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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 |

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 |

Republicans and Democrats on pre-canvassing ballots in Pennsylvania (

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

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

Advocates say constitutional change targets pollution regs, greenhouse gas reduction plan – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Legislation introduced to provide free meals to all students at school (

Pennsylvania lawmaker pushing for free school meals for all students in Commonwealth – CBS Philadelphia (

State bill introduced to continue free meals in Pennsylvania public schools (

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

Pa. lawmaker to introduce universal free meals bill (

Delaware’s ChristianaCare backs out of deal to buy Crozer Health (

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 (

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 (

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

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 (



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

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

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

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

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

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



Philadelphia police union picked questionable doctors to handle ‘injured on duty’ claims (

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 |

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

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

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

Neshaminy to build new Maple Point elementary school, sports complex (

Schuylkill Valley schools: Temporary air conditioning units arrive in time (

What monkeypox outbreak? Little planning by colleges as students resume classes – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

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



Pennsylvania 2022 voter rights: What to know before election day (

Voter fraud is rare in Pennsylvania, but allegations flew after 2020 (

Commonwealth Court Says Count The Undated Mail Ballots (

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

Democrats Fetterman and Shapiro hold slim leads in Pennsylvania: poll (

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

Craig Snyder: The last half measure of devotion (

Montco Dems Choose New Party Chief As November Nears – DV Journal (

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 |

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 (

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



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

There’s a moral imperative to tackle climate change | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

By 2060, York’s summer temps will be like Nashville’s | opinion (



Schuylkill River Passenger Rail Authority hires consultant to guide its mission (

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



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 (

Monkeypox has reached all 50 states (

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 (

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

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 (


State News

Drunk driving deaths trending downward in Pennsylvania | Pennsylvania |

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

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

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

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 (


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 (

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

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

‘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 |

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

3 Arkansas law enforcement officers suspended after video captures beating (

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

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 (


Local News

Plaque commemorating the Berks County Almshouse unveiled (

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 (

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

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

Scranton plans to demolish former industrial building, other blighted structures | News |

Proposed ordinance would raise salaries of elected officials in Reading (

Lehigh Valley Hispanic difference makers: Submit a nomination (

Montco commissioners recognize sheriff’s office honor guard (

This York, PA community garden brings peace to a troubled neighborhood (

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

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



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 (

Pittsburgh’s Latino Community Center settles into its East Liberty home (

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 (

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

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

Philadelphia gets hit by weekend of violence | Local News |

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

Can Ryan Boyer Change How Philly Unions Do Politics? (

Kobe Bryant Drive? Gianna Bryant Way? The real effort to bring both to Overbrook (

Philly organizations complain after nonprofit fumbles paying teen workers (

Over 1,200 apartments proposed in West Philly near 46th and Market (

Philly school district outlines recruitment and retention plan | Local News |

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



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 (