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Sen. Comitta Visits Upper Main Line YMCA to Announce Educational Program Funding (

Avian flu losses: Pennsylvania poultry farmers getting $25M in grants | Pennsylvania |

Here is your Assembly Age-Appropriate Analysis – City & State Pennsylvania (

A new Pa. law aims to address old gas well cleanup. It could make the problem worse, critics say | StateImpact Pennsylvania (

Gov. Wolf Highlights PA GI Bill Legacy Providing Military Families with Higher Education – Bellefonte, PA (


Coronavirus – COVID-19

Monroe County reported 329 additional COVID-19 cases this week (

Omicron BA.5 has COVID reinfections on the rise, but experts aren’t alarmed (

Allegheny County health department will start administering Novavax vaccine | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



The recession is probably here, even if Joe Biden tries to deny it | Opinion (

Judge approves $1 million trademark deal for Armstrong Flooring’s China and Australia sale | Local Business |

Inflation made Pa.’s minimum wage worth even less · Spotlight PA

SBA Administrator Isabella Guzman disputes claims that businesses were unfairly shut out of EIDL – Philadelphia Business Journal (

New Study Shows Energy Exports Big Win for U.S. Economy – DV Journal (

It’s not time to panic — yet — about the United States’ economic woes | Editorial (



Pennsylvania city, where 25% live in poverty, debates police funding | Pennsylvania |

Citations, fines, and terminated contracts: a look at the Allegheny Co. Jail health code violations – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Attorney slams heavily redacted report on fatal police shooting of 8-year-old girl | State & Region |



School police officers say they’re a positive force. Some worry they do more harm than good. | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Central Pa. schools struggle to find enough teachers: ‘It really is a crisis’ –

I want my kid to read banned books. Here’s why | Opinion (

Neshaminy bids for new school come in $8.5M more than estimated (

Pitt’s Narduzzi: NIL rules “probably” violated by others | WITF

Penn State institutes hiring freeze until at least summer 2023 | WITF

Village View: A chat with Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley, interim president of Rosemont College – Mainline Media News



Vulnerable House Dems see abortion as winning campaign theme | WITF

Rep. Smucker officially endorses Mastriano in governor’s race | PA Power and Policy |

All of Pennsylvania’s GOP congressmen are endorsing Doug Mastriano for governor — except Brian Fitzpatrick | WITF

Eight Members of PA GOP Delegation Endorse Mastriano (

Thompson, Joyce among Pa. congress members, all opposed to ’20 election certification, endorsing GOP’s Mastriano | News |

Dems seem headed for climate, health win after ups and downs | PA Power and Policy |

Third-party candidates file to run for Pennsylvania governor, Senate | WITF

This is the right moment for the Democrats to run a fiscal hawk | Bruce Ledewitz – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Editorial: Good government needs to engage public |

Pa. Senate race: Fetterman goes big on social media vs. Oz (



State hopes that new trail plan will bring sustainability to heavily used forest in Cumberland County –



SEPTA settles lawsuit over allegations of racism and retaliation for nearly a half-million dollars (



Pennsylvania’s health insurers seek average 7.1% premium hike on marketplace coverage for 2023 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Indiana likely to continue funding Pa.-based Real Alternatives despite questions over spending – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Einstein Montgomery to expand its care for cancer patients – Mainline Media News

Babies born exposed to opioids and drugs need our support (

Thomas Jefferson University announces Joseph G. Cacchione as new CEO (

Editorial: New suicide line an encouraging development (


State News

Largest old-growth forest in Pennsylvania noted nationally –

Sen. Bob Casey advocates for grant to Community Action Partnership, eight other groups | Local News |

Pennsylvania’s Bob Casey urges Senate to pass burn pit bill |

Burn pit veterans bill: How it became a fight led by Pat Toomey (

Toomey Defends Opposition to $400B Democrat ‘Slush Fund’ in Veterans’ Legislation – DV Journal (

Sen. Pat Toomey defends his effort to remove ‘budget gimmick’ from veterans health bill to address illnesses from burn pits, other toxins | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pandemic relief funds helped Pennsylvanians stay insured, officials say | Tuesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Philadelphia area Red Cross sending help to flood-ravaged Kentucky | Local News |

Despite new investments by Pennsylvania, child care providers still facing challenges (

Dogs are being abandoned in these Pa. woods, animal activists say –


National News

Harris to announce $1B to states for floods, extreme heat –

More rain hits Kentucky while the death toll from flooding grows : NPR

California Gov. Gavin Newsom issues a state of emergency to help fight monkeypox : NPR

Key races to watch in Arizona, Kansas, Missouri, Michigan and Washington : Live Coverage: 2022 Primaries : NPR

Deshaun Watson’s 6-game NFL suspension is a disgrace (

Ayman al-Zawahiri, al-Qaida leader, was bin Laden’s deputy and a 9/11 planner : NPR

UPDATED: Biden says killing of al-Qaida leader is long-sought ‘justice’ | News |

Griner’s trial resumes amid intensified diplomacy | News |

Rents and home prices are still soaring, but at a slower pace | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pat Carroll, Ursula in ‘Little Mermaid,’ dead at 95 –


Local News

Chester County animal rescue saves group of abused beagles – Daily Local

York State Fair 2022 sees sharp attendance drop, hot weather blamed (

Upper Darby Township credit rating drops; Rongione claims council dysfunction root of problem – Delco Times

First responders attend training for autism, mental health at Lackawanna College | News |

Hazleton mayor: public safety center appropriations request fails to advance | News |

Kim Johnson, CEO of the YMCA of Reading and Berks County, announces fall retirement (



Pittsburgh’s Scoobi moped rental service closes; city to seek new provider | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A rainy start to August should help corn, bean crops in Western Pa. |

Pittsburgh-based health network reports data breach | Today in Pa. –



Philly gets $25M for flood prevention as White House announces new climate funding (

Philadelphia mayor’s race: It’s not 2023 yet, but potential candidates assembling teams (

Jim’s Steaks fire caused by electrical wiring, says Philadelphia Fire Department (

Philly’s junior roller derby team is #1 after winning national championships last weekend (

Philadelphia’s new nighttime economy director has a plan, and it starts with 2 a.m. tacos – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Philabundance sees increase in need due to pandemic, inflation | Local News |

Sixers’ new arena proposal: How it vaults them into the NBA ‘arms race’ (

Philadelphia gets flood prevention money from federal climate change funds (

New grocery store shows progress in $750 million North Philly revival plan, but housing lags (



Senate prepares to vote again on burn pit legislation (

Four members of U.S. Senate unveil bipartisan bill ensuring nationwide abortion rights – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Sen. Lindsey Graham challenges subpoena issued in 2020 Georgia election probe | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Stephen King set to testify for government in books merger trial : NPR

Pelosi arrives in Malaysia as tensions rise over possible Taiwan visit : NPR

Guest Opinion: Rioter Stephen Ayres says ‘take the blinders off’ (