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News & Brews July 18, 2024

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! 'Of all the places': Butler grapples with assassination attempt The AP spoke with residents of “rural,” “neighborly” Butler, Pa. as they try to come to grips with the reality…

News & Brews July 17, 2024

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Will Vance VP pick impact Pa.?  The Delaware Valley Journal considers how former President Trump’s selection of Ohio Senator J.D. Vance as his vice-presidential nominee might impact Pennsylvania politics.…

News & Brews July 16, 2024

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Pa.'s U.S. reps comment on assassination attempt investigation The Inquirer reports that several members of Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation are weighing in on the investigation into Saturday’s assassination attempt against…

News & Brews July 15, 2024

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Trump target of assassination attempt In news that brought much of everything else to a standstill, a would-be assassin fired shots at former President Trump at a Butler County…

News & Brews July 12, 2024

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Budget: Done Late yesterday, lawmakers passed and Gov. Shapiro signed a $47.6 billion state budget that increases spending 6.2% over the current fiscal year. PennLive reports that the budget…

News & Brews July 11, 2024

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Budget: Not done CNHI News reports that despite ongoing negotiations, there is no state budget deal and no timeline for when there will be one. Gov. Shapiro’s spokesperson said…

News & Brews July 10, 2024

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Budget talks go into wee hours of the morning PennLive reports that the Pa. House Appropriations Committee “started a meeting Tuesday night at 8:30 and ended it Wednesday just…

News & Brews July 9, 2024

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! The latest issue in the state budget  Spotlight PA reports that as lawmakers continue to negotiate a budget deal, the new issue that’s become a point of contention is…

News & Brews July 8, 2024

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! And ... still no budget  Well, one week after the traditional budget deadline, and there’s still no state budget, despite lawmakers’ plans to work over this past weekend to…

News & Brews July 3, 2024

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Teachers' union to vote on anti-Israel measures  You’d think the nation’s largest teachers’ union would be focused exclusively on education. Well, you’d think wrong. At its meeting, beginning today…