Pennsylvania Farm Bureau Hosts Annual State Legislative Conference | Dairy Business News

Senator Nikil Saval Joins Lehigh Valley Community in Call for Permanent Funding for Whole-Home Repairs (einpresswire.com)

Lehigh Valley residents could quality for free home repairs through this state program. Here’s how (mcall.com)

State Lawmakers Call For Investigation Into Bristol Twp. Chemical Spill – LevittownNow.com

LSU Whole Home Repairs Rally | Penn Square Lancaster, Pa | April 21, 2023 (happeningnext.com)

An older Pa. woman was placed under guardianship. Her family says the system betrayed her. (inquirer.com)

PA guardianship lawsuit highlights system problems · Spotlight PA

Local lawmakers push for LGBTQ+ anti-discrimination bill (abc27.com)

You’re invited! A free panel on what Pa. lawmakers want to accomplish in 2023 – pennlive.com

Pennsylvania cracks down on new opioid cutting agent | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Governor Shapiro Directs Administration to Schedule Xylazine as a Controlled Substance, Taking Action Against Dangerous Drug Contributing to Opioid Overdoses | Erie County Democratic Party (eriedems.com)

Pennsylvania to classify xylazine as schedule III drug, Shapiro says (inquirer.com)

Proposed bill would allow Pennsylvania schools to stockpile inhalers (msn.com)


Pennsylvania gaming revenue surpasses $500M for the first time | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Most agents unsure how cannabis dispensaries affect property values | National | thecentersquare.com

77 employees will be laid off at Pa. banking facility – pennlive.com

The Future of Social Media Is a Lot Less Social – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

PNC Park ushers union avoids strike after reaching tentative agreement with Pirates – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

David’s Bridal files for bankruptcy, but stores remain open and orders being fulfilled – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Woman who escaped abusive partner in Mexico opens business in Washington Co. – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)


FDA authorizes another COVID booster for some high-risk Americans (inquirer.com)

Many At-Risk Kids With COVID Can Be Cared for at Home | Health | wfmz.com


In Pennsylvania, charges put focus on Jehovah’s Witnesses’ handling of abuse | WITF

Man shoots at family after child’s basketball rolls into his yard: reports – pennlive.com

Fisherman had boat engine serviced 2 days before fatal accident at Dock Street Dam – pennlive.com

Cumberland County man linked to 4 overdose deaths takes plea deal – pennlive.com

Woman accused of ordering dog to attack 6-year-old gets prison time – pennlive.com

Northampton County DA sued over stored ‘weaponized’ vehicles after Slate Belt explosions (mcall.com)

Man Sentenced to 10 Months for Leaving Nooses and Racist Notes – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

3 have been charged with murder in Alabama birthday party shooting : NPR

Schuylkill Expressway Uber crash: Victims identified as Tucker Schimelfenig, Christian Schimelfenig, Michael Comerford, Jan Carlo Santana (inquirer.com)

Parking garage collapses in NYC, killing 1; 5 injured (inquirer.com)


Dickinson College has brief lockdown, no threats found (abc27.com)

Woodland Hills teachers speak out after school board votes to reduce staffing across district – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

3 Pittsburgh public schools will hold classes remotely Thursday due to air conditioning outage | TribLIVE.com


Update on this year’s and next year’s ballot measure certifications | National | thecentersquare.com

Poll shows Beshear’s popularity growing in Kentucky | Kentucky | thecentersquare.com

Meet the 7 Democrats running for Lehigh County commissioner – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Who’s running for Supreme Court in Pennsylvania? | ABC27

Allegheny County early vote counter to open | TribLIVE.com


Lehigh River one of the most ‘endangered,’ says conservation organization | WITF

State organizations trying to limit Pennsylvania wildfires (abc27.com)

Deadly Weather Strikes Oklahoma – The New York Times (nytimes.com)


Electric Vehicle Tax Credit Rules Create ‘Chaos for Consumers’ – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Tesla’s Profit Dropped Sharply in First Quarter as It Cut Prices – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

SEPTA Bus Revolution: See how your route and wait times might change (inquirer.com)

Key Card system frustrates SEPTA riders. What’s coming next? (inquirer.com)


Telehealth company settles with Pennsylvania, 10 other states for $500K | WITF

What’s Going Around: Allergies, strep, viral rashes | ABC27

In fight over mifepristone, generic abortion pill maker sues FDA : NPR

Virtua Health makes deal to buy one of New Jersey’s largest orthopedic practices – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Roquette debuts new $25M Montgomery County innovation center – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

In the Cards: Simple Test Could Assess Risk of Dementia | Health | wfmz.com

UPMC Mercy Pavilion: 8 eye operating rooms, 83 exam rooms, 10 rehab rooms, massive research space — and 1 cool coffee shop | TribLIVE.com

State News

Shapiro Administration Plans to Improve Broadband Infrastructure through Apprenticeship Grant Funding | State | shipnc.com

Sen. Casey helps stock trout at Aylesworth Park in Jermyn | Times Leader

Fetterman says he ‘wasn’t functional’ after election win: ‘I literally stopped eating and drinking’ – Globe Echo

Fetterman chairs first subcommittee meeting after return to Senate (chron.com)

Fitzpatrick, Thompson, Cartwright Raise $500K+ In Q1 (politicspa.com)

At debate, Allegheny Co. exec candidates go deep on issues – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Philadelphia mayoral candidates discuss how to help city’s unhoused residents – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. city pothole fills with trash as officials figure out who should fix it | Today in Pa. – pennlive.com

Pennsylvania to classify xylazine as schedule III drug, Shapiro says (inquirer.com)

National News

U.S. Supreme Court holds off on abortion pill ruling until midnight Friday – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Poll shows Beshear’s popularity growing in Kentucky | Kentucky | thecentersquare.com

Pennsylvania sees big drop in housing project permit approvals – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Cheaper gas and food provide some relief from US inflation – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

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

White House says it won’t link talks on debt limit hike to spending cuts : NPR

Old NASA satellite falling to Earth, risk of danger ‘low’ (inquirer.com)

US reporter held by Russia on spying charges denied release | News | phillytrib.com

Many Disabled Americans and Single Parents Face Hunger | Health | wfmz.com

‘I just didn’t feel safe’: Trans woman leaves Florida amid concerns with laws passed in state legislature (msn.com)

Local News

Biden signs executive order to improve access to child care (inquirer.com)

What is swatting? Here’s why central Pa. police are seeing an increase in these dangerous hoaxes – pennlive.com

Pa. nudist park which hosts ‘Super Bowl of Naked Volleyball’ says summer season is a go after environmental scare – pennlive.com

Fire tore through roof of Dauphin County home ‘undetected’: police – pennlive.com

Harrisburg street corners to be renamed, honoring local reverend (abc27.com)

Pennsylvania offers liquor and wine discounts as rural store closes for renovations. (inquirer.com)

Allentown City Council OKs signs for proposed Hamilton Street entertainment venue | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

Walgreens prescription fulfillment warehouse gets green light in South Whitehall | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

New Dorney Park attraction gets approval in South Whitehall | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com


Protesters shut down streets around Pitt University during controversial gender identity debate | WITF

Famous Heinz bottle to return to Pittsburgh stadium (abc27.com)

2,000 rounds of ammunition missing from VA Pittsburgh order – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

PNC Carousel in Schenley Plaza reopens for the season – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Anti-trans speaker met with protests – Pittsburgh Union Progress

Pittsburgh Playwrights marks 20th year with show about race relations, social unrest | TribLIVE.com

Free speech or hate speech? Pitt students reflect on trans rights protest, emergency alerts | TribLIVE.com


Philadelphia mayoral candidates discuss how to help city’s unhoused residents – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

8 foot alligator rescued from Philadelphia area home (abc27.com)

Philly mayor candidates on police disability benefit abuse (inquirer.com)

UC Townhomes site will have affordable housing after all (inquirer.com)

Philadelphia mayoral candidates agree at Urban Affairs Coalition forum | Mayorsrace | phillytrib.com

Philly gets poor grade on air quality in new report | Local News | phillytrib.com

Pew report finds that Philly continues to struggle, despite pandemic bounce back | Local News | phillytrib.com

Fishtown apartment projects planned at two prime locations – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Bobby Flay restaurant chain Bobby’s Burgers targets Philadelphia for expansion – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)


Inside John Fetterman’s first week back in Senate after hospitalization for depression (inquirer.com)