Friday, May 14, 2021

Friday PA Capitol & COVID NewsClips 5.14.21

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TODAY 11:15: PEMA Director talks about flexible disaster emergency declarations.  Watch Live:  or 


AP: First Ballot Test Of A Governor’s Pandemic Powers Starts In Pennsylvania

Inquirer: Philly DA Race Becomes First 2022 Debate For Shapiro, McSwain In Governor’s Race

Guest Essay: Pennsylvania Doesn’t Want Barletta As Governor

TribLive: Westmoreland Officials Say Voters Who Receive Mail-In Ballots This Weekend Should Use Drop Boxes

Guest Essay: Horse Racing Helps Drive Our State’s Agricultural Economy

PennLive: Convicted Child Molester Jerry Sandusky Might Have Just Gotten A $95,000 Break From A PA Appeals Court

MCall/AP: Gunman Opens Fire At Philly Memorial For Another Shooting Victim, Killing 1, Wounding 3

MCall: Northampton County Constable With History Of Domestic Violence Says He Wouldn’t Enforce Protection From Abuse Orders

Inquirer: Bloomsburg U. Cancels Greek Life Program On Campus, But Says It’s Unrelated To A Student’s Death

PennLive: Long-Time President Of PA College Of Technology To Retire In 2022

Inquirer: Shootings Of Multiple Victims Becoming Commonplace In Gun-Plagued Philadelphia

Inquirer: Philly Elected Krasner DA To Reform The System, Here’s What He Did

Guest Essay: Investing In Education Saves Money In Reducing Crime

ScrantonT Editorial: PA School Pension Fund Invests In Terrible Public Policy

PA Liquor Control Board: Biennial Report On Trends, Strategies To Address Underage And Dangerous Drinking

WITF: Pediatricians Say Republican Vaccination Proposal In PA Could Put Children, Newborns At Risk

ScrantonT: Nursing Professionals Highlight Challenges, Needs At Hearing With Democratic State Reps

PG Editorial: UVA Health Is Canceling Some Patient Debt, Other Health Care Systems Should Take Note

PG Editorial: Pittsburgh’s Christian Immigration Advocacy Center Deserves Help From Other Helpers

MCall: Lehigh County Logistics Company To Pay $45,000 To Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Charge

Biden Infrastructure Plan

PG: Toomey, Republican Leaders Pitch Infrastructure Plan To Biden Amid Rising Inflation, Labor Market Concerns

Civil Justice

WHYY: Hundreds March In West Philadelphia To Remember Lives Lost In 1985 MOVE Bombing

PG: Another Swastika Drawing Found At Mt. Lebanon School In Allegheny County

ErieT: Native American Mascots In PA High Schools: Honoring Local History Or Offensive?

PA's Role In Assault On U.S. Capitol

WITF: An Ongoing Threat: Reporter Details importance Of Chronicling The Aftermath Of The Assault On The U.S. Capitol Jan. 6

NYT: How Disinformation Drives State Voting Law Changes [PA Included]

PG: New Video Shows Pro-Trump Capitol Rioter Celebrating As Cop Is Beaten, Tasered: ‘I Got One’

CNN: New Police Bodycam Video Shows Moment DC Police Officer Assaulted By Pro-Trump Mob Jan. 6  

WPost: ‘Normal Tourist Visit’: Republicans Try To Recast Deadly Jan. 6 Attack On Capitol By Pro-Trump Mob 

ScrantonT Editorial: Insurrection Against Truth

WITF: Republican Cong. Kelly, Reschenthaler Share Why They Voted Out Cheney From Leadership

The Guardian: U.S. Conservative Group Brags About Role In Making Voting Harder: ‘It Can’t Be That Easy’


Dept. Of Health: Reports 27 Additional Deaths Due To COVID; 1,643 New Cases; 47.3% Fully Vaccinated [Over 18]-- 5.14.21

Dept. Of Health: Revises Mask Order To Reflect Latest CDC Guidance For Fully Vaccinated Individuals - No Masks Indoors Or Outdoors, No Social Distancing

PA Cap-Star: Fully Vaxxed Pennsylvanians Can Go Mask-Free Indoors & Outdoors, State Health Officials Confirm  

AP: Pennsylvania Follows Relaxed Federal Guidance On Masks

TribLive: Western PA Businesses Grapple With Mask Policies After CDC, State Updates Guidance

CitizensV: Time Will Tell How Revised Mask Policy Impacts Local Businesses, Venues

Dept. Of Health: Reports 38 Additional Deaths Due To COVID; 2,028 New Cases; 46.7% Fully Vaccinated [Over 18]-- 5.13.21 [From App]

TribLive: New COVID Cases In PA, Allegheny, Westmoreland Counties Continue To Slow

TribLive: Allegheny County Entering ‘New Phase’ Of The Pandemic, Officials Say

Inquirer: Philly Health Commissioner Resigns, Admits Cremating MOVE Victims Without Telling Family

Gov. Wolf: Medical Professionals Share Updates On COVID Vaccinations For Children

PennLive: Capital BlueCross, Rite Aid To Host Vaccine Clinic For Teens

CentreDT: Penn State Not Mandating COVID Vaccinations

WilliamsportS: Memorial Garden Pays Tribute To Those Lost To COVID

Dept. Of Human Services: Update On Public Assistance Enrollment, Additional SNAP Funds Coming To All SNAP Recipients

Inquirer: Philadelphia Extends Eviction Moratorium Thru June 30

MCall: Amazon Offering Sign-On Bonuses Of $1,000, $100 Benefit For Vaccinated Job Candidates

Federal COVID Relief

PG: Tens Of Millions Of Dollars In New COVID Aid Headed For PA Colleges, Students


TribLive: Ohio Offering $1 Million Prize To Fully Vaccinated Adults

AP: Chief Of National Teachers Union Is ‘All In’ On Full Fall Reopening

CNBC: Fully Vaccinated People Don’t Need To Wear Masks Outside, Dr. Fauci Says

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