Anyone hungry for a helping of political news had plenty of new developments to digest this week. State Senate lawmakers advanced a controversial measure that would allow permitless carrying of guns, a state court struck down a school mask mandate put in place by Gov. Tom Wolf and Republican leaders introduced a bill to roll back executive power. It was a pretty sweet week for Republicans, though Democrats are probably a bit salty about how things went down. And speaking of sweet and salty, The Hershey Company finalized deals to acquire two separate pretzel makers for a total of $1.2 billion, as the company looks to make the sweetest place on earth a bit more savory.
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