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News Digest :: December 9, 2022

Legislature Pennsylvania panel to vote on proposal defining sex, race (abc27.com) Pa. panel updates anti-discrimination regulations on sex, religion, race | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Newest Members of Democratic Caucus (politicspa.com) Elected PA rep from Poconos...

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News Digest :: December 8, 2022

Legislature Control of Pennsylvania House in dispute · Spotlight PA Democrats move to take power with narrow Pa. House majority (abc27.com) Tug of war for control of state House intensifies - City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com) DelVal's McClinton...

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News Digest :: December 7, 2022

Legislature PA moves to formalize LGBTQ protections · Spotlight PA DeFrank Named Costa's Chief of Staff (politicspa.com) Burns calls on elected officials to step down from Vision Together 2025 board over 'conflicts of interest' | News | tribdem.com Langerholc bill...

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News Digest :: December 6, 2022

Legislature After suing to stop impeachment trial, Philly DA vows 'not to be silent' if proceedings continue - Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com) Philly DA Krasner, legal team detail why impeachment is 'unlawful' | Local News | phillytrib.com Philly DA...

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News Digest :: December 5, 2022

Legislature Older adults deserve a great holiday season [Column] – Reading Eagle Comitta: New Pa. law to help attract, retain junior firefighters – Daily Local Frankel, Muth to hand off LGBTQ+ Caucus Leadership - MyChesCo Brandon McGinley: Pittsburgh’s race to the...

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News Digest :: December 2, 2022

Legislature A record-setting number of women will serve in state legislatures in 2023 - Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com) With no majority in the Pa. House, Democrats and Republicans are fighting over who calls the shots - Pennsylvania Capital-Star...

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News Digest :: December 1, 2022

Legislature State Senate holds session on Philadelphia District Attorney Krasner's impeachment (abc27.com) PA Senate Formally Accepts Articles Of Impeachment Against Krasner (politicspa.com) Pa. House presents impeachment articles to Senate; trial to begin in January...

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News Digest :: November 30, 2022

Legislature State Senate holds session on Philadelphia District Attorney Krasner's impeachment (abc27.com) Pa. Senate approves rules for impeachment trial, invites House to present articles against Krasner - Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com) Pa. Senate...

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News Digest :: November 29, 2022

Legislature PA Senate Sets January Trial Date for Philly DA Larry Krasner – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com) Pa. Senate set to begin constitutional role in Krasner impeachment - Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com) State Senator John Gordner Resigns...

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News Digest :: November 28, 2022

Legislature Pa. Senate Dems reelect Muth to Chair of Policy Committee - Central Penn Business Journal (cpbj.com) Shapiro will seek bigger property tax rebate program (mcall.com) MarchOnHarrisburg seeks lawmaker gift ban Harrisburg Pennsylvania...

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News Digest :: November 25, 2022

Legislature Why PA House Democrats will lose their majority · Spotlight PA In narrowly split Pa. House, parties stick with top leaders (abc27.com) Senate Republicans say they will begin Krasner impeachment process next week - City & State Pennsylvania...

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News Digest :: November 23, 2022

Legislature Protected bike lane bill named for Pittsburgher vetoed over late GOP amendments | TribLIVE.com DEP proposes emergency maneuver to enact gas well emissions rule — and save millions in highway funds | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette With a $7,400 raise, Pa....

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News Digest :: November 22, 2022

Legislature New law requires drivers to remove snow and ice from vehicles (wtae.com) Pennsylvania’s new home-repair program is one step closer to helping homeowners and landlords (inquirer.com) Rep. Bryan Cutler is running to lead Pa. House Republicans in Tuesday's...

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News Digest :: November 21, 2022

Legislature Pa. Senate elects first female Democratic Whip in state history - LVB Democrats take 102-101 majority in Pennsylvania House; GOP chooses Senate leaders | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com Democrats win enough for narrow Pennsylvania House majority | ABC27...

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News Digest :: November 18, 2022

Legislature Pa. Senate chairwoman raises issues with mental health funds | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Pa. Senate gets infusion of Lehigh Valley young blood with Nick Miller and Jarrett Coleman (mcall.com) With new leadership in the Pa. Senate, what are lawmakers...

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News Digest:: November 17, 2022

Legislature Pennsylvania House impeaches Philly DA over policies (dailylocal.com) Pennsylvania House votes to impeach Philly DA Larry Krasner | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com House votes to impeach Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner - City & State...

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News Digest :: November 16, 2022

Legislature Pennsylvania to spend $100 million on mental health treatment, worker recruitment | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com Senate lawmakers elect new caucus leaders for 2023-24 session. Here’s who they are. - City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)...

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News Digest :: November 15, 2022

Legislature Wolf signs bill to boost natural gas; Hastily passed measure gives tax credits for hydrogen hub, methane conversion | PA Power and Policy | lancasteronline.com NEPA lawmaker to introduce equal pay legislation - Pennsylvania Capital-Star...

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News Digest :: November 14, 2022

Legislature Southwest Philly church, State Sen. Anthony Williams team up for turkey drive - CBS Philadelphia (cbsnews.com) Local schools share in $190 million from state to boost security and mental health programs | TribLIVE.com Pennsylvania Marijuana Legalization...

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News Digest :: November 11, 2022

Business/Jobs Stocks rally on report showing that inflation is cooling : NPR Fort Washington-based Nabriva to cut workforce 40%, explore 'strategic alternatives' - Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com) The Loomis Co., a Berks County insurance brokerage,...

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News Digest:: November 10, 2022

Legislature Jake Corman to be acting Lt. Governor between Fetterman, Davis swearing-ins (abc27.com) Democrats believe they will take control of the Pennsylvania House for the first time in more than a decade · Spotlight PA With election victories stacking up,...

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News Digest :: November 9, 2022

Legislature Agency to return vacant, blighted Pittsburgh parcels to tax rolls continues to struggle | 90.5 WESA $354K School Defibrillator Grant Program In Montco, Nearby Counties | Lower Providence, PA Patch Grant Provides New Books in Three Area Libraries - The Post...

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News Digest :: November 8, 2022

Legislature State makes big investment in North Side Ferris wheel, apartment, retail and marina development | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Senator Santarsiero and Morrisville Borough Police Debut New Police Car - MyChesCo $7M from Pa. for old Steel shop a boost for...

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News Digest :: November 7, 2022

Legislature Legislation allowing AV testing without a human driver just became law in Pennsylvania - Technical.ly Autonomous vehicles bill gets Pennsylvania legislature approval (landline.media) Sunshine Act language on public comments could spur censorship charges...

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News Digest :: November 4, 2022

Legislature Wolf signs 66 bills; includes fentanyl strips, autonomous cars, switch blades (abc27.com) Wolf signs hastily passed $2 billion tax package that encourages natural gas production in Pa. · Spotlight PA ‘Sweetheart deal’ of $2B tax credit program rushed...

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News Digest :: November 3, 2022

Legislature Pa. lawmakers extend grant program protecting synagogues, houses of worship - Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com) Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner impeachment could stall (buckscountycouriertimes.com) What does the impeachment process look like...

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News Digest :: November 2, 2022

Legislature The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra paid $30K to take 2 Pa. lawmakers to Europe · Spotlight PA Another $4.5M in state funds coming to Scranton | News | thetimes-tribune.com How the Lehigh Valley will spend $30 million from Redevelopment Assistance Capital...

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News Digest :: November 1, 2022

Legislature Comitta: Bills to improve access to breast cancer screenings advance – Daily Local PA Senators Voice Concerns Over Changes to Milk Marketing Law - MyChesCo The Pa. Dairy Premium Isn't Likely to Change in 2022 | Dairy News | lancasterfarming.com Vogel...

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News Digest :: October 31, 2022

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...

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News Digest :: October 28, 2022

Legislature As lawmakers break for elections, $100 million for mental health care remains out of reach - Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com) Fentanyl testing strips are about to be legalized in Pennsylvania. Advocates say they'll keep fighting to legalize...

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News Digest :: October 27, 2022

Legislature Bill to simplify medical insurance in Pennsylvania heads to Tom Wolf’s desk | WITF Retiring Pa. Senate leader urges colleagues to ‘keep the faith’ in farewell remarks - pennlive.com Pennsylvania lawmakers weigh in on need for reforms after investigation...

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