Sunday, February 26, 2023

Top 10 Stories: Harrisburg/PA Politics Reported By Local News Media Last Week

Because In Politics Everything Is Connected To Everything Else--

-- Gov. Shapiro

-- Post-Gazette Editorial: Shapiro Perks Suggest Ethical Backsliding In Harrisburg

-- PA Senate/House Transition

-- PA Capital-Star: House Speaker Previews Rules Proposal As Legal Relief For Child Abuse Survivors Advances

-- PA Capital-Star: PA House Speaker Headed For Clash With Senate Republicans On Child Sexual Abuse Survivors’ Bill

-- AP: Child Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Window Passed Again By PA House, Senate Action Unclear

-- WITF: Tension During PA House Special Session On Child Sexual Abuse Threatens Bipartisan Hopes

-- PennLive - Jan Murphy: PA House Focuses On Legal Relief For Child Sexual Abuse Survivors

-- Post-Gazette - Ford Turner: PA House Returned To Work Fought Over Rules Moved Constitutional Amendment On Child Sexual Abuse Victims Forward

-- PennLive - Jan Murphy: Sexual Harassment Claims Leads To PA House Wrangling Over Expanding Its Policy

-- Ohio/PA Train Derailment

-- Pennsylvania State Actions Last Week On Ohio/PA Train Derailment [PaEN]

-- Feb. 22: Gov. Shapiro Ensuring Local PA Fire Departments Are Reimbursed By Norfolk Southern For Contaminated Equipment  [PaEN]

-- Feb. 21: Gov. Shapiro Visits Ohio/EPA Train Derailment Site; Beaver County To Give Update Hear More From Residents; Case Referred To AG For Criminal Investigation  [PaEN]

-- ​​Feb. 20: DEP Provides Update On Actions Monitoring Air, Water For Impacts From Ohio/PA Train Derailment  [PaEN]

-- Feb. 25: DEP Has Collected Water Samples From Nearly Every Private Well In PA Within One Mile Of Norfolk Southern Derailment Site; Results Expected Next Week  [PaEN]

-- Sen. Mastriano: PA Senate Committee Hosts Hearing Highlight Effects Of Norfolk Southern Ohio/PA Train Derailment Emergency Response Effortst

-- Post-Gazette - Ford Turner: PA Residents Describe The Horror Of Ohio/PA Train Derailment At PA Senate Hearing; ‘The Whole Sky Was Black’

-- TribLive: PA Senate Committee Hears 5 Hours Of Testimony On Ohio/PA Train Derailment

-- PA Emergency Management Agency Opens New Ohio/PA Train Derailment Webpage

-- PA Lawmakers Call For Suspension Of Federal Regulations Allowing Rail Transport Of LNG Natural Gas In Wake Of Train Derailment

-- November 2022 Election

-- Spotlight PA: Unequal County Election Policies Disenfranchised PA Voters In 2022

-- TribLive: Allegheny County Voter Turnout Rises With A Boost From Mail-In Voting

-- Election Reform/2020 Election Fallout

-- PennLive: Lycoming County Judge Reviewing Ballot Images As Challenge To 2020 Results Continues

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

 -- The Guardian: PA Republican Cong. Scott Perry Battles DOJ Over Work With Ex-President’s Allies To Overturn 2020 Election

-- State Constitutional Amendments

-- Spotlight PA: Complete Guide To More Than 70 Proposed Amendments To State Constitution

-- PA Politics Of Russian Invasion

-- TribLive: Gasoline Prices Edge Lower In Pittsburgh, Across PA While National Average Unchanged

-- AAA Gasoline Prices: PA Average $3.68, National $3.41

-- Scranton Times: PPL Customers Say Their Electric Bills Are Still Wrong

-- Wilkes-Barre Times: PPL CEO: ‘We Should Have And Could Have Done Better’ With Incorrect Customer Bills, Utility Still Working To Correct Customer Problems

-- PA Capital-Star Guest Essay: PA’s Electric Deregulation Law Has Again Let Down Consumers, PPL’s Billing Problem Proves It

-- Utility Dive: FERC Approves PJM’s Mid-Auction Capacity Rule Change Over Protests From Some Generators

-- PA Capital-Star: After A Series Of Winter Storms, FERC Approves New Standards For Power Plants To Prevent Power Failures During Extreme Weather  [PJM’s December Freeze Included]

-- Scranton Times: Slumping Natural Gas Prices May Hold Relief For UGI Customers 

-- Reuters: Chesapeake Energy To Reduce Drilling This Year Amid Natural Gas Price Slump 

-- Wall Street Journal: Natural Gas Prices Plunge, And Drillers Dial Back 

-- Bloomberg: Natural Gas Prices Drop To Pandemic-Era Low As U.S. Supply Glut Worsens 

-- Baker Hughes: PA Natural Gas Drill Rigs Up 3 From Last Week To 25

-- Reuters: Drillers Cut Most Oil And Gas Rigs In A Month Since June 2020

-- Financial Times: Freeport, TX LNG Natural Gas Export Plant Reopens, But Safety Concerns Persist After Explosion

-- The Guardian: U.S. Energy Firms Use Ukraine War To Lock In Long-Term Natural Gas Contracts

-- The Guardian: U.S. Averaging One Chemical Accident Every 2 Days From Train Derailments, Pipeline Ruptures, Truck Crashes, Industrial Spills 

-- PA/Harrisburg Politics Potpourri

-- PA Capital-Star: Legislative Gift Ban Advocates Hope For Action After 20 Years Of No Action

-- 5 Ways PA Legislature Can Improve Transparency Almost Overnight

-- PennLive - John Baer: Who Will PA’s Presidential Picks Be A Year From Now?

-- Budget 2023

-- PA Capital-Star: PA’s Budget Future: Surpluses Could Give Way To Huge Deficits

-- The Center Square - Anthony Hennen: Report: PA’s Tax Burden Still A Mixed Bag

-- COVID Pandemic/Health

-- MCall: Lehigh Valley Health Network Reports Cyberattack From Suspected Russian Ransomware  Group

-- PA Economy

-- The Center Square - Anthony Hennen: Report: PA’s Tax Burden Still A Mixed Bag

-- MCall: Lehigh Valley Health Network Reports Cyberattack From Suspected Russian Ransomware  Group

-- Other

-- PA Capital-Star: PA Had Highest Incidence Of White Supremacist Propaganda In 2021

[Posted: February 26, 2023]

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