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Tuesday, Jan. 10

Pa. House Speaker Mark Rozzi, left, and Rep. Jim Gregory.

• Pa. House special session stalls; working group planned: The bipartisan group will work on a constitutional amendment to temporarily lift the statute of limitations for sexual abuse. Meanwhile, Rep. Jim Gregory, R-Blair, said House Speaker Mark Rozzi is reneging on his pledge to leave the Democratic caucus. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Conestoga Valley school board favors case-by-case approach to transgender athlete policy: A formal policy, once drafted and enacted, would take effect for the 2023-24 school year. (Source: LNP)

• Voter ID requirement clears Pa. Senate committee: The package of amendments includes measures requiring post-election audits and allowing the General Assembly to unilaterally overturn administration regulations such as the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Agriculture Department awards funding for ag education: A total of $1.5 million was distributed to programs and schools statewide. (Source: ABC 27)

• Senate committee advances bill to cut gas tax: The bill would permanently fix the wholesale cost of gas at $2.99 per gallon. (Source: WGAL)

• Nation/world: California pummeled by heavy storms. (Source: CNN) House passes rules package. (Source: CBS News) Documents marked ‘classified’ found in archives from Biden’s VP office. (Source: ABC News) Study finds comparable health benefits from four diet plans. (Source: CNN) Mercenaries assist Russian offensive in eastern Ukraine. (Source: NBC News) Biden administration unveils flexible student loan repayment program. (Source: NPR)