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Infrastructure

State and local leaders need more power over infrastructure. Congress can make it happen. | Opinion
https://www.inquirer.com/opinion/commentary/infrastructure-congress-municipal-bonds-20191110.html

Pennsylvania lags behind in highway safety
https://www.altoonamirror.com/opinion/editorials/2019/11/pennsylvania-lags-behind-in-highway-safety/

High risk dams pose upstream danger for many Pennsylvanians
https://www.inquirer.com/news/pennsylvania/high-risk-dams-pose-upstream-danger-many-pennsylvanians-20191110.html

New federal grant program allots $10M for dams in 26 states
https://hosted.ap.org/thetimes-tribune/article/259744ceaf9c4edba862b3d630592a66/new-federal-grant-program-allots-10m-dams-26-states

School bus driver shortage squeezes districts around the region
https://www.inquirer.com/education/school-bus-driver-shortage-pennsylvania-new-jersey-20191110.html

Law and Justice

‘Modern day slavery’
https://www.altoonamirror.com/news/local-news/2019/11/modern-day-slavery/

Protecting animals: Abuse, torture of pets needs to be a felony
https://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2019/11/10/Protecting-animals-Abuse-torture-of-pets-needs-to-be-a-felony/stories/201911060029

Health

Casey cautions residents to be wary of ‘junk’ health insurance plans
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/casey-cautions-residents-to-be-wary-of-junk-health-insurance-plans-1.2557318

Senator Casey leads roundtable Focused on preserving Affordable Care Act
https://www.ncnewsonline.com/news/local_news/senator-casey-leads-roundtable-focused-on-preserving-affordable-care-act/article_23fccebb-cebc-53bc-8f54-655dc7f4a031.html

Suicide Prevention Task Force visits SRU
www.butlereagle.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20191109/NEWS01/711099828

Erie County DA sues opioid makers amid national push
https://www.goerie.com/news/20191110/erie-county-da-sues-opioid-makers-amid-national-push

State needs to take advantage of federal money for behavioral health care
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2019/11/10/State-needs-to-take-advantage-of-federal-money-for-behavioral-health-care/stories/201911100027

Miscellaneous

Draft Kings digital gambling exec discusses fledgling legal sports betting industry
https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-allegheny/draft-kings-digital-gambling-exec-discusses-fledgling-legal-sports-bettingindustry/

Toomey presses against a future fracking ban
http://www.butlereagle.com/article/20191109/NEWS02/711099849/-1/news

Bankrupt Philly refinery gets interest from 15 potential bidders; aims for a January auction
https://www.inquirer.com/business/bankrupt-philadelphia-energy-solutions-refinery-sets-sale-auction-procedure-20191110.html

State law to force changes in Mercer County
https://www.sharonherald.com/news/state-law-to-force-changes-in-mercer-county/article_5bd76276-02a6-11ea-b247-df38472cc68d.html

Elections

LETTER: Redistricting reform: Not red, not blue, just fair
https://www.pottsmerc.com/opinion/letter-redistricting-reform-not-red-not-blue-just-fair/article_26337a1a-0319-11ea-a68d-97589854cabf.html

Christine Flowers: Delco voters flip a giant blue finger to Trump
https://www.delcotimes.com/opinion/christine-flowers-delco-voters-flip-a-giant-blue-finger-to/article_b9d6ec9a-02e5-11ea-89c2-fbbe0d01ab04.html

Mullane: The collapse of Harry Fawkes’ big red Republican machine
https://www.buckscountycouriertimes.com/opinion/20191110/mullane-collapse-of-harry-fawkes-big-red-republican-machine

EDITORIAL: GOP wins in Washington, Greene signs of shifting political sands
https://observer-reporter.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-gop-wins-in-washington-greene-signs-of-shifting-political/article_d9493078-00ac-11ea-a19f-4f235291925e.html

Cognetti faces major hurdles as Scranton mayor
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/cognetti-faces-major-hurdles-as-scranton-mayor-1.2557918

Trailblazing Women; 1st African-American woman on Delco Council; 1st African-American woman on Delco bench; 1st Muslim judge in stateelection
https://www.delcotimes.com/news/local/trailblazing-women-st-african-american-woman-on-delco-council-st/article_a776a628-0315-11ea-bda0-7f203488648a.html

Philadelphia’s Republican Party is now in search of a new leader after chairman Mike Meehan resigns
https://www.inquirer.com/news/philadelphia-republican-city-committee-chairman-mike-meehan-resigns-20191109.html

More than blue and red on the region’s political map | Editorial
https://www.inquirer.com/opinion/editorials/blue-tsunami-red-new-jersey-lgbt-upper-darby-20191110.html

Beyond the Byline: Color Luzerne County red, as in votes
https://www.timesleader.com/news/761807/beyond-the-byline-color-luzerne-county-red-as-in-votes

Christine M. Flowers: Catholic priest had every right to deny Joe Biden communion over abortion views
https://www.timesleader.com/opinion/op-ed/761718/christine-m-flowers-catholic-priest-had-every-right-to-deny-joe-biden-communion-over-abortion-views