Shapiro Says PA Abortion Rights Have Not Changed Despite Texas Ruling; Launches Website With Resources (politicspa.com)

Shapiro’s mental health plans at a glance | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

TeamPA adds new partner, provides details on regional hydrogen hub – Pittsburgh Business Times (bizjournals.com)

Property tax rebate expansion proposed by PA Lt. Governor (msn.com)

New Push To Let Pa. Voters Decide State’s Minimum Wage – Democratic Underground

State Rep. introduces bill on ballot pre-canvassing (abc27.com)

Maternal health, early childhood experts see impacts of limited rural obstetric health services | 90.5 WESA

St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church in Oxford awarded funding for security upgrades – Daily Local


Texas company to close Pa. distribution center; 135 people to be laid off – pennlive.com

Central Pa. real estate company launches new entity – pennlive.com

Small business owners feel the credit crunch | Associated Press | wfmz.com

Lehigh Valley has seen record-setting economic growth. Will it last? | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

How America’s largest newspaper company is creating news deserts : NPR

Banks are spooked – and they are getting stingier about loans : NPR

Will Social Security run out? How to prepare for potential changes – Delco Times

Travel nurse pay dipping in Pa.; expert says it’s not indicative of labor pool stabilizing | News | tribdem.com

Non-union Luzerne County court workers received 2% raises for 2023 | Times Leader


Biden ends COVID national emergency after Congress acts | Ap-top-news | wfmz.com


After grabbing his bike and phone, this central Pa. man simply vanished – pennlive.com

Harrisburg man drove shooter to murder scene for revenge killing: prosecutors – pennlive.com

Pa. man arrested after hitting police chief, killing woman with truck during traffic stop struggle – pennlive.com

Appellate court rejects impartiality claim, allows Pa. judge to preside at homicide trial – pennlive.com

2 hurt in Upper Allen Twp. weekend dog attack (abc27.com)

Louisville bank employee livestreamed attack that killed 5 – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Bucks County man drugged mother, took her to Philadelphia and fatally shot her, police say – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Despite Allegations of Abuse, Mississippi Sheriffs Go Largely Unchecked – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Charges Filed Against Mother of 6-Year-Old Who Shot a Teacher – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Why no action been taken on license of accused Council Rock teacher (phillyburbs.com)

2 Delaware County men arrested in attempted burglary at a northeast Pa. UPS facility – Delco Times

Lower Merion man sent to prison for shooting man in Norristown (mainlinemedianews.com)


Teacher allowed student brawls in Florida classroom: reports – pennlive.com

Construction begins on new 12,300-square-foot STEAM wing at Cumberland County school – pennlive.com

For the Class of ’23, which endured the COVID pandemic, the current job market presents new challenges (mcall.com)

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

Few med school graduates choosing emergency medicine for residencies (phillyburbs.com)

Widener student named president for a day (delcotimes.com)

As food insecurity on college campuses soars, local schools meet needs | Education | thetimes-tribune.com

Rutgers strike timeline: faculty, adjunct, grad students unions picket (inquirer.com)

A new federal plan could give free meals to more students | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Philadelphia mayor debate 2023: Democratic candidates to take stage, live updates (inquirer.com)

The PA House has a new definition of ‘majority’ · Spotlight PA

Young Voters Came Out Big In PA In 2022 (politicspa.com)

Lancaster Co. voters could be allowed to cure ballots (abc27.com)

Chester County DA Candidates Talk Tough on Crime – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Delaware County’s primary season going to be a busy one (delcotimes.com)

Luzerne County election bureau hopes to hire 20 temp workers for primary election day | Election | citizensvoice.com


Jury holds key to fate of $1 billion transmission project | Associated Press | wfmz.com

Outdoor recreation potential ‘bigger’ than gas, official says | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Biden issues second veto of his presidency on Clean Water Act regulation | National | thecentersquare.com

Businesses face more and more pressure from investors to act on climate change | WITF

Dry, windy conditions Tuesday have increased the risk of central Pa. wildfires, forecasters say – pennlive.com

Numerous Pennsylvania counties at ‘high’ level for wildfire risk (abc27.com)

Climate activist, Harrisburg organization team up for new local park (abc27.com)

For your spring enjoyment, a taste of summer: Lehigh Valley temperatures set to soar (mcall.com)

Part of a law to have federal buildings stop using natural gas was never implemented : NPR

Truck hauling contaminated soil from East Palestine derailment clean-up site crashes – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)


AP sources: EPA car rule to push huge increase in EV sales | News | tribdem.com

Evolving Enterprise | McIlwain School Bus Lines transporting students for 76 years | News | tribdem.com

PRT will buy four electric buses for the Mon Valley through $10 million EPA grant to Health Department – Pittsburgh Union Progress

Gun Safety

‘This is not normal’: Governor calls out ‘pitiful inaction’ on gun violence (msnbc.com)

Maryland delegates pass gun control bill after extended debate on session’s final day – pennlive.com

One in five Americans have a family member who was killed by a gun : Shots – Health News : NPR

Oakland shooting hoax revisits traumas for a a generation raised with gun drills | Pittsburgh City Paper (pghcitypaper.com)

After Louisville mass shooting, Pa. leaders push for gun legislation (msn.com)


More Girls Are Being Diagnosed With Autism – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Illegal cigarette shipments seized | Connecticut | thecentersquare.com

U.S. organ transplant system overhaul: What will it mean for Pennsylvanians waiting? – pennlive.com

Some US states stock abortion medications after court ruling | Ap-top-news | wfmz.com

Review Quantifies Incidence of HIV, Hep C in Persons Who Inject Drugs | Health | wfmz.com

FDA Says Repaired Sleep Apnea Machines Still Carry Health Risks | Health | wfmz.com

Youth binge drinking makes teens more prone to alcoholism in later life: study | Health | wfmz.com

Some ready-to-eat salads with chicken or ham may contain potentially deadly listeria – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

State News

Shapiro backs abortion access after Texas mifepristone ruling, launches abortion info website for Pa. | News | tribdem.com

Sen. Bob Casey Launches Reelection Bid (politicspa.com)

Rep. Wild highlights importance of bringing high-speed internet to rural areas in Pa. | Pennsylvania News | wfmz.com

Senator Casey announces investment in high-speed internet (abc27.com)

Pennsylvania launches abortion access website (abc27.com)

How a Pa. city manager allegedly stole thousands of taxpayer dollars with virtually no oversight | WITF

Pennsylvania State Police accepting applications for academy, law enforcement program (abc27.com)

Philly Sheriff Rochelle Bilal used money meant to hire deputies for executives raises, tried to double her salary to $285K (inquirer.com)

Philadelphia mayor debate 2023: Democratic candidates to take stage, live updates (inquirer.com)

Pennsylvania Treasury to hold unclaimed property auction this week – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Matthew Brouillette: In Pa., special interests subvert the rule of law | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

National News

Biden Tells Al Roker He ‘Plans on Running’ for Re-Election in 2024 – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Democratic senators urge chief justice to probe Thomas trips | Ap-top-news | wfmz.com

DeSantis critics question his ability to use Florida as a national ‘blueprint’ in 2024: report – Raw Story – Celebrating 19 Years of Independent Journalism

Biden issues second veto of his presidency on Clean Water Act regulation | National | thecentersquare.com

Senate Judiciary Committee to hold hearing into SCOTUS ethical standards : NPR

‘A sad day in our city’: Five victims dead after shooter opens fire in Louisville bank | News | tribdem.com

Black lawmaker who was expelled permitted to return to Tennessee House – pennlive.com

Feds borrowing $6 billion per day, budget group says | National | thecentersquare.com

Trump due back in NY for questioning in AG’s fraud lawsuit – pennlive.com

Big pharma signs letter opposing judge pausing sale of abortion pill | National | thecentersquare.com

U.S. Department of Justice asks appeals court to pause abortion pill ruling – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

States feel budget pinch amid darkening revenue projections | Analysis – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Mom wins $2 million lottery a day after dipping into life savings to help daughter fight cancer – pennlive.com

Judges block Tennessee move to cut Nashville council in half | Ap-top-news | wfmz.com

U.S.-Born Children, Too, Were Separated From Parents at the Border – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Dalai Lama apologizes after video shows him kissing boy | National News | thetimes-tribune.com

Local News

Changes planned for Dauphin County jail cells that have no heating system – pennlive.com

New Gettysburg museum highlights local veterans, machinery (abc27.com)

Lancaster Restaurant Week returns in-person after 2 years (abc27.com)

Historic Cumberland County home being relocated (abc27.com)

Paving project to start on Route 222 between Reading, Lancaster | Berks Regional News | wfmz.com

Former Delaware County Employee Files Discrimination Lawsuit – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Drive-thru, bigger lot and housing planned at Dunkin on West Maple Ave. in Langhorne (phillyburbs.com)


Active shooter reports at Pitt library deemed a hoax | TribLIVE.com

University of Pittsburgh Chancellor-elect Joan Gabel talks top priorities | TribLIVE.com

Fire breaks out inside abandoned Century 3 Mall – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Pittsburgh close to announcing new police chief from list of 3 finalists, sources say | TribLIVE.com

Why is Conturo Prototyping leaving Pittsburgh? (nextpittsburgh.com)

Dolly Parton’s program to send free books to Pittsburgh-area children will end this month | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Sixers have ties to super PAC backing Philly mayor candidate Jeff Brown (inquirer.com)

$340 million for King of Prussia rail line put in SEPTA’s capital budget (inquirer.com)

The Erotic Project is art as expression, sensuality and, yes, sex. The show is in Philly. (inquirer.com)

Center City crime: Brookings stats show violence is not up downtown (inquirer.com)

Sporting Club at the Bellevue reopening with extensive renovations and new golf pavilion – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Philadelphia real estate news: Fishtown apartments sold; Center City office building planned for conversion – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)


Harris to highlight DC project to cap off ‘Investing in America’ blitz | The Hill

Biden administration addresses Pentagon leak and risks to national security (msn.com)

Group calls on DC leaders to issue public health emergency amid opioid crisis concerns (msn.com)

DC attorney general urges court of appeals to stop Texas ruling on abortion pill – WTOP News

DC health advocates urge Mayor to declare opioid emergency | wusa9.com

Residents in Northeast DC Facing 4th Night Without Gas Ahead of Colder Weather (msn.com)

Community Supports DC Firefighter During Fundraiser for Cancer Battle – NBC4 Washington (nbcwashington.com)