Speed detection cameras keeping work zones safer and PennDOT wants to keep them around – pennlive.com

A ‘very serious conversation’: Pa. House panel hears fixes on maternal mortality crisis – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Senator Saval Joins Community Organizations and Advocates in Call for Permanent Funding for Whole-Home Repairs – World News Report – EIN Presswire (einnews.com)

Pa. Farm Bureau Hosts Annual State Legislative Conference | Morning Ag Clips

Pennsylvania Farm Bureau Hosts Annual State Legislative Conference – Pennsylvania Farm Bureau (pfb.com)

Brewster Again Confirmed as Vice Chair of Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (einpresswire.com)

Brewster Lauds Pittsburgh Schools Action Against Social Media – Media Industry Today – EIN Presswire (einnews.com)

Pennsylvania launches drug recovery hubs | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pennsylvania bill would require hate speech reporting system on social media (abc27.com)

Pa. proposes social media hate speech accountability bill (msn.com)

Changes proposed for Pennsylvania deer licenses (abc27.com)

Changes coming to Pennsylvania deer licenses (msn.com)

Pennsylvania bill would limit gun purchases to combat trafficking (abc27.com)

Pa. bill would limit gun purchases to combat firearm trafficking (msn.com)

PHFA announces $4.8 million for community revitalization projects (yahoo.com)


Producer prices drop in March | National | thecentersquare.com

Second-most requested flavor is coming back to Dunkin’ permanently – pennlive.com

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

Biggest U.S. Banks Report Bumper Profits Amid Industry Turmoil – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Unemployment Is Low. Inflation Is Falling. But What Comes Next? – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Lionville Residents Speak Out Against Proposed Amazon Project – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Tower Health cuts 100 non-clinical and management jobs – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Marriott to pay $225K for failing to disclose ‘hidden’ resort fees after settlement with Pa. – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)


16-year-old boy shot, killed in Pa.: reports – pennlive.com

Pa. high school coach charged in sex assault of student-athlete – pennlive.com

2 Pa. women charged with stealing $450K from boss, trying to change his will: reports – pennlive.com

Pennsylvania State Police seized $16 million in illegal drugs in early 2023 (abc27.com)

Northampton Area High School coach charged with having sex with boy (mcall.com)

Community prays, mourns during vigil for 19-year-old killed in Reading | Berks Regional News | wfmz.com

Philadelphia man pleads guilty to raping a woman on a SEPTA train (inquirer.com)

Montgomery County mother charged in son’s death after SUV found at New Jersey beach | TribLIVE.com

2 men stabbed in Downtown Pittsburgh, suspect arrested | TribLIVE.com


Pennsylvania teacher shortage continues to worsen (abc27.com)

Widener University celebrates inauguration of new president (delcotimes.com)

Sen. Hughes Partners with PhillyGoes2College for Free Resource Fair for Aspiring College Students (einpresswire.com)

7 in the running for 5 spots on Penn Hills School Board | TribLIVE.com

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

Penn State’s trustees race covers it all: Football alliances, tuition costs, gender equality – pennlive.com

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

Pennsylvania public schools get poor grades in poll (mcall.com)

ASD offers 1st detailed look at 2023-24 budget | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

As Rutgers University faculty strikes, a Philly labor lawyer talks negotiations and concessions (inquirer.com)

Pa. issued the lowest number ever of new teaching certificates as educator shortage worsens (inquirer.com)

Pennsylvania Department of Education introduces Disability Inclusive Curriculum Pilot Program – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

School districts across Pa. are monitoring students online | 90.5 WESA


Need an absentee or mail-in ballot? You have until May 9 to apply | Friday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Casey leads McCormick, Mastriano in 2024 Pennsylvania Senate race poll (pahomepage.com)

42 Percent of Philly’s Black Voters Undecided on Next Mayor (phillymag.com)

2022 Midterms Cost Per Vote Analysis – Adimpact

Mayoral candidates address questions of equal representation at candidate forum (kacu.org)

Pennsylvania poll shows declining support for mail voting (mcall.com)

Pennsylvania will be one of the Most Watched States in 2024 Elec – WENY News


Delaware Water Gap national park petition reignites controversy | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

About 18,000 Cattle Are Killed in Fire at Dairy Farm in Texas – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

BAGHERI: Oil Extraction and Environmentalists – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Philadelphia weather forecast is hot, prompts wildfires (inquirer.com)


Bus company employees protest decision to reduce monitors on ASD buses | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

Fort Lauderdale airport looks to open as South Florida floods slowly recede | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Gun Safety

Pennsylvania bill would limit gun purchases to combat trafficking (abc27.com)

Pa. bill would limit gun purchases to combat firearm trafficking (msn.com)


How to keep Medicaid coverage in PA · Spotlight PA

Pennsylvania health system gave personal patient info to Facebook, Google, claims suit | Today in Pa. – pennlive.com

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

UnitedHealth tops 1Q forecasts, raises 2023 outlook | Associated Press | wfmz.com

State News

Josh Shapiro says he’s cracking down on wage theft, worker misclassification – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Fetterman talks to farmers about impacts of toxic train derailment – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Casey leads McCormick, Mastriano in 2024 Pennsylvania Senate race poll (pahomepage.com)

Visit Pittsburgh disputes audit from Allegheny County Controller | 90.5 WESA

Fetterman to return to Senate next week, chair first subcommittee hearing | News | tribdem.com

Visit Pittsburgh audit finds agency not transparent about spending (wtae.com)

Governor visits Schuylkill County business that’s expanding (readingeagle.com)

Governor, EMD president announce Hometown project – Times News Online (tnonline.com)

Sen. Fontana Statement on VisitPittsburgh Audit (einpresswire.com)

Sen. Hughes Partners with PhillyGoes2College for Free Resource Fair for Aspiring College Students (einpresswire.com)

Senator Carolyn Comitta and YMCA Greater Brandywine Celebrate Sustainability (vista.today)

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

Pennsylvania launches drug recovery hubs | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Camp Hill accounting mistakes cost $30k in state aid | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

F&M poll: Pennsylvania voters remain uneasy about unemployment, economy – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

First lawsuit filed on behalf of a workplace survivor of R.M. Palmer explosion | Berks Regional News | wfmz.com

Pennsylvania begins black fly suppression program – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Pennsylvania to auction off hundreds of used vehicles – lehighvalleylive.com

National News

Biden to open up Medicaid, Obamacare to about 700,000 illegal immigrants | National | thecentersquare.com

DACA recipients will soon be eligible for government-funded health insurance, : NPR

Joe Biden appoints Lady Gaga to presidential committee on the arts – pennlive.com

Biden administration sends millions to states for bridge repair, replacement – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Operation Lone Star officers seize 3.1 million doses of fentanyl in single stop | Texas | thecentersquare.com

Senators call for increased funding, staffing for antisemitism envoy’s office (jewishinsider.com)

In Tennessee, Justin Pearson and Justin Jones Are Fueled by Resistance – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

New Mexico has one of the highest rates for killings by police : NPR

Minneapolis settles $89 million in lawsuits saying Derek Chauvin kneeled on them : NPR

A tech consultant is arrested in the killing of Cash App founder Bob Lee : NPR

Former President Donald Trump will answer questions in NY fraud lawsuit, lawyer says | News | phillytrib.com

South Floridians mop up, recall fear after historic deluge | TribLIVE.com

Judge rejects Trump rape trial delay, but grants concessions | TribLIVE.com

Leaked documents investigation: Jack Teixeira arrested by FBI – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Local News

Free Shredding Event | 118 52nd St, Pittsburgh, PA 15201-2507, United States | April 15, 2023 (happeningnext.com)

Lancaster Public Library set to move locations (abc27.com)

Camp Hill Borough appeals ruling on political yard signs (abc27.com)

Roundtop Mountain Resort set to host ‘The Beat Goes On Adventure Race’ (abc27.com)

As Lehigh Valley gets younger, housing shortage worsens (mcall.com)

FYE to close Palmer Park Mall store, leaving one Lehigh Valley location remaining | Eat, Sip, Shop | wfmz.com

Bethlehem planners OK plan for demolition of home, construction of Linden Street apartment building | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

Chesco Amish Couple Takes Township to Court Over Horse Rule – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Spring blooms at Longwood Gardens (inquirer.com)

Jean Kwok speaks out against potential book bans in Central Bucks (inquirer.com)

Gisele Fetterman, former second lady of Pennsylvania, becomes first responder – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)


Urban Redevelopment Authority’s affordable housing preservation program launches Friday | TribLIVE.com

Public weighs in on Pittsburgh’s Spin electric scooter ride-share service | TribLIVE.com

Allegheny County Controller audit rips VisitPittsburgh spending, focus and lack of transparency | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Christian Bey found guilty of murdering Pittsburgh police officer Calvin Hall: verdict | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

‘We knew it was going to be a great fit:’ Bitty & Beau’s Coffee soon making Pittsburgh home – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Pittsburgh Summer Beerfest returning to Stage AE this summer – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy asks city for help cleaning up Mellon Square Garden – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)


Truckload of dimes stolen in Philadelphia (mcall.com)

Former Councilmember Green drops out of mayor’s race | Local News | phillytrib.com

JoAnne Epps ready to lead Temple as acting president | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philadelphia recreation center, playground cameras are up and running | Local News | phillytrib.com

Vacant lots in Avalon, Stone Harbor are selling for more than seaside mansions as demand climbs – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Philly Pops files federal antitrust lawsuit against Philadelphia Orchestra and Kimmel Center – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

PHL Inno – Philadelphia lands among top five most active regions for venture capital in 1Q (bizjournals.com)