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Legislature

School property tax options ready for review by Pennsylvania lawmakers
https://www.mcall.com/news/pennsylvania/capitol-ideas/mc-nws-pa-tax-elimination-20191129-dfioxjmhfbgztbf5nbza7dmtui-story.html

Can you pay for infrastructure repairs without raising state taxes? In new plan, House GOP says ‘Yes.’
https://www.penncapital-star.com/government-politics/can-you-pay-for-infrastructure-repairs-without-raising-state-taxes-in-new-plan-house-gop-says-yes/

Pennsylvania changed a law suspending driver’s licenses, but it won’t help thousands still banned from the road
https://www.inquirer.com/news/suspended-drivers-license-act-95-drug-charge-pa-20191129.html

Injection site worth effort
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/opinion/injection-site-worth-effort-1.2565215

Pa. teachers have it wrong: Turzai’s Harrisburg vouchers bill will help kids | Opinion
https://www.penncapital-star.com/commentary/pa-teachers-have-it-wrong-turzais-harrisburg-vouchers-bill-will-help-kids-opinion/

Administration

With Wolf’s signature, Sunday hunting coming to Pa. in 2020
https://triblive.com/news/pennsylvania/with-wolfs-signature-sunday-hunting-coming-to-pa-in-2020/

Elections/Politics

Rep. Greg Rothman to seek re-election to the state House of Representatives
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2019/11/rep-greg-rothman-to-seek-re-election-to-the-state-house-of-representatives.html

Westmoreland board certifies county election results; Kopas shut-out official
https://triblive.com/local/westmoreland/westmoreland-board-certifies-county-election-results-kopas-shut-out-official/

Local News

Scranton dumps Northeast Revenue, signs up with Lackawanna County
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/scranton-dumps-northeast-revenue-signs-up-with-lackawanna-county-1.2565520

New Steamtown exhibits improve accessibility for guests with disabilities
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/new-steamtown-exhibits-improve-accessibility-for-guests-with-disabilities-1.2565506

Peckville Christmas House brings out smiles
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/peckville-christmas-house-brings-out-smiles-1.2565496

Neighborhood clean up Saturday in Wilkes-Barre
https://www.timesleader.com/news/764136/neighborhood-clean-up-saturday-in-wilkes-barre

More than $300,000 in HUD money going to Bucks County
https://www.buckscountycouriertimes.com/news/20191128/more-than-300000-in-hud-money-going-to-bucks-county

Volunteers serve Thanksgiving dinners to those in need
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/volunteers-serve-thanksgiving-dinners-to-those-in-need-1.2565431

Alle-Kiski Valley volunteers ensure no one goes hungry, lonely on Thanksgiving
https://triblive.com/local/valley-news-dispatch/volunteers-ensure-no-one-goes-hungry-or-lonely-on-thanksgiving/

The Miracle of the Mashed Potatoes: Coraopolis church feeds more than 500 on Thanksgiving
https://www.post-gazette.com/local/north/2019/11/28/The-Miracle-of-the-Mashed-Potatoes-Coraopolis-church-feeds-more-than-500-on-Thanksgiving/stories/201911280126

West Reading officials say parking no problem for Small Business Saturday
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/west-reading-officials-say-parking-no-problem-for-small-business-saturday

Philly

Philadelphia lobbyists keep making last-minute changes to bills, and reform advocates feel ‘set up’
https://www.inquirer.com/politics/philadelphia/philadelphia-city-council-lobbyist-amendments-20191129.html

Philly’s rise is still a tale of two cities | Editorial
https://www.inquirer.com/opinion/editorials/national-geographic-philly-top-25-global-destination-20191128.html

Pitt

Changing of the guard — Prime Downtown development spot gets a new owner
https://www.post-gazette.com/business/development/2019/11/29/Jail-annex-Ross-Hospitality-Commonwealth-Building-Downtown-parking/stories/201911290053

Pittsburgh police detain two juveniles for firing shots, trying to break into vehicles on Mount Washington
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/crime-courts/2019/11/28/Pittsburgh-police-shots-fired-Mount-Washington-juveniles-detained-breaking-into-vehicles/stories/201911280114

Boosting buses: Pittsburgh needs expanded mass transit
https://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2019/11/29/Boosting-buses-Pittsburgh-needs-expanded-mass-transit/stories/201911200044

Allegheny County receives $200K grant for infant, maternal health program
https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-allegheny/allegheny-county-receives-200k-grant-for-infant-maternal-health-program/

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh waives late fees at 3 locations
https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-allegheny/carnegie-library-of-pittsburgh-waives-late-fees-at-3-locations/

State News

Pennsylvanians brace for Trump administration’s proposed cuts to food stamps
https://www.witf.org/2019/11/29/pa-residents-brace-for-trump-administrations-proposed-cuts-to-food-stamps/

Saturday deer opener means the end of traditions or start of new ones
https://www.post-gazette.com/life/outdoors/2019/11/28/deer-hunting-Pennsylvania-Saturday-opening-day/stories/201911280027

‘Disappointing:’ Not all are happy about an early deer season
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/disappointing-not-all-are-happy-about-an-early-deer-season-1.2565351

Pa. Game Commission warns of lead’s danger to animals, but hunters say non-lead ammo is too expensive
https://www.witf.org/2019/11/29/pa-game-commission-warns-of-leads-danger-to-animals-but-hunters-say-non-lead-ammo-is-too-expensive/

Hunters address season changes
https://www.altoonamirror.com/news/local-news/2019/11/hunters-address-season-changes/

Berks County hunters to get earlier start for rifle season
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/berks-county-hunters-to-get-earlier-start-for-rifle-season

Uber and Lyft want cars to have front license plates. Pennsylvania is 1 of 19 states without them.
https://www.inquirer.com/news/uber-lyft-front-license-plates-20191128.html

How attacks on Pennsylvania immigrants are an attack on all working people | Opinion
https://www.penncapital-star.com/commentary/how-attacks-on-pennsylvania-immigrants-are-an-attack-on-all-working-people-opinion/

Transportation

Route 29 bridge project starts next week near Sugar Notch
https://www.timesleader.com/news/764134/route-29-bridge-project-starts-next-week-near-sugar-notch

Washington

Trump impeachment: Pa. lawmakers skipped many closed-door impeachment proceedings | Analysis
https://www.penncapital-star.com/government-politics/trump-impeachment-pa-lawmakers-skipped-many-closed-door-impeachment-proceedings-analysis/