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Gov. Wolf signs executive order discouraging conversion therapy in Pennsylvania (

Gov. Tom Wolf signs order to discourage ‘conversion therapy’ in PA (

Wolf issues executive order discouraging conversion therapy, urges legislative action – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pa. lawmakers weigh bill that would allow independents to vote on primary candidates · Spotlight PA

Lawmakers weigh bill in Pennsylvania that would allow independents to vote on primary candidates | WITF

Closed primary elections disenfranchise independent voters, veterans, House committee hears – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Wolf welcomes new teachers to Norristown Area School District – timesherald

Legislation would open Pennsylvania’s primaries to all | Pennsylvania |

Pa. lawmakers are in line for their largest automatic pay raise ever | PA Power and Policy |

As Pennsylvanians struggle, state lawmakers are set to receive a pay raise. Automatic COLA strikes us as being in bad taste. [editorial] | Our Opinion |

Not all lawmakers pocket raises | PA Power and Policy | 

The Challenge Program receives $200K grant from state | News |

Wolf: Don’t trash PA — litter costs millions to clean up every year (

Op-Ed: Claims that PA’s Senate Bill 106 would ban abortion are false (


Coronavirus – COVID-19

Colleges ease COVID-19 restrictions as fall semester begins for millions of students | WITF

COVID mobile clinics are filling health-care gaps | Morning Newsletter (



Pa. works to tackle unemployment compensation problems. Advocates want the job done right. | WITF



Judge gives no hints of when Tree of Life shooting trial is expected to begin next year | WITF

Man who rammed Capitol barricade before killing himself lived in Lehigh Valley, had history of assault and other crimes (

It’s far too easy to be labeled a child abuser in Pennsylvania, lawsuit claims | WITF



Pennsylvania bans scholarship displacement, but few colleges admit to the practice | Pennsylvania |

Penn, other elite universities fail to have price-fixing lawsuit dismissed – Philadelphia Business Journal (

IRS: Teachers will get a higher tax deduction limit for school expenses in 2022 : NPR

Elizabethtown College’s incoming class increases for third consecutive year | Local News |

Bucks County teachers hope for ‘normal’ year; staff shortages still a concern (

Debate continues over proposed Pennridge policies banning ‘advocacy’ (

Middletown board gets an earful over response to accusations of hazing –

Pennsylvania school funding trial won’t fix all that’s broken | Opinion (

2-day home-school program in Vandergrift doubles enrollment after 1st year |



PA Governor Race: DeSantis/Mastriano Pennsylvania rally this week (

A DeSantis-Mastriano tag team against the press | Will Bunch Newsletter (

Mastriano Challenges Shapiro to Pair of Debates With Stipulations (

Mastriano seeks ‘fair fight’ in proposed Pa. governor debates; Shapiro team calls it ‘obvious stunt’ | Local News |

These Pennsylvania House candidates raised the most and lost their primaries | Pennsylvania |

PA Senate Race: Oz ‘crudité’ video goes viral, Fetterman touts fundraising (

Democrat Shamaine Daniels’ poll shows lead over Rep. Scott Perry (

PA saw spike in new voters after Supreme Court ruling on abortion (

Planned Parenthood to spend record $50M in midterm elections – Daily Local

Philadelphia’s “resign to run” law should be adopted statewide in Pennsylvania (



Colorado River states fail to meet federal deadline on restricting water use | KUNC

Wind power gets a federal boost but faces challenges from landowners and farmers : NPR



PennDOT announces alternative to license suspension (

PennDOT program offers a second chance to drivers facing suspension | Wednesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Reading Regional Airport Authority renews call for Berks County to take over operation of airport (

Are Lehigh Valley passenger rail plans back on track? (

PennDOT unveils Sans Souci plans | Times Leader



Crozer Health to offer $15,000 sign on bonuses to nurses (

Over-the-counter hearing aids could be available as soon as October : NPR

Scotland becomes first country to offer tampons and pads for free, officials say : NPR

‘Justice served’: Delaware sets new policies to test rape exam kits, speed up investigations | State & Region |

Kidney and liver transplants shut down at Penn State Health; inspection finds multiple problems –

Abortion clinics are community resources. We must protect them | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


State News

Pennsylvania searching for general election poll workers (

Changes coming to hunting in Pennsylvania state parks (

DCNR removes rifles, pistols from hunting in southeastern Pa. parks (

Mixed Reactions to $739B Spending Bill Signed by Biden Tuesday – DV Journal (

ATV, dirt bike park coming to eastern PA state forest – Mainline Media News

Little League World Series is back with 4 more teams in Williamsport | WITF

Twenty states, including Pa., join in opposing Texas lawsuit on emergency abortion care – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pa. joins multi-state suit against Mariner Finance loan company; alleges predatory practices |


National News

Liz Cheney concedes to Harriet Hageman in Wyoming : Live Coverage: 2022 Primaries : NPR

Trump foe Liz Cheney loses by a landslide in Wyoming GOP primary | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Who is Harriet Hageman, the woman who will take Liz Cheney’s Wyoming House seat? : Live Coverage: 2022 Primaries : NPR

Murkowski advances in Alaska Senate race, Palin in House : Live Coverage: 2022 Primaries : NPR

Trump Organization CFO is negotiating a guilty plea to fraud, sources tell NPR. : NPR

TS/SCI: What an acronym in the Mar-a-Lago search reveals about the Trump files : NPR

California becomes first state to break down Black employee data by lineage : NPR

Trump’s angry words spur warnings of violence against law enforcement | WITF

Promised crackdown on white-collar crime must begin | Editorial (


Local News

Bucks County outlines spending of $122 million in ARPA funds (

Radnor becomes latest town to pass a plastic bag ban ordinance – Mainline Media News

Ephrata council considers rezoning tract from medium to low density for development | Community News |

Here’s the first Democrat to announce run for Lancaster County commissioner in 2023 | Local News |

Kennett Library officials shares details of new library which will open next year – Daily Local

Northwest Berks township settles lawsuit involving right-to-know request (

Bethlehem City Council delays final vote — again — on law to allow backyard chickens – The Morning Call (

Musikfest 2022 sets record attendance (



Pittsburgh school district appeal may delay assessment deal ⁠— and possible tax breaks for Allegheny County homeowners | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pitt library system receives $1 million to share August Wilson archives | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburghers finding new careers during the Great Resignation | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Pittsburgh urges judge to toss lawsuit challenging effort to expand affordable housing | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

How 62 acres slated for development in Reserve and Shaler became a conservation success story | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

PWSA supervisor gets probation for role in dumping sludge in Allegheny River |



Roosevelt Boulevard anti-speeding program a success | Local News |

In Philly, Roosevelt Boulevard anti-speeding program ruled a success – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Philadelphia City Council: What happens when a Council member resigns (

A Philly area nonprofit is filling free backpacks with school supplies for students in need | Local News |

West Philadelphia is getting hundreds of new apartments (

West, North Philadelphia block parties hit hardest by permit denials (

Philadelphia City Council: What happens when a Council member resigns (



What is the Inflation Reduction Act that Biden just signed : NPR

Biden signs into law Democrats’ wide-ranging climate change, health care and tax bill – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act includes extra money for deficits, a new 15% corporate minimum tax, and more (

First lady Dr. Jill Biden tests positive for Covid-19 | News |