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Tuesday, Oct. 24

(Source: Pa. Bureau of Dog Law Enforcement)

• Report: Tax giveaways yield mixed results: The evaluation by Pennsylvania’s Independent Fiscal Office of 20 tax credit programs found that seven yielded robust results, four did not and nine could not be evaluated with available data. (Source: Spotlight PA)

• Gov. Shapiro signs law raising dog license fees: The fees fund the Bureau of Dog Law Enforcement, which has been struggling to cover its operating expenses. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Rep. Meuser withdraws from House speaker race: In a statement, he said Republicans must focus on retaking the House and reelecting Trump. (Source: WGAL

• Experts test on reading instruction: State Sen. Ryan Aument, R-Lancaster, is calling for legislation to reform the reading curriculum in Pennsylvania’s schools. (Source: LNP)

• Amazon opens distribution center in York: The 1.2 million square foot warehouse is the company’s seventh in the region. (Source: WGAL)

• Nation/world: Hamas releases two hostages. (Source CBS News) Eight in hunt for House speaker role. (Source: AP) Michael Cohen set to testify against Trump in fraud trial. (Source: UPI) IEA says global fossil fuel demand will peak soon. (Source: NPR) UAW expands strike to Stellantis pickup factory. (Source: CNBC) China dismisses defense minister. (Source: CNN)