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Marijuana legalization bills make progress in Pennsylvania General Assembly | Pennsylvania |

Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Patients Could Buy Edibles Under GOP Senator’s Bill – Marijuana Moment

Pennsylvania bill introduced to allow edible weed products in medical program | Weed | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Pa. lawmaker wants to ban Delta-8 ‘to protect people’ (

Outside election funding divides Pennsylvania General Assembly | Pennsylvania |

Pa. Senate committee advances bill targeting transgender girl athletes (

Emails highlight influence, access of PA casino lobby in gaming machines, skill games fight (

Guest Opinion: Change the rules, fix what ails our legislature (

#FixHarrisburg aims to change how Pennsylvania legislature works (or doesn’t) | Smart Talk (

Legislation eliminating ballot drop boxes advances to Pa. Senate – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pa. Senate committee’s efforts to eliminate ballot drop boxes, outside election funding move to full Senate vote this week | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

This Pa. bill would make the roads safer for bicyclists and motorists alike | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


Coronavirus – COVID-19

Philly to start COVID-19 wastewater surveillance testing, joining CDC sewage monitoring (

New COVID-19 cases still steadily rising | Coronavirus |



U.S. inflation jumped 8.5% in the past year, the highest mark since 1981 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

How soaring inflation forces stark choices on low-income Americans : NPR

Senate Covid-19 relief bill renews CERTS, establishes new grant programs for hard-hit industries – Philadelphia Business Journal (

A shortage of baby formula is worsening and causing some stores to limit sales : NPR

Etsy sellers start a week-long strike over increased fees and other conditions : NPR

Worker shortages put focus on skills, pay and training | Business |

Average gas prices may soon drop under the $4 a gallon mark; lowest in Pa. is $3.35 a gallon –

A new manufacturing training program in the Lehigh Valley provides classes at no cost to students | WITF



Prosecutors say a smuggling ring moved nearly 300 guns from Atlanta to Philadelphia : NPR



Trade Groups Say Career College Grads Vital to Fighting Labor Shortage in Supply Chain – DV Journal (

Elite colleges report 2nd year of record applications amid surge of test-optional policies – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Somerset school board approves ‘substantially higher’ bid prices for new year | News |

Use slot machine tax dollars for college scholarships, rather than to prop up the Pennsylvania horse racing industry [editorial] | Our Opinion |

Guest Opinion: We must oppose book banning, censorship at schools (

The Road Ahead: School districts across southeastern Pennsylvania applying lessons from virtual learning (

Radnor School District to switch to virtual day for April 18 as COVID cases increase (

Wilkes-Barre Area tables sale of Meyers after getting a second offer | Times Leader

High school game umpires postpone walkout; will work through end of April | High School |



Republicans react to Donald Trump’s endorsement of Dr. Oz (

Are Coleman, Frye the Future of PA Conservatism? – PoliticsPA

Conor Lamb Senate bid: Says record puts him over John Fetterman (

The ridiculous price tag for a Senate race – CNNPolitics

Fetterman, Lamb, and Kenyatta talk gun violence at Gabby Giffords’ Philly forum (

AG Josh Shapiro says he’ll fight challenges to Biden’s crackdown on ghost guns | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Tony Moreno, former Pittsburgh mayoral hopeful, among Western Pa. candidates removed from primary ballot | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Oversight of Pa. addiction recovery homes will begin soon, but operators slow to opt-in · Spotlight PA

Millions of birds impacted by avian flu since start of U.S. outbreak; could virus already be in county? | Local News |

Our View: Affordable Insulin Now Act doesn’t live up to its name (

Pennsylvanians will now get a full year of Medicaid coverage after giving birth | WITF


State News

Pennsylvania labor federation requests investigation into workplace harassment allegations – City & State Pennsylvania (

Wolf administration commissions study of public sector workplace protections – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

PA Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Chester Water Appeal in Aqua Case – DV Journal (

Sen. Toomey holds opioid roundtable with Lancaster health, public officials | Local News |

$1 million allocated to improve Darby rail crossing safety (

Wawa celebrates 58 years by offering free coffee Thursday for all customers chain-wide (

Yes, you can file your Pennsylvania income taxes online for free. Here’s how | WITF

Paid time off to vote? Pa. Rep. Cartwright wants to make it happen | Tuesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Penn Law’s Amy Wax makes more inflammatory comments on national TV (


National News

Mariupol, Ukraine mayor says 10,000 civilians have died there in the Russian war (


Local News

‘Trailblazing for women who come behind me’: Civic Club of Harrisburg elects first Black president –

Appreciate the outdoors and protect yourself from pests this spring [Report to the People] – Reading Eagle

Bush House Hotel owner Tom Skiffington on the condemnation controversy (

York Mayor Michael Helfrich: Lawsuit filed over oath of office (

Reading workers fence off dilapidated downtown property for emergency repairs (

Lackawanna County’s revamped rental assistance program working well, commissioners say | News |



Records show the Pirates’ payroll is often covered by ticket and food sales. Whether they should spend more has tormented fans | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The 2022 Pittsburgh Power 100 – City & State Pennsylvania (

Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission to relocate to Strip District produce terminal | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Here’s what you need to know if you’re attending the Bucs home opener |

Proposed Lawrenceville food hall wins zoning appeal, hopes to open in 2023 |

Allegheny County councilman says he’d wear censure ‘like a badge of honor’ |



Councilmember Gym ready to address liveabilty in Philadelphia with 2023 budget | Local News |

Philadelphia to reinstate mask mandate after rise in COVID cases : NPR

Return of Philly Mask Mandate Met With Dismay – DV Journal (

Fortune’s 2022 best places to work list includes 2 Philadelphia-area companies – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Philadelphia arrests gunmaker as Biden regulates ghost guns | Local News |

Philadelphia’s police should look like Philadelphia. Waiving the residency requirement makes that harder. | Editorial (

Innovate Capital Growth Fund, launched by Della Clark in Philly, supports women and BIPOC entrepreneurs (



DOJ rule cracks down untraceable firearms known as ‘ghost guns’ – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

What you should know about ‘ghost guns’ : NPR

Biden waiving ethanol rule to try and help lower gasoline prices (

Biden will allow summer sale of E15 gas : NPR

Biden urges Modi not to step up Indian use of Russian oil | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette