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Pa. lawmaker proposes legislation to crack down on ‘swatting’ calls (

Pa. Democratic lawmakers renew push to expand teacher certification and in-state tuition for DACA recipients | WITF

Bill proposed to ban safe injection sites in Pennsylvania (

Shredding Event hosted by Senator Jay Costa | 5050 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, United States | April 29, 2023 (

Juneteenth HBG: The State Of Black Economics | Harrisburg, PA | May 1, 2023 (

Pennsylvania State Senate passes bill recognising Diwali as official holiday. (

Pa. doesn’t fund public defense. Shapiro’s budget would change that. | Politics | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Josh Shapiro announces support for Fairness Act – City & State Pennsylvania (

Shapiro’s new budget to fund public defense cases – WHYY

Shapiro Signs Executive Order To Improve Digital Experience Of Pennsylvanians (

An amendment tracker and complete guide to proposed changes in Pennsylvania’s Constitution | WITF

Pa. Senate vote sends cost-saving measure for cancer tests to governor’s desk | Don’t Miss This |

Pennsylvania House passes eight bipartisan bills in productive return to session – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Ballot bill moves on in Pa. state House; would let workers prep envelopes for counting before Election Day | PA Power and Policy |

Pa. House Dems float ‘fair share’ fix to income tax | Friday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

House Democrats move election, nondiscrimination bills · Spotlight PA

Pennsylvania House passes historic breast cancer coverage bill (

House Democrats move election, nondiscrimination bills · Spotlight PA


Regulators knew SVB was in trouble since 2021, did not step in | National |

Still have Bed Bath & Beyond coupons? These other retailers will accept them. –

‘Screaming Monkey’ toys recalled because its eyes can be a choking hazard –

Business, community leader receives The Pa. Society’s special award –

Despite mass layoffs, there are still lots of jobs out there. Here’s where : NPR

Camelback Resort in the Poconos looking to fill more than 100 positions, will hold series of career fairs | Poconos and Coal Region |

Bed Bath & Beyond’s bankruptcy leads to 132 warehouse job cuts in Schuylkill County | Poconos and Coal Region |

The Rex micro-hotel owners are developing a high-end campground in rural Pa (

Enterprise Center pitch contest offers $80,000 for diverse tech businesses | Local News |


Massage therapist charged with drugging female patient –

Cumberland County middle schooler hit while walking back from lunch: district –

Former MTV star Bam Margera turns himself in on assault charge (

Alleged Pennsylvania murderer found living with corpse for three days (

Perry County company accused of child labor law violations (

Reading man charged in Poconos crash that killed Reading woman (

Chester County teen charged with attempted homicide for April stabbing of 21-year-old woman in West Goshen (

Brother of Dunkin victim, Rachel King, seeks death penalty for shooter | Local News |

Students hospitalized after drinking juice laced with opioid, officials say | Local News |

West View father arrested after 1-year-old found asleep in toilet, toddler rides scooter alone to barber shop | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Central Dauphin spent at least $240K to try to keep school bus video from public –

Agreement signed by Millersville University and The Blackbird Academy (

Pennridge school board hires consultant with ties to conservative college to review curriculum (

Muhlenberg College students study with Lehigh County inmates (

Man accused of assault, making racial threats at Walmart in Berks (

East Stroudsburg University’s 14th President, Kenneth Long, shares goals, priorities at inauguration | Poconos and Coal Region |


Pa. lawmakers introduce bill allowing voters not affiliated with a political party to vote in primary elections | Pennsylvania News |

A ballot guide to the 2023 Philadelphia primary election | The Daily Pennsylvanian (

Ed Rendell is endorsing Rebecca Rhynhart in Philly mayor’s race – City & State Pennsylvania (

What Is L&A Testing And Why It Should Matter To You (

Lehigh County election: Whitehall mayor candidates talk about restoring trust in office (


Thunderstorms Lash Parts of the South, Spawning Tornadoes – The New York Times (

Will Hydrogen Hub Come to Philly? – DV Journal (

Natural gas prices are down, but the industry’s spirits are high | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Inspira Health swings to $42.7M loss amid ‘significant investments’ – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Pennsylvania’s sent out more than 1 million doses of anti-overdose drug | Pennsylvania |

As U.S. life expectancy falls, experts cite the health impacts of incarceration – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

How Social Media Use Impacts Teen Mental Health : Consider This from NPR : NPR

Disability groups are claiming California’s assisted suicide law discriminates : NPR

Pennsylvania insurance must soon cover breast cancer screenings — including copays (

Cooking With Oil: What are some of the healthier yet affordable oils you can buy? – CBS Pittsburgh (

State News

Gov. Shapiro visits Bucks, talks proposed investments in growing biotech industry | Pennsylvania News |

Gov. Josh Shapiro touts Pennsylvania life sciences industry as key economic driver during Bucks County biotech visit – Philadelphia Business Journal (

100 days in office: Pa. Gov. Josh Shapiro describes the experience as ‘humbling” –

Lawmakers urge NLRB to investigate ‘unfair practices’ at Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Bucks County Man Facing Death Row Retrial as Shapiro Blocks Executions – DV Journal (

Pennsylvania’s sent out more than 1 million doses of anti-overdose drug | Pennsylvania |

Pa. college student attacked after reacting to racial slur yelled from car: DA –

Cumberland County woman kicked Capitol officer in groin during Jan. 6 riot: FBI –

Pennsylvania’s highways score poor marks in quality, cost-effectiveness: Highway Report | Today in Pa. –

PennDOT announces decrease in traffic fatalities, crashes in 2022 (

2 rare Leopard cubs born at Pennsylvania zoo, contest to determine names (

Will ‘edibles’ become part of PA’s Medical Marijuana Program? (

Surviving roommate avoids testifying at Kohberger’s preliminary hearing | Poconos and Coal Region |

National News

Joe Biden 2024 campaign: Can he recapture Pennsylvania coalition that helped him win? (

Wisconsin congresswoman seeks to address violence against health-care workers | Wisconsin |

Texas Senate approves ban on college, university faculty tenure | Texas |

Revived push for Equal Rights Amendment blocked by U.S. Senate Republicans – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Marine, 20, dies during training –

A Transgender Lawmaker Is Exiled as Montana G.O.P. Flexes New Power – The New York Times (

Two U.S. Army Helicopters Crash in Alaska, Killing 3 Soldiers – The New York Times (

Train Derails in Wisconsin, Sending 2 Containers into Mississippi River – The New York Times (

Abortion Bans Fail in South Carolina and Nebraska – The New York Times (

Photographer’s decade-long, 600,000 mile journey shows Indigenous life : The Picture Show : NPR

A 7th grader in Michigan took control of a school bus after the driver fainted : NPR

San Francisco is repealing its boycott of anti-LGBT states : NPR

Utah judge to consider challenge to new abortion clinic ban | Ap-top-news |

Pence appears before Jan. 6 grand jury in Trump special counsel probe (

Guardsman in leak case wanted to kill a ‘ton of people’ (

Pope Francis will allow women to vote at an upcoming bishops’ meeting (

Local News

Harrisburg-based law firm to open 11th office –

Lane restrictions planned on I-83 in Dauphin County: PennDOT –

Schuylkill County horse to compete in Kentucky Derby (

John Harris Memorial Bridge inspection to cause lane restrictions in Harrisburg (

‘Free Movie Fridays’ coming back to Harrisburg (

Strength in unity: A church merger brings East Allentown congregations together to pray and serve (

A familiar name opens new coffee and sweets shop (

NYC transit agency ends Twitter alerts, says it’s unreliable | Associated Press |

Schuylkill County Municipal Authority worker dies after being hit by SUV | Poconos and Coal Region |

After exploring sale options, owner of Radisson Philadelphia Northeast opts for multimillion-dollar renovation instead – Philadelphia Business Journal (


Morning Roundup: Pittsburgh Zoo welcomes Amur leopard cubs |

Pittsburgh police search for girl missing since Feb. 27 |

Family of man who died after being shocked by Taser reaches $8M settlement with Pittsburgh |

Fort Duquesne Bridge outbound lanes to close overnight this weekend |

South Side’s Oliver Bath House to undergo $8.7M renovation |

Pittsburgh leaders need to do more to create a welcoming Downtown, stakeholders say | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A new way for Pittsburgh to show solidarity during the synagogue shooting trial | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Redbuds and other flowering trees planted for free in Penn Hills neighborhoods | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Employees at four Pittsburgh Starbucks locations go on strike – CBS Pittsburgh (


As Philadelphia Goes, So Goes the Delaware Valley? – DV Journal (

Philly Low on List of Country’s Best 100 Cities for Entrepreneurs – DV Journal (

Cheltenham School District students appear as extras on the latest ‘Abbott Elementary’ Franklin Institute episode (

Philly plastic bag ban reduces use by 200 million bags (

Philadelphia mayoral candidates talk housing at PHA forum | Mayorsrace |

Where Philadelphia mayoral candidates stand on business issues – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Philadelphia families remember loved ones during National Crime Victims’ Rights Week | Local News |


Sen. Casey proposes bill to offer more accessible, affordable housing (

Lawmakers Introduce Bill Focused On Strengthening Direct Care Workforce, Resources For Family Caregivers – Home Health Care News

Democrats introduce bill to make child care affordable and accessible while raising wages for providers (

Casey bill would produce more accessible, affordable housing | News |