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Legislature

Sen. Haywood and Mayor Kenney to meet about gun violence solutions after sit-in | Local News | phillytrib.com

Comitta Applauds Pennsylvania Finalizing Carbon Emission Regulations – MyChesCo

Advocates for the elderly want state regulators to take a harder look at nursing home sales (inquirer.com)

‘Nothing’s sacred’: Local law-enforcement professionals detail growing crime concerns before legislative board | News | dailyitem.com

Buprenorphine saves lives. Why is a Pennsylvania senator trying to make it harder to obtain? | Opinion (inquirer.com)

On crime, drugs, mental illness, Pennsylvania local authorities see a resource problem | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

State Rep. Mike Zabel says Crozer is trying to close Delaware County Memorial Hospital (delcotimes.com)

Lawrence, Comitta announce $2 million for Oxford theater project | Chester County Press

North Side Ferris wheel, apartment and marina development gets big Pa. funding commitment | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Veterans Place, Sheraden Park, Carrie Furnaces among projects to receive millions in state funding | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Wilkinsburg, Swissvale, Arnold, Beaver Falls among recipients of millions in newly announced state funding | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Samuelson: $1.25 million in grants to benefit Bethlehem redevelopment | The Valley Ledger | Its All About The Lehigh Valley

Two Berks projects receive Redevelopment Assistance Capital Project Grant funding (berksweekly.com)

Reading Regional Airport receives $3 million state grant (readingeagle.com)

Erie County wins $10.25 million in grants; EMI gets $4 million (goerie.com)

Two projects get $3.1 million in state funding – Daily Local

Lancaster airport receives grant to help add hangars | Local News | lancasteronline.com

Etna and Millvale are building a library together at the Etna Center for Community | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Coronavirus – COVID-19

White House expands availability of COVID drug Paxlovid : NPR

Where are we with COVID? | Smart Talk (witf.org)

Five NEPA counties now among highest in new COVID-19 cases statewide | Coronavirus | thetimes-tribune.com

 

Business/Jobs

Pittsburgh hospital workers say short staffing and low pay is causing burnout, survey finds | WITF

Survey: 93% of Pittsburgh hospital workers are thinking about leaving profession | TribLIVE.com

National warehouse pipeline keeps expanding but 30% of construction is in four markets – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Stanford nurses strike over pay, staffing and mental health : NPR

Bird flu outbreak predicted to affect prices nationwide | Local Business | lancasteronline.com

Pa. amusement park owner sued over lack of refunds for COVID-19 closures | Today in Pa. – pennlive.com

 

Education

Alvernia Taps PA State Senator Schwank as Commencement Speaker – BCTV

Temple University planning to develop 3 new buildings on campus, expand athletic facilities – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Octorara Area board hears update on proposed budget, mulls 2.6% tax hike | Community News | lancasteronline.com

Phoenixville School Board asked to reconsider vote to sell kindergarten center (dailylocal.com)

Girard College names F. Christopher Goins as its new president | Local News | phillytrib.com

Sports adds to school experience, but opportunities are not equal (mainlinemedianews.com)

Edinboro landlords target new tenants as Highlands sale considered (goerie.com)

After debate, Scranton School Board hires new law firm; will bid busing this week | Education | thetimes-tribune.com

Facing deficit, Crestwood reserves right to lay off employees | Education | standardspeaker.com

Penn State surpasses fundraising goal, raising more than $2B | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

PSSA testing 2022: What will results say about pandemic’s impact? (inquirer.com)

 

Elections/Politics

Shapiro: Delivering real results for Pennsylvanians (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Josh Shapiro spends big to tell his story now, with no Democratic primary rival for governor (inquirer.com)

Pa.’s Democratic U.S. Senate candidates divide on energy, government reforms and more in Monday debate – pennlive.com

Wall Street money pours into GOP Senate primary · Spotlight PA

Election 2022: Policy summary of top GOP candidates for Pennsylvania governor | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pa.’s top GOP Senate candidates debate COVID, Biden, each other | News | tribdem.com

Pennsylvania GOP Senate Debate turns ugly as candidates throw jabs (abc27.com)

Donald Trump holding rally in Pennsylvania (abc27.com)

A Fighter Runs for State Senate in Philadelphia – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Gerow: Fighting for less government, more individual liberty (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Corman: We can’t take freedom for granted (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Republicans seeking Pennsylvania’s open U.S. Senate seat debate in prime-time | WITF

Amid Trump-initiated turbulence in the Pennsylvania governor race, Dave White makes his move | WITF

Trump’s Oz, Vance endorsements bring cash windfall, backlash | WITF

Tyler Titus runs for State Democratic Committee, Ian Murray retiring (goerie.com)

Noble announces candidacy for re-election to Democratic State Committee | Local | thecourierexpress.com

 

Environment

Coal interests sue to block Pennsylvania’s carbon policy | WITF

How backyard chicken owners are protecting their flocks from the deadly avian flu outbreak | WITF

 

Transportation

Your mass transit ride in Pennsylvania may get better, thanks to new federal funding | WITF

I-80 Exit 308 interchange project underway in East Stroudsburg (poconorecord.com)

Newspaper’s investigation uncovers secret database of bridge inspection notes that state has banned from public view. Scores of Lehigh Valley bridges included. – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Editorial: Flirting with disaster: Bridge inspections must stay public | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Health

Pennsylvania nurse shortage: Long wait to get a license – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Why some research on mental illness and the brain falls short : Shots – Health News : NPR

Dr. Meilin Young: Without action, another healthcare risk looms in PA (broadandliberty.com)

 

State News

Biden’s Move to Re-Regulate Energy Will Hurt PA Production, Experts Say – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Pennsylvania’s child welfare system needs to be reformed (ydr.com)

At Pa. Cannabis Festival, thoughts turn to legal recreational marijuana use, and all its possibilities | News | citizensvoice.com

Hey, volunteers — Pennsylvania needs you (inquirer.com)

 

National News

Russia pounds eastern Ukraine as the West promises Kyiv new arms (inquirer.com)

Elon Musk bought Twitter. Here’s what he says he’ll do next : NPR

A judge in New York holds Donald Trump in contempt of court : NPR

Poll: Many support Jackson court confirmation | News | phillytrib.com

Report: A third of states lost population in 2021 | Tuesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Misinformation is deadly. What are we going to do about it? | Kathie Obradovich – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

War in Ukraine sends costs of cooking oil soaring – pennlive.com

 

Local News

Lititz Public Library highlights new strategic mission, touts high ranking among US libraries | Community News | lancasteronline.com

Jordan Creek Greenway Trail to be expanded in South Whitehall Township – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

 

Pitt

Mayor Ed Gainey nominates interim parks, public works, infrastructure leaders for permanent roles | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Gainey announces nominations for various City of Pittsburgh departments | TribLIVE.com

Allegheny Conference report charts ‘middle path’ for Western Pennsylvania’s energy future (nextpittsburgh.com)

Power issue shuts down all Port Authority light-rail service | TribLIVE.com

Pittsburgh charities receive funds to prepare for Ukrainian refugees | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Philly

How racism shaped the Main Line — and American suburbs (inquirer.com)

Reports of aggravated assault and robbery on SEPTA soared during the pandemic as ridership fell (inquirer.com)

Kenyatta Johnson, like many Black pols, is victim of racist selective prosecution | Michael Coard – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

 

Washington

Will the Supreme Court be as deferential to Biden on immigration as it was to Trump? : NPR

Biden plans to invest millions to get formerly incarcerated people jobs, housing : NPR

Biden nominates ambassador in Kyiv to fill void in U.S.-Ukraine relationship | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette