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Immigration

 

Demonstrators Rally in Penn Square for Immigrant Rights

https://lancasteronline.com/news/local/lights-for-liberty-demonstrators-rally-in-penn-square-for-immigrant/article_0d14f958-a506-11e9-ab27-8773a56edf9f.html

 

How does Berks County’s family detention facility fit into Sunday’s planned immigration raids by federal ICE officials?
https://www.mcall.com/news/pennsylvania/capitol-ideas/mc-nws-pa-immigration-raid-protests-berks-detention-center-20190713-medqudu7pzfk3kr3jg5kt5hipe-story.html

 

Hundreds Rally in Philadelphia Against Immigrant Detention Centers
https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Hundreds-Rally-Philadelphia-Against-Immigrant-Detention-Centers-512651081.html

 

Affordable Housing

 

Chester County Receives $3.08 Million in PHARE Funding to Support Affordable Housing
https://mychesco.com/a/news/chester-county-receives-3-08-million-in-phare-funding-to-support-affordable-housing/

 

Wolf announces 2019 PHARE funding to support affordable housing
http://www.theprogressnews.com/news/state/wolf-announces-phare-funding-to-support-affordable-housing/article_eaf17561-3933-53c2-b47f-78b627bd1232.html

 

Five affordable housing developments receive tax credits from state
https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2019/07/11/five-affordable-housing-developments-receive-tax.html

 

Education

 

Auditor General Urges State to Abandon Keystone Exams

https://www.meadvilletribune.com/news/auditor-general-urges-state-to-abandon-keystone-exams/article_24ecd75f-b6b1-5710-abb9-a253ce19fe64.html

 

Mental Health

 

Wolf announces $3.68M Youth Suicide Prevention federal grant
http://www.theprogressnews.com/news/state/wolf-announces-m-youth-suicide-prevention-federal-grant/article_2824afac-7cf4-5971-b183-f8a1e6e382ea.html

 

Environment

 

DEP Oil and Gas Annual Report details increased efficiencies
https://www.northcentralpa.com/news/dep-oil-and-gas-annual-report-details-increased-efficiencies/article_2e896628-a353-11e9-88cc-9b2ed6485c91.html

 

Your view: Time to end the use of plastic bags
https://www.timesleader.com/opinion/letters/749588/your-view-time-to-end-the-use-of-plastic-bags

 

Opinion: Pennsylvania budget shortchanges environment
https://www.poconorecord.com/news/20190712/opinion-pennsylvania-budget-shortchanges-environment

 

Elections

 

Gov. Wolf leads PA election machine initiative
http://www.timesobserver.com/news/local-news/2019/07/gov-wolf-leads-pa-election-machine-initiative/

 

Business Development

 

‘Parks Portal’ to connect businesses
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/parks-portal-to-connect-businesses-1.2507302

 

Gaming

 

Internet-based casino games are set to start in Pennsylvania July 15; what’s that mean for players, taxpayers?
https://www.pennlive.com/entertainment/2019/07/internet-based-casino-games-are-set-to-start-in-pennsylvania-july-15-whats-that-mean-for-players-taxpayers.html

 

Attorney General

 

In Philly for NetRoots Nation, AG Shapiro faces protesters upset over Philly gun law change
https://www.penncapital-star.com/government-politics/in-philly-for-netroots-nation-ag-shapiro-faces-protesters-upset-over-philly-gun-law-change/