Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Tuesday PA Capitol & Coronavirus NewsClips 7.7.20

returns to voting session July 7 & 8 [Call Of House Speaker]
Senate [Call Of President Pro Tempore]

Jan Murphy: Meet House Speaker Bryan Cutler: Farmer, Triathlete

PA Post: What Would It Take For Kanye West To Get On The Ballot In PA?

Cap-Star: 2020-21 Stopgap Budget: Paying For Schools, Higher Ed

Op-Ed: Why We Adopted A 5-Month Temporary Budget - Sen. Pat Browne

PLS Reporter: Dems Ask Wolf To Extend Moratorium On Evictions, Foreclosures To End Of Year

Lehigh University Students Push To Make Election Day A Holiday

Minority-Owned Company Brings Chemical Testing Facility To Cheyney U.

Editorial: School Faculties Should Look More Like Student Body

Editorial: Don’t Cut Library Funding

Gov. Wolf: Opioid Command Center Releases Strategic Plan, Roadmap To Fight Epidemic

Legislation Reintroduced To Elect State Appeals Court Judges By Regions

Allegheny County Will Make $4.3 Million From Contract For Phone Service To Jail Inmates

CNHI: Pennsylvania Gun Sales Skyrocket In June

Op-Ed: Increased Funding For Board Of Pardons Is Key Amid Calls For Police Reform - Lt. Gov. Fetterman

More Than 20 Treated By Western PA UPMC Burn Center For Fireworks Injuries Over Holiday

Nearly 200 Fireworks Complaints Made Over Holiday In Scranton

Wilkes-Barre Described As ‘War Zone’ Over 4th Of July Weekend

Editorial: Have A Penny, Share A Penny

Phillies Open 2020 Season By Hosting Marlins On July 24


AP: VP Pence Will Be In PA Thursday For Fundraiser, Police Union

Politico Pushes PA From Toss Up To Leans Democratic For Presidential Race

AP: Trump Lashes Out At NASCAR, And NASCAR’s Only Black Driver Over Banning Confederate Flag, And ‘Hoax’ Over Noose

The Hill: Trump Expected to Refile Paperwork With Court To End DACA Program This Week

TNS: Fox News Said It ‘Mistakenly’ Edited Donald & Melania Trump Out Of Photo With Child Sex Traffickers Jeffrey Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell

AP: U.S. Supreme Court Rules States Can Bind Presidential Electors’ Votes

George Floyd Protests

Democrats Pushing For Creation Of Civilian Police Review Boards In PA Counties

PA Post: Some Police Depts Say Publicizing Use-Of-Force Policies Build Trust, Other Say The Public Can’t Be Trusted

Pittsburgh Mayor: Changing Public Perception Of Police Begins With ‘Hiring The Right People’

AP: Rasir Bolton Left Penn State Basketball After Coach’s ‘Noose’ Comment

Op-Ed: Penn Must Be Accountable To Philly’s Black Communities


Gov. Wolf: Mask Order Could Last Until There Is A COVID-19 Vaccine, He’s Concerned About New Breakouts

Ford Turner: Gov. Wolf Concerned About Post-July 4, But Says PA In Better Spot Than Other States

Gov. Wolf: More Research Points To Importance Of Masks To Stop The Spread Of COVID-19

Gov. Wolf Now Wants Local Govts To Lead In Pandemic, But How Much Can They Do In Lehigh Valley?

PA Medical Society: Doctors Say Their PPE Supply Could Run Dry In Weeks

Dauphin County Amish Store Offers Oxygen Level Testing, Won’t Make Customers Wear Masks

PA’s Mandatory Mask Order Complicates School Reopening Plans

Dept. Of Health Reported 1 Additional Death From COVID-19 In PA [PaCN]  7.6.20

Allegheny Twp. Fire Departments Out Of Service Because Of COVID-19 Exposure In Westmoreland County

COVID-19 Forces Some Allegheny Court Office Closures, But Lawyers Say It’s Not Enough

Allegheny County Confirms Virus Cases At Courthouse

As Allegheny County Shuts Down, Neighboring Counties Say To Public: Don’t Be Like Allegheny County

Westmoreland County Courthouse Confirms Positive COVID-19 Case

Owner Of Philly Bar Pulled Gun On Passerby Who Warned About Social Distancing

Gov. Wolf Announces $53 Million In Additional Support For Child Care Providers Affected By COVID-19

Gov. Wolf: Convincing Parents School Is Safe Will Be Key To Reopening In Fall

Other States/National

NJ Virus Transmission Rate Reaches Highest Since Early May, Officials Beg People To Wear Masks

Cong. Kelly Got Up To $1 Million In Virus Business Aid For His Car Dealerships

Philly-Area Companies Reaped Millions From Federal Paycheck Protection Program

Dozens Of PA Charter Schools Among Recipients Of Federal Small Business Aid

AP: 165,000 In PA Get Federal Virus Loan Aid So Far

Which PA Business Got The Post Federal Virus Loan Money?

Scientists Urge WHO To Acknowledge COVID-19 Can Spread In Air

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