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Lawmakers fail to override key elements of Wolf’s climate plan (

Attempt to block Pa. from joining multi-state climate initiative fails in Senate – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Wolf administration climate rule survives veto override attempt in Pa. Legislature | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pa. bill could ban domestic violence convicts from holding public office (

Legislation Proposed to Support Ukrainian Refugee Resettlement in Pennsylvania – PennWatch

State lawmakers host Pennsbury, Council Rock students in Harrisburg – thereporteronline

Guest Opinion: Fix Harrisburg by changing the rules (

Fair Districts PA chairwoman: It is time to fix Harrisburg (

John Fetterman, Celeste Trusty outline initiative to digitize pardons process | City & State PA (

Pennsylvania aims to reduce wait for clemency by years | WITF

Advocates again call on Pa. Senate to open two-year window for child sex abuse survivors – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Wolf vows special session if lawmaker’s child sexual abuse legislation isn’t passed – Delco Times

Fulton County commissioner ‘clarifies’ response to Senate committee investigating Pa. elections – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

More parking-protected bike lanes could be built under Pa. House proposal | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Coronavirus – COVID-19

China sends in military to help with Shanghai virus outbreak | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

CDC, under fire for COVID response, announces plans to revamp agency | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Philadelphia mask mandate could return as COVID cases start to rise (

Anti-COVID-19 pills more available, but demand down | Coronavirus |



Why auto affordability concerns loom as costs rise, sales drop in Q1 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Rock Lititz brings stars like Justin Bieber and Beyonce to Lancaster County (



Pennsylvania’s broken ‘compassionate release’ law, by the numbers · Spotlight PA

Harrisburg getting help to fight homicides after 6 people killed while in the wrong place at the wrong time –

Supreme Court makes it easier to sue police over wrongful arrests | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



West Chester School District files motion to dismiss demand for board member removals in mask case (

$6 million gift to Malvern Prep to be used for pavilion – Daily Local

How Unity College managed to double its enrollment – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Parents Speak Out About Great Valley Transgender Secrecy Policy – DV Journal (

Want to fix Pennsylvania’s education system? Fund our preschools (

‘Abbott Elementary’ spotlighted the worst parts of Philadelphia’s broken school system (



Elections set for Tuesday to fill former state House seats of Ed Gainey and Jake Wheatley | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pa. voter registration deadlines approaching (

Here’s why Democrat John Fetterman is touring in red PA counties (

PA governor candidate Lou Barletta is focusing on energy (

Lehigh County DA won’t prosecute 2020 election law violations – The Morning Call (

What do we know about Pennsylvania Senate candidates’ personal finances? | WITF

Progressive incumbent women were snubbed by Allegheny Co. Dem Committee. Does it matter? – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Special elections to determine Harrisburg replacements for Mayor Ed Gainey, Jake Wheatley |

Late ballots will be accepted from Luzerne County special election voters impacted by state glitch | Times Leader

Special election in 116th District set for Tuesday | News |



The climate cost of the war in Ukraine : NPR

The Clean Water Act at 50: A closer look at Pa.’s waterways | The Numbers Racket – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (



Nurses are raging and quitting after RaDonda Vaught verdict : Shots – Health News : NPR

Lawmakers must support mental health safety net [column] | Local Voices |

Report: Stigma against people living with addiction entrenched in Pa. | Tuesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Telemedicine has been a pandemic benefit. Don’t let it recede with the virus. l Expert Opinion (


State News

State Archive Research Room Reopens (

Pennsylvania tax revenues stronger than anticipated, $580 million above estimates | Pennsylvania |

Pennsylvania tax incentives to build more affordable housing on the horizon | Pennsylvania |

Smucker eschews funds for district projects in federal spending bill | PA Power and Policy |

Gov. Wolf calls on schools, communities to prepare to welcome Ukrainian refugees to Pennsylvania | WITF

Chesapeake Bay federal funding bump could be used to boost restoration efforts in Pa., bay advocacy group says – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission seeks marker nominations (


National News

Putin isn’t likely to face a war crimes trial, but courts have other options : NPR

A Russian oligarch’s $90 million yacht is seized as part of U.S. sanctions : NPR

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to brief top U.N. body on alleged Russian massacres (

Hungary’s Orban and Serbia’s Vucic, pro-Putin leaders, win reelection : NPR

Kansas uses its historic rally to claim its fourth men’s NCAA basketball title : NPR

Credit card late fees are higher for Black and low-income cardholders, Fed says | Business |

New congressional map approved in Maryland; 1st map dropped | WITF

Elon Musk to join Twitter board of directors (


Local News

Insurance Firm Surprises WCASD Teacher — a Relentless Advocate for People with Disabilities — with Custom Bike (

Morrisville parents pin newly-promoted son with grandfather’s gold oak leaves – thereporteronline

Adults, kids gather for Harrisburg gun violence town hall (

Harrisburg police getting help with gun violence investigations and prevention (

Midstate business honoring Lt. William Lebo (

Radnor to apply for grant money to clean up West Wayne Preserve site (

Controversial gun show in Newtown canceled, but could return to NAC (

City Council has appointed a former city councilman to fill the District 1 seat vacated when Brianna Tyson resigned last month. (

Schuylkill County fire companies faced with replacing costly gear damaged in crash on I-81 | News |



Former Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto hired to lecture at Carnegie Mellon University | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Jim Rogers’ estate files federal lawsuit against City of Pittsburgh, police, paramedics | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

‘We got to have each other’s back,’ Mayor Ed Gainey tells Brookline meeting after string of Pittsburgh violence | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

U.S. Steel facility first steel mill in North America to win certification from ResponsibleSteel | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

PNC Park getting enhancements in advance of Pirates’ season opener |



Philly’s contested wealth tax push, explained · Spotlight PA

Program for middle-schoolers tries to help them make a breakthrough | Local News |

Education advocates weigh in on new Philly superintendent | Local News |

Philly City Councilmember Allan Domb tries to spread word about unclaimed money – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

PGW’s Passyunk LNG venture with West Conshohocken developer is in trouble (

Philadelphians have been waiting nearly 3 years for unarmed traffic enforcement. That’s too long. | Editorial (

Lame duck Kenney takes no risks with his latest budget proposal | Editorial (



Senators reach agreement on COVID-19 spending : NPR

Democratic, GOP Senate bargainers reach $10B COVID agreement – Daily Local

Murkowski, Romney back Jackson, all but assure confirmation | News |

Biden-Obama: White House reunion to celebrate health law | News |