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Legislature

Gov. Wolf visits White House as Biden signs computer chips bill into law (abc27.com)

Gov. Tom Wolf, CMU President Farnam Jahanian among Pennsylvanians at Biden’s signing of ‘CHIPS and Science’ bill | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Business leaders, legislators laud cut in Pa. corporate net income tax; ‘This is a historic occasion’ | Local Business | lancasteronline.com

PA House Speaker Cutler says he won’t back alternate electors’ scheme if Mastriano is elected | PA Power and Policy | lancasteronline.com

Pa. state senator, representative call for meetings about Berks County’s election problems | WITF

Pa. Rep. Ryan floats constitutional amendment to eliminate property taxes | Tuesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

State grants will help fund community learning centers in 2 Berks school districts (readingeagle.com)

New funding to revitalize the Sharswood neighborhood, while providing valuable opportunities | Al Día News (aldianews.com)

Friendship Ambulance, Royersford, Accesses Grant for New SUV (montco.today)

 

Business/Jobs

Inflation Expected to Slow Amid Decline in Gas Prices – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Pennsylvania rolls out new rules for tipped workers | News | citizensvoice.com

SBA seeks to accelerate access to capital for small businesses | Al Día News (aldianews.com)

The inflation Reduction Act doubles a small-business tax credit – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Broadband expansion in Pennsylvania could give rural economies a boost | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Postal Service to ask for rate increase because of inflation: DeJoy – pennlive.com

US inflation will likely stay high even as gas prices fall – pennlive.com

 

Crime/Punishment

2 Pa. nursing homes accused of health care fraud – pennlive.com

New details emerge on death of man held in Dauphin County Prison | WITF

Central Bucks Regional Police awarded prestigious state accreditation | The Bucks County Herald

Pittsburgh-area home health care company ordered to pay $1.5 million in back wages | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Federal prosecutors indict Brighton Rehab, Mt. Lebanon bosses on health care fraud charges | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Education

200k students claiming borrower defense are closer to loan forgiveness : NPR

Report: Teachers will spend $820 each on their classrooms this year | Wednesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

To recruit Black teachers, do the work (inquirer.com)

Ronald Anderson to step down as Temple’s Fox business school dean (inquirer.com)

Student-loan freeze led to big credit-score gains, N.Y. Fed says (inquirer.com)

 

Elections/Politics

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is coming to Pittsburgh to stump for Doug Mastriano, but their event’s exact location is a mystery | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

PA Governor Race: Mastriano cuts Jan. 6 interview short, lawyer speaks out (abc27.com)

Doug Mastriano used legal maneuvering to end his Jan. 6 committee interview | WITF

GOP PA gov candidate Doug Mastriano refuses Jan. 6 committee interview (ydr.com)

Who’s running for Congress in Pennsylvania in 2022? A City & State guide. – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Rep. Friel Otten Challenged by ‘Moderate’ Republican Kyle Scribner – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

State senate candidate submits exhaustive elections records request, but has yet to examine the results | PA Power and Policy | lancasteronline.com

GOP continues to erode Democrats’ voter edge in 7th Congressional District – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

President Biden, Democrats bet on long-term goals for short-term boost | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pa. Senate 2022: Super PACs pour tens of millions into Oz and Fetterman ads (inquirer.com)

Senate nominee Mehmet Oz scores $50K tax break on Pennsylvania house (inquirer.com)

 

Environment

Study connects climate hazards to 58% of infectious diseases | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Transportation

Reading-to-Philadelphia bus service a welcome trip (mainlinemedianews.com)

 

Health

‘Years of work’: Region seeing flashes of improvement in health rankings | Local News | tribdem.com

3 area health care systems saving Chestnut Hill Hospital (audacy.com)

Federal officials come up with new dosing strategy for monkeypox vaccine : Shots – Health News : NPR

Tower Health finds buyer for Chestnut Hill Hospital (mainlinemedianews.com)

 

State News

Rep. Scott Perry says FBI agents seized his cellphone (abc27.com)

U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, a Pennsylvania Republican, says FBI agents seized his cellphone | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pa. Congressman Scott Perry says FBI agents seized his cellphone | WITF

PA Republicans demand answers after FBI search of Trump home (ydr.com)

Local lawmaker focuses on effort to reduce black wealth gap – Daily Local

Voters get a win in state Supreme Court decision upholding no-excuse mail-in voting in Pennsylvania [editorial] | Our Opinion | lancasteronline.com

Some of the 4,000 beagles from research center land at central Pa. shelter: Here’s how you can adopt them – pennlive.com

Sesame Place announces anti-bias initiatives following viral video (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Reclaiming rare earth elements could clean up Pennsylvania acid mine drainage | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Doe licenses sold out for traditional hunting camp regions of Pennsylvania – pennlive.com

Pennsylvania’s Black cemeteries receive $50,000 in preservation grant | WITF

Rare earth minerals in waste piles and mine runoff offer promise, experts tell state panel | News | standardspeaker.com

Pa. is home to more racist incidents than any other state (inquirer.com)

 

National News

What were FBI agents looking for at Mar-a-Lago and what are the consequences? | WITF

After FBI search of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago, the GOP dangerously closes ranks | Editorial (inquirer.com)

Trump testifying Wednesday in NY investigation (abc27.com)

China reaffirms threat of military force to annex Taiwan (inquirer.com)

Albuquerque police detain a suspect in the killings of 4 Muslim men : NPR

Ukraine says 9 Russian warplanes were destroyed in Crimea blasts (inquirer.com)

Yellowstone National Park struggling to comeback after historic flooding | WITF

Most Americans support using the popular vote to decide U.S. presidents : NPR

Wisconsin results: Tim Michels to face Tony Evers in governor race : Live Coverage: 2022 Primaries : NPR

A Lyme disease vaccine is in its final clinical trial : NPR

Serena Williams to retire from tennis after US Open, she says in Vogue (poconorecord.com)

Golfers who joined Saudi LIV can’t play in PGA postseason, judge rules – pennlive.com

Homeless camping bans are spreading. This group shaped the bills – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

 

Local News

Excitement in West Chester: Residents move into new affordable housing units – Daily Local

Pottstown Area Economic Development participates in congressional policy briefing (dailylocal.com)

DelVal Reactions to Raid on Former President Trump’s Home – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Residents blast Lancaster city over failure to close troubled after-hours social club | Local News | lancasteronline.com

Municipal officials oppose proposed Bucks County sewer system sale. (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Lower Merion taps Philadelphia librarian as new head of its libraries – Mainline Media News

Lake Williams Dam project near York almost complete (ydr.com)

After YorkFest was canceled again, local artists stepped up (ydr.com)

Radnor officials plan ordinance on plastic bag ban – Delco Times

Law enforcement agencies disagree on who leads investigation of Pottstown house explosion that killed 5 – The Mercury (pottsmerc.com)

‘Almost a suburb’: Hershey’s West End development of homes, businesses underway – pennlive.com

Slate Belt industrial park still on, 4 years since groundbreaking. (mcall.com)

Exeter approves phase two of streetscape project (readingeagle.com)

 

Pitt

Pittsburgh City Controller completes audit of American Rescue Plan funds as additional mode of transparency | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Coraopolis is becoming a community hub for Pittsburgh’s growing Latino population | Pittsburgh City Paper (pghcitypaper.com)

How a Pittsburgh foundation is giving Negro League players overdue recognition | Pittsburgh City Paper (pghcitypaper.com)

Western Pennsylvania pop-up farmers market help serve WIC clients | WITF

Allegheny County to spray for mosquitoes Thursday after detecting West Nile virus | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Philly

Gun violence surges in Philadelphia despite recent efforts to tame it – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Bok building in Philadelphia to house soccer field, retail space (inquirer.com)

Philadelphia vaccine mandate: Nearly all city workers comply, but 68 getting fired (inquirer.com)

I’m being evicted from University City Townhomes | Opinion (inquirer.com)

 

Washington

How Biden’s big bill aims to lower drug costs · Spotlight PA

America has a maternal mortality crisis. Biden push aims to change that. | Health | phillytrib.com

House can view Donald Trump’s tax records, appeals court rules | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Controversial ‘Remain in Mexico’ program halted by Biden administration (inquirer.com)