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July 22nd Playbook

Rep. Conor Lamb raises nearly $980K in Q2, while Jerry Dickinson outraises Rep. Mike Doyle in the most recent quarter. Here is the Playbook. 

 

Reader Poll: Who Should Republicans Nominate for U.S. Senate in 2022?: The Republican Party race to succeed Sen. Pat Toomey is well underway, although the field is still forming.

PA18: Dickinson Outraises Doyle in Q2: Jerry Dickinson raised just over $210,000 in the second quarter, while Rep. Mike Doyle raised just under $60,000. Doyle entered July with just under $260,000, while Dickinson’s campaign has just over $100,000.

PA17: Lamb Raises Nearly $980K in Q2: The Allegheny County Democrat and potential 2022 U.S. Senate candidate entered July with $1.77 million cash on hand.

PA10: Perry Raises Nearly $320K in Q2: The York County Republican entered July with just under $470,000 cash on hand.

‘Pa. Republicans are bringing their election bill back after Gov. Tom Wolf said he’s open to voter ID changes’: Spotlight PA reports that “Pennsylvania Republicans plan to reintroduce their election overhaul legislation — which Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed last month — now that Wolf has changed his public position to say he’s open to new voter ID requirements.”

‘Pennsylvania decertifies county’s voting system after audit’: The Associated Press reports that “Pennsylvania’s top election official has decertified the voting machines of a sparsely populated county that disclosed that it had agreed to requests by local Republican lawmakers and allowed a software firm to inspect the machines as part of an “audit” after the 2020 election.”

‘Supporters of election audit flood York County Commissioners meeting’: The York Dispatch reports that “people packed the York County Commissioners meeting Wednesday to urge the board to support state Sen. Doug Mastriano’s request for a forensic election audit.”

‘Gov. Wolf’s administration vows ‘historic’ increase in care for nursing home residents’: PennLive reports that “Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration said Wednesday it plans to add more than an hour to the amount of daily care required for skilled nursing home residents.” It is the “first part of a package of reforms intended to improve nursing home care.” 

‘Amid PSERS troubles, Pa. lawmakers may be ready for pension reform’: The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that “with the state’s largest retirement plan facing an FBI investigation, poor investment results, and an attempted coup by dissident trustees, Pennsylvania legislators are finally showing signs that they’re serious about pension reform. After many false starts, several bills have been introduced in the state legislature this year that would reform PSERS, which invests $67 billion for school worker pensions.”

‘Pennsylvania defends new, no-bid deal for contact tracing’: The Associated Press reports that “Pennsylvania health officials on Wednesday defended their decision to award another no-bid deal for COVID-19 contact tracing after a serious data breach involving the state’s previous vendor, calling it an urgent priority with cases rising and schools preparing to reopen for fall.”

‘AG Shapiro back in court to ‘keep the pressure’ on DeJoy, USPS for mail delays’: WHYY reports that Attorney General Josh Shapiro “was in federal court in Philadelphia Wednesday to give oral arguments in support of his motion to block “illegal conduct” by the United States Postal Service.”

‘Pennsylvania State Education System Chancellor Floats $75 Million Plan For One-Time Money At State Senate Panel’: WESA reports that “the head of Pennsylvania’s group of 14 state-owned universities is detailing how he’d like to spend $75 million of mostly federal pandemic relief money over the next year.”

‘Amazon must pay Pennsylvania warehouse workers for time spent waiting for security screening, state Supreme Court rules’: The Allentown Morning Call reports that “Amazon must pay its Pennsylvania warehouse workers for the time they spend waiting for and undergoing security screenings, the state Supreme Court has ruled in a lawsuit led by workers at Amazon’s fulfillment center in Upper Macungie Township.”

‘Backlog of jobless benefits claims is growing, advocates say’: The Associated Press reports that “the backlog of people in Pennsylvania waiting for a decision on whether they can receive unemployment compensation benefits has ballooned following the introduction of a new online portal for the system, advocates for the unemployed say.”

‘Justices deal blow to outdated claims of child sexual abuse’: The Associated Press reports that “Pennsylvania’s high court on Wednesday dealt a blow to victims of child sexual abuse, throwing out a lawsuit by a woman whose lower court legal victory had given hope to others with similarly outdated claims who’d sued in the wake of a landmark report that documented decades of child molestation within the Catholic church in Pennsylvania.”

‘Pa. fireworks law author proposes changes amid July 4th complaints, accidents’: USA Today reports that “amid calls to reform the state’s fireworks law, which grew louder this month following the death of a York County boy, the state senator who authored the 2017 bill legalizing them for Pennsylvanians is now proposing several changes.”

‘Residents outline pipeline concerns to Chester County officials’: The Delaware County Daily Times reports that 11 residents “lobbied Commissioners Marian Moskowitz, Michelle Kichline and Josh Maxwell to hold a public safety meeting with pipeline builder Sunoco/ET, the county, representatives from municipalities and the public, at Tuesday’s hybrid Sunshine Meeting.”

‘Rigby named Blue Lives Matter Caucus’ Republican chairman’: The Johnstown Tribune-Democrat reports that state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria) “was recently named” as the Republican chairman for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives’ Blue Lives Matter Caucus. “The caucus was formed in 2017 by state Rep. Frank Burns, D-East Taylor Township, 72nd Legislative District, the current Democratic chairman.”

‘Kaufer calls for action against Ben & Jerry’s’: The Wilkes-Barre Times Leader reports that “Ice cream giant Ben & Jerry’s announced this week it plans to stop selling ice cream in the occupied West Bank and contested east Jerusalem because such sales are “inconsistent with our values.” State Rep. Aaron Kaufer sees the move as an example of anti-Semitism, and is among those has called on Pennsylvania officials to enforce a state procurement law prohibiting the state from contracting with companies that boycott Israel.”

‘Philly mayor doubles down against calls to declare gun violence emergency’: WHYY reports that Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney “launched his bi-weekly gun violence update on Wednesday by saying he won’t declare a gun violence emergency like New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently did, arguing that would not have any added benefit for Philadelphia’s fight to curb shootings.”

‘Nearly 1,300 shot in Philadelphia this year; what is city’s strategy for stopping violence?’: KYW Newsradio crime and justice reporter Kristen Johanson asked Mayor Jim Kenney “about the administration’s strategy for stopping the bloodshed.”

‘Philly DA not happy with proposed opioid settlement’: WHYY reports that “a proposed $26 billion settlement over opioid lawsuits has Philadelphia’s DA crying foul. District Attorney Larry Krasner says the proposed settlement between large drug companies and 15 states including Pennsylvania does not sit well with him.”

‘Pa. agriculture secretary tours 4 Pittsburgh urban farms’: The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports that “Pennsylvania’s Urban Agriculture Week featured four farms and gardens across Pittsburgh, and Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding toured each on Tuesday as part of his statewide tour.”

‘Lehigh County officials at odds about best way to spend American Rescue Plan funds’: WFMZ reports “there’s a lot of people with opinions” in Lehigh County on how to spend the funds from the American Rescue Plan. 

‘Allentown considers ways social workers can collaborate with police’: WFMZ reports that “Allentown City Council received a presentation Wednesday night envisioning how social workers could assist Allentown Police Department officers in responding to calls.”

‘Amtrak, local rail authority sign deal to study NYC train’: The Scranton Times-Tribune reports that “the regional railroad authority signed a deal Tuesday with Amtrak for a detailed study on bringing the nation’s passenger rail service to connect Scranton and New York City.”

‘Cletus Lee, North Braddock Mayoral Nominee Charged With Assault, Says Campaign Will Continue’: KDKA reports that Cletus Lee, North Braddock’s Democratic candidate for mayor, “said Tuesday he wants everyone to know that he’s pressing forward in his bid for mayor. Lee is facing two charges each of aggravated assault, simple assault, and harassment for his role in a fight last week near his home.”

‘City Council Pushes Bill Forward To Extend Mandatory COVID-19 Sick Leave’: WESA reports that “Pittsburgh City Council advanced a bill Wednesday that would keep paid sick leave requirements intact for city businesses.”

‘Judge Rules Against City Ordinance On Rental Fees For Landlords’: WESA reports that “an Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas judge struck down a City of Pittsburgh ordinance on Tuesday that aimed to improve rental property standards in the city and eliminate absentee landlords. City Council first passed the ordinance in 2015, but it was never implemented.”

‘Local health care workers detail hospitals’ myriad COVID-era struggles, urge political action’: The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that “health care workers in Western Pennsylvania told Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday that they’re facing alarming staff shortages at their hospitals, bolstered by low wages, a lack of supplies and a valuing of profit over patients.”

‘Peduto signs executive order to protect children from bullying’: The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that “an executive order signed Wednesday by Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto directs the city’s departments to create a unified plan to identify and combat bullying and provide “safe and healthy” programming for children.”

‘Bucks County legislators laud major investment in homelessness prevention’: The Bucks Local News reports that “Bucks County House Democrats today are lauding $512,761 in public funding headed to A Woman’s Place, Family Service Association, Valley Youth House and YWCA Bucks County.”

‘Two outsiders, an Independent and a third-party candidate, seek support to run for Lancaster city Mayor’: LNP | LancasterOnline reports that “an Independent and a third-party candidate are each hoping to get a shot at becoming mayor of the City of Lancaster this fall. Willie E. Shell Sr. and Tony Dastra are circulating nomination petitions to get their names on the ballot for the Nov. 2 Municipal Election.”

‘Wilkes-Barre’s finances do well in second quarter report’: The Wilkes-Barre Times Leader reports that Wilkes-Barre’s “finances showed signs of improvement in the first half of the year as the economy continued to recover from the pandemic.”

‘Parameters set for Williamsport’s $25.8M rescue plan allocation’: The Williamsport Sun-Gazette reports that “the use of $25.8 million in American Rescue Plan dollars by Williamsport began to be put into focus Tuesday at City Council’s finance committee.”

‘Erie County Council defends $26 million COVID-19 relief plan; critics say ‘not enough input’’: The Erie Times-News reports that “Erie County Council is one step closer to approving an ambitious $26 million spending plan for federal COVID-19 relief. But not everyone on council — or in the public — is on board yet.”

AFP To Rally in NEPA Against Biden’s Infrastructure Plan: Americans for Prosperity-Pennsylvania (AFP-PA) will host a rally on Thursday evening where AFP-PA State Director Ashley Klingensmith “will highlight the drawbacks of the $4 trillion “infrastructure” proposal for northeastern Pennsylvanians,” according to a press release. Activists will be encouraged to tell Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-Lackawanna) to vote against the bill. 

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO and Union Leaders Host PRO Act Week of Action, Statewide Tour: According to a press release, “The Pennsylvania American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) announced this week that they will kick off a statewide tour called the “PRO Act Roadshow” focused on educating working people across the Commonwealth on the Protecting the Right to Organize Act (PRO Act) and labor law reform. The PRO Act Roadshow will be in Indiana County this evening. They have already made appearances in Delaware, Luzerne, and Lehigh counties. 

Kenyatta to Visit Pittsburgh: State Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta (D-Philadelphia), who is seeking the Democratic Party nomination for U.S. Senate, will be in Pittsburgh on Thursday morning to hold a meet and greet with state Rep. Jessica Benham (D-Allegheny).

‘Candidate stops in county’: Jeff Bartos, a Montgomery County real estate developer who was the GOP Lt. Governor nominee in 2018 and is seeking the GOP nomination for U.S. Senate, visited Huntingdon County on Tuesday, according to the Huntingdon Daily News

 

Harrisburg & DC   
Spotlight PA: Pa. Republicans are bringing their election bill back after Gov. Tom Wolf said he’s open to voter ID changes
Spotlight PA: Nursing homes would provide more direct care to residents under proposed Pa. rule
AP: Pennsylvania decertifies county’s voting system after audit
AP: Pennsylvania defends new, no-bid deal for contact tracing 
AP: Justices deal blow to outdated claims of child sexual abuse 
AP: Backlog of jobless benefits claims is growing, advocates say
Pennsylvania Capital-Star: How are Pa. Health officials planning to increase accountability, privacy with new contact tracer?
Pennsylvania Capital-Star: With a softened stance from the governor, House GOP to reintroduce election reform bill
Pennsylvania Capital-Star: Wolf admin. announces its first round of fixes to Pa.’s nursing home regs
Pennsylvania Capital-Star: State officials decertify Fulton Co. election system following third-party audit
Pennsylvania Capital-Star: To protect kids under 12 this summer, ‘get vaccinated’ state Physician General says
Patriot News: Gov. Wolf’s administration vows ‘historic’ increase in care for nursing home residents
Patriot News: Employers must pay workers for time they spend undergoing mandatory security screenings, Pa. Supreme Court says 
Patriot News: Pa. Supreme Court ruling in PennLive case will give public a more detailed look at the state’s medical marijuana industry 
Patriot News: Vaccinations play a key role in keeping younger children safe from COVID-19 while enjoying summer fun 
Patriot News: Pa. COVID-19 hospitalizations up by 40 this week: Wednesday update
Inquirer: Pennsylvania would get up to $1 billion in opioid settlement, AG says
Inquirer: Amid PSERS troubles, Pa. lawmakers may be ready for pension reform
City & State PA: Here’s what we know about Doug Mastriano’s ambitious election audit
Post-Gazette: Republicans ready to reopen talks with Wolf on election reform after voter ID comments
Post-Gazette: Bipartisan infrastructure plan stalls in Senate, throwing wrench into $973B blueprint
Post-Gazette: Pa. health officials propose increasing direct-care hours for nursing home residents
Post-Gazette: Pa.’s COVID-19 cases nearly double over past week
WESA: State Legislators Investigate The Merits Of Emergency Procurement Contracts
WESA: Pennsylvania State Education System Chancellor Floats $75 Million Plan For One-Time Money At State Senate Panel
KDKA: Pennsylvania Lawmakers Push Department Of Health For Answers About COVID-19 Contact Tracing Data Breach
KDKA: Governor Tom Wolf Now Open To Voter ID If ‘Expansive And Easy To Acquire’
KDKA: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: State Health Department Reports 525 New Cases, 8 Additional Deaths
Reading Eagle: Pa.-owned universities will invest $2.5 million on diversity, equity, inclusion initiatives
Delaware Valley Journal: PA State Rep Wants to Invoke Anti-BDS Law Against Ben & Jerry’s
USA Today: Election reform in Pennsylvania: Where it stands and what it means for 2022
USA Today: Pa. fireworks law author proposes changes amid July 4th complaints, accidents
WHYY Newsworks: AG Shapiro back in court to ‘keep the pressure’ on DeJoy, USPS for mail delays
Morning Call: Pennsylvania Supreme Court reverses decision allowing childhood sex abuse victims to sue for decades old abuse
Morning Call: Amazon must pay Pennsylvania warehouse workers for time spent waiting for security screening, state Supreme Court rules
Morning Call: Pennsylvania coronavirus update: 525 more cases as vaccination rate increases slightly
KYW Newsradio: Shapiro argues in federal court to permanently stop USPS changes that delayed delivery
Pittsburgh Business Times: PA AG says $26B agreement reached with opioid distributors, manufacturer
Pittsburgh Business Times: State unveils proposed regulations to update skilled nursing facility requirements
The Hill: Pennsylvania county’s voting machines decertified after audit
Politico: Biden taps Philly-area ally for Canada ambassador 
WFMZ: Wolf administration shares COVID-19 safety tips for children

 

Philadelphia 
WHYY Newsworks: Philly mayor doubles down against calls to declare gun violence emergency 
WHYY Newsworks: Philly DA not happy with proposed opioid settlement
WHYY Newsworks: ‘We’re doing it”: Black Philadelphians are diversifying unions. They want support 
WHYY Newsworks: A one-stop shop aims to connect Philly job-seekers, employers, and social services
Inquirer: Kenney defends decision not to declare a state of emergency on gun violence, saying there’s ‘no greater priority’ 
Inquirer: Biden nominates Comcast executive and Philly power broker David Cohen as ambassador to Canada 
Billy Penn: Reinventing Philly’s Pride Parade: What happens next?
Philadelphia Tribune: Kenney doubles down, refuses to declare state of emergency over gun violence
KYW Newsradio: Longtime Philadelphian David Cohen nominated to be ambassador to Canada
KYW Newsradio: Nearly 1,300 shot in Philadelphia this year; what is city’s strategy for stopping violence?
KYW Newsradio: ‘Doesn’t even put a dent’: Why Philadelphia is not expected to accept opioid settlement
Philly Voice: Biden nominates Comcast executive, Philly booster David Cohen as U.S. ambassador to Canada
NBC10: Biden to nominate Comcast’s David L. Cohen as ambassador to Canada

 

SEPA
Delco Daily Times: Residents outline pipeline concerns to Chester County officials
Daily Local News: Chester County Economic Development Council redesigns website to improve access to information
Daily Local News: Chester County seeing uptick in coronavirus cases
Bucks County Courier Times: Is a Bucks County judge putting children in danger — or reuniting families?
Bucks County Courier Times: Election reform in Pa.: Where it stands and what it means for 2022
Montgomery Media: New coronavirus cases begin to rise in Montgomery County
Bucks Local News: Bucks County legislators laud major investment in homelessness prevention 
Bucks Local News: Newtown Township moves forward with plans to assess Newtown Borough a monthly fee for fire service
Pottstown Mercury: Pottstown looks to state to fund $6.7M lead water line replacements
Delaware Valley Journal: The Push For More Delaware Valley Residents to Get Vaccinated Continues
Delaware Valley Journal: Philly’s Murder Surge Felt in DelVal Suburbs 

 

Pittsburgh 
KDKA: Cletus Lee, North Braddock Mayoral Nominee Charged With Assault, Says Campaign Will Continue
KDKA: No Public Meeting Scheduled For Proposed Merger Of Wilkinsburg And The City Of Pittsburgh
KDKA: Mayor Peduto Signs Off On New Initiative Aimed At Preventing Incidents Of Youth Bullying
KDKA: Mayor Bill Peduto Honors Two Pittsburgh Firefighters Who Helped In Surfside Condo Collapse
KDKA: Allegheny County Health Director Blames ‘Concerning’ Rise In COVID-19 Cases On Delta Variant, Unvaccinated Residents
KDKA: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Reports 2-Day Total Of 125 New Cases, 1 Additional Death
WESA: City Council Pushes Bill Forward To Extend Mandatory COVID-19 Sick Leave
WESA: Judge Rules Against City Ordinance On Rental Fees For Landlords
Post-Gazette: Local health care workers detail hospitals’ myriad COVID-era struggles, urge political action
Post-Gazette: Peduto signs executive order to protect children from bullying 
Post-Gazette: COVID-19 paid sick leave could remain Pittsburgh’s policy for another year; Council says ‘no’ to preserving 1970s-era Mellon Bank building 
Post-Gazette: Peduto honors ‘the Joes from Pittsburgh’ for their search and rescue efforts in Surfside, Fla. 
Pittsburgh Business Times: Pittsburgh Council passes $335 million allocation for American Rescue Plan funding
Pittsburgh Business Times: Judge rules city’s proposed rental registration fee excessive
Pittsburgh Business Times: ‘New wave’ of Covid cases, thanks to Delta variant, in Allegheny County
Tribune Review: Pa. agriculture secretary tours 4 Pittsburgh urban farms 
Tribune Review: Plum Democratic Committee has a new mayoral candidate
City Paper: Light-rail up the Allegheny, aerial trams over the Hill District, and other public transit proposals seeking public input
WTAE: Allegheny County seeing ‘notable increase’ in COVID-19 cases, health department says

 

SWPA 
Johnstown Tribune-Democrat: Area legislators tout state budget during chamber State of the Commonwealth gathering
Johnstown Tribune-Democrat: Rigby named Blue Lives Matter Caucus’ Republican chairman
Johnstown Tribune-Democrat: State adds 525 COVID-19 cases; 2 each in Cambria, Somerset
Tribune Review: No tax money at issue in case of Latrobe councilman charged with theft of fire department funds
Tribune Review: Murrysville council hears proposal on gas-interconnect for fracking well
Altoona Mirror: Blair gets $6.7M grant

 

NEPA
The Times Leader: Kaufer calls for action against Ben & Jerry’s
The Times Leader: Wilkes-Barre’s finances do well in second quarter report
The Times Leader: Luzerne County election bureau seeking feedback from poll workers
The Times Leader: Lawmakers announce LSA grants surpassing $12M 
The Times Leader: 14 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Luzerne County Wednesday; 525 statewide
Citizens Voice: Procedural delays could push county manager appointment to next year
Citizens Voice: Amtrak, local rail authority sign deal to study NYC train
Citizens Voice: Lawsuit to save White Haven, Polk centers can continue, judge says
Citizens Voice: New county tourism head looks forward to challenges 
Citizens Voice: More than 400 added to county’s fully vaccinated list
Times-Tribune: Lackawanna County to terminate tax collection agreement with Scranton
Times-Tribune: Cognetti and husband buy home in Tripp Park
Times-Tribune: No new COVID-19 deaths in NEPA

 

South Central 
York Daily Record: ‘We the people will never stop’: Voters call for York County to participate in Mastriano’s audit 
York Dispatch: Supporters of election audit flood York County Commissioners meeting 
LNP | LancasterOnline: Two outsiders, an Independent and a third-party candidate, seek support to run for Lancaster city Mayor 
Carlisle Sentinel: DOH: 15 new cases of COVID-19 reported for Wednesday in Cumberland County

 

Lehigh Valley      
WFMZ: Lehigh County officials at odds about best way to spend American Rescue Plan funds
WFMZ: Allentown considers ways social workers can collaborate with police
WFMZ: Rep. Schweyer’s office resumes monthly veterans outreach with in-person appointments
Morning Call: Allentown cracks down on problematic Amazon trucking terminal near Buck Boyle Park
Morning Call: With masking recommendations all over the map, districts again must decide whether masks will be required when school returns
Reading Eagle: Berks County adds another 18 COVID cases; slightly elevated levels continue

 

North by Northwest
Williamsport Sun-Gazette: Parameters set for Williamsport’s $25.8M rescue plan allocation
Erie Times-News: Pa. decertifies Fulton County voting system after third-party audit
Erie Times-News: No signs of COVID-19’s highly transmissible Delta variant in Erie County, yet
Erie Times-News: PA Supreme Court ruling sets back victims, spares Erie diocese from slew of lawsuits
Erie Times-News: Erie County Council defends $26 million COVID-19 relief plan; critics say ‘not enough input’

 

Opinion  
Robert J. Donchez; Sal Panto Jr., Danene Sorace, James Kenney, William Peduto and Paige Cognetti: Mayors of Pennsylvania urge the Senate to confirm David Chipman as ATF head
Mark Pinsley: We must fight to preserve voting rights and free and fair elections
Ernest Owens: Mayor Jim Kenney Doesn’t Care About Black People
Thomas P. Foley and Stephanie Nycum Doliveira: Roads and bridges aren’t enough. For a strong economy, we need to invest in ‘care’ infrastructure
John L. Micek: Delta Variant 101: What you need to know to protect yourself | Thursday Morning Coffee 
John L. Micek: ‘We are committed to competition’: Top Wolf official says
Joyce M. Davis: A Black woman is trying to make history to become president of the historic Civic Club of Harrisburg | Social Views
Post-Gazette Editorial Board: People get voice in congressional redistricting (but not the redrawing of state districts)
Post-Gazette Editorial Board: State owes refunds to jobless for overcharges. What really happened and why was it covered up?
Post-Gazette Editorial Board: Is the U.S. finally taking cyberattacks seriously? 
Inquirer Editorial Board: Philly streets are filthy, smelly, and City Hall’s solutions aren’t enough 
LNP | LancasterOnline Editorial Board: As the delta variant threat grows, it’s more important than ever to get vaccinated against COVID-19
Philadelphia Citizen: Mystery Shopper: How Hard Is It To Get Rid Of Illegal Dumpsters? 
Gene Collier: For Capitol riot, first felon gets 8 months more than Trump will
Thomas P. Foley and Stephanie Nycum Doliveira: This ‘infrastructure week,’ let’s think beyond concrete and toward child care 
Rachel M. Werner and Paula Chatterjee: Women in academia feel like they’re screaming into the void. Here’s why. | Expert Opinion
Bruce Ledewitz: Mr. Justice Breyer, Thank you for your service. Now please retire 
Joel Feldman: After my daughter was killed, I changed how I drove — and you should too 
Eve Lukens-Day: Clean energy incentives belong in the bipartisan infrastructure package 
William Koenig: State Sen. Mastriano is pushing another scam
The Angry Grammarian: A year after decision to capitalize ‘Black,’ shades of gray remain for readers

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