Saturday, January 9, 2021

Saturday PA Capitol & COVID NewsClips 1.9.21

returns to voting session Jan. 11, 12, 13

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

PA Republican Senate Leader Corman Says They Will Wait For Court Ruling On Disputed Votes Before Deciding On Whether To Swear In Democrat Jim Brewster, But Could Decide On Their Own Whether To Fill The Seat With Brewster If They Are Unhappy With The Court Decision.

AP: Prosecutor Wants Bail Revoked For Man Facing Weapons Charges Outside Philly Vote Counting Center

Jan Murphy: Western PA Residents Demand Republicans Seat Democratic Sen. Brewster

Democratic Sen. Brewster Waits, Works As Race Remains Unresolved

Lt. Gov. Fetterman, Sen. Corman Discuss Clash In PA Senate Chamber

AP: Lt. Gov. Fetterman Taking Steps To Run For U.S. Senate In 2022

Fmr Republican Congressman Ryan Costello Is Taking Steps To Run For U.S. Senate

Cambria County Resident Announces Candidacy For Lt. Governor

Editorial: Kudos On Western PA Census Count

Lincoln U. President Named 1 Of 10 Most Dominant Historically Black College Leaders

King’s College Names Rev. Looney As New President

Gov. Wolf: New Funding For Manufacturing Workforce Training In Southwestern PA

New Lawsuit Accuses Msgr. Joseph Kelly In Scranton Of Child Sexual Abuse

Philly Man Charged With Killing Witness Who Testified Against Him In Montgomery County Shooting Case

Montgomery County Declares ‘Code Blue’ Weather Emergency Thru Weekend

Philly DA Is Ready For His Close-Up, Just In Time For Reelection

U.S. Labor Dept. Sues To Void Local 98 Leadership Election, Alleging Johnny Doc, Others Threatened Union Rivals

PA Auto Insurance Rates Decline 3.4%,  For First Time In 10 Years

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

Jan Murphy: Gov. Wolf Calls For Sen. Mastriano To Be Held Accountable For Participating In Trump DC Protest

Senate Democratic Leader Calls On Sen. Mastriano To Resign Immediately

Lebanon County Man Who Breached U.S. Capitol Slapped With Federal Charges

The Guardian: The Five People Who Died In Assault On Capitol, Protests [PA Resident]

Republican PA Cong. Kelly Pushed Electoral Vote Fight Amid Chaos, Republican Dissent

PA Voters Say Assault On U.S. Capitol Building Was A Turning Point: ‘Numb,’ ‘Disappointed’

Philly-Area Immigrants Who Lived Thru Coups See American Democracy’s Fragility In Assault On Capitol

Lehigh University Rescinds President Trump’s Honorary Degree From 1988

Erie-Area Police Officer Who Attended DC Protests: You Have To Think For Yourself

What I Saw Inside The U.S. House Chamber As The Assault On The U.S. Capitol Closed In

Philly BLM Activists Contrast Mob Response With How They Were Treated: ‘Violence By White Folks Was Met With Grace’

White Supremacist Stickers Found Around State College, Centre County, What’s Being Done

Letter: Capitol Chaos Hits Home In Pennsylvania

Paul Muschick: Shouldn’t First Amendment Shield Allentown Teacher Removed After Participating In Pro-Trump Protest?

Editorial: No Free Passes For Insurrection

Editorial: Danger Persists For America As Long As Trump Remains In Office

Editorial: President Trump Could Calm The Nation By Resigning

Editorial: Wake-Up Call For National Unity, Answer It

AP: West Virginia Lawmaker Charged By Feds After Entering Capitol With Rioters

Republican State Attorney Generals’ Group Sent Robocalls Urging March To U.S. Capitol Building

The Atlantic: The Insurrectionists Would Like You To Know They’re The Real Victims

AP: Twitter Bans Trump From Platform, Citing Risk of Incitement

Trump Attempts To Circumvent Twitter Ban By Using Other Accounts, But Is Thwarted

AP: A Farewell To @realDonaldTrump, Gone After 57,000 Tweets

The Guardian: Trump Lost Twitter Account, His Biggest Political Megaphone, Now What?

The Guardian: Google Suspends Parler Social Media App Over Incitement To Violence, Apple Considering Same


AP: Federal Judge Blocks Trump’s Sweeping Changes to Asylum Rules

Civil Justice

Philly BLM Activists Contrast Mob Response With How They Were Treated: ‘Violence By White Folks Was Met With Grace’

White Supremacist Stickers Found Around State College, Centre County, What’s Being Done

Allegheny County DA Refines Charges Against BLM Protestors

Refiled Charges Touches Off Dispute Between Pittsburgh Mayor, DA

Woman Alleges False Arrest Stemming From Pittsburgh’s George Floyd Protests

Cumberland Valley School District Will Examine Hiring Own Police Force


Dept. Of Health Reports 273 Additional Deaths Due To COVID; 10,045 New Cases-- 1.9.21

AP: Rural Pennsylvania Struggles To Cope With COVID Surge

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

New COVID Cases Rise Above 10,000 In PA, With 215 More Deaths Reported

Allegheny County Again Tops In PA In New COVID Cases

Dept. Of Health Announces Week 6 Schedule Of Regional Testing Locations

Dept. Of Health Reports PA Surpasses Average National Testing Rate, According To White House Task Force Report

Gov. Wolf: State Releases 4th Update To PA Vaccine Plan To Bring It In Line With Current Federal Recommendations

AP: Pennsylvania Details Who’s Eligible For COVID Vaccine

Updated PA Vaccination Plan Adds New Phase For More Essential Workers

State Expands Next Vaccination Group With No Date For Start

Pennsylvanians Could Be Vaccinated By Summer Under Updated State Plan

Hundreds Of Home Health Workers Get Vaccinated At Philly Convention Center

Dentists, Pharmacists, Others Confused About How To Get COVID Vaccine

Hundreds Of Thousands Of COVID Vaccines Haven’t Been Used In PA And NJ, Here’s Why And What’s Next

Distribution Issues Slowing COVID Vaccinations At Northampton County Nursing Home

More Residents, Staff Of Long-Term Care Facilities In Western PA Receive Vaccine

All Six PA Veterans Homes Have Begun Vaccinating Residents, Staff For COVID

Western PA Resident Shares Experience With Moderna Vaccine Trial

Families On Edge As Staff, National Guard Try To Curtail COVID Outbreak At Lehigh Valley Nursing Home

Erie Funeral Homes, Churches Deal With COVID Deaths

State Police Liquor Enforcement Issued 17 NOVs, 25 Warnings For COVID Violations Jan. 4-7

Allegheny County Issues First Fine Against Restaurant For COVID Violations

Celebrity Cook Opens New Pittsburgh Restaurant, But Stares Down Some COVID Challenges As The Little Guy

Philadelphia Could Return To Indoor Dining Jan. 16

How A New COVID Strain Could Alter Restrictions In Erie County

Dept. Of Labor & Industry: Federal Unemployment Payment Boost To Begin This Week

PA Will Start Adding $300 To Jobless Benefits, But 2 Other Programs Still On Pause

Unemployed Pennsylvanians Receive Payment Boose Thru March 13

York County Judicial Center Employee Tests Positive For COVID

Centre County Prison Temporarily Halts Inmate Acceptance Due To COVID

Pitt Asks Students To Delay Return To Campus Until Final Week Of January


AP: With COVID Surging, Biden To Speed Release Of Vaccines

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