Saturday, April 10, 2021

Saturday PA Capitol & COVID NewsClips 4.10.21

returns to voting session April 19, 20, 21

Senate returns to voting session April 19, 20, 21

Senate Budget Hearing Schedule

PLS: Dept. Of Human Services Cautions Against Ending Disaster Declaration, State May Lose Out On $100 Million In Federal Food Assistance

WITF: Meet The 4 Candidates Competing In Special Senate Election In Lebanon County

PennLive: Dauphin County Opens New Elections Office To Improve Voter Experience

Op-Ed: Bring Voter Registration To Philly High Schools Now

ScrantonT: Rep. Flynn Admits Errors In Filing Financial Interest Statements

Inquirer: Federal Grand Jury Seeks Answers On PA School Employees Pension Fund Investments

SunburyDI: House Panel Probes State Oversight Of Abortion Providers

AltoonaM: Franciscan Priest Working In Loretto Charged With Rape Of Mentally Ill Individual In Ohio

Paul Muschick: Evidence Gun Background Checks Work: PA Blocked 1,325 Purchases In Just 3 Months

Op-Ed: Why Do People Keep Mysteriously Dying After Entering Dauphin County Prison?

PG: Workers, Business Owners Debate PA’s Minimum Wage, Why It Hasn’t Changed In Years

ErieT: Erie School District: $13 Million Surplus, But Caution Ahead

ErieT: Questions Cloud Offer Of Erie Dorm For Migrant Children

ScrantonT Editorial: Broadband Expansion Right Priority

PG Editorial: Amazon Is Growing Its Virtual Health Care Platform Faster Than In-Person Service Can Keep Up

AP: Catholic Nuns In Pennsylvania, Other States Face Loss, Pain: ‘How Many Of Us Will Be Left?’


Op-Ed: Nation Faces Most Challenging Test Since WW II, That’s Why Both Parties Must Work Together Again - Cong. Susan Wild (D), Fmr Cong. Charlie Dent

Politics PA: Cong. Fitzpatrick Elected Problem Solvers Caucus Co-Chair

MCall: Cong. Wild Introduces Bill Aimed At Blocking Part Of Georgia’s Voting Rights Law

Inquirer: Sen. Street Puts One Foot In Race For U.S. Senate

WHYY: Philly Anti-Violence Advocates Say Biden Gun Orders Could Eventually Help Stem City’s Epidemic

The Hill: Biden To Establish Commission To Study Expanding U.S. Supreme Court

ScrantonT Editorial: Why McConnell’s Statement About Companies Staying Out Of Politics Is Funny

Civil Justice

WHYY: Philly Police Seek Help From Community As They Prep For Possible Unrest From George Floyd Trial

PA’s Role In Assault On U.S. Capitol

MCall: Cong. Wild Introduces Bill Aimed At Blocking Part Of Georgia’s Voting Rights Law


Dept. Of Health: Reports 40 Additional Deaths Due To COVID; 4,882 New Cases-- 4.10.21

Dept. Of Health: Reports 35 Additional Deaths Due To COVID; 5,048 New Cases-- 4.9.21

PG: PA Continues Weekly Trend Of More COVID Cases, Hospitalizations

PennLive: New COVID Infections, Hospitalizations, ICU Cases Still Rising

CitizensV: COVID Hitting Younger Population

PG: Another 44 COVID Infections At The University Of Pittsburgh

YorkDR: COVID Variants Likely Behind Latest PA Surge

PG: New Nonprofits Give Voice To Those Who Have Lost Loved Ones To COVID

Paul Muschick: Grading Gov. Wolf A Year Into The COVID Pandemic

WESA: Groups Call On PA To Expand COVID Vaccine Eligibility Sooner

Dept. Of Health: Cancel Duplicate Vaccine Appointments to Help Ensure Vaccine Is Available For All

WPSU: McKean County To Host Vaccine Clinic Friday After Brief Exclusion From State Distribution

PennLive: Thousands Of COVID Vaccine Appointments Available In Central PA

KYW: Delaware County Community College To Host Large-Scale COVID Vaccination Site Saturday

WHYY: Philadelphia’s 2nd FEMA Vaccination Site Opening Saturday

Inquirer: North Philly Mass Vaccination Site Opens As City Prepares For Steep Drop In Johnson & Johnson Doses

The Hill: White House Warns States To Expect Low Weekly Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Shipments

NPR: Why There Will Be Fewer Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccines Next Week

YorkDR: Dept. Of Health, Islamic Leaders Discuss Vaccine Hesitancy In Allentown

TribLive: UPMC: COVID Vaccine May Not Be As Effective For Immune-Compromised

Inquirer: Vaccinations Stimulate Immune Response In Seniors, But Fails In Many Blood Cancer Patients, Pitt Study Finds

ScrantonT: Are All COVID Tests Free?  It Depends

CourierT: House Passes Bill Protecting Businesses From COVID-Related Lawsuits [Again]

MCall: Large Lehigh Valley Company Says Vaccinated Workers Can Return To Office Soon, Will Others Follow Suit?

AP: Authorities: Face Mask Dispute Preceded Shooting At Tavern

TribLive: Shortage Of Bus Drivers Could Affect Pittsburgh Students Going Back To School

PG: Pittsburgh Schools Cannot Ensure Transportation For All Students Amid Severe Bus Driver Shortage

WHYY: Philadelphia Schools Launch COVID Dashboard

Inquirer: One Philly School Is A 130-Acre Farm, How Did COVID Affect Saul High?

Deb Erdley: Colleges Prepare For A Freshman Class Unlike Any Other After Pandemic Year

Nancy Eshelman: Anti-Wolf Sentiment Over His COVID Rules Hasn’t Found A Conspiracy It Doesn’t Like

Federal COVID Aid

ErieT: Erie School District: $13 Million Surplus, But Caution Ahead

Inquirer: Philadelphia Expects $42 Million To Aid Homeless From New Biden Initiative

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[Posted: April 10, 2021]

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