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Pa. House vote signals support for child sex abuse window in bill form

Pennsylvania House advances new initiative to allow past victims of child sex abuse to sue their abusers

Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center says education funding desperately needs an overhaul

Krasner, Philly Dems rally for Pa. school funding boost as way to curb gun violence

Killing the Chesapeake: Report says it will cost Pa. $521 million a year to save the bay

Pa. House passes bill to use technology to crack down on repeat DUI offenders

Pittsburgh supports Philadelphia in lawsuit against state Firearm Preemption Laws

Sports bill discriminatory

Pa. should expand automated speed enforcement, not the use of police radar | Opinion

Bill moves forward to rename section of Route 981 in honor of late Rep. Reese of Mt. Pleasant Township

Metcalfe brags about owning the libs. What legislating and feeding raccoons have in common | Wednesday Morning Coffee

Coronavirus – COVID-19

Pa. concerned testing down while new cases rise

Pennsylvania’s push for vaccine equity has been a challenge

Nearly half of new U.S. virus infections are in just 5 states, including Pa.

More transmissible coronavirus variants on the rise in Pa. and N.J., as case counts keep going up

Philadelphia joins Pa., N.J. in opening COVID-19 vaccination to all adults by April 19, by Biden’s request

Pa., Allegheny County covid hospitalizations up more than 20% week to week

NEPA sees highest COVID-19 case total in more than two months

Montgomery County reports 225 coronavirus cases, more hospitalizations as virus surge continues

Berks native uses word of mouth to build COVID vaccine appointment scheduling network


Pennsylvanians owe a debt of gratitude’: Wolf salutes grocery employees as pandemic heroes


Trulieve Cannabis buys Keystone Shops for $60 million, latest deal in Pa. land rush for weed retailers

U.S. job openings in February reached the highest rate on record

Feds set aside $29 billion to help restaurants, bars — even food trucks. Chains can’t apply.

Jushi begins expansion project in Scranton

Topps, the trading card and candy company, is going public

Sheetz in running for USA Today’s best regional fast food chain

Fear of law changes keep gun sales soaring in Pennsylvania

Area convenience chains plan to hire thousands of new employees


Body of missing Upper Darby woman found in Southwest Philadelphia; boyfriend still missing

Distracted driving citations decreased in Pa. in 2020 during the pandemic

New Northampton County training program will help police officers recognize and address implicit bias


‘We can safely reopen schools’: In Philly school visit, U.S. education secretary vows help

Education Secretary visits Delco to encourage in-person classes

Pa. says some in-person classes are OK regardless of COVID community spread rating

New Kensington-Arnold’s new superintendent eager to get started

More than 100 Westmont students quarantining

Student loans canceled for students who attended schools operated by Education Corp. of America


Pennsylvania once led in suppressing the Black vote | Opinion

Health Care

Class-action lawsuit contending Highmark failed to pay overtime to nurses reviewing insurance coverage

Despite COVID-19, many wealthy hospitals nationally had a banner year thanks to federal bailout

Local News

City grant program aims to help existing businesses, attract new ones

Reading funeral home will host seminars on recouping COVID funeral costs from FEMA

Bucks League of Women Voters hosts virtual roundtable on county food insecurity

Aspinwall seeking more than $215,000 in grants for townwide upgrades

Luzerne County officials to visit suggested White Haven tourism bureau site

Utilities to pave 22 streets in Wilkes-Barre

Hazleton mayor looks for guidance for federal COVID-19 relief funds

City eyes grants for traffic signal improvements

National News

Arkansas lawmakers enact transgender youth treatment ban

Gene Therapy: Ohio joins Pennsylvania with ‘stand-your-ground’ law, also known as ‘make my day’

Navy medic, after shooting 2 U.S. sailors, is killed on Md. Base

A brief history of how racism shaped interstate highways

Why sports remain hostile territory for LGBTQ Americans | Opinion

Putting a knee on George Floyd’s neck was not part of department training: officer


Philly woman sues a top city prosecutor and 9 police officers over alleged road rage incident on Kelly Drive

Philly Councilmember Mark Squilla and Italian American groups sue Mayor Kenney for renaming Columbus Day

Conspiracy Land

Trying to buy a house in the Philly region’s hot market? Prepare for battle.

House explodes in Northeast Philly

Man arrested after alleged racial incident in Chinatown

Why I stopped believing in ‘putting my head down’ and assimilating as an Asian American | Opinion

Bilal reconsiders permanently shifting sheriff’s sales online


Allegheny County election officials say primaries should go smoothly

U.S. Rep. DeFazio, powerful infrastructure-panel chair, meets with Pittsburgh business leaders

A moment ‘to be bold’: Pittsburgh zoning measure requiring affordable housing advances

Is there a crisis of ‘forced mass displacement’ of Black Pittsburghers? Residents, council divided on answer

Worrisome trend at Pitt continues as commencement nears

Port Authority opens registration for public meetings on proposed fare changes

Years after conviction, former county councilman McCullough headed to prison

Obituary: Thomas McCants bolstered health care to the underserved in Western Pa.

Pittsburgh City Council OKs amendment to clarify eviction moratorium, make it enforceable

Pittsburgh council passes revised ban on evictions

Port Authority must maintain as well as expand

Planning commission recommends Lawrenceville zoning program to slow gentrification

Sex workers in Pittsburgh discuss local impact of damaging anti-trafficking law FOSTA-SESTA

Support sought for purchase of Brilliant Line rail corridor for bike/ped trail from Aspinwall to Pittsburgh’s East End

State News

Pa.’s largest pension fund admits for the first time that it’s under federal investigation

Columbia Gas rate hikes prompt the question: Where is the balance between consumers and investors?

U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan touts American Rescue Plan during tour of Berks

Three Mile Island decommissioning panel meets for first time Wednesday


U.S. forecasts highest summer fuel prices since 2018


U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings dies at 84; was impeached as judge