Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ___ STRIP PUBLIC PENSIONS FROM FELONS, Feb. 6 Erie region taxpayers are familiar with legal loopholes that have allowed public officials and employees to retain lucrative taxpayer-funded pensions even after being convicted of committing crimes related to their work or representing what would seem to be disqualifying moral failures. That was…

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer plans to restructure the state environmental agency that drew criticism for its handling of the Flint water crisis under former Gov. Rick Snyder, The Associated Press has learned. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will become the Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy. The agency…