News Digest

PA Senate Nws Digest for Sunday, November 18, 2018

State Government Editorial: Can change bring results to Pa. government? https://www.dailylocal.com/opinion/editorial-can-change-bring-results-to-pa-government/article_01539362-9adf-5065-a568-758c6bcacf0b.html Transparency with incentives...

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News Digest :: November 16, 2018

Legislature Yudichak offers assistance to vets https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/yudichak-offers-assistance-to-vets-1.2411147 Goodman re-elected to leadership team https://www.standardspeaker.com/news/goodman-re-elected-to-leadership-team-1.2411157 Pennsylvania...

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News Digest :: November 15, 2018

Legislature Pa. Senate returns leadership teams for 2019-20 session https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/11/pa-senate-returns-leadership-teams-for-2019-20-session.html#incart_river_index Senate Republicans, Democrats re-elect leaders with little fanfare...

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News Digest :: November 14, 2018

Legislature In Pa. House, Democrats from Philly and suburbs gain political muscle http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/politics/state/in-pa-house-democrats-from-philly-and-suburbs-gain-political-muscle-20181113.html Pa. House Democrats revamp leadership team with Philly...

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News Digest :: November 13, 2018

Legislature Ruling in Veon case serves as impetus for new law on restitution to governments, nonprofits http://www.timesonline.com/news/20181112/ruling-in-veon-case-serves-as-impetus-for-new-law-on-restitution-to-governments-nonprofits State Sen. Ward was prepared for...

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News Digest :: November 12, 2018

Veterans Day ‘The reason why we have freedom’ https://www.timesleader.com/news/local/724489/residents-gather-to-show-support-for-local-veterans-at Women comprise a growing part of combat veterans in Western Pennsylvania, America...

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News Digest :: November 11, 2018

State Latino educational event hosted by AG Shapiro https://www.standardspeaker.com/news/latino-educational-event-hosted-by-ag-shapiro-1.2409223 Pa. House members demand resignation after audit reveals agency used tax dollars to party...

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News Digest :: November 10, 2018

State How deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl took over Pennsylvania https://observer-reporter.com/news/regional/how-deadly-synthetic-opioid-fentanyl-took-over-pennsylvania/article_16e5dfe2-7cac-5a73-9e6a-017afd53445b.html Business Highmark Health CEO David Holmberg's...

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News Digest :: November 9, 2018

Legislature Philadelphia-area lawmakers remained busy during midterm election http://www.phillytrib.com/news/state_and_region/philadelphia-area-lawmakers-remained-busy-during-midterm-election/article_8ad26a87-65d1-532a-abb8-94dc2150bfed.html Pa.’s legislature has one...

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News Digest :: November 8, 2018

Elections/Politics Will Gov. Tom Wolf and the GOP-controlled General Assembly get along better? https://www.pennlive.com/politics/2018/11/what-will-a-second-wolf-administration-bring.html#incart_river_index GOP absorbs losses but retains control in Pa. Legislature...

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News Digest :: November 7, 2018

Elections/Politics Governor Wolf glides to victory over Wagner in governor's race http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-state/2018/11/06/tom-wolf-defeats-scott-Wagner-governor-race-pennsylvania/stories/201811060102 Gov. Tom Wolf wins re-election bid over Scott...

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News Digest :: November 5, 2018

Elections/Politics ELECTION 2018: Gov. Tom Wolf and Scott Wagner, a contrast in styles http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-state/2018/11/04/Gov-Tom-Wolf-Scott-Wagner-contrast-in-styles-gubernatorial-race-midterm-election-pennsylvania/stories/201811030069 Wolf...

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News Digest :: November 4, 2018

Elections   In suburban Philadelphia, Democrats look to ride a blue wave | Analysis https://www.pennlive.com/opinion/2018/11/in_suburban_philadelphia_democ.html   Pennsylvania election: Democrats look for US House gains...

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News Digest :: November 3, 2018

Campaigns   See which communities are contributing the most to Wolf, Wagner campaigns https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2018/11/02/see-which-communities-are-contributing-the-most-to.html   Tom Wolf, Bob Casey maintain big leads in home stretch, according to...

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News Digest :: November 2, 2018

Synagogue Shooting Funerals continue for victims of mass shooting at Squirrel Hill synagogue http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2018/11/01/Funerals-continue-victims-mass-shooting-at-Squirrel-Hill-pittsburgh-synagogue/stories/201811010100 Judge seals old criminal...

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News Digest :: November 1, 2018

Synagogue Shooting 'Evil tried to shut out a light': City in mourning as more shooting victims laid to rest http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2018/10/31/Funeral-services-continue-victims-mass-shooting-Squirrel-Hill-synagogue-tree-of-life/stories/201810310110 UPMC...

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News Digest :: October 31, 2018

Synagogue Shooting Community gathers at funerals for Tree of Life synagogue shooting victims http://www.post-gazette.com/news/faith-religion/2018/10/30/Funerals-Tree-of-Life-synagogue-shooting-victims-jerry-rabinowitz-rosenthal/stories/201810300082 Pittsburgh police...

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News Digest :: October 30, 2018

Synagogue Shooting Funeral services announced for Squirrel Hill synagogue shooting victims https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14227716-74/funeral-services-announced-for-squirrel-hill-synagogue-shooting-victims As gun battle raged, paramedics used combat lessons to...

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News Digest :: October 28, 2018

Synagogue Shooting Authorities: Mass shooting suspect said he wanted 'all Jews to die' http://www.post-gazette.com/news/crime-courts/2018/10/28/Affidavit-Suspect-robert-bowers-pittsburgh-squirrel-hill-mass-shooting-tree-of-life-synagogue/stories/201810280173 Suspect...

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News Digest :: October 27, 2018

Administration Wolf signs 88 end-of-session bills, vetoes four http://www.witf.org/state-house-sound-bites/2018/10/wolf-signs-88-end-of-session-bills-vetoes-four.php Wolf signs law meant to help employers limit Pa. workers comp costs...

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News Digest :: October 26, 2018

Legislature Important work undone: Lawmakers should complete child sex abuse bill http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2018/10/26/Important-work-undone-Lawmakers-should-complete-child-sex-abuse-bill/stories/201810260058 Bill Tracker: Loading up ammo at...

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News Digest :: October 25, 2018

Legislature Backers of child sex abuse lawsuit window rally in Capitol https://triblive.com/state/pennsylvania/14209983-74/backers-of-child-sex-abuse-lawsuit-window-rally-in-capitol Survivors of child sexual abuse call for Pa. Senate to return to Capitol to act on...

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News Digest :: October 24, 2018

Legislature What's New in Aging: Grandparenting help in wake of opioid epidemic http://www.post-gazette.com/news/aging-edge/2018/10/23/Pennsylvania-grandparents-opioid-epidemic-legislation-Wolf-bill-signings-kinship-navigator/stories/201810230134...

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News Digest :: October 23, 2018

Legislature Human trafficking law signed into law with help from local lawmakers https://www.dailylocal.com/news/local/human-trafficking-law-signed-into-law-with-help-from-local/article_586a9a52-d6b2-11e8-bb50-97075a7cb0b1.html Keystone alternatives are needed...

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News Digest :: October 22, 2018

Legislature Clergy abuse survivors, advocates continue push to change Pennsylvania law https://triblive.com/state/pennsylvania/14199590-74/clergy-abuse-survivors-advocates-continue-push-to-change-pennsylvania-law How Pennsylvania’s legislature gets away with not...

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News Digest :: October 21, 2018

Elections Trump effect? Voter registration is up in Pennsylvania, especially among Democrats https://www.mcall.com/news/local/mc-nws-pa-lehigh-valley-voter-registration-party-switch-20181018-story.html - nt=oft12aH-3gp2 Casey, Barletta debate ends in emotional...

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News Digest :: October 20, 2018

Elections Democrat Susan Wild holds edge, Republican Marty Nothstein in striking distance, poll shows https://www.mcall.com/news/nationworld/pennsylvania/capitol-ideas/mc-nws-pa-7-muhlenberg-college-poll-nothstein-wild-silfies-20181017-story.html - nt=oft12aH-3gp2...

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News Digest :: October 19, 2018

Legislature With Senate gone, calculus over sex abuse bill begins anew http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/pennsylvania-senate-inaction-20181018.html Sides already planning for new debate on child sex abuse bill...

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