vietnam-44-years-after-the-war-ended&template=ourcityart
Insurance company launches lawsuit against Ciavarellas in Hanover Area transportation case
https://www.timesleader.com/news/756440/insurance-company-launches-lawsuit-against-ciavarellas-in-hanover-area-transportation-case
Suit alleges Crestwood excluded disabled student from cheerleading program
https://www.timesleader.com/news/756439/suit-alleges-crestwood-excluded-disabled-student-from-cheerleading-program
‘End of an era:’ After 45 years, Three Mile Island nuclear power plant is closed
https://www.inquirer.com/business/energy/exelon-shutters-three-mile-island-nuclear-reactor-after-45-years-service-20190920.html

 

Business

UGI’s residential rates to leap 13.0%, biggest hike in 14 years
https://lancasteronline.com/business/local_business/ugi-s-residential-rates-to-leap-biggest-hike-in-years/article_0c14d2de-db26-11e9-95b8-876d84366a4a.html

 

Health

Walmart to quit selling e-cigarettes amid vaping backlash
https://www.poconorecord.com/zz/news/20190920/walmart-to-quit-selling-e-cigarettes-amid-vaping-backlash/1

 

Environment

Hundreds participate in Climate Strike Erie
https://www.goerie.com/news/20190920/hundreds-participate-in-climate-strike-erie
Area college students skip classes for climate change protest, ‘the defining issue of our generation’
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2019/09/area-college-students-skip-classes-for-climate-change-protest-the-defining-issue-of-our-generation.html
‘They screwed up our planet, and we want it back.’ Hundreds participate in local ‘climate strike’
https://www.centredaily.com/news/local/article235154247.html
‘We want to send a message’: Students lead climate strike in Pittsburgh
https://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2019/09/20/climate-strike-pittsburgh-city-county-building-greta-thunberg/stories/201909200121
Thousands strike for global climate change at youth-led rally at Philadelphia City Hall
https://www.inquirer.com/news/global-climate-strike-philadelphia-student-walkout-2019-20190920.html

 

Philadelphia

As Chaput turns 75, the countdown to Philadelphia’s next Catholic archbishop begins
https://www.inquirer.com/news/archbishop-chaput-retirement-philly-catholic-pope-francis-20190921.html
Philadelphia’s renovated downtown mall still focuses on the inside, instead of on Market Street | Inga Saffron
https://www.inquirer.com/real-estate/inga-saffron/philadelphia-fashion-district-gallery-mall-architecture-preit-market-street-20190921.html
Liberation Way medical director sentenced to 3 years plus in prison for health-care fraud
https://www.inquirer.com/health/opioid-addiction/liberation-way-bucks-county-healthcare-fraud-domenick-braccia-20190920.html
Cheyney faces allegations of misspending in lawsuits by former top administrators
https://www.inquirer.com/education/cheyney-university-accreditation-lawsuit-provost-20190920.html
Philly exiles are flooding the suburbs for jobs and schools. But at what cost to the ‘burbs? | Maria Panaritis
https://www.inquirer.com/news/columnists/people-leave-philadelphia-schools-suburbs-schools-jobs-pew-study-maria-panaritis-20190921.html

 

Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh public safety director criticizes company after Carrick water main break
https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-allegheny/pittsburgh-public-safety-director-criticizes-company-after-water-main-break/
Former New Castle police officer accused of violating man’s rights
https://triblive.com/local/regional/former-new-castle-police-officer-accused-of-violating-mans-rights/
RIDC donates Duquesne building to Urban League
https://www.post-gazette.com/business/pittsburgh-company-news/2019/09/20/RIDC-Urban-League-of-Greater-Pittsburgh-Duquesne-building-donation/stories/201909200120
Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez ordered to be arraigned in Westmoreland in teen sex case
https://triblive.com/sports/pirates/pirates-closer-felipe-vazquez-ordered-to-be-arraigned-in-westmoreland-in-teen-sex-case/
Sam Clancy was all set to play professional basketball. Then Jackie Sherrill made a call.
https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/Pitt/2019/09/20/pitt-panthers-football-basketball-sam-clancy-hall-of-fame-jackie-sherrill-seattle-seahawks-nfl/stories/201909200151