As region grapples with deadly fires, Gov. Josh Shapiro proposes funding boost for Pennsylvania’s fire and EMS departments (msn.com)

Shapiro’s proposed Pa. State Police fund saves road dollars but raises accountability concerns (msn.com)

PA Mulling Move To Digital Vehicle Registrations (msn.com)

Federal funding, guidelines, help Pa. expand broadband in unserved/underserved areas | News | bradfordera.com

Lt. Gov. Austin Davis promotes small business growth during trip to Erie County (msn.com)

Solutions offered to address mental health care burnout | News | thedailyreview.com

State agencies planning for the future of Pa.’s outdoor recreation economy | Five for the Weekend – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pennsylvania’s tax system ‘punishes’ working class | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Supporters hope Pa.’s new legislature will embrace open primaries | Spotlight PA | observer-reporter.com

State, City Lawmakers Push To Outlaw Private Landlord-Tenant Officers In Wake Of Philly Tenant Shooting (bisnow.com)

Editorial: Pa. Legislature should see Tennessee expulsions as cautionary tale | TribLIVE.com

Tennessee House expulsion of Justin Jones, Justin Pearson: Vote against Democrats explained (inquirer.com)

A part of election security | Opinion | bradfordera.com


Talking Business with Don Cunningham: It takes a Lehigh Valley sense of values to get things done – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

The Real-World Costs of the Digital Race for Bitcoin – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Tesla to Build Factory in Shanghai for Large-Scale Batteries – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Activist investors push companies for stronger action on climate change : NPR

Kids at work: States try to ease child labor laws at behest of industry – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Dairy Queen is selling Blizzards for 85 cents starting today (4/10/23) – pennlive.com

A hospital slowly fades away in the Coal Regions (mcall.com)

Beacon Container lays off workers, closes plant citing ‘financial constraints’ (dailylocal.com)

How Millennial Grew Wealth, Paid Off Debt After Gambling Addiction (businessinsider.com)


Baltimore mayor calls for ‘youth curfew’ after 2 teens shot | Hosted (ap.org)

Lawsuit filed against fraternity in alleged near-death of SDSU student (abc27.com)

2 Wisconsin police officers killed in a traffic stop shooting : NPR

What happened to man who died in the Dauphin County jail? County records contradict each other – pennlive.com

Central Pa. man kills wife, then fatally shoots himself: coroner – pennlive.com

Pa. officers raid apartment behind their police station, find 5 children among guns, drugs and explosives – pennlive.com

3 taken to hospital after shooting at Delaware mall food court; shoppers evacuated – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Federal civil trial starts Tuesday in woman’s brutality claim against Easton police (mcall.com)


Stanford Law School’s Dean Takes a Stand for Free Speech. Will It Work? – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Why so many rural PA schools are shutting down · Spotlight PA

Delaware County Breaks Ground on Destination Playground in Rose Tree Park – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

HBCU tour by Montco OIC went ‘haywire,’ parents say (inquirer.com)

Here’s what more than 60 book challenges at Central Bucks cited (inquirer.com)

Frankford High and Mitchell Elementary school are closing for asbestos (inquirer.com)

U.S. looks to bar full ban on trans athletes but allow exceptions (inquirer.com)

Rutgers University faculty and grad student unions will go on strike Monday morning (inquirer.com)

Academic coaches help students finish community college | Hosted (ap.org)


Pennsylvania Democratic Sen. Bob Casey to seek 4th term (abc27.com)

Election 2024-Pennsylvania Senate | National News | goshennews.com

Four Pennsylvania appellate court positions are on the primary ballot; meet the candidates | State | tiogapublishing.com

How much 2023 PA Supreme Court candidates have raised · Spotlight PA

Pennsylvania midterm results highlight trend toward fewer split tickets – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

From voter registration to mail-in ballot requests: what to know ahead of the May 16 primary – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Parties Endorse Delaware County Council Candidates for Primary – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Councilmember Cherelle Parker held a tight rein on development. What would she do as mayor? (inquirer.com)

Philly mayor’s race: Maria Quiñones Sánchez is dropping out, citing the ‘obnoxious, obscene amount of money’ (inquirer.com)

Who is Derek Green? 2023 mayoral candidate aims to bring policymaking, small business experience (inquirer.com)


At Least 3 California Condors Die From Bird Flu in Arizona – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Pennsylvania agency defends land conservation regulations – Daily Local

Activist investors push companies for stronger action on climate change : NPR

Climate change could spell even worse winter storms in California : NPR

Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Jersey see 600% increase in tornadoes | Today in Pa. – pennlive.com

Falcons are nesting at this Harrisburg building again: Here’s how to see them – pennlive.com

What is the difference between a frost and a freeze? (abc27.com)

Pennsylvania Game Commission gives answers on bird egg colors (abc27.com)

Trout season officially begins | New Jersey News | wfmz.com

For Phillies and MLB, weather may play bigger than ever this season (inquirer.com)

Kentucky glade cress: Can rare flower be saved from Louisville sprawl? (usatoday.com)


Strep circulates while antibiotic shortage continues in the U.S. : Shots – Health News : NPR

Physicians react to ruling placing abortion pill use in jeopardy – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Philly’s overdose deaths by zip code: Kensington is hit hardest, but fatal overdoses are steadily increasing in North and Southwest Philly (inquirer.com)

Health secretary slams abortion pill ruling as ‘not America’ | Hosted (ap.org)

State News

Pennsylvania Democratic Sen. Bob Casey to seek 4th term (abc27.com)

Casey announces bid for fourth Senate term in Pennsylvania, boosting Democrats (msn.com)

Pa. Democrats aim to appeal to working-class voters with policy, symbolism, and some anger | News | thebrunswicknews.com

Black Student League, Penn Dems host first woman Pennsylvania House Speaker at on-campus event | The Daily Pennsylvanian (thedp.com)

U.S. Sens. Fetterman, Casey Slam Controversial TX Abortion Drug Ruling (msn.com)

Pennsylvania State Rep. Justin Fleming joins This Week in Pennsylvania (abc27.com)

3 Delaware County communities to be recognized by state for local government excellence (msn.com)

Shapiro, other Pa Democrats react to Texas’s abortion pill decision (wtaj.com)

PennDOT elevates worker innovations amid challenges, complaints | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

PA attorney general: Herm Suplizio stole DuBois funds · Spotlight PA State College

Pa. Attorney Gen. Henry leads call for Biden to further increase access to contraception  – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Philadelphia mayoral candidates discuss public health crises – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Still the champ: Cumberland rated as Pennsylvania’s fastest-growing county again – pennlive.com

Counties with the best commutes in Pennsylvania (abc27.com)

National News

Biden administration appeals judge’s ruling ordering abortion pill off U.S. market – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

After Texas ruling, Biden vows he will fight to ensure access to abortion pill – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

OPEC Cuts, Oil Prices Spike; Will U.S. Respond By Producing More? – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Local officials are poised to send expelled Tennessee lawmakers back to state House : NPR

Nashville council to vote on restoring ousted state lawmaker (inquirer.com)

A look at bills passed in the Maryland General Assembly | Hosted (ap.org)

Trump’s response to criminal charges revives election lies | Hosted (ap.org)

Biden Plan for Transgender Title IX Rules Began on Inauguration Day – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Small businesses concerned about labor market, new taxes | National | thecentersquare.com

Abortion Ruling Could Undermine the F.D.A.’s Drug-Approval Authority – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

How the Latest Leaked Documents Are Different From Past Breaches – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Pentagon reviewing whether Ukraine war documents were leaked (inquirer.com)

Abortion access: 5 ways landscape has changed since end of Roe v Wade (usatoday.com)

Local News

As PA, DelVal Lose Population, Chester County Keeps Growing – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Resurfacing project to begin on Route 222 in Lancaster County: PennDOT – pennlive.com

Fire damages apartments above Lancaster pub, one injured (abc27.com)

Lehigh, Northampton counties review hazard plans, offer trainings after East Palestine train derailment (mcall.com)

81-year-old Pa. woman lost $96,000 after believing scammer who said her grandkid was in danger – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Schnecksville family to hold massive fundraiser for boy with kidney cancer, other children in May (mcall.com)

Yeadon family separated by immigration mistake celebrated at Easter service (inquirer.com)

Ardmore looks to balance future development as master plan process plays out – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)


Weiner World owner says overdoses, lewd acts outside his doors could end longtime Pittsburgh business – pennlive.com

Pennsylvania ball park rated one of the best, according to Yelp (abc27.com)

As some vote to disaffiliate, remaining United Methodist churches examine future | TribLIVE.com

Year after fatal Airbnb shootings, Pittsburgh Police have no update | TribLIVE.com

Steel City Squash bringing courts to Larimer (nextpittsburgh.com)

Permanent health clinic set to open in East Palestine – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Virgin Mary statue stolen from front yard in Clairton – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)


More security planned after crowd prompts carnival shutdown in Philly – pennlive.com

Arguments that turned violent are behind two weekend homicides (inquirer.com)

Phillies honor fallen Temple University police officer (inquirer.com)

Philadelphia in photos during summer 2022 (inquirer.com)

Philadelphia-area dining news: Manatawny Still Works opens Fishtown tasting room; Lu & Aug’s coming to Ardmore – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Temple acquires key North Broad Street property for future expansion – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

PHL Inno – Lab Notes: CHOP gets $10M research gift; Vallon seeks greater shareholder support for merger (bizjournals.com)