Friday, January 8, 2021

Friday PA Capitol & COVID NewsClips 1.8.21

returns to voting session Jan. 11, 12, 13

Senate returns to voting session Jan. 25, 26, 27

TODAY 2:00: Gov. Wolf, Secretary of Health to discuss state vaccine plan.  Watch Live:: or ,

Law Enforcement Officials Need Your Help To Identify Individuals Who Assaulted U.S. Capitol [PaCN]

Top PA Law Enforcement Leaders Pledge To Prosecute U.S. Capitol Attackers

Timeline: Trump And His PA Republican Allies Tried To Overturn PA’s Election Results For 2 Months

PA Republicans Showed Trump’s Grip On Party Even After The Attack On U.S. Capitol

Cap-Star: How PA’s Congressional Delegation Voted On Overturning PA Election Results

Katie Meyer: Insurrection, Assault On U.S. Capitol Further Divides PA Politicians

Harrisburg’s Political Tensions Demonstrated In Assault On U.S. Capitol

Editorial: Trump Shouldn’t Be Allowed Another Day In The White House, But What About Complicit PA Lawmakers?

Ford Turner: PA Senate, House Republicans Move Ahead On Plans To Review PA Election Process, 14 Hearings To Start Jan. 21

Op-Ed: Time To Pick A Side - Are You For Or Against Democracy?

Charles Thompson: PA Senate, House, State Revisiting PA Capitol Security Policies In Light Of Assault On U.S. Capitol

Paul Muschick: 5 Priorities For PA Lawmakers In 2021, Including Raising Minimum Wage

Lt. Gov. Fetterman Eyeing Run For U.S. Senate In 2022

AP: Split Commonwealth Court Tosses PA Victims’ Rights Amendment Passed By Voters

Op-Ed: PA State Appeals Court Elections In 2021 Are Crucial For Racial Justice 

Delaware County Paid $25,000 In Ransom To Hackers Who Infiltrated The County’s Computer System

How Teachers Are Explaining The Insurrection And Assault On The U.S. Capitol

PA’s Role In The Assault On U.S. Capitol

Gov. Ridge, 3 Fmr Secretaries Of Homeland Security: Trump Must Be Held Accountable For Assault On U.S. Capitol

Gov. Wolf: PA National Guard Activated To D.C. Thru Jan. 20 Presidential Inauguration

AP: Republican State Sen. Mastriano At U.S. Capitol During Attack Urged To Resign

Republican State Sen. Mastrian Pushed QAnon Conspiracy Rhetoric In A Dec. 21 Appearance On The QAnon-Dedicated Program The Common Sense Show

Sen. Corman Statement: No Cause To Remove Sen. Mastriano

Jan Murphy: Republican State Senator Mastriano At Trump Protesters’ Assault On U.S. Capitol Leads To Call For Him To Resign

Cap-Star: Republican State Senator Mastriano Faces Calls To Resign

Sen. Tim Kearney (D-Delaware) Calls For Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-Adams) Resignation Over His Participation In Trump DC Protests

Fmr Republican Rep. Rick Saccone Resigns From St. Vincent College After Posting Video From Assault On U.S. Capitol

13 PA Residents Among Those Charged So Far In Assault On U.S. Capitol

WHYY: Lebanon County PA Man Arrested During U.S. Capitol Insurrection Unrepentant: ‘The Doors Were Open’

Bucks County Trump Supporter Posted About A 1776-Style Revolution During Assault On U.S. Capitol, Then He Was Arrested

Schuylkill County Man Among 4 Dead Following Pro-Trump Assault On U.S. Capitol

Allentown School District Removes Teacher From Duties Who Took Park In DC Protests Pending An Investigation

Western PA Residents Who Participated In Pro-Trump Protests Share Experiences Of Getting Tear Gased, Chaos

PA Cong. Lamb Decries Republican ‘Lies’ Leading To Heated Exchange During Electoral Vote Certification

Republican PA Cong. Kelly Kept Pressing Election Challenge To Overturn PA Election Results, Even After Riots

Following Assault On U.S. Capitol, PA Republican Cong. Thompson, Keller Among Those To Reject PA Voting Results

PA Republicans Showed Trump’s Grip On Party Even After The Attack On U.S. Capitol

Cap-Star: How PA’s Congressional Delegation Voted On Overturning PA Election Results

Phill, U.S. Business Leaders Blame Trump For Capitol Attack

Philly Trump Lawyer Resigns, Saying President Trump Used His Services ‘To Perpetrate A Crime’

2 Fox Rothschild Lawyers In Philly Asked To Leave Firm AFter Taking Part In Trump Call To Georgia Officials Asking Them Find 11,780 Votes

PA Senator Bob Casey Joins Chorus Demanding Trump Be Removed Thru 25th Amendment

PA Congressional Democrats Call For Removing Trump Thru 25th Amendment Or Impeachment

Sen. Baker, Toomey Comment On The Assault On U.S. Capitol By Trump Supporters

Member Of Congress Madeleine Dean On Living Thru The Assault On The Capitol

Op-Ed: I Never Imagined I’d Live Thru An Insurrection At The Capitol - PA Cong. Boyle

Editorial: Republican Cong. Scott Perry Must Resign

Editorial: Irresponsible Rhetoric From Trump, PA Officials, Cong. Scott Perry Fanned DC Violence

Editorial: PA U.S. Senators Casey, Toomey Stand Tall

Editorial: Death And Destruction Did Not Stop Congress From Performing Its Constitutional Duty

Editorial: Violence In Any Form Is Not Acceptable

Fmr U.S. Capitol Police Officer From Luzerne County Shocked By Failure To Stop Intruders

The Hill: Heads Of Security For U.S. Senate, House And Capitol Police Chief Asked To Resign; Investigations Underway On Security Lapses

AP: U.S. Capitol Police Officer’s Death Intensifies Capitol Siege Questions

Federal Prosecutors Are Investigating Trump’s Role In Inciting Deadly Capitol Riots

Op-Ed: Law Enforcement Allowed The Assault On U.S. Capitol, But America Deserves The Blame

The Atlantic: Republicans Own This Insurrection And It Extends Well Beyond Trump [PA Republicans]

The Atlantic: The Capitol Riot Was An Attack On Multiracial Democracy [Philadelphia]

The Atlantic: Don’t Let Them Pretend This Didn’t Happen


Biden’s Secretary Of Transportation Talks To  Lehigh County About Transit Needs

Civil Justice

AP: Racial Double Standard Clear In Comparing BLM And Trump’s Capitol Insurrection

Op-Ed: Imagine What Would Have Happened Had The Rioters Who Stormed The U.S. Capitol Been Black

The Atlantic: The Capitol Riot Was An Attack On Multiracial Democracy [Philadelphia]

Allegheny County School District Board Member Mired In Racial Controversy Resigns


Dept. Of Health Reports 215 Additional Deaths Due To COVID; 10,178 New Cases-- 1.8.21

Dept. Of Health Reports 265 Additional Deaths Due To COVID; 9,698 New Cases-- 1.7.21

Another Day Of 200+ COVID Deaths Pushes PA Toll Past 17,000

Lancaster County Hits 30,000 COVID Cases Since March

Lancaster County School District Social Worker, 47, Dies Of COVID

Dept. Of Health Confirms First Case With COVID-19 Variant In Dauphin County After International Travel Exposure

PA National Guard Called In To Help Allentown Nursing Home After 97 Residents, 32 Staff Test Positive For COVID

Walgreens Lags In NE PA Nursing Home Vaccinations

State Directs Susquehanna County Hospital To Stop Vaccinating Teachers, Hospital Leader Says

Geisinger Health Vaccinates Over 10,000 Employees

Waiting Several Days For COVID Test Results?  Check With The Lab

Dept. Of Health Reports 1,323 Total Cases Of Influenza, 7 Deaths For Week Ending Jan.2

3 Dozen More PA Restaurants Ordered Closed For Ignoring COVID Indoor Dining Ban

6 Lancaster County Restaurants Sued By State For Violating COVID Indoor Diving Ban

Judge Rules Allegheny Health Dept. Case Against Restaurant For COVID Violations Can Proceed

Depts. Of Education, Health Update COVID Recommendations For Schools

AP: Pennsylvania: Send Elementary Students Back To School

Elementary Students Should Go Back to Classrooms, PA’s New COVID Guidance Says

Ford Turner: PA Officials Say They Encourage Return Of Elementary Students To In-Person Classes, With Safeguards In Place

Luzerne County School Superintendents Approach New State Recommendations With Caution

PA Teachers Union Criticizes Guidance Calling For Elementary Students To Go Back To Classrooms

Susquehanna U. Announces Return To On-Campus Learning

Dept. Of Aging Awards $2 Million In Grants To Help COVID-Impacted Senior Community Centers

Allegheny County Courts Extend Shutdown To Jan. 29 Due To COVID

All $40.5 Million In Federal CARES Act Aid Distributed In York County


AP: U.S. Registered Highest Deaths Yet From COVID, Total Now Over 260,000 [17,179 In PA]

AP: Pfizer Study Suggests Vaccine Works Against COVID Variant

NPR: Dr. Fauci Says U.S. Needs More Time To ‘Catch Up’ On COVID Vaccine Rollout

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