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Lawmakers Laughlin and Collett are vouching for independent voters’ voices in primary elections – City & State Pennsylvania (

Pennsylvania Legislators Highlight Name Change Legislative Package – MyChesCo

Pennsylvania Democrats are working to lower costs while Republicans push tax hikes – City & State Pennsylvania (

Bill against trans girls in girls’ sports passes Pennsylvania state House (

Bill banning transgender students from sports passes Pa. House but is ‘destined for a veto’ | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pennsylvania state house passes bill against trans girls in girls’ sports | WITF

House passes bill banning transgender women from competing on women’s sports teams – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Bill would change plans for Pennsylvania lieutenant governor’s residence (

Pa. lawmakers to vote on bill that eliminates drop boxes (

Pa. senate republicans announce bill to eliminate ballot boxes |

Pennsylvania House Republican’s Twitter account suspended (

Pennsylvania Marijuana Banking Bill Heads To Senate Floor Following Second Committee Approval – Marijuana Moment

Pa. lawmakers look to ban potentially harmful ‘Delta-8’ products |

Hershey’s Kisses could soon become Pennsylvania’s official candy | PhillyVoice

Governor proposes plan for untapped COVID funds – The Brown and White

Bill would give Legislature faster access to public records | PA Power and Policy |

Pa. Republicans help kill U.S. House bill honoring iconic Black judge | Wednesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Lease or reimburse? Pa. House lawmakers chose the latter for their state-sponsored travel – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Philly pushes Harrisburg to pass law allowing safer bike lanes on state roads | Local News |


Coronavirus – COVID-19

Report: Pennsylvania 42nd in COVID-19 policy response | Pennsylvania |

Why the Employee Retention Credit might be worth a second look from small-business owners – Philadelphia Business Journal (

The new White House coronavirus czar calls for calm as BA.2 COVID cases rise : NPR

COVID has forced changes in the mental health field and will likely increase the need for services. (



Vice President Kamala Harris rallies union leaders in Philadelphia visit (

Why there are growing fears the U.S. is headed to a recession : NPR

Biden waiving ethanol rule in bid to lower gasoline prices – Daily Local

Egg prices spike amid bird flu outbreak | Business |

Remote workers offered the chance to sample the lifestyle in PA Wilds –

I’m a DoorDash delivery driver. I deserve both flexibility and a safety net. | Opinion (



Editorial: Let health experts accompany cops, police and reformers agree | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Northwestern parents object to social, emotional learning in schools (

Pequea Valley school board gets update on budget with projected 2.88% tax hike | Community News |

How did the Allentown School District feed more than 16,000 students during the pandemic? A new documentary will explain. – The Morning Call (

With aid to spend, schools look for students who need help | Across America |

Bristol’s Destined for a Dream program celebrates 14 years of education (

Cumberland Valley to review 3 books in school library being challenged as unsuitable for kids –



UPDATE: Jake Corman files petition to quit governor’s race, then decides to stay after talks with Trump, according to report – City & State Pennsylvania (

Jake Corman petitions to remain in Governor’s race after filing to withdraw (

Trump slams Pa. governor candidate McSwain – The Morning Call (

Jake Corman was getting out of the race for governor, then Trump called | WITF

Trump trashes McSwain, encourages Corman in Pa. GOP race (

High profile endorsements made in Penn. Senate primary | Pennsylvania |

McConnell: GOP could flub midterms with ‘unacceptable’ candidates |

DelVal Republicans Have Mixed Views on Trump’s Oz Endorsement – DV Journal (

Inflation frustrates voters in a key congressional district : NPR

Democrats are considering big changes to the primary process ahead of 2024 : NPR

Lehigh Valley candidates knocked off primary election ballots – The Morning Call (

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

The teen vote is powerful. Here’s how to harness it in Pennsylvania. | Opinion (



American use four times the energy needed for a good life : NPR

How Nature Becomes a Casualty of War – The New York Times (

Study: Climate change fueled historic 2020 hurricane season’s rainfall | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Former PWSA supervisor pleads guilty to conspiracy in federal pollution case | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Oklahoma governor signs a bill to criminalize most abortions : NPR

Allentown drug recovery center opens – The Morning Call (

Majority of fentanyl causing Pa. deaths made in Mexico, contain chemicals from China | Today in Pa. –


State News

Pennsylvania offering grants, loans to new farmers (

What are skill games, and why are they at the center of a multimillion-dollar fight · Spotlight PA

Pennsylvania Supreme Court allows for appeal in case regarding assets of Chester Water Authority (

Reps. Houlahan, Baird introduce bipartisan legislation to simplify student loan forgiveness for public servants – Daily Local

Top Biden officials say Pa. will benefit from approval of bill boosting semiconductor industry – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Thousands of Pennsylvanians have applied for mortgage aid, but few have received help so far | WITF

Pa.’s refusal to pay legal stormwater fees unfairly burdens residential, commercial ratepayers – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


National News

Biden accuses Putin of committing a ‘genocide’ in Ukraine | WITF

Florida lawmakers let DeSantis draw congressional map amid redistricting fight : NPR

New York LG Brian Benjamin arrested in fundraising scheme | WAMC

New York lieutenant governor resigns after being charged with bribery, fraud : NPR

10 people were shot at a NYC subway station in Brooklyn : NPR

Search for Gunman in Brooklyn Subway Shooting Continues: Live Updates – The New York Times (

New York subway attack ‘person of interest’ was in Harrisburg, Philadelphia: reports –

California reparations panel to meet in San Francisco : NPR

3 things to know as Russia heads to a historic debt default : NPR

Search efforts intensify as Philippine death toll from floods rises to nearly 60 : NPR

Credit bureau TransUnion used deceptive marketing, government lawsuit alleges : NPR

Gilbert Gottfried, actor and comic’s comic, dies at 67 (


Local News

Lancaster County commissioners float plan to remove mail-in ballot dropbox, citing fraud concerns | PA Power and Policy |

Kumon opens newest learning center in Yardley Borough – thereporteronline

Haverford becomes first municipality in Delaware County to regulate the use of single use plastic bags (

‘Mr. Downingtown’ Bill Mason Sr. dies at 85 – Daily Local

‘Are we doing what’s best?’ How one Pa. fire department is trying to save its volunteer service – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Robertson appointed Luzerne County manager; council vote ends deadlock | News |

Scranton developer still wants to buy Meyers High School for $2.1M after Wilkes-Barre Area gets another offer | Business |

Paving projects target parts of dozens of Scranton streets | News |

City residents share ‘quality of life’ solutions, concers | News |



Pittsburgh City Council passes bill to ban single-use plastic bags in the city | WITF

Port Authority fires 17 employees for not complying with covid-19 vaccine mandate |

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

Allegheny County has no plans for new mask rule mirroring Philadelphia’s, officials say | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Allegheny County Council member Tom Duerr no longer facing censure for previous comments | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Single-use plastic bag ban in Pittsburgh will start in 2023, City Council decides | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Philadelphia stands out as only city to reinstate mask mandate | Pennsylvania |

Philadelphia restaurateurs worry reinstated mask policy will impact business from conventions, return to office – Philadelphia Business Journal (

DelVal Suburbs Dump on Philly’s Mask Mandate – DV Journal (

Philly falls short of local purchasing goals during pandemic | Local News |

A bought politician or bribery scheme invented by prosecutors? In Kenyatta Johnson’s trial, a jury will now decide. (

Philadelphia jail lawsuit settles with oversight agreement (