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Western Pa. abortion providers say they are seeing an increase in out-of-state patients post-Dobbs – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

GUEST VIEW: Enforce price transparency for health-care providers | |

Sen. Comitta Introduces Hospital Closure Reform in Light of Closing Two Chesco Hospitals This Year (

Lisa Boscola wants to restore Pa. property tax relief mechanism (

Federal investigators visited PA GOP House, Senate offices; sources (

January 6 committee may have subpoenaed PA Senate Republicans (

FBI subpoenas several Pa. GOP lawmakers: report · Spotlight PA

Pardon Project of Berks County gets $100,000 state grant (

PA budget delivers big wins for Lake Erie cleanup, recreation (


Coronavirus – COVID-19

New CDC COVID guidance focuses on individual decisions : Shots – Health News : NPR

COVID-19 protocols under local control as new school year begins in Pa. | News |



Peco’s electricity price will increase 11% on Sept. 1 (

3 warning signs about the economy seen in corporate America : NPR

About $4.9B in unemployment fraud unrecovered in Pennsylvania | Pennsylvania |

US wholesale inflation fell in July for 1st time in 2 years – Reading Eagle

PennDOT regional job fair coming next week (

U.S. Postal Service raising rates for the holidays | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Wait, How Did Student Debt Even Become A Thing? | LAist

Drexel offers 50% tuition break to Pa. and NJ community college students (

After controversial library policy, Bucks County school district passes textbook ban on some sexually explicit material – The Morning Call (

Pa. school board restricts textbooks containing ‘sexualized content’ | Today in Pa. –

Op-Ed: Bucks County school districts lead troubling literary trend (

As school year approaches, Coatesville teachers still without contract – Daily Local

Harvard, Dartmouth and Middlebury among leading colleges to slash travel budgets due to Covid-19 – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Temple University’s faculty union objects to ‘irresponsible’ masking policy for fall semester – Philadelphia Business Journal (

New Black Studies minor coming to LaSalle University | Local News |

Protestors submit petition to oust suspended school administrator | Education |

Report: For Muhlenberg district schools renovations or build (



In Pennsylvania, a scrappy interloper — New Jersey — dominates U.S. Senate race – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Biden’s recent wins could give Democrats a boost heading into the midterms : NPR

Honest Elections Project backs the independent state legislature theory : NPR

PA farmers slam Dr. Oz for cashing in on a major tax credit designed for farm and forestland – City & State Pennsylvania (

Democrat John Fetterman plans ‘raw’ remarks in return to Pennsylvania’s US Senate race | WITF

Election 2022: How to participate in Pennsylvania’s upcoming mid-terms | WITF

John Fetterman’s return to the campaign trail predictably starts in Erie, 1 of Pa.’s most pivotal regions | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pa. Senate 2022: Why John Fetterman is relaunching his campaign in Erie (

Poll: Ahead of midterms, Pa. voters want lower health insurance costs | Friday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (



Climate change is causing rapid Arctic warming : NPR

Why are more spotted lanternflies in some areas of central PA but not others? Researchers aren’t sure | Local News |

A fowl virus: What the bird flu means for PA agriculture – and how to fight it – City & State Pennsylvania (

Map released for proposed DEWA National Park in Poconos, North Jersey (

PA investments in clean air, land, and water will pay off for decades (

Editorial: Pennsylvania litter fighting campaign is welcome (



Delaware County, Prospect Crozer settle pending litigation over behavioral health services – Delco Times

First monkeypox cases reported in Lancaster County; LG Health hosting vaccine clinic Saturday | Local News |

Social media posts warn people not to call 988. Here’s what you need to know | WITF


State News

Audit: $30,000 in missing funds from Pennsylvania firemen’s association | Pennsylvania |

The best Spotlight PA investigations of 2022 (so far) · Spotlight PA

Lancaster County farmer should be jailed for not paying fines related to food safety, feds say | Local News |

Chester County playground equipment suppliers sued by state Attorney General – Daily Local

Meadville leader latest Pennsylvania mayor charged with malfeasance | Pennsylvania |

Audit: $30,000 in missing funds from Pennsylvania firemen’s association | Pennsylvania |

Surging rents, low minimum wage make rental apartments unaffordable for many in Central Pa. (

Pa. Democrats tout Inflation Reduction Act success (

Climate Bill Raises Costs on PA Consumers, Energy Experts Warn – DV Journal (

Utility Commission fines Peoples Gas $195,000 for 2019 gas leak in Moon – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

How Rep. Scott Perry helped Trump try to overturn the 2020 election (

Pennsylvania ranks among top 10 worst states for burnout, says study –


National News

At the FBI’s Cincinnati office, an armed man tried to breach security : NPR

Trump says he will not oppose the release of documents tied to the Mar-a-Lago search | WITF

Trump calls for ‘immediate’ release of Mar-a-Lago warrant | News |

What the CHIPS Act means for your gadgets and U.S. tech manufacturing : NPR

These four dumb responses totally misread the stunning Kansas abortion rights vote | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


Local News

At Lehigh County Courthouse rally, advocates for elderly and ill prisoners urge action on compassionate release (

Dozens scammed in Harrisburg car seller’s multi-million mile odometer tampering scheme; PSP (

WATCH VIDEO | Zoning board lets Richland Township asphalt plant plans move forward; residents vow to appeal | News |

Lancaster City Council: Water rates going up almost 14% | Community News |

Longwood, Kennett, and Po-Mar-Lin first responders petition local governments for operational funds – Daily Local

‘Rock Lititz’ to expand campus by 13 acres (

Festival to celebrate Nicetown’s economic development | Local News |

Hundreds turn out to protest the re-use of York County landfill (

Upper Darby starts process to allocate $36 million in pandemic funds – Delco Times

Scranton Fire Department replacing thousands of feet of hose line | Crime-Emergency |



Pittsburgh’s Hill District prepares for $11 million infrastructure injection | Infrastructure | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (

$11.3 million grant will provide ‘transformational work’ to the Hill District through infrastructure upgrades | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

$20 million self-driving vehicle testing, training facility to be built in East Huntingdon |

Carnegie Mellon University: Pittsburgh’s star factory – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Interactive

Pittsburgh immigration lawyer finds herself uniquely suited to help Ukrainians | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh City Council adds 3 hires to its budget staff | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Philadelphia gets $25 million federal grant for street safety projects in poorer neighborhoods (

Philly’s African American Museum set for new Franklin Parkway site | Local News |

Grief over gun violence is weighing down Philly students | Helen Ubiñas (

‘Everybody is armed’: As shootings soar, Philadelphia awash in guns | Local News |

Philly’s Chinatown ready to fight Sixers arena proposal (



What the Inflation Reduction Act does and doesn’t do about rising prices | WITF

Western Pa.’s U.S. House members expected to split along party lines for Friday’s Inflation Reduction Act vote | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette