Pa. Democrats and union workers rally at the Capitol for $20 per hour ‘living wage’ | State | tiogapublishing.com

‘We need more teachers.’ But here’s what would-be Pennsylvania teachers need more of (yahoo.com)

gun violence Archives – The Pennsylvania Daily Star

PA Democrats announce $20 minimum wage legislation (keystonenewsroom.com)

PHEAA joins PA Treasury in encouraging students and families to save for college | State | theprogressnews.com

Route 202 Bridge In Doylestown Named In Memory Of U.S. Army Captain | Doylestown, PA Patch

Heritage Foundation Archives – The Pennsylvania Daily Star

Community news of Delaware County (delcotimes.com)

$11.5M proposal targets school-age child care programs | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Councilmember Curtis Jones is trying block proposed drug rehab center (inquirer.com)

Feds give Pennsylvania $244M for mine land problems | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

PA Environment Digest Blog: Environment & Energy Educational Opportunities For Students & Adults (paenvironmentdaily.blogspot.com)

Pennsylvania may reconsider telehealth insurance coverage | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Compensation for victims of voter intimidation pushed by Pa. state leg | WITF

Tougher distracted driving law passes Pennsylvania House • Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. poised to become the next state to ban using a handheld device while driving – pennlive.com


Rite Aid to close 39 more stores, including 6 in Pa. – pennlive.com

Wawa pushes into central Pa.: Here are 18 proposed locations – pennlive.com


Ex-Assistant Principal at School Where 6-Year-Old Shot Teacher Is Indicted – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

90-year-old man dies after 4-vehicle crash in York County – pennlive.com

More sex charges with juvenile victims brought against Pa. man headed to court – pennlive.com

Man accused of killing 2 people in Pa. shoots himself as officers pull him over – pennlive.com

Passenger charged with attempted homicide after road-rage shooting in Cumberland County – pennlive.com

Dog found abandoned in Cumberland County – pennlive.com


Tens of thousands of Pennsylvania students are experiencing homelessness (abc27.com)

Biden proposes new student debt relief plan for millions of borrowers • Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

LCTI senior wins full-tuition scholarship to Cedar Crest College (mcall.com)

Pa. school to close; hundreds will be laid off – pennlive.com


PA-10: Candidates Spar on Israel, Gun Control and Voting Records in Debate (politicspa.com)

Poll: Democrats hold narrow edge in Pennsylvania | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

PA House Primary Preview: NEPA – PoliticsPA

Pa.’s top election official answers your questions | WITF

PA Congressional Primary Preview: PA-03 – PoliticsPA

PA House Primary Preview: HD-139 – PoliticsPA

Northampton County puts voting machines to the test (mcall.com)

Election Officials Continue To Face Violent Threats – The New York Times (nytimes.com)


Severe Weather, and Potentially Tornadoes, Headed for Gulf Coast States – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

California Is in Bloom Again – The New York Times (nytimes.com)


Pittsburgh-New York train expected to cost $8M annually to operate | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com


Josh Shapiro calls on PA Senate to pass medical debt relief legislation – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Health and Human Services increases loan forgiveness for OBs, midwives who practice in rural areas • Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

What you should know about a supplement that’s been linked to 5 deaths – pennlive.com

Pa.’s Medicaid ‘unwinding’ hits a year, thousands have lost coverage | WITF

Gun Safety

Pennsylvania House advances measure to prohibit ‘ghost guns’ | WITF

A gun violence prevention initiative in Germantown and Mount Airy is picking up trash on over 300 city blocks (inquirer.com)

State News

Some states are seeking to restrict TikTok. That doesn’t mean their governors aren’t using it | ABC27

Biden moratorium on natural gas exports could hurt Pennsylvania’s energy future, House panel hears • Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Shapiro touts $4M plan to wipe out medical debt | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Josh Shapiro calls on PA Senate to pass medical debt relief legislation – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Sunday hunting proposal again pits Pennsylvania hunters against hikers, bikers and horseback riders • Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Opioid settlement cash a boon to Pa. prosecutors but public defenders | WITF

State road closure costing residents thousands in tolls | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Norfolk Southern announces $600M East Palestine settlement | Ohio | thecentersquare.com

PoliticsPA Playbook (April 9): Center of the Universe


Biden Condemns Arizona Abortion Ban and Kamala Harris Plans Visit to State – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Biden Pledges Support for Caregivers at Washington, D.C. Event – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Biden’s State Dinner for Japan to Feature Paul Simon and Celebrate Spring – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Capitol Police Hire Special Prosecutors to Handle Rise in Threats Against Congress – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

In Wisconsin, Biden underlines plans to help college students with ‘unsustainable debts’ • Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Biden proposes new student debt relief plan for millions of borrowers • Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Arizona Supreme Court Upholds Near-Total Abortion Ban Enacted in 1864 – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

See Maps of Where Eclipse Seekers Flocked and the Traffic That Followed – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Bill in Congress Would Force Action on U.S. Troops’ Blast Exposure – The New York Times (nytimes.com)


Will Allentown’s PPL Building keep its Christmas lights? (mcall.com)

PA couple ties the knot under the Total Solar Eclipse | ABC27

‘He had love out here’: Dozens remember middle school student hit, killed by vehicle in Whitehall Twp. | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

Pa. city may be site of new Smithsonian museum – pennlive.com

West Chester announces 225th Birthday Parade – Daily Local

Coroner called to dump truck crash near Walnutport | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com


Pittsburgh-New York train expected to cost $8M annually to operate | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Amid concerns about Pittsburgh’s finances, more budgetary oversight could be given to controller’s office | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Jim Rogers case: Pittsburgh appeals reinstatement of fired officer | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

NPR comedy news quiz ‘Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!’ to bring live show to Benedum Center | TribLIVE.com

Pittsburgh CLO announces programs to remove barriers for theatergoers | TribLIVE.com

Two held on $2M bail in Philadelphia bus stop shooting that injured 8 teens | Local News | phillytrib.com

Council president announces members of Philadelphia’s new Tax Reform Commission | Local News | phillytrib.com


‘Philly Pride’: Dawn Staley’s third national championship evokes joy in her hometown | Local News | phillytrib.com

VP Kamala Harris in Philadelphia to tout Biden administration’s latest student debt relief proposal • Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

First look: White Dog owner opens new Main Line event venue at Radnor Hotel – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Here’s how many people Philadelphia lost per day in 2023 as suburban counties grew – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)


Sen. Casey’s latest consumer economic report takes aim at the ‘pink tax’ • Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Poll: 2 in 5 Undecided on Casey vs. McCormick (politicspa.com)