Friday, April 23, 2021

Friday PA Capitol & COVID NewsClips 4.23.21

returns to voting session April [26-canceled] , 27, 28

House returns to voting session May 3, 4, 5

Senate Budget Hearing Schedule

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Stephen Caruso: Q/A With Rep. Grove On Election Hearings, Voter Fraud, Future Of Election Reform In PA

Ford Turner: Wolf Administration, Top Lawmakers Exchange Jabs On Future Of PA Disaster Declarations

PLS Reporter: With May Primary Looming, State Officials Warn Against Ending Disaster Declaration Early

Inquirer Pro/Con: PA Ballot Questions: Should Voters Give More Disaster Declaration Control To Legislature?

PA Emergency Management Agency: Discusses Need For Flexible Disaster Emergency Declarations

Inquirer: PA’s Statewide 2022 Races Show How Marijuana Legalization Has Gone From Fringe To Front-Runner

Jan Murphy: PA Farm Show Complex, Stuffed With Millions Of Masks Other Pandemic Supplies Can’t Host Events

PA Cap-Star: PA Businesses Receive Extended Deadline On State Corporate Taxes

WITF: For Bipartisan Lawmaker Group Eager To Work Across The Aisle, Consolidation Equals Cooperation

Op-Ed: Shelve The Theatrics And Address Real Issues Affecting PA Women And Children - Reps. Daley, Cephas, Sen. Cappelletti

PennLive: School Employees, PA Officials Question Pension Fund Over Charges, Investments

MCall: Lehigh Valley DA: Wawa Shooter Bought Gun Legally In January, Got A License To Carry Last Month

Inquirer: Philadelphia Detective Arrested In Bizarre Off-Duty Gun Incident

MCall: Doylestown Boro OKs Relaxed Marijuana Penalty

PG: Allegheny County Criminal Jury Trials To Resume Tuesday

TribLive: Allegheny County School District Cites Pattern of Hazing, Intimidation In Firing Football Coach

Inquirer: Philly Schools Committing $80 Million To New Classroom Resources In Budget

LancasterOnline: Growth Fund Gives $835,000 To 6 Lancaster County Colleges, Millersville University

Inquirer: Temple’s Business School Sees Virtual Reality As Future Of Online Learning

Inquirer: School Of Rock Founder Paul Green’s Latest Riff Is To Graduate From Temple Law

TribLive: Steelworkers Reject ATI’s ultimatum, Accuse Company Of Bullying Striking Employees

Biden Infrastructure Plan

PG: Toomey Backs Republicans’ $568 Billion Infrastructure Plan To Counter Biden Proposal

NYT: Republicans Look To Slash Size Of Biden’s Infrastructure Plan


LancasterOnline: Biden’s Changing Refugee Policies Leaves Lancaster Families Waiting Even Longer To See Their Loved Ones

LancasterOnline Editorial: Republican Cong. Smucker Is A ‘Problem Solver’ No More

Civil Justice

WHYY: PA Legislative Black Caucus Continues Call For Police Reform

Inquirer: A Guide To How Policing Laws In Philly, PA Changed Or Didn’t After George Floyd’s Murder

ScrantonT: Local Cops Undergo Training To Police Themselves For Bias

ScrantonT Editorial: Anti-Bias Effort Helps Police And Civilians

Inquirer Editorial: Can A Verdict Happen In PA Like The One In George Floyd Murder Case?

PA’s Role In Assault On U.S. Capitol

WITF: State College Man Charged In Assault On U.S. Capitol For Spraying Police Officers Asks To Be Released On Bail

Inquirer: Bucks County Gym Owner Files Defamation Lawsuit Over Petition Alleging His Involvement In Assault On U.S. Capitol

ScrantonT Editorial: Get Moving On 1/6 Commission To Investigate Assault On U.S. Capitol

Reuters: Prosecutors Expect At Least 100 More Arrests In Assault On U.S. Capitol


Dept. Of Health: Reports 59 Additional Deaths Due To COVID; 4,188 New Cases-- 4.23.21 [From App]

Dept. Of Health: Reports 52 Additional Deaths Due To COVID; 4,192 New Cases-- 4.22.21 

TribLive: COVID Case Numbers Continue To Decline In PA

MCall: Monroe County Has State’s Top COVIC Case Rate As Other Counties Cool Down

PG: Allegheny County Health: Percentage of Older Pittsburghers Hospitalized With COVID Dropping

LancasterOnline: 1,000 People Have Died From COVID In Lancaster County

CourierT: Doctors Urge Republican Lawmakers To Encourage Hesitant Pennsylvanians To Get COVID Vaccines

Gov. Wolf: Visits See-Right Pharmacy To Discuss COVID Vaccine Equity Efforts

PennLive: Wolf Says PA Faces ‘New Reality’ - Lack Of People Who Want COVID Vaccine

WESA: Less Than Half Of Allegheny County Residents Received At Least One Vaccination

PennLive: Hours Expanded For Lancaster County Community Vaccination Center

MCall: Lehigh Valley Health Systems Have COVID Vaccine Appointments Available

CitizensV: Geisinger Health: Employee Data Shows COVID Vaccines Effective

Jan Murphy: PA Farm Show Complex, Stuffed With Millions Of Masks Other Pandemic Supplies Can’t Host Events

Inquirer: Fatal Overdoses Among Black Philadelphians Kept Rising Thru Pandemic, New Data Show

WPSU: Kane Area School District Stayed In Person For Full School Year Of COVID

LancasterOnline: Partially Vaccinated McCaskey H.S. Students Can Return To In-Person Classes

PG: University Of Pittsburgh Seeks Dismissal Of Student Refund Claims For Tuition, Fees Over COVID

WHYY: University Of Pennsylvania To Require Student COVID Vaccinations This Fall

Inquirer: In Federal Lawsuit, Family Blames Delaware County-Run Nursing Home For Man’s COVID Death

Federal COVID Aid

TribLive: Monroeville Anticipates $2.7 Million In Total COVID Relief                                                                        

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[Posted: April 23, 2021]

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