Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Wednesday PA Capitol & COVID NewsClips 1.27.21

returns to voting session Jan. 27, Feb. 1, 2, 3

Senate returns to voting session Jan. 27, Feb. 1, 2, 3

National Terrorism Bulletin: Advises Of Heightened Threat Environment From Domestic Violent Extremists With Objections To The Exercise Of Governmental Authority 1.27.21

AP: PA Senate Passes Constitutional Amendment Limiting Governor’s Emergencies To 21 Days, Goes To House

Jan Murphy: Frustration Over Republican Lawmakers Not Wearing Masks Brings House Action To Short Halt

ABC27: Several Dozen Republican Lawmakers Refuse To Wear Masks In State Capitol

PG Editorial: Electing State Judges By Voting Districts Is A Bad Idea

Politico: PA Republicans Pledge Full Allegiance To Trump, Bear MAGA Stamp

Inquirer: What Unites PA Republicans After Trump? Democrats And Tightening Voting Laws

Sen. Stefano: Senate Committee Moves Wolf’s $145 Million Proposal To Aid Hospitality Industry; Allocates Federal Renters, Education Assistance

Op-Ed: With Budget Season Approaching, Wolf, Lawmakers Must Fully Fund PA’s Community Colleges - PA Commission For Community Colleges

Op-Ed: Democratic House Members Wins Right-To-Know Fight With LCB Over Number Of Deactivated Restaurant Liquor Licenses In Each County

WBTimes: Rep. Toohil To Lead House Government Oversight Committee

Jan Murphy: House Committee Looks At Merging 8 State Agencies Into 4

Superior Court Judge Carolyn Nichols Announces Candidacy For PA Supreme Court

Inquirer: 20 Chester County Devereux Detention Center Staffers Allegedly Harmed Children Since 2018, Company Says It’s Continuing Reforms

WITF: Calls To Ban Firearms In PA Government Buildings Intensify Following U.S. Capitol Assault

AP: Some PA National Guard Will Be In D.C. Until March To Help With Security

Paul Muschick: Let’s Get Our Mail Back On Track By Calling In The PA National Guard

PennLive: PA Receives Bad Grades For Tobacco Prevention, Especially Among Kids

Wolf Administration: Opioid Crisis Continues To Affect Pennsylvania

TribLive Editorial: When Recovery Houses Fail, So Does Addiction Recovery

PA Public Media: As Trump Era Ends, School Choice Movement Reckons With Its Conservative Ties

PG: CMU Among 16 Chosen By Toyota For $75M AI, Robotics Project

TribLive: Netflix Founder Gives $3 Million To Robert Morris U. For Minority Scholarships

Inquirer: As He Faces Reelection Challenge, Philly DA Will Release A Memoir


MCall: Toomey Says He’s Following Constitution With His Vote Against Motion To Dismiss Trump Impeachment Trial

Inquirer: PA Cong. Madeleine Dean On Prosecuting Trump And Why He Can Still Be Convicted

Cap-Star: PA Member Of Congress Scanlon Takes Questions On COVID. Assault On U.S. Capitol, Schools During Tele-Town Hall Meeting

Politics PA: Republican Lisa Scheller Files To Run Again For Congress Against Cong. Susan Wild

PG: Biden’s Buy American Provisions Could Spur Factory Orders In Pittsburgh Region

Biden Administration

TribLive: Biden Names Allegheny County Native Susan Orsega As Acting Surgeon General

WITF: PA Immigrants, Advocates Look To Biden Administration With Hope, Eye On Accountability

USA Today: Federal Judge Halts Biden’s 100-Day Deportation Ban After Republican TX AG Challenge

Civil Justice

PennLive: Students Use Social Media To Share Stories Of Racism At Central PA H.S., Demand Change

Inquirer: Legal Observers Sue Philly Police, Alleging Brutality At Walter Wallace, Jr. Protests

WHYY: Biden White House Aims to Advance Racial Equity With Executive Actions

Post:  Biden To Sign Executive Actions On Equity

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

TribLive: Allegheny County Man Arrested For His Actions In Assault On U.S. Capitol

Inquirer: Pittsburgh-Area QAnon Supporter Who Told Followers He Was ‘Going To Fight’ Is Charged In Assault On U.S. Capitol

PG: Allegheny County Man Arrested In Connection With Jan. 6 Assault On U.S. Capitol

PennLive: Federal Judge Orders Harrisburg Woman Accused Of Stealing Pelosi’s Laptop In Assault On U.S. Capitol To Stay Off The Internet

AP: Lawyer Says Pelosi Laptop Hasn’t Been Recovered From Harrisburg Woman Who Participated In Assault On U.S. Capitol

WITF: What We Know About Republican Cong. Perry, Trump, The DOJ And Plan To Overturn Georgia’s Election

WITF Smart Talk: NYT Reporter Who Broke Role Of Republican Scott Perry In Trump Plan To Overturn Georgia Election Results

YDR: How PA Republican Cong. Scott Perry Became Embroiled In Bid To Overturn Trump’s Loss

LOnline Editorial: Congressmen Lloyd Smucker, Scott Perry, Other PA Republicans Who Voted To Overturn Election Results, They Are Unfit To Serve

STimes: No Honor Among 8 PA Republicans Who Voted To Disenfranchise 2.6 Million Pennsylvanians Of Their Vote

Inquirer Editorial: Corporate Action In Response To Assault On U.S. Capitol Could Encourage Philadelphia, PA Reforms On Ethics

WBTimes: As Hate Surges Anew, A Day To Remember The Holocaust

Politics PA: Democratic Ad Blasts Republican Sen. Mastriano Over Assault On U.S. Capitol

WITF: Calls To Ban Firearms In PA Government Buildings Intensify Following U.S. Capitol Assault


Dept. Of Health Reports 222 Additional Deaths Due To COVID; 5,874 New Cases-- 1.27.21

Jan Murphy: Frustration Over Republican Lawmakers Not Wearing Masks Brings House Action To Short Halt

ABC27: Several Dozen Republican Lawmakers Refuse To Wear Masks In State Capitol

Gov. Wolf, Agencies Give Update On COVID Vaccine Update, Focused On Getting More Doses To Pennsylvanians

AP: Wolf Pins COVID Vaccine Difficulties On Trump Administration’s Overpromises

Ford Turner: Wolf Says State Needs Millions More COVID Vaccine Does From Feds Just To Complete Current Phase

AP: Biden Administration Boosting Vaccine Deliveries Amid Complaints Of Shortages

NPR: Biden Administration Working To Buy 200 Million More COVID Vaccine Doses

Spotlight PA: Hundreds Of PA Senior-Living Facilities Haven’t Received COVID Vaccine As Widened Eligibility, Low Supply Slow Rollout

AltoonaM: State Vaccine Efforts Falling Short

TribLive: Vaccine Doses Coming To Hospitals ‘Don’t Match Up’ To Increased Demand, Western PA Health Leaders Say

Cap-Star: Pittsburgh Democratic Lawmakers Call Out Wolf Over PA’s Vaccine Roll Out, Ask For More Direct Communication To Residents

CNHI: State Lawmakers Question State’s COVID Vaccine Rollout

TribLive: Allegheny County’s Vaccination Appointments Filled For Age 65 And Older

STimes: Some Scranton Police, Firefighters Decline COVID Vaccine

WITF: Mount Nittany Health To Start Online Scheduling For COVID Vaccines Next Month

WHYY: Nurse Alleges Philly Fighting COVID CEO Took Vaccine Home, Used Syringes Off-Site

WHYY: Philadelphia: Re-Register If You Signed Up With Philly Fighting COVID For Vaccinations

WHYY: Philly Hospitals Have Started Vaccinating Their Patients Against COVID

WHYY: Delaware County Launches Call Center For COVID Vaccine, Testing Questions

Triblive: Westmoreland County Creates Website For COVID Vaccine Information

LOnline: Lancaster County To Release Details on Mass Vaccination Site, Scheduling Appointments Later This Week

LOnline: Vaccine Appointments In Lancaster County Remain Elusive, Leading To Frustration

LOnline: Lancaster Seniors Travel To Lehigh Valley To Get COVID Vaccine

CourierT: All Lehigh Valley Health Network Mass Vaccination Site Appointments Gone

Inquirer: A Philly Private School Got COVID Vaccines For Its Teachers, Then Its Clinic Was Canceled

Triblive: Saint Vincent College Staff Get COVID Vaccine As Spring Semester Nears

Philly Mag: A Penn Behavioral Economist On Ways Philly Could Speed Up COVID Vaccinations

Dept. Of Health Reports 219 Additional Deaths Due To COVID; 4,628 New Cases-- 1.26.21

PennLive: COVID Deaths Again Top 200 In PA, 4,628 New COVID Cases

TribLive: New Allegheny County COVID Case Averages Compare To November Numbers

TribLive: Westmoreland County Sees Lowest Number Of New COVID Cases Since October

Dept. Of Corrections: SCI Muncy Reports First Death of Inmate With COVID

MCall: Lehigh County Remembers First Corrections Officer Who Died From COVID

WHYY: Philly Prisons Lift Shelter-In-Place Measures, But COVID Still On The Rise

Dept. Of Health Announces Week 8 Regional COVID Testing Schedule

TribLive: PA Overdose Deaths Likely To Increase Because Of Pandemic Disruption

Dept. Of Agriculture COVID Restaurant Enforcement Actions Jan. 18-24

PennLive: Number Of PA Restaurants Ordered To Close For Defying COVID Orders Decreases

Dept. Of State Licensing COVID-related Enforcement Action Jan. 17-24

TribLive: North Allegheny’s Middle School Switching To Remote Learning Due To COVID Cases

LOnline: Lancaster County School District To Go Virtual After Uptick In COVID Cases

MCall: Bethlehem School District Boys Basketball Team Suspended For 3 Days For Violating COVID Mask Rules

CVoice: Some Health Experts Say 2 Masks Are Better Than One

WESA: $600 Grants For PA Childcare Workers Go Quickly, Money Exhausted

WHYY: ‘Frustrated And Disappointed’ Child Care Providers In PA Call On Governor To Release $302 Million In Federal Aid

Dept. Of Labor & Industry Update On Unemployment Compensation Implementation

WHYY: Delays, Glitches With Latest Federal Stimulus Have Slowed Relief To PA’s Unemployed

PG: Allegheny County Council Votes Down Hazard Pay Push For Jail Officers

PG Editorial: Sticking With World Health Organization


Post: CDC Finds Scant Spread Of COVID In Schools With Precautions In Place

The Guardian: AstraZeneca COVID Vaccine May Not Be Authorized For Older People In EU

Post: 60+  Studies: Governors’ Shutdowns Did Not Cause Pandemic Jobs Crisis

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