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‘It all takes a toll’: Pa. Democrats examine secondary impacts of gun violence – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Senate panel explores alternatives to tolling 9 deteriorating Pa. bridges –

Governor tours new Scranton STEMM Academy, touts record education funding | Education |

Pa. lawmakers hold hearing on food, farming inflation (

The ‘Trojan Horse’ and the workforce: Job threats are focus of discussion during House hearing on cybersecurity – City & State Pennsylvania (

Pennsylvania House Republicans meet in Pittsburgh to discuss possibilities of blockchain | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Harrisburg Republicans have fiddled this summer while our communities suffer | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pennsylvanians oppose amending state constitution to limit abortion rights | News |


Coronavirus – COVID-19

Study: Pfizer COVID pill showed no benefit in younger adults | Coronavirus |



MontcoWorks to hold fall job fair at Plymouth Meeting Mall (

Inflation’s toll on Pennsylvania agriculture: Making current problems worse | Pennsylvania |

WISSMAN: PA Prospers With a Strong Energy Economy – DV Journal (

Workplace fatalities spike in central PA; OSHA urges prevention (

Things are unequivocally great for the American worker | Opinion (



Teacher fired after Jan. 6 controversy sues Allentown School District, alleges FBI involvement (

Exclusive: Upper Darby underreporting homicides to state crime database (

Pa. police can pull you over for your license plate frame, court rules | WITF



3 things to know about Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan : NPR

Student loan forgiveness could help more than 40 million – Daily Local

President Biden’s student loan forgiveness is cause for celebration | Opinion (

Student loan forgiveness plan helps some, leaves others bitter: ‘There’s no help for us’ –

Who gets student loan forgiveness? Relief prompts joy, angst | WITF

‘It’s not enough’: Gen Z Pittsburghers react to Biden’s student debt cancellation | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

As students go back to school, many face a lunch bill for the first time in 2 years : NPR

Dauphin County school district investigates hazing, cancels high school football season | WITF

Middletown cancels football season after more hazing videos found: superintendent | Community News |

Northwest Pennsylvania Innovation Beehive Network adds new member (

Radnor school board approves updates to its health and safety plan – Delco Times

Doubt over Bucks County COVID guidelines continue amid metadata (

Op-Ed: College-bound students, families have to know how to get help (

Letter: PA should repeal Act 38, focus on school bus rider safety (

Hazleton Area plans office furniture giveaway Saturday at Web.Com building | Education |

Lehigh Valley school districts unveil new bus safety cameras – The Morning Call (



State’s poll worker recruitment effort drew 1,100 last week (

Pa. midterm election: Why Democrats think 2022 is best chance to win state House (

What is the Keystone Party? A City & State explainer. – City & State Pennsylvania (

Seth Higgins: Fetterman doesn’t get rural healthcare (

Dr. Mehmet Oz’s Senate bid in Pennsylvania could be a Muslim first but is ‘complicated’ | WITF

Fetterman, Shapiro enjoying comfortable leads in latest F&M polls –

New poll: Support for abortion access reaches all-time high in Pa., while Oz and Mastriano continue to trail Fetterman and Shapiro | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

In suburban Philly campaign stops, Mastriano drags Shapiro, Wolf for pandemic policies – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Biden’s unpopularity underscores Pa. GOP’s advantage in fall election, F&M poll finds; abortion a wildcard that could help Democrats | PA Power and Policy |

Luzerne County Election Bureau fighting for new ballot sorting machine | Times Leader

Luzerne County Council rejects drop box ordinance; does not vote on ballot-sorting system | Election |

Berks County complies with court order to count undated mail ballots (

Many Pennsylvania voters remain skeptical of 2020 election results, poll finds (



Pace of Climate Change Sends Economists Back to Drawing Board – The New York Times (

Kim Kardashian, Kevin Hart and Dwyane Wade are accused of water waste : NPR



Four Chester County bridges damaged by Ida to be repaired – Daily Local

How to pay for Pennsylvania’s bridges? An open question | Pennsylvania |

PennDOT to fix Oxford Valley Road and Lincoln Highway intersections (



Wolf administration explores using federal aid to help stretch Pa.’s limited monkeypox vaccine supply · Spotlight PA

West Chester officials propose resolution on abortion issue – Daily Local

World Health Organization: Monkeypox cases drop 21%, reversing month-long increase | Coronavirus |

Monkeypox vaccine clinic offered today in Allentown; limited supply available – The Morning Call (

UPMC profits, investment income drop in 1st half of the year |


State News

Pa.’s abortion clinic desert, Grove’s 2020 concession, and nursing home strikes · Spotlight PA

Rep. Perry sues DOJ in effort to block access to his phone (

Toomey, Casey among bipartisan group urging rescue of Pa. man incarcerated in Russia (

Pennsylvania’s feel good run through the Little League World Series finally ends | WITF

Bonus Pa. property tax and rent rebate payments starting to arrive this week –


National News

4 takeaways from Tuesday’s’ primaries in New York and Florida : Live Coverage: 2022 Primaries : NPR

How a New Jersey city achieved 0 traffic deaths in 4 years : NPR

Uvalde’s school police chief was fired over the botched response to the shooting : NPR

Hardly any Native American vets have applied for a VA program for home loans. : NPR

White nationalism, fired by social media, is on the rise, attracting young white men | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Federal judge sides with Texas, blocks HHS guidance on emergency abortions – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Kobe Bryant’s widow awarded $16M over photos of bodies after helicopter crash –

U.S. set to ship record crude into 2023 as deepens | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Opioid maker Endo paid top executives $55.5 million in bonuses before bankruptcy | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Amazon to shut down its telehealth offering | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Local News

Hope Rescue Mission breaks ground on LightHouse Women and Children’s Center in Reading (

Heralding a grand opening for Matzah Balls Jewish Deli | The Bucks County Herald

New Hope Borough passes short-term rental ordinance | The Bucks County Herald

Montco commissioners adopt $161M pandemic recovery plan (

Montco commissioners pressed to find space for homeless (

Chester’s new chief operating officer is introduced (

Partnership pairs Scranton police, behavioral health workers to help people in crisis | News |

Scranton offering ARPA grants to address community wellness | News |

Allentown abortion ordinance discussion draws big crowd at raucous committee meeting; council members’ tempers flare – The Morning Call (



Pa.’s 1st space museum to open on Pittsburgh’s North Side |

Owner of old Kaufmann’s store eyes up to 600 more apartments, $125 million investment in Downtown Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Masks likely not required on first day of school in Pittsburgh after last-minute policy change by board | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Philadelphia city initiative connects thousands to free internet | Local News |

Takeaways from our investigation into doctors chosen by the police union to treat injured cops (

Philadelphia schools start on Monday, with 10 days of masking and 450 new air conditioners (

Boarding house bans didn’t achieve their goal. End them. | Editorial (



Biden announces nearly $3B in new military aid for Ukraine – Daily Local

DOJ releases a Mueller-era memo to Barr on the decision to not prosecute Trump : NPR