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Inauguration

 

Wolf ‘s inaugural celebration to feature music by The Roots
http://www.ncnewsonline.com/news/local_news/wolf-s-inaugural-celebration-to-feature-music-by-the-roots/article_66db7ccd-75f6-5b8c-bd93-f69bc1d7317c.html

 

The Roots to headline Gov. Tom Wolf’s inaugural celebration
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2019/01/the-roots-to-headline-gov-tom-wolfs-inaugural-celebration.html

 

Minimum Wage

 

Will Pa. workers see a minimum wage hike in 2019? Workers in 20 other states already have

https://www.pennlive.com/capitol-notebook/2019/01/will-pa-workers-see-a-minimum-wage-hike-in-2019-workers-in-20-other-states-already-have-thursday-morning-coffee.html

 

Pennsylvania and the push to raise the minimum wage above $7.25 an hour, explained
https://whyy.org/articles/pennsylvania-and-the-push-to-raise-the-minimum-wage-above-7-25-an-hour-explained/

 

Clean Slate

 

Our View: Clean Slate Law Opens New Doors

http://www.goerie.com/opinion/20190104/our-view-clean-slate-law-opens-new-doors

 

Clean Slate program gives people with old criminal records chance to seal records
http://www.timesonline.com/news/20190104/clean-slate-program-gives-people-with-old-criminal-records-chance-to-seal-records

 

Gov. Wolf introduces program to help navigate new “My Clean Slate” law
https://pennbizreport.com/news/11769-gov-wolf-introduces-program-to-help-navigate-new-my-clean-slate-law/

 

Pa’s new ‘clean slate’ law is an important step to reducing recidivism | Editorial
https://www.pennlive.com/opinion/2019/01/pas-new-clean-slate-law-is-an-important-step-to-reducing-recidivism-editorial.html

 

Officials tout “clean slate” law’s potential to change lives, spark economy
https://www.watchdog.org/pennsylvania/officials-tout-clean-slate-law-s-potential-to-change-lives/article_402b5dce-1059-11e9-8404-6b5fd5617f22.html

 

Business

 

Here’s what a new poll tells us about Pa’s business climate and what government can do about it | Opinion
https://www.pennlive.com/opinion/2019/01/heres-what-a-new-poll-tells-us-about-pas-business-climate-and-what-government-can-do-about-it-opinion.html

 

Agriculture

 

As dairy industry struggles, Farm Show’s half-ton butter sculpture embraces the ‘power’ of agriculture
http://www.witf.org/news/2019/01/as-dairy-industry-struggles-farm-shows-half-ton-butter-sculpture-embraces-the-power-of-agriculture.php

 

Pennsylvania Makes A Case For Dairy With A Huge Butter Sculpture
https://www.npr.org/2019/01/03/681995983/pennsylvania-makes-a-case-for-dairy-with-a-huge-butter-sculpture

 

Marijuana Legalization

 

Pittsburgh’s Jake Wheatley will try to legalize marijuana — again
https://theincline.com/2019/01/03/pittsburghs-jake-wheatley-will-try-to-legalize-marijuana-again/

 

Legalize Marijuana to Beat Pennsylvania’s Opioid Crisis

http://www.philly.com/opinion/commentary/marijuana-legalization-opioid-crisis-pennsylvania-weed-cannabis-20190104.html

 

Naloxone

 

Thousands left empty-handed after giveaway sites ran out of naloxone

https://www.dailyitem.com/the_danville_news/news/thousands-left-empty-handed-after-giveaway-sites-ran-out-of/article_dd5dadd1-5ea7-54ca-92e5-fea40a47469d.html

 

Energy

 

Letter to the editor: Pa. has sunshine, too!
https://triblive.com/opinion/letters/14465082-74/letter-to-the-editor-pa-has-sunshine-too

 

Environment

 

Environmental issues in Pennsylvania just got more prominence; here’s why
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2019/01/environmental-issues-in-pennsylvania-just-got-more-prominence-heres-why.html

 

Taxes

 

School property tax robbing seniors of retirement income | Letter
https://www.lehighvalleylive.com/opinion/2019/01/school-property-tax-robbing-seniors-of-retirement-income-letter.html

 

Pensions

 

Five things about Pennsylvania’s major pension overhaul that reduces benefits, but not billions in debt
https://www.mcall.com/news/nationworld/pennsylvania/mc-nws-pennsylvania-pension-law-five-things-20190103-story.html

 

State Government

 

Some question new, administration-monitoring House panel

http://www.witf.org/state-house-sound-bites/2019/01/questions-remain-about-new-administration-monitoring-house-committee.php

 

Pa. House, Senate leaders appeal U.S. judge’s order blocking state from siphoning $200M from insurer
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2019/01/pa-house-senate-leaders-appeal-us-judges-order-blocking-state-from-siphoning-200m-from-insurer.html

 

PA Lawmakers Talk About Goals for New Session
https://www.pahomepage.com/news/pa-lawmakers-talk-about-goals-for-new-session/1686054937

 

What PA representatives are saying they will prioritize in 2019
https://www.yourerie.com/news/local-news/what-pa-representatives-are-saying-they-will-prioritize-in-2019/1685310707