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Veto override on RGGI fails in Pennsylvania Senate | Pennsylvania |

Pennsylvania court blocks governor’s carbon emissions plan (

State appeals court blocks Pa. carbon pricing scheme for power generators – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

UPDATE: Court Stops Wolf Admin From Imposing RGGI Rule – DV Journal (

Safe Exchange Zone Legislation Passes PA Senate – WDAC

Senate advances Baker legislation to prevent dependent care sexual assault | News |

Pa. senators propose new emergency alerts for missing persons, hit-and-run vehicles | Latest National News |

Restrictions considered to limit outside funding of elections in Pennsylvania | Pennsylvania |

After Mark Zuckerberg’s 2020 election grants, Pa. GOP aims to block all outside funding | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

State, local officials at odds over banning private election grants | City & State PA (

Confessions of a participation trophy liberal – and what it tells you about Pa. politics | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


Coronavirus – COVID-19

Biden announces additional steps to treat, research long COVID | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Allegheny County Health Department moves away from daily COVID case numbers | Coronavirus | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Philadelphia urges return of indoor masks – The Morning Call (

Study: Pro-vaccine ad featuring Trump ad led to bump in COVID-19 shots | Coronavirus |

COVID-19 outbreak ‘extremely grim’ as Shanghai extends lockdown | Coronavirus |



Your rights at work in Pennsylvania if you’re pregnant (

These are the highest-paying jobs in Pennsylvania that don’t require a college degree. –

Second-chance hiring could ease labor woes – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Santander increases minimum wage to $20 for hourly employees (

Chris Smalls started Amazon’s 1st union. He’s heard from workers at 50 warehouse : NPR

Caring for aging parents and sick spouses keeps millions out of work | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

JetBlue bids for Spirit Airlines, potentially spoiling Spirit’s merger with Frontier | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

If construction firms need workers, they should turn to unions. Here’s why | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Worker shortages in Erie: It’s still a challenge for local business owners (



AG Josh Shapiro bans Martino Motors from selling cars |



White House to extend student loan pause through August | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Community Briefs: Penn State Brandywine dedicates new entrepreneurship space in Lansdowne – Delco Times

Penn State’s Eric Barron to collect $1 million as he leaves the presidency | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Lackawanna College expands free school supply program for Scranton children | Education |

What can be done to solve the substitute teacher shortage? | Smart Talk (



Abney, Covington, Schnee Win Special Elections – PoliticsPA

Democrats Aerion Abney, Martell Covington win special elections to fill former seats of Ed Gainey, Jake Wheatley | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

John Fetterman has strong quarter; passes $15 million mark in amount raised in Pa. U.S. Senate race | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

POLITICO Playbook: The return of immigration politics- POLITICO

Super PAC airs first attack ad of Democratic Senate primary in Pennsylvania (

Statute of Limitations rally at Pa. Capitol –

Oz, McCormick Top Dueling Internal Polls – PoliticsPA

PA 5th Senate: Shawn Dillon Withdraws; Younger Brother Fills Spot – PoliticsPA

VALYO: Republicans Unfairly Attacking Democrat’s Election Wins – DV Journal (

Recent Poll Shows Many PA Voters Still Undecided – DV Journal (

Here’s how Charlie Gerow is standing out in the PA GOP governor race (

Workshops try to bridge the political divide on divisive topics : NPR

Luzerne County Councilman Schnee declares victory in 116th state rep race | Times Leader

Rep. Peter Schweyer challenges nomination petitions filed by Enid Santiago ahead of Democratic primary for Lehigh House seat – The Morning Call (

A court challenge filed against a Republican running for the state House in Centre County questions his residency | WITF

Central Pa. state House candidate David Buell battles fake tweets, online smear tactics – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (



Pa. plastic bag bans are taking root. Do they work? · Spotlight PA



Work on Route 17 bridge between Millerstown and Tuscarora Twp. in Perry County set to resume –



Women’s health care in US is worse than in other high-income countries (

Groups in Pennsylvania are touting abortion pill reversal. Doctors are concerned, because there’s no evidence it works | WITF

What we know about the bird flu outbreak : NPR

How blue states are pushing back against abortion bans : NPR

These blue states are prepping to become abortion havens | Analysis – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Oklahoma state House approves bill to make abortion illegal |


State News

PA’s Garrity Joins State Financial Officers Calling Out Biden’s Energy Policy – DV Journal (

State treasurers to Biden: Prioritize U.S. energy production | National |

Tick activity currently high in Pennsylvania (

Op-Ed: Prosecutor wanted – no experience necessary in Pennsylvania? | Pennsylvania |

Hydrogen hubs are not good for Pennsylvania | Opinion (

Still think the infrastructure law isn’t helping? Check the numbers | Wednesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


National News

Zelenskyy at the UN accuses Russian military of war crimes – Daily Local

Western countries set to toughen sanctions on Russia, ship more weapons to Ukraine (

Charging Russia’s Vladimir Putin for potential war crimes is difficult, and any penalty hard to enforce | WITF

Jersey Shore businesses hopeful Russia-Ukraine war won’t impact J-1 visa exchange summer work program – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Former Trump administration officials urge Texas to declare border ‘invasion’ (

Tiger Woods returns to the Masters. Here’s what else you need to know : NPR

After Sacramento shooting, California considers more gun laws : NPR

US airport security screening to become more gender-neutral | News |

Happy 107th birthday Cecil B. Moore: The perfect role model for Black attorneys | Michael Coard – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


Local News

Activists and LGBTQ residents call for Chambersburg’s nondiscrimination ordinance to be reinstated | WITF

Tactical gear donated to Ukraine by law enforcement departments |

Westtown officials act to save Crebilly Farm; aim to preserve 208 acres – Daily Local

Safe Berks plants pinwheels for Sexual Assault Awareness Month (

NEPA donations to protect Ukraine’s defenders | Times Leader

In other business: Scranton City Council takes action on legislation | News |

Scranton fire chief: Not too late for city to accept $2.6M federal grant to hire 10 firefighters | News |

Five more warehouses to be built in Palmer Township – The Morning Call (



PNC Park continues to rank among MLB’s top ballparks |

Tom Hanks visits Arnold as filming for ‘A Man Called Otto’ continues in Pittsburgh region |

Plan to convert former GNC headquarters in Downtown Pittsburgh into apartments moves forward | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Possible ban on plastic bags in Pittsburgh up for City Council discussion | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Advocates at Pittsburgh anti-violence rally call for funding, gun laws as city sees spike in shootings | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Homer City coal-fired power plant keeps the status quo, despite RGGI vote | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh public health advocates attend White House ceremony on Affordable Care Act | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh region’s economy remains slow to recover from pandemic downturn |

Lyft to offer Spin scooter rentals through its app in Pittsburgh | News | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (



Mall operator PREIT sells dying mall Exton Square and says it will sell land for apartments on some mall sites (

Kenyatta Johnson bribery trial: Prosecutors get into heated exchange with their own witness (

Philadelphia’s Bobby Rydell, 60s teen idol and ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ star, dies | WITF

Philly education advocates weigh in on new city schools chief Tony Watlington Sr. – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (



Ivanka Trump appears before Capitol insurrection House panel : NPR

GOP blocks Senate COVID bill, demands votes on immigration – Daily Local

Biden nominates the first woman to head the Coast Guard : NPR

‘Like the good old days’: Obama returns to the White House for the first time as Democrats look ahead to midterm elections | News |