Pittsburgh state Rep. Dan Frankel targeted by antisemitic threats on Gab — the same platform used by the Tree of Life suspect | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Freezing state officials’ pay this year ‘is the right thing to do,’ Pa. lawmaker says | TribLIVE.com

Pa. Republican state lawmaker says a key 2020 election fraud claim was “not factual” | WITF

Governor tours new Scranton STEMM Academy, touts record education funding | Education | thetimes-tribune.com

Republicans and Democrats on pre-canvassing ballots in Pennsylvania (abc27.com)

Lawmakers hear calls to open Pa. primary elections to all voters (readingeagle.com)

A Pa. House committee killed oil and gas regulations. Now half a billion dollars of federal funding is at risk. – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Advocates say constitutional change targets pollution regs, greenhouse gas reduction plan – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Legislation introduced to provide free meals to all students at school (wtae.com)

Pennsylvania lawmaker pushing for free school meals for all students in Commonwealth – CBS Philadelphia (cbsnews.com)

State bill introduced to continue free meals in Pennsylvania public schools (yahoo.com)

Santarsiero, PennDOT officials take road tour in Bucks County to prioritize projects | The Bucks County Herald

Pa. lawmaker to introduce universal free meals bill (foodservicedirector.com)

Delaware’s ChristianaCare backs out of deal to buy Crozer Health (delcotimes.com)

As ChristianaCare deal dissolves, struggling Crozer Health plans transition to non-profit status | PhillyVoice

Senator Amanda M. Cappelletti Introduces Electronic Waste Recycling Legislation – All Green Recycling Services

Recent pitch for gun control relies on faulty data | News, Sports, Jobs – The Sentinel (lewistownsentinel.com)

Sunoco missed a cleanup deadline at Marsh Creek State Park. Local lawmakers call for action – Daily Local – Pennsylvania News Today

Kratom industry pushes Pa. lawmakers to improve safety for unregulated product (mcall.com)

Penn Hills School District to receive up to $325K in state grant money for security and mental health – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Bucks County Lawmaker Announces Mental Health, Safety Funding for Local Schools

School Mental Health And Safety Funding Announced By Bucks Lawmaker | Newtown, PA Patch


Coronavirus – COVID-19

New COVID shot aimed at omicron strains could be ready in time for fall : Shots – Health News : NPR

Pfizer and BioNTech seek FDA authorization for updated COVID-19 booster | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Report: Bucks County Dem Operative Overrode Top Doc’s COVID Guidance – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)



Local nursing homes among 2 dozen statewide set to strike over wages, accountability | TribLIVE.com

Pa. nursing home workers at 24 facilities send out notices to strike – pennlive.com

Philadelphia Local 80: New union focuses on cafes and coffee shops – On top of Philly news (billypenn.com)

Senators press SBA to open 7(a), 504 loan to previously incarcerated individuals – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Gas prices fall for 10th straight week as parts of Pa. near $4 mark | TribLIVE.com

Bernie Sanders rallies for workers’ rights in Philly, amid new, growing labor movement | Local News | phillytrib.com



Philadelphia police union picked questionable doctors to handle ‘injured on duty’ claims (inquirer.com)

Nether Providence police unveil non-lethal restraint tool – Delco Times



School District of Philadelphia workers vote to strike one week before school begins | Local News | phillytrib.com

Penn Hills SD to receive state grant towards security, mental health – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Penn Hills School District getting closer to creating police force – WPXI

Analysis: PA School boards must protect free speech, even when it’s hard (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Neshaminy to build new Maple Point elementary school, sports complex (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Schuylkill Valley schools: Temporary air conditioning units arrive in time (readingeagle.com)

What monkeypox outbreak? Little planning by colleges as students resume classes – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

‘They just jumped in’: School District of Lancaster begins first day with new attendance zones | Local News | lancasteronline.com



Pennsylvania 2022 voter rights: What to know before election day (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Voter fraud is rare in Pennsylvania, but allegations flew after 2020 (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Commonwealth Court Says Count The Undated Mail Ballots (politicspa.com)

County election officials upset over proposed form combining voter registration and vote-by-mail request (broadandliberty.com)

Democrats Fetterman and Shapiro hold slim leads in Pennsylvania: poll (abc27.com)

Pa. senator presses Fetterman to disclose information about his health crisis – pennlive.com

Craig Snyder: The last half measure of devotion (broadandliberty.com)

Montco Dems Choose New Party Chief As November Nears – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Mehmet Oz presses John Fetterman to accept proposals for U.S. Senate debates | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Dr. Oz denies report of Trump regret during campaign stop at Westmoreland Fair | TribLIVE.com

PSEA: Mastriano’s education plan ‘would likely cut’ $12B; eliminate jobs | Times Leader

Pennsylvania suburban voters are key for Doug Mastriano. His abortion views seem to be turning them off | WITF

Since winning GOP primary, Mastriano has kept silent on abortion. Physicians urge him to break it – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

The economy is the focus for some Pa. Latinos this election | WITF



Honeybee Day? Pa. agriculture recognizes the $76M apiary industry – pennlive.com

There’s a moral imperative to tackle climate change | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

By 2060, York’s summer temps will be like Nashville’s | opinion (ydr.com)



Schuylkill River Passenger Rail Authority hires consultant to guide its mission (dailylocal.com)

PennDOT crew uses crane, claw to remove debris from below Conestoga River bridge | Local News | lancasteronline.com



Why people in State College and rural north-central Pa. don’t have easy access to in-person abortion services · Spotlight PA

Tower Health cuts losses but remains under ‘heavy load’ of debt – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Monkeypox has reached all 50 states (abc27.com)

Queer bars in New York and elsewhere are playing a role in fighting monkeypox : NPR

Philadelphia monkeypox data: Race, gender, age trends for patients and vaccine recipients (inquirer.com)

PEZZANO: Let’s continue to support long-term care in Pennsylvania – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

UPMC star surgeon testifies: No ‘illegal’ drug use | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The new Pa. budget helped. Let’s keep supporting long-term care | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)


State News

Drunk driving deaths trending downward in Pennsylvania | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

$20 million in federal funds for Pennsylvania preservation of streams, farmland | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pa. snags $7.85M from feds to help farmers fight climate change | Tuesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Commonwealth Court orders Pa.’s health department to release information on medical marijuana program – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Pennsylvania Dept. of Aging creates new unit to investigate elder financial abuse | WITF

EPA to review Pennsylvania’s latest cleanup plan for the Chesapeake Bay – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)


National News

Primary races to watch Tuesday in Florida, New York, Oklahoma : Live Coverage: 2022 Primaries : NPR

3 more states will enact abortion trigger bans this week | WITF

Op-Ed: Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade hurts us all (theintell.com)

Guest Opinion: Tax code — 4 million words that don’t cover our spending (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

In Ukraine, the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant Is Held Hostage – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

‘State of disaster’ declared for Dallas County after heavy rainfall causes extensive flooding | KERA News

Why teachers from one of Ohio’s largest school districts are on strike : NPR

Op-Ed: Arizona should look to Florida’s voting reforms | Arizona | thecentersquare.com

Kansas recount confirms results in favor of abortion rights | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

3 Arkansas law enforcement officers suspended after video captures beating (inquirer.com)

Gun laws should be stricter, Americans say in new poll – pennlive.com

You can get a $7,500 tax credit to buy an electric car, but it’s really complicated | WITF

For America’s best lawyers, Trump is radioactive | Dick Polman – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)


Local News

Plaque commemorating the Berks County Almshouse unveiled (readingeagle.com)

As Ida’s one-year anniversary approaches, Coatesville awaits funds to replace century-old stormwater infrastructure – Daily Local

Fired West Chester police officer returns to old job; was fired for not adhering to COVID policy – Daily Local

Area contractors recognized for participation in safety standards program (dailylocal.com)

Luzerne County Council to vote on requested ballot-sorting system for election bureau | News | citizensvoice.com

Luzerne County Council to vote on drop box ordinance Tuesday; legal challenge looms if it’s adopted | Election | citizensvoice.com

Scranton plans to demolish former industrial building, other blighted structures | News | thetimes-tribune.com

Proposed ordinance would raise salaries of elected officials in Reading (readingeagle.com)

Lehigh Valley Hispanic difference makers: Submit a nomination (mcall.com)

Montco commissioners recognize sheriff’s office honor guard (mainlinemedianews.com)

This York, PA community garden brings peace to a troubled neighborhood (ydr.com)

‘Growing’ achievement. CSA officials celebrate rec area’s $280K expansion | Local News | tribdem.com

West Sadsbury Township in Chester County approves 3.9% annual pay raise for police | Community News | lancasteronline.com



Pittsburgh hosts, and hopes to inspire, national gathering of progressives this week | 90.5 WESA

Allegheny County selected for alternative 911 emergency response initiative | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Allegheny County joins Harvard program developing alternative responses to 911 calls – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pittsburgh’s Latino Community Center settles into its East Liberty home (nextpittsburgh.com)

Pittsburgh Technical College and Aurora partner to create program in autonomous engineering | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Public Schools is hiring even after it furloughed 26 teachers. Here’s why | WITF

Proposal to create Sustainability Department on County Council agenda | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Allegheny County Councilman Tom Duerr says he will not seek re-election in 2023, floats a future run for higher office | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Philly gets $25M federal grant to fix its most dangerous streets – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

U.S. Sen. Casey announces $25M grant to fix dangerous corridors in city | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philly’s gun violence epidemic reaches a perilous new low as a 7-year-old is shot while playing video games | Editorial (inquirer.com)

Philadelphia gets hit by weekend of violence | Local News | phillytrib.com

NW Philly anti-violence groups seek to work with lawmakers – WHYY

Can Ryan Boyer Change How Philly Unions Do Politics? (phillymag.com)

Kobe Bryant Drive? Gianna Bryant Way? The real effort to bring both to Overbrook (inquirer.com)

Philly organizations complain after nonprofit fumbles paying teen workers (inquirer.com)

Over 1,200 apartments proposed in West Philly near 46th and Market (inquirer.com)

Philly school district outlines recruitment and retention plan | Local News | phillytrib.com

Violence-free zone? House of Umoja looks to 70s-era peacemaking practices to keep teens safe | Local News | phillytrib.com



Fauci to step down in December after decades of public service : Shots – Health News : NPR

Jill Biden rejoins president after negative COVID-19 tests | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Legislation could force Google, Facebook to pay for online news (mcall.com)