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Hate Crimes

 

Lawmakers introduce bills to strengthen PA hate crime legislation

https://www.yourerie.com/news/local-news/lawmakers-introduce-bills-to-strengthen-pa-hate-crime-legislation/1995152976

 

Gun Safety

 

Bill proposed to eliminate conceal carry permit requirement in PA
https://fox43.com/2019/05/12/bill-proposed-to-eliminate-conceal-carry-permit-requirement-in-pa/

 

Education

 

Rep. Sappey to introduce trauma informed education legislation

https://www.dailylocal.com/news/local/sappey-to-introduce-trauma-informed-education-legislation/article_9f083178-7242-11e9-8320-875b3cdf7c1f.html

 

Newsmakers to Feature SHINE After School Program
https://www.pahomepage.com/news/newsmakers-to-feature-shine-after-school-program/1996017852

 

Mon Valley Career students put on a show for Labor secretary
https://observer-reporter.com/business/mon-valley-career-students-put-on-a-show-for-labor/article_e0db516e-7334-11e9-b54a-9ba770b6649f.html

 

Pa. House OKs expansion of EITC program
http://www.altoonamirror.com/news/local-news/2019/05/pa-house-oks-expansion-of-eitc-program/

 

PA State Board Of Education Giving Its Support To Gov. Wolf’s Schooling Proposals
https://beavercountyradio.com/news/pa-state-board-of-education-giving-its-support-to-gov-wolfs-schooling-proposals/

 

Veterans Affairs

 

State Sen. Pam Iovino named minority chairwoman of veterans affairs committee
https://www.timesonline.com/news/20190510/state-sen-pam-iovino-named-minority-chairwoman-of-veterans-affairs-committee

 

Cannabis Legalization

 

Lt. Gov. John Fetterman Brings His Marijuana Listening Tour To Pittsburgh
https://www.wesa.fm/post/lt-gov-john-fetterman-brings-his-marijuana-listening-tour-pittsburgh

 

Local Development

 

Community center slated for shuttered Wilmerding Y gets $75,000 boost from local business

https://www.post-gazette.com/business/pittsburgh-company-news/2019/05/10/Wilmerding-YMCA-community-center-funding-Allegheny-Petroleum-Products/stories/201905100127

 

Companies receive grants to cut costs and energy consumption
https://www.pottsmerc.com/business/companies-receive-grants-to-cut-costs-and-energy-consumption/article_e66d10c8-71da-11e9-8007-6bf80d9b6d1d.html

 

Five new low-interest loans approved through Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority
https://pennbizreport.com/news/13014-five-new-low-interest-loans-approved-through-pennsylvania-industrial-development-authority/

 

Infrastructure

 

Lawmaker proposes new highway to link Mon-Fayette Expressway to Pittsburgh

https://www.post-gazette.com/news/transportation/2019/05/10/Mon-Fayette-Expressway-new-highway-Dravosburg-Pittsburgh-200-300-million-PennDOT-Pennsylvania-Turnpike/stories/201905090180

 

Guest Editorial: Time to get together on infrastructure
https://cumberlink.com/opinion/editorial/guest-editorial-time-to-get-together-on-infrastructure/article_5571eacd-83c8-50a7-8342-36f7b93deb24.html

 

Corrections

 

Deal with state would sell old SCI Pittsburgh site for $1 to Manchester Bidwell

https://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2019/05/10/sci-pittsburgh-site-sale-manchester-bidwell-corporation-nonprofit-pittsburgh-darlene-harris-north-side/stories/201905100116

 

Pipelines

 

Mariner East II provides a chance to define regulatory roles
https://www.pennlive.com/opinion/2019/05/mariner-east-ii-provides-a-chance-to-define-regulatory-roles.html

 

Climate Change

 

LETTER: More climate action needed
https://observer-reporter.com/opinion/letters/letter-more-climate-action-needed/article_4ac0176c-7269-11e9-8e7d-3343679e38e6.html