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‘A one-stop shop for home repairs:’ Nikil Saval talks up Dems’ $125M new program – City & State Pennsylvania (

Renewed push to raise Pa. dog licensing fee, which hasn’t changed since 1996 |

Pa. allocates $50M to help police battle gun violence (

Pa. lawmakers announce multi-million-dollar plan aimed at combating gun violence | Southeastern Pennsylvania |

Pa. lawmakers announce multi-million-dollar plan aimed at combating gun violence | State |

Larry Krasner refuses to comply with state committee subpoena leading an investigation into his job performance – City & State Pennsylvania (

Philadelphia DA Krasner rejects subpoena by House panel investigating crime surge – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Philly DA Krasner calls House subpoena ‘anti-democratic’ | Pennsylvania |

Philly DA Plays Defense As House Committee Seeks Info – DV Journal (

The Pennsylvania Sunshine Act shouldn’t be used as a weapon to shut down discussion [editorial] | Our Opinion |

Mastriano, Perry and Kelly cited as threats to democracy by nonprofit (

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

Pa.’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill is dangerous and misguided | Opinion (

Op-Ed: It’s time to fix Harrisburg — let’s start with the ground rules (

$50M Announced To Fund Prosecution Of Gun Violence In PA | Doylestown, PA Patch 


Coronavirus – COVID-19

Pfizer COVID shots appear 73% effective in children under 5 | Coronavirus |

Bucks County reported 856 additional COVID-19 cases this week (



Some employers consider cutting pay of people working from home –

Rose City Nursing & Rehab at Lancaster workers set to strike on Sept. 2 | Local Business |

Tax credits, grants and loans in the inflation Reduction Act – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Pennsylvania’s economy still growing, but lags behind the national average | Pennsylvania |

Walmart warehouses, Capital City Mall tenants and other new business in central Pa. –

Nursing homes in Lower Burrell, North Huntingdon among 24 statewide set to strike |



Fanta Bility’s mom shares her story (

Pennsylvania places of worship prepare for mass shooters (

7 People shot in just over an hour in Philadelphia | Local News |

Questions remain months after death of man with hypothermia in Dauphin County jail –



White House expected to announce $10K student loan cancellation, payment pause extension Wednesday (

Biden to announce cancelation of $10,000 in student loan debt, extend pause on repayments (

Monroe County residents struggle under Pa.’s highest school property taxes (

Study shows Pa. school property tax collections on pace to reach $20B | Local News |

School District of Lancaster students cope with ‘growing pains’ of boundary changes | Local News |

Villanova University receives $7.5M gift for College of Liberal Arts and Sciences – Philadelphia Business Journal (

New Upper Darby High School principal is an alumni (

Bids add to cost of opening Hazleton Area school center at Laurel Mall | Education |

Construction delays at Wyomissing Hills Elementary Center push back start date (

Negotiations between Harrisburg schools and support staff union hit a snag, parties say –

Wyoming Area School Board hires three school police officers | Times Leader



Slashed funding, equity, parent choice: Pennsylvania gov candidates have hugely different education plans | WITF

The role of Christian nationalism in the race for Pennsylvania governor | WITF

Pa.’s Latino voters won’t be taken for granted this campaign season | Wednesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

PA Women Registering to Vote in Large Numbers (

‘Flow from the pulpit:’ The LifeGate church members providing security to Doug Mastriano [Video] | PA Power and Policy |

Lancaster County set to receive mail-in ballot sorting equipment with commissioner approval | Local News |

Luzerne County Council rejects drop box ordinance | Election |

Luzerne County Council majority rejects drop box ordinance | Times Leader

John Fetterman gives first Pittsburgh speech since stroke, as rival steps up criticism of his health | WITF

Fetterman rallies steelworkers in battle for U.S. Senate seat | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sean Hannity Threatens to Sue John Fetterman for Suggesting He ‘Lies’ (

Oz aide mocks Fetterman’s stroke in escalation of crudité tiff | The Hill

Mastriano blasts crime, paints candidacy as fight against ‘tyranny’ in eastern Pa. visit –



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

Judge in high-profile UPMC malpractice case threatens lawyer with jail, closes courtroom again | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Marijuana, hallucinogen use at an all-time high among young adults, study shows : NPR

How doctors in Bucks, Montgomery counties are helping LGBTQ community (

UPMC to open outpatient centers in Mechanicsburg and Hershey areas –

Scientists are finding ways to eliminate PFAS, but they’re not going away soon | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


State News

Pennsylvania voter registration: Updated form angered county elections officials (

State officials ask for public input on draft water resources plan – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Bob Casey, bipartisan Senate group seek fresh negotiations with Russia over Pennsylvania man Marc Fogel (

Opinion: Pennsylvania has its fair share of retirees (

Hollidaysburg wins third straight game in Little League World Series | Sports |

Mexico chasing first Little League title since 1997 | WITF

Pa. plans to pump $1.5 million into popular state forest destination –


National News

After 6 Months of War in Ukraine, Here’s Where the Conflict Stands – The New York Times (

Ex-LMPD officer pleads guilty to federal charge related to Breonna Taylor’s killing – 89.3 WFPL News Louisville

Breonna Taylor case: Former Louisville police detective pleads guilty (

Former Twitter security chief files whistleblower complaints | 

U.S. to send $3 billion in aid to Ukraine as war hits 6 months (

Primary results: DeSantis and Crist in race for Florida governor : Live Coverage: 2022 Primaries : NPR

The first Gen Z candidate wins a congressional primary : Live Coverage: 2022 Primaries : NPR

Trump’s PAC has millions after FBI search but FEC enforcement remains unclear : NPR

Native Americans serve in great numbers but decry VA service on reservations : NPR

Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoes safe drug-use program in California. : NPR

Officer won’t face any charges in Rayshard Brooks shooting | Across America |

More than 100 classified Trump docs recovered back in January | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Local News

LightHouse Women and Children’s Center Groundbreaking Ceremony – BCTV

Federal judge rules against Allentown Symphony musician who didn’t want to pay union dues (

Allentown and LVHN team up on translators for EMS (

Bucks County’s average home sold for a higher price year over year (

White House official to visit Coatesville to tout revitalization plan – Daily Local

City of York raises awareness for Recovery Month (

Allison Barletta to fill Lauren Sacco’s seat on city council | News |

Ground has been broken on a new shelter for women and children that is expected to open in the spring. (

Central Pa. pizza place is closing amid union talks: ‘We are truly heartbroken’ –

Owners of Easton dessert business appeal again to city for help (



Ed Gainey hears from residents on unsafe intersections by Fern Hollow Bridge | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Neighborhood advocates back city on inclusionary zoning lawsuit | Pittsburgh City Paper (

City Council launches new initiatives to combat homelessness in Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh City Council introduces new legislation to improve health and safety of residents | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Razing ‘The Pit’: Aliquippa’s old, historic stadium is being rebuilt, with a little help from NFL | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Meta reveals future of realistic avatars at offices in Pittsburgh |



Penn, Jefferson, and Drexel should pay their fair share of property taxes (

Summer’s over for thousands of Philly teachers. Ziegler Elementary welcomed staff back in style. (

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

Raises, bonuses and more: Philly school district outlines its recruitment and retention plan – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

These 7 Philly streets will be transformed in latest traffic safety push | Local News |

The community fridge in Spring Garden was vandalized. Bebashi is putting out a new one (



Biden Popularity Surges In Latest Round Of Approval Polling (