Join the Movement to Abolish School Meal Debt in Pennsylvania – Bucks County Beacon

Miracle League of Horsham Receives $1M Check For Field | Hatboro, PA Patch

Reading Fightin Phils Unveil Redner’s Event Center – BCTV

Bournelyf Special Camp in West Chester secures $70,000 in state funding – Daily Local

GRCA receives grant funding for Franklin Street and Reading Passenger Rail Station Planning (berksweekly.com)

Gather Place Renovations Complete, Reopening Set In Yardley | Yardley, PA Patch

Pa.’s landlord-tenant law literally can get you killed | Michael Coard – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

‘They risk it.’ Maternal health and early childhood experts see the impacts of limited obstetric health services in rural areas. | WITF

Democratic State Lawmakers Propose Free School Lunch Program For K-12 Students – The Keystone (keystonenewsroom.com)

State lawmakers propose legislative reforms for Pa. dog law – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. Reps. Wild, Meuser partner on bill aiding rural hospitals | Friday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Josh Shapiro visits Philadelphia fire station to push EMS funding boost (inquirer.com)

Renewed bill to give college tuition for kids of deployed Pennsylvania military members (msn.com)

Democrats eye new laws for gun reform after Nashville massacre | WNCT


Americans are working less than they were before the pandemic | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Walmart tells hundreds of workers they have 90 days to find jobs at other locations; see list of stores closing – pennlive.com

U.S. Employers Added 236,000 Jobs in March: Live Updates – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

How Elon Musk Is Changing the Twitter Experience – The New York Times (nytimes.com)


Berks County man charged with aiding rioters during Jan. 6 Capitol attack | WITF

Man, 24, dies after central Pa. motorcycle crash – pennlive.com

Stabbing of Cash App Creator Raises Alarm, and Claims of ‘Lawless’ San Francisco – The New York Times (nytimes.com)


PSU Athletics paid for Bendapudi’s Rose Bowl travel · Spotlight PA State College

Almost 40 elementary schools have closed in rural north-central Pa. in the past decade. Here’s why. | WITF

Student hunger is pervasive in Ohio. Here’s how officials are trying to fight it – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Delaware County Breaks Ground on Destination Playground in Rose Tree Park – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

A Beaver County school district is weighing a pronouns policy as LGBTQ student rights are challenged across the nation | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Public Schools file federal lawsuit against multiple social media platforms – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)


Poll: Shapiro Viewed Favorably After Early Months On Job (politicspa.com)

Northeast ward leaders endorse Parker for mayor | Local News | phillytrib.com

Northeast ward leaders show unified front, endorse Cherelle Parker for Philly mayor | Al Día News (aldianews.com)

Ashley Ehasz wants another shot at Fitzpatrick | The Bucks County Herald

Ehasz Running For Congress Again (politicspa.com)

Pa. primary election 2023: A complete guide to the candidates for Commonwealth and Superior Courts | WPSU

Who’s running for Supreme Court in Pennsylvania? | ABC27

2023 mayor’s race: SuperPACs and self-funding fuel campaigns (inquirer.com)


Airline passengers could be in for a rougher ride, thanks to climate change | WITF

Inside the battle over who gets to build the grid of the future – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

DEP to host environmental justice town halls – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Snakes come out as temperatures rise. Pa. has 3 venomous species to be aware of – pennlive.com

A new solar energy deal will bring power to 140,000 homes and businesses in 3 states : NPR

Magnitude 4.0 earthquake recorded in central Oklahoma (inquirer.com)

States and companies compete for billions to make hydrogen – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)


PennDOT introduces ‘Pollinator’ license plate aimed at helping effort to grow, sustain plants and pollinators | Pennsylvania News | wfmz.com

Tesla employees shared and mocked private, sensitive images from car cameras: report – pennlive.com

Tesla cuts prices on all models for third time this year | Business News | wfmz.com

Used car prices ticking up again after months of declines | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com


Solutions offered to address mental health care burnout | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pandemic triggers more ADHD prescriptions, causing shortage of meds: Where can patients turn? – pennlive.com

Peeps maker asked to eliminate ‘dangerous food chemical’ from its candies – pennlive.com

Moderate Drinking Has No Health Benefits, Analysis of Decades of Research Finds – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

State News

Shapiro touts public safety spending as he pushes Pa. budget plan | News | tribdem.com

Sen. Casey visits Penn State, highlights $2.1 million drainage research (msn.com)

Pennsylvania gets $266M to replace lead pipes, make drinking water safer | Pennsylvania News | wfmz.com

More than 100 firefighters battled fire at historic Pennsylvania hotel (abc27.com)

$1M Pennsylvania Lottery scratch-off sold (abc27.com)

Distracted Driving Awareness Month: How police are cracking down in Pennsylvania, New Jersey | Pennsylvania News | wfmz.com

U.S. Steel Tower reopens after caustic leak reported | TribLIVE.com

PennDOT provides update on 2023 construction projects – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

New Pennsylvania license plates to help bees, butterfly habitats (msn.com)

National News

Supreme Court to hear ‘home equity theft’ case | National | thecentersquare.com

Ukraine War Plans Leak Prompts Pentagon Investigation – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Biden Plan Sets New Rules for Transgender Athletes and School Sports – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Abortion clinics face rising legal battles and threats : Shots – Health News : NPR

Supreme Court won’t enforce West Virginia law banning trans athletes from girls’ teams : NPR

Biden review of chaotic Afghan withdrawal blames Trump (inquirer.com)

US adds a healthy 236,000 jobs despite Fed’s rate hikes – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Local News

State police cracking down on DUIs, distracted driving, with holiday weekend and nice weather upon us | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

Capital Area Greenbelt users react to homeless camp encroachment: ‘trashy, smelly, unruly, unsafe’ – pennlive.com

New Harrisburg-area Chick-fil-A construction begins (abc27.com)

WATCH: Harrisburg falcons lay eggs in downtown nest (abc27.com)

Midstate first responders affected by microchip shortage (abc27.com)

AI tool to help keep children safe in Northampton County is under investigation (mcall.com)

Kennett Square Memorial Day to feature a dozen marching bands – Daily Local


‘Marks a new history’: Here’s what to know about Joan Gabel, Pitt’s new chancellor | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Why did Bucks County inmate die? Autopsy released for latest jail death (phillyburbs.com)

Pittsburgh officials partner with nonprofits to make Downtown cleaner, safer | TribLIVE.com

Pittsburgh-area construction season arrives, with more than $300 million in new projects coming | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Philly prepared for more buses as pandemic immigrant bar drops in May (inquirer.com)

Philadelphia mayoral candidates discuss public health crises | Local News | phillytrib.com

City of Philadelphia narrows down designers for Harriet Tubman statue | Local News | phillytrib.com