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Potential Merger of Two Bucksco School Districts the Topic of Conversation at Senate Budget Hearing

Call to Harrisburg to raise minimum wage | WOLF (

Advocates rally for local control of minimum wage in Pa. | Times Leader

Pa. voting and licensing database improvement plan questioned | 90.5 WESA

Pa. Democrats propose overhauling Philly’s landlord-tenant officer system – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

EDITORIAL: Motor License Fund bill could force municipalities in a corner | Opinion |

With Democratic House majority, advocates hopeful progressive policy goals will become law – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pa.’s physician-legislator Arvind Venkat talks gun control, medical debt relief and school funding – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Bipartisan Pa. bill would authorize community solar projects | Monday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Bucks County Dem Back With Another ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban Proposal – DV Journal (

Campaign finance, lobbying reform still receiving little attention in Pa. legislature | Election |

Shapiro plans to create safer communities by investing in county 9-1-1 systems | Times Leader

Gov. Shapiro to visit Altoona to discuss investing in first responder services – CBS Pittsburgh (

Gov. Shapiro announces long-term health resource network for residents impacted by derailment – CBS Pittsburgh (

Editorial: Cheers to state’s two senators for leading the way in holding the rail industry accountable (


Pa. Courts: Thirty-two percent of active judges in state are women – Daily Local

Johnny Paisano’s closes Baltimore Pike location (

Rallying around new entrepreneurs, Johnstown Region Startup Meetup networks at downtown center | Local News |

Wells Fargo’s departure leaves Chester with a single bank branch – Philadelphia Business Journal (


13-year-old boy killed on Carlisle Pike was on a quest for sweet treats –

Pa. woman killed, two men injured in all-terrain vehicle accident –

Woman gets probation in charges related to Lancaster protest disorder (

At least 2 injured in collision involving RRTA bus | Local News |

NPS IDs suspects, will remove graffiti from structures at Childs Park (

Pa. State Police investigating after man shot, killed by police officers in Washington Co. – CBS Pittsburgh (


After-school programs financed with pandemic funds making a difference in Chester County – Daily Local

Cambria County school board members, newcomers ready for challenge | News |

Part 4: Candidates respond to questions before Hazleton Area School Board primary | Education |

W-B Area hoping for more diverse faculty with a new program for high school seniors | Education |

Ambassadors to introduce students to manufacturing jobs | News |

Philly schools need billions in repairs and upgrades, district leaders tell City Council | Local News |


Paper ballot voting procedure will be discussed by Luzerne County election officials this week | Election |

Political Scene: Fahey announces bid; Barrett plans rally | Election |

Danielle Walker named next ACLU of West Virginia leader – CBS Pittsburgh (

Philadelphia democratic primary 2023: Voting groups that will decide the mayoral candidate (

Pennsylvania Democrats like John Fetterman, Josh Shapiro channeling populism (

Democrats, bedeviled by absences, hope to get back to full strength | NBC4 WCMH-TV (


 Dept. of Ag expands Spotted Lanternfly quarantine ahead of hatching season | Five for the Weekend  – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

 Sales of heat pumps are rising. We answer your heat pump questions. : NPR


PennDOT lists road projects for Fayette, Greene, Washington and Westmoreland counties | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh to get $1.5M for electric vehicles, natural gas trucks |

Gun Safety

The Nashville school shooting highlights the partisan divide over gun legislation | WITF

Bucks County Dem Back With Another ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban Proposal – DV Journal (

Hoax active shooter calls highlight rural schools’ risks during emergencies | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh leaders tout efforts to stem violence |

Philly Council renews call for state to give city lawmakers the ability to implement stricter gun laws | Local News |

Philly youth march against gun violence (


Wellspan expands services, Hamilton Health breaks ground on clinic and other central Pa. medical projects –

Boil water advisory lifted for Hershey residents (

Public health officials warn of tick-borne disease Babesiosis – CBS Pittsburgh (

Pa. faces a shortage of benefits workers as health coverage for thousands is on the line (

How much north-central Pennsylvania nonprofit hospital executives are paid (

State News

How much north-central Pennsylvania nonprofit hospital executives are paid | WITF

West Reading factory explosion survivor fell into chocolate vat | WITF

Casey introduces legislation supporting seniors | Community News |

Fetterman talks about battle with depression in sit-down interview: ‘I had stopped leaving my bed’ –

Capitol Digest: Casey, colleagues introduce legislation to invest in local fire stations | News |

Fetterman outlines ‘downward spiral’ that led to depression diagnosis (

1000s in PA could lose Medicaid as state lacks workers · Spotlight PA

‘Tranq dope’ turning up in central Pa., hindering overdose reversal, causing ‘rotting’ flesh wounds –

Small businesses take part in R.M. Palmer fundraisers | Berks Regional News |

Allentown’s Liberty Bell museum closes | Lehigh Valley Regional News |

Chester County allocates nearly $7 million in pandemic funds for community safety – Daily Local

Amtrak trains between Philadelphia and Harrisburg canceled through Monday morning due to power line issues [update] | Local News |

Delaware County moving forward with parking lot on former Toal building site – Delco Times

What is a ‘Second Amendment Sanctuary’? Pocono counties declare it (

DEI Commission recognizes all nine members despite legal roadblocks (

New union contracts will cost Lackawanna County substantially more money | News |

Prominent politicians appear around Pennsylvania on Saturday – CBS Pittsburgh (

Central Pa. Muslims gather to celebrate Ramadan | photos –

National News

As other states attack LGBTQ+ kids, Michigan emerges as a safe haven | Susan J. Demas – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Houlahan’s Bill to Protect U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserves Passes House – DV Journal (

At least 26 dead after tornadoes rake Midwest, South – Delco Times

U.S. leads world in weather disasters and here’s why – Delco Times

Trump faces setbacks in other probes as NY case proceeds | News |

Former Arkansas governor announces run for president | Nation-world |

32 dead as tornadoes torment from Arkansas to Delaware | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

After Nashville, Congress confronts limits of new gun law | News |

Wisconsin Supreme Court race breaks records : NPR

The Year’s Biggest Election – The New York Times (

Donald Trump and New York City Brace for a Consequential Week – The New York Times (


Public defenders Matt Dugan, Patrick Sweeney seek to bring reform to local justice system – Pittsburgh Union Progress

Understaffed department faces Pittsburgh’s daunting infrastructure needs – Pittsburgh Union Progress

Pittsburgh-area women’s center launches domestic violence resource app – Pittsburgh Union Progress

Federal funding set to help reconnect neighborhoods on Pittsburgh’s North Side – CBS Pittsburgh (

Pitt expected to name next chancellor Monday morning | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Bystander fatally shoots dog attacking a woman and her dog, Philly police say (

Robot security guards at Lowe’s, other stores could soon be everywhere (

Pennsbury eases bathroom regulations; as student calls for counselors (

Philly youth march against gun violence (

President Joe Biden dropped in for brunch at Philly’s Parc (


China urges Japan not to back U.S. chip export restrictions as Washington tries to rally allies (

Justice Department has more evidence of possible Trump obstruction in documents probe, Washington Post reports | Reuters

Federal officials fear U.S. won’t pursue some unpaid covid aid loans (

Members of Congress on TikTok defend app’s reach to voters | Associated Press |