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Shapiro and Redding Set Goal to Make Pennsylvania the Nation’s Leader in Organic Gardening | Organic Agriculture News |

Figure out the source for state police fund money first |

Pa. House committee advances bill to increase eating disorder awareness, identification among kids – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Manufacturer plans $300M project in Pa. including new 96,500-square-foot facility –

Senator Saval Joins Community Organizations and Advocates in Call for Permanent Funding for Whole-Home Repairs (

Pa. Rep. Deluzio presents federal funds for child care centers in Allegheny County – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Black Women’s Policy Center finds new home in McKeesport – The Mon Valley Independent

As fewer teachers come out of Pa. colleges, lawmakers explore ways to reverse trend –

Five Questions with Pennsylvania Stands Up: Organizing Across Communities – Giving Compass

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

Money Could Help Reestablish Intercity Passenger Trains | NEWSRADIO 1340 WRAW | WRAW Newsroom (

Pa Lawmakers Consider Drug Affordability Board to Review, Cap Pr – Erie News Now | WICU and WSEE in Erie, PA

Vocational education support climbs the legislative priority list | Pennsylvania |


It cost $22 billion to rescue failed banks. Who should pay for it? : NPR

Americans could save $1 trillion on gas under its plan, the EPA says : NPR

Michael Jordan’s ‘Last Dance’ Air Jordans auctioned for record $2.2 million : NPR

Mobile version of ‘Monopoly’ makes debut | Berks Regional News |

Lionville Residents Speak Out Against Proposed Amazon Project – DV Journal (


2 Pa. officers hurt after stolen car hits police vehicles, department says –

Family, friends flood central Pa. church to mourn slain 12-year-old boy –

Pa. AG takes over investigation of woman who died after telling police her husband strangled her –

Man killed, another injured in Clearfield County high-speed chase, state police say (

U.S. Won’t File Charges in Death of Shanquella Robinson in Mexico – The New York Times (

Ex-Kansas Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Sexually Assaulting at Least 10 Females – The New York Times (

Tulsa Race Massacre investigators have sequenced DNA from 6 possible victims : NPR

Motorcyclist killed in crash near Montgomery Mall | Southeastern Pennsylvania |

UPDATED: Parents of Girl Put on ‘Hit List’ by Classmates Seek Legal Help – DV Journal (

Horsham mother charged with murder in strangulation of 11-year-old son (

Deliberations begin in trial of man charged in shooting death of off-duty Pittsburgh cop |

Prosecutors seek combined trial for parents in baby’s fentanyl overdose death | Times Leader


Temple University to name JoAnne E. Epps as acting president (

Pennsylvania’s public school pensions range from 12 cents to $228K | Pennsylvania |

Vocational education support climbs the legislative priority list | Pennsylvania |

5 issues that have drawn student protests in the past year | ABC27

Education Department cuts off student loan access to Florida college : NPR

Who is JoAnne Epps, Temple’s acting president? (


Pa.’s 2024 presidential primary is scheduled for the first day of Passover, giving lawmakers a new push to move up the swing state’s election – The Morning Call (

The Complete Guide to PA’s May 16, 2023 Primary Election Spotlight PA –

Pa. primary election 2023: A basic guide to vetting candidates for school board, judge, and more | WITF

Casey leads McCormick, Mastriano in 2024 Pennsylvania Senate race poll (

As race for Northampton County district attorney heats up, incumbent Democrat Terry Houck hopes to garner Republican write-in votes to gain reelection in the primary (

Franklin & Marshall poll shows declining support for voting by mail (


North Dakota judge blocks controversial water rule | National |

EPA sued over failure to set, update pollution limits – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

South Florida under water after storms drop more than a foot of rain –

What are the strongest wind gusts in Pennsylvania? (

Heavy Rains Flood Fort Lauderdale – The New York Times (

Are the rich causing water shortages with swimming pools? A new study says yes : NPR

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

Big flames, raining embers in New Jersey Pine Barrens fire (


Why the U.S. is seeking the toughest-ever rules for vehicle emissions | WITF

US EV charging locator will soon display cost, charge power | ABC27

Dodge comes to the market with a completely new vehicle (

Americans could save $1 trillion on gas under its plan, the EPA says : NPR

Biden to remake U.S. auto industry with toughest emissions limits ever (

Pittsburgh’s e-scooter pilot program is set to expire in July | 90.5 WESA

Gun Safety

Report: Black children in Philly, big cities, most at-risk for gun violence – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

An ‘absurd’ law will put the Louisville shooter’s gun back on sale, mayor says : NPR

DelVal Senator Calls U.S. Gun Rights ‘Global Embarrassment’ During PCN Debate – DV Journal (

Philadelphia to install more than 100 security cameras near rec centers to deter gun violence (


White House names fentanyl mixed with xylazine ’emerging threat’ to U.S. | National |

For uninsured people with cancer, securing care can be like spinning a roulette wheel – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pa. agency says hospitals that do more cancer surgeries do them best, offers guide for patients –

Court preserves abortion pill access with limits | ABC27

What’s Going Around: Strep, allergies, croup | ABC27

Appeals Court Says Abortion Pill Can Remain Available but Imposes Temporary Restrictions – The New York Times (

White House Designates Animal Sedative as an ‘Emerging Drug Threat’ – The New York Times (

Defibrillators Can Save a Life, but Almost Nobody Has One at Home – The New York Times (

State News

Pennsylvania Governor Josh Shapiro can’t stock up on emergency mifepristone abortion drug, promises abortions will stay legal – 6abc Philadelphia

Governor Shapiro breaks ground on semiconductor facility in Schuylkill County (

U.S Senator Bob Casey celebrating passage of “STREAM” act (

Casey leads McCormick, Mastriano in 2024 Pennsylvania Senate race poll (

Brewster Lauds Pittsburgh Schools Action Against Social Media – Media Industry Today – EIN Presswire (

John and Gisele Fetterman Open Up About Stroke, Parenting on Campaign Trail (

Sen. Comitta partners with YMCA of Greater Brandywine to celebrate sustainability in Chester County – Daily Local

John Fetterman to chair his first subcommittee hearing –

Kennywood reopens after politicians urge greater safety – Pennsylvania News (

State prisons prioritize recruitment amid costly labor shortage | Pennsylvania |

Pa. Rep. Lee slams hospital giant UPMC over charitable donations | Thursday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Road work ahead: Here are the central Pa. projects on PennDOT’s list –

Pa. to auction off hundreds of used vehicles –

Pennsylvania Game Commission announces Spring gobbler season (

National News

Justin J. Pearson, expelled Tennessee lawmaker, regains his seat : NPR

White House names fentanyl mixed with xylazine ’emerging threat’ to U.S. | National |

Biden administration proposes to strengthen patient privacy for those seeking abortions – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

North Dakota judge blocks controversial water rule | National |

Republican Liz Harris is expelled from the Arizona state House : NPR

‘I’m Comin’ Home’: Biden Takes a Tour of His Irish Heritage – The New York Times (

If Tennessee’s Legislature Looks Broken, It’s Not Alone – The New York Times (

Feinstein, Under Pressure to Resign, Asks to Step Down From Judiciary Panel – The New York Times (

Inflation rises again in March, but at slower pace | National |

Trump set to give 2nd deposition in New York fraud lawsuit –

IRS warns of deadline to claim $1.5B in 2019 tax refunds: These states are owed the most (

Juul Labs to pay $462 million settlement to 6 states | ABC27

States push legislation to curtail medical debt that’s bankrupting millions – The Virginian-Pilot (

Meteorites crash into Maine; museum offers $25K reward for recovered rock (

Head of Mexico immigration agency will be charged in Ciudad Juárez fire : NPR

Local News

Longtime Cumberland County fire chief dies –

Pa. man loses novel argument that marriage was invalid because license had expired –

Central Pa. off-duty officer helps save a life while at a gym –

Lebanon female pilot appointed to multiple military academies (

Long awaited fried chicken franchise opening soon in Lebanon County (

I-81S in Dauphin County reopening after crash (

Dog shows happening this week in Harrisburg (

Firefighter tax rebate proposed by Lehigh County as volunteer shortages persist (

Former Wall Street Journal reporter authors book on his 26-day walk from D.C. to N.Y.C. (


Inbound Fort Pitt Bridge, tunnel closures overnight this weekend |

Sports & Exhibition Authority to vote on Live Nation music venue proposal – CBS Pittsburgh (

Pittsburgh Symphony ‘Disrupt’ series upends typical concert experience |

Pittsburgh City Council gives preliminary approval to $600K in funding for Downtown ambassador program |

Construction worker falls at new FNB Tower in Uptown Pittsburgh |

Dollar Tree reportedly approved to move into Riverview Plaza – CBS Pittsburgh (

PennDOT to shut down Route 50 bridge over Chartiers Creek for three weekends – CBS Pittsburgh (

Business owner presents Sean Sluganski’s family with model cars that honor fallen officer – CBS Pittsburgh (

Primanti Bros. restaurant coming to Kennywood – CBS Pittsburgh (


Report: Black children in Philly, big cities, most at-risk for gun violence – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Unions in Philly are trying to make building trades more diverse (

Philadelphia to install more than 100 security cameras near rec centers to deter gun violence (

Philly sheriff Rochelle Bilal blames pay raise mix-up on aides and the Kenney administration (

Red flag warning means higher fire risk in Philadelphia area (

120 firefighters respond to massive junkyard fire in North Philadelphia | Local News |

Philadelphia to study impact of Sixers’ proposed $1.3B Center City arena – Philadelphia Business Journal (