Thursday, July 9, 2020

Thursday PA Capitol & Coronavirus NewsClips 7.9.20

returns to voting session July 13, 14 & 15 [Call Of President Pro Tempore]
House [Call Of The House Speaker]

Spotlight PA: Politicians Will Rule Again Over Redrawing Voting Districts, But Critics Aren’t Giving Up

Op-Ed: Unaccountable And Unresponsive Harrisburg Needs A Course Correction - Fair Districts PA

WITF Smart Talk: Are New Political Polls Accurate?

Senate, House Republicans Send The Resolution To Terminate COVID-19 Emergency Declaration To Gov. Wolf For His Action [PaCN]

Wolf Will Officially Veto Republican Effort To End COVID-19 Emergency

House Democrats’ Vision For A More Just, Strong Pennsylvania In Recovery

Gaming Control Board To Hold Category 4 Casino Auction On September 2  

AP: PA Tries Luck Again In Mini-Casino License Auction

Andrew Maykuth: Rivers Casino Philadelphia May End Virus Lock Down Next Week

Westmoreland Community College Casino Dealer Courses To Begin In August

State Police Announce Quarterly Firearms Purchase Denial Investigations

State Police: Denial Of Gun Purchases Due To Background Checks On Rise In PA 

AP: PA Inmates File Challenge To Parole Restrictions

Defrocked Bucks County Catholic Priest Sentenced To Prison For Abusing 2 Boys

Adams County Looks For Community Input On New Sexual Assault Center

State Prosecutors Want To Keep Copper Still Taken From Lancaster County Moonshine Maker, He Wants It Back

Editorial: Offering Ex-Offenders 2nd Chance Both Practical, Compassionate

PennDOT License Plate Pinch Hits NE PA Auto Dealers, Other Businesses

State Board Of Education Approves Erie County’s Community College

Ed Mahon: Erie Community College Gets Greenlight From State Board

Millersville President Discusses Reopening, On-Campus Tracing App

PA Students, Universities Respond To Trump Restrictions For International Visas

Pitt, Carnegie Mellon Join Push Against Trump’s Edit On Student Visas

Penn State President Denounces Change That Could See International Students Deported If Classes Move Online

Editorial: Local Impact Of International Students

California U., Clarion Target Adults Who Left Without Degree As Part Of New Coalition In Higher Education

CMU’s Software Institute Awarded $2.7 Billion Contract From Department Of Defense

Penn Professors Call For University To Pay Taxes To Support Philly Schools

New Research Details Racial, Socioeconomic Inequities During School Shutdown In Allegheny County

Lawsuit Claims UPMC, Doctors Failed To Get Proper Patient Consent For Procedures

Program Offers Free Mental Health Care For Workers In Lancaster County

Illegally Lit Fireworks To Blame For Fire At Vacant Penn Hills House

Wilkes-Barre Petition Drive Hopes To Repeal State Fireworks Law


Laura Olson: Cong. Wild Raised $875,000 Last Quarter For Re-election Bid

Op-Ed: U.S. Republican Senators Have Sold Their Souls To Trump

U.S. Supreme Court Hands Victory To Trump In Latest Round Of PA’s Birth Control Wars

AP: U.S. Supreme Court: Some Employers Can Refuse To Offer Free Birth Control

George Floyd Protests

PA State Police Assn. Says Many Proposed ‘Reforms’ Already In Place

Antifa Rumors And Hoaxes Have Stoked Real Fear In Philadelphia Neighborhoods

AP: Philly Mayor Waives 100s Of Protest-Related Code Violations

Police Reimagined: Philly DA Extended Interview

Pittsburgh Council Hears Testimony On Bill To Expand Police Review Board Power

DA: Bucks Jail Followed Protocol In Pepper Spraying Severely Mentally Ill Inmate

Black Lives Matter Movement Prods Bethlehem, Other School Districts to Review How History Is Taught

Labor Unions, Other Groups Plan July 20 Walkout To Protest Racism, Police Violence

AP: ‘Strike For Black Lives’ To Highlight Racism

Op-Ed: PA Politicians Need To Forget About Defunding The Police - Newt Gingrich

Editorial: We Need To Stop Calling The Police On People Of Color


Senate, House Republicans Send The Resolution To Terminate COVID-19 Emergency Declaration To Gov. Wolf For His Action [PaCN]

Wolf Will Officially Veto Republican Effort To End COVID-19 Emergency

AP: Pennsylvania Holds Off On New Pandemic Restrictions

Allegheny County COVID-19 Cases Soar, Butler County Sets New Single-Day Mark

Cap-Star: As COVID-19 Cases Spike, Allegheny County Slaps 2-Week Ban On Indoor Dining At Bars, Restaurants

Allegheny County Will Allow Outdoor Dining Beginning Friday

Dept. Of Health Reported 25 Additional Deaths From COVID-19 In PA; 849 More Cases [PaCN]  7.8.20

AP: Allegheny County Reports Near Record Number Of COVID-19 Cases

Black, Hispanic Women Infected With COVID-19 5 Times As Often As Whites In Philly, Penn Study Suggests

Irwin Borough Officials Chided For No Masks, No Social Distancing

Officials Remind Residents Of Mask Rules In Aspinwall Parks

Trafford Councilman Says He Will Not Resign Over Comment Regarding Health Secretary’s Gender

Editorial: Senators Toomey, Casey Offer United Front On COVID-19 Masks

Editorial: Rather Than Making COVID-19 A Political Issues, We Should Practices Humility, Sympathy

Dept. Of Education: Students, Adults In Schools Must Wear Masks

Cap-Star: Education Official: Part-Time Schedules, Small Groups Best Way To Reduce COVID-19 Transmission When Schools Reopen

Spotlight PA: Evictions Loom Large As PA Renter Relief Program Stumbles, Lacks Spanish Application

Dept. Of Labor & Industry Holds Virtual Town Hall July 9 1:00 To Answer Questions About Unemployment Compensation: Click Here To Join

Philly-Area Churches Got Unprecedented Federal Paycheck Protection Help

State Fire Commissioner Opens $50 Million Grant Program To Support Fire, EMS Companies Affected By COVID-19

State To Give Fire, Rescue Companies $50 Million In Grants To Cover COVID-19 Losses


AP: Health Official: Trump Rally ‘Likely’ Source Of Virus Surge In Tulsa, OK

AP: ‘A Hot Mess’ Americans Face Testing Delays As Virus Surges

AP: Trump Threatens To Cut Federal Aid If Schools Don’t Reopen

John Micek: Trump’s Now Using Your Kids As Pawns In His Re-Election, That’s Not Leadership, It’s Desperation

The Guardian: Trump Criticizes Dr. Fauci, Says U.S. In A ‘Good Place’ As COVID-19 Cases Top 3 Million

The Guardian: VP Pence Pushes To Reopen Schools Amid Fears CDC Is Bowing To Trump’s Demands

NPR: White House Stumbles Over How Best To Reopen Schools, As Trump Blasts CDC Guidance

AP: ‘Desperation Science’ Slows The Hunt For COVID-19 Drugs

NPR: U.N. Predicts Rise In Diseases That Jump From Animals To Humans Due To Habitat Loss

Click Here For This Week’s PA Coronavirus NewsClips

Thursday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 7.9.20 -- Click Here

Helpful Resources:

Click Here for latest PA Capitol NewsClips & News (Daily Subscriber Email 2:00)

Like PA Capitol News on Facebook

Follow PA Capitol News on Twitter

Click Here for latest Environmental NewsClips & News (Daily Subscriber Email 2:00)

Like PA Environment Digest on Facebook

Follow PA Environment Digest on Twitter

Read Weekly PA Environment Digest

FairDistrictsPA: Fix Our Broken Redistricting Process 

[Posted: July 9, 2020]

No comments:

Post a Comment