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How is Josh Shapiro leading Pa.? A look at his ‘common ground’ approach –

In private, Pa. Gov. Josh Shapiro’s working group on climate change meets | WITF

Shapiro’s working group on climate change meets (

Shapiro awards about $500K to Pittsburgh recovery support center | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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

Shapiro, Murphy announce partnership for labor law enforcement | State News |

Pa., N.J. join forces to ‘collaboratively enforce’ state labor laws | Five for the Weekend – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Marriage equality measure gets a bipartisan backing with new bill; Dems give a renewed push for the Fairness Act – City & State Pennsylvania (

Why PA courts won’t be part of 2023 budget hearings · Spotlight PA State College

Mental health better treated outside of prison, state says | Pennsylvania |

Pennsylvania launches drug recovery hubs | Pennsylvania |

Kayden’s Law, Assault Weapons Ban Among Priorities For Bucks Senator | Doylestown, PA Patch

Pa. lawmakers propose grant program to fund solar projects at K-12 schools, colleges – The Record Online (

Pennsylvania launches drug recovery hubs as drug overdose deaths continue to rise (

Goodnoe Kids Celebrate The Earth At Arbor Day In Newtown | Newtown, PA Patch

Democratic Senator Announces Reelection Bid in Major Swing-State | American Prosperity

Speed detection cameras keeping work zones safer and PennDOT wants to keep them around | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

John Fetterman is back in the Senate. Here is what we know about his heart, stroke, hearing, depression (

How John Fetterman’s hospital stay for depression compares to other Pennsylvanians’ (

Vocational education support climbs the legislative priority list (

Sen. Hughes Partners with PhillyGoes2College for Free Resource Fair for Aspiring College Students – MyChesCo

Pa. lawmakers propose grant program to fund solar projects at K-12 schools, colleges – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pennsylvania lawmakers reintroduce bill on OSHA oversight of public workers | Safety+Health (

Pa. has had a child advocate for years, but no one knows exactly what she’s empowered to do | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Comitta announces funding for West Chester Railroad track improvements – Daily Local

Community college opens $9.9M Center for Advanced Technologies | The Bucks County Herald

New grant funds aim to boost nursing careers | Local/Regional |


12-year-olds can’t buy cigarettes — but they can work in tobacco fields : NPR

People working in the office spend 25% more time on career development | Business News |


Billions of New Jersey’s federal COVID funding has yet to be spent (

Masks in hospitals: Philadelphia’s Board of Health, area hospitals considering relaxing COVID-19 requirements (


Report: Distracted driving deaths spiked after pandemic | Pennsylvania | Rio Grande Valley border agents assaulted while apprehending tens of thousands a week | Texas |

Pennsylvania’s voters are becoming more aligned with national trends, report says | WITF

Driver charged with homicide while DUI after crash kills 4 on Philly highway: report –

Man dead after lightning causes tree branch to fall on car –

Harrisburg Police searching for suspect after nearly 10 hour standoff (

Lancaster County man allegedly posed as CIA officer with fake badge (

Search continues for Lincoln University shooter (

4 killed in crash on Schuylkill Expressway; man charged with homicide while DUI (

2 women injured in shooting at Lincoln University | Local News |

Bomb found by Pa. fire department while fighting nearby brush fire |

State police arrest man in Gouldsboro Inn arson | Crime-Emergency |


Pa. substitute teacher criticized for reading racial slur aloud from ‘Of Mice and Men’ | Today in Pa. –

JoAnne Epps ready to lead Temple as acting president – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Kolbe Academy will not reopen for 2023-24 school year (

Allentown school bus monitor cuts blasted by parents, drivers (

Pennsylvania public schools get poor grades in poll (

SHANNON: Truth Can Lead the Way to Heal Our Divided District  – DV Journal (

Parents say Bala Cynwyd fifth graders texted about who should be shot in the next school shooting (

Northeast High School students celebrate Afro Day, a celebration of Black hair (

Rutgers University strike is suspended, sending faculty back to work with a ‘framework’ for new contracts (

Girard College President F. Christopher Goins steps down after less than a year in the role – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Duquesne University police on strike after contract talks fail |


Special elections on primary day will fill two Pa. House seats; meet the candidates – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Philly mayor election: Where race stands one month before primary (

Democratic Senator Announces Reelection Bid in Major Swing-State | American Prosperity

Interactive Map of Pennsylvania Registered Voters (

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


Awash in Toxic Wastewater From Fracking for Natural Gas, Pennsylvania Faces a Disposal Reckoning – Inside Climate News

Cleanup begins after freight train derailment, fire in Maine –

The EPA is urging people to report any debris left by the Indiana warehouse fire : NPR

A climate provision in a 2007 law eliminates fossil fuels in federal buildings. : NPR

BAGHERI: Oil Extraction and Environmentalists – DV Journal (

Beech Leaf Disease is killing trees in Pennsylvania and N.J. (


Lawmakers in some states see a need for higher speed limits – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Some Pennsylvanians’ DMV Data Was Transferred to a Nonprofit Due to Membership in Multistate Voter Database Project – DV Journal (

Fort Lauderdale flooding slowly recedes; airport reopens (


Bird Flu Sample from Chilean Man Showed Some Signs of Adaptation to Mammals – The New York Times (

Supreme Court issues administrative stay in abortion pill case : NPR

Why Spring Allergies Happen and How to Ease Them | Health |

State News

Democratic Senator Announces Reelection Bid in Major Swing-State | American Prosperity

Why PA courts won’t be part of 2023 budget hearings · Spotlight PA State College

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Chief Justice Debra Todd joins This Week in Pennsylvania (

Leader of drug ring that ran into Pennsylvania from Alaska sentenced in federal court (

New Harrisburg courthouse to open on Monday (

Counties with the worst droughts in Pennsylvania (

Options are available for those no longer approved for Medicaid | Pennsylvania News |

Teamsters have voted to strike at Philly area’s largest Coca-Cola distributor (

National News

Biden Says He Will Announce 2024 Campaign ‘Relatively Soon’ – The New York Times (

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

Kamala Harris rallies as high court eyes abortion pill rules | Ap-health |

Alabama Birthday Party Shooting: 4 Dead and 28 Injured in Dadeville – The New York Times (

DOJ charges El Chapo sons, cartel members with fentanyl trafficking, murder | National |

Efforts in Md. to legalize increasingly popular burial practices stall –

Tech Consultant Nima Momeni Arrested in Killing of Bob Lee in San Francisco – The New York Times (

A Century-Old Mystery Surfaces From Lake Superior – The New York Times (

WATCH LIVE: Space X to launch ‘Starship,’ the world’s largest rocket : NPR

An Oregon driver who threw $100 bills out of his car wanted to gift the money : NPR

Tax deadline: When and how to avoid fees (

US ready to lend Poland $4 billion for nuclear energy plan | Associated Press |

‘The Phantom of the Opera’ closes on Broadway after 35 years | Associated Press |

States confront medical debt that’s bankrupting millions | Business News |

Local News

Restaurant opens in Cumberland County with focus on owner’s hot sauce line –

California couple found with 30 pounds of meth plead guilty in Pennsylvania (

Local Lego store expands; opening second Midstate location (

Neighbors help firefighters fight flames in Allentown twin home | Lehigh Valley Regional News |

Smitty’s Cardinals players remember decades of play under recently retired, ‘one of a kind’ man | Local News |

Car thief scrambling to get away from Brookhaven police tripped up by pizza delivery guy (

Local voice actors, newcomers gather for first ‘Atomic Radio’ rehearsal | News |

World-traveling Johnstown native returning home as Brit Floyd lighting technician | News |

Law enforcement concerned juvenile justice too lax | News |

Reading High celebrates PIAA basketball championship with picturesque parade (


PNC Park workers authorize strike |

Morning Roudup: Pitt student governments to host town hall on safety |

Uptown redevelopment project to include space for food trucks, patio seating |

Pittsburgh synagogue shooting trial: Jury selection in Robert Bowers case won’t be easy | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Shapiro awards about $500K to Pittsburgh recovery support center | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sandbox VR brings immersive gaming to Strip District this summer (

Pittsburgh-area woman wins Disney World’s 10-miler race – CBS Pittsburgh (


Philadelphia life sciences jobs being filled more by women than men – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Philadelphia Black Clergy endorses Cherelle Parker for mayor | Local News |

Tupperware’s in trouble, but Philadelphia-area residents recall its products and parties with fondness (

Temple, police probe hidden-camera allegation about assistant football coach (

Pilot program will explore if tiny homes could help serve the unhoused population in Philly | Local News |

West Philly honors Paul Robeson with block renaming and celebration | West Philly Local