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Pennsylvania school property taxes and the fight for real relief (

Boscola Secures $500,000 in State Funding for First In Math Program | The Valley Ledger | Its All About The Lehigh Valley

Wolf visits Southeast Delco school to laud school funding during his administration – Delco Times

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


Coronavirus – COVID-19

Doubt over Bucks County COVID guidelines continue amid metadata (

‘I am alive’: On college campuses, there is no escaping COVID-19 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



What our shopping choices say about the U.S. economy : NPR

Affordable housing, job training a growing problem for Pennsylvania business owners | Pennsylvania |

Pittsburgh tech news: A big development from ElevateBio and a moon tri (

Wanted: 7,000 construction workers for Intel chip plants (



New report on racial bias in Pa. State Police traffic stops delayed by data problems, officials say · Spotlight PA

Pa. school district defamed teacher over Jan. 6 Trump rally, lawsuits states | WITF

Lawyer: Nothing prohibits release of Wilkes-Barre cops’ body cam video | News |

Your license plate frame is enough for police in Pa. to pull you over, court rules | News |

A year after Fanta Bility’s death, her family is mourning a vibrant child gone too soon (



Biden’s big move on student loans only a first step toward making American college great again (

Biden’s student loan forgiveness could relieve $26B debt for New Jersey and Pennsylvania borrowers (

Student loan forgiveness arrives, but shrinking student numbers in PA remains a major problem | Pennsylvania |

Biden’s student loan forgiveness could relieve $26B debt for New Jersey and Pennsylvania borrowers (

Student loan plan will take burden off people of color | State & Region |

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

West Chester school staffers take worst-case scenario training (

PHL Inno – First look: Montgomery County Community College debuts space simulation center at Pottstown campus (photos) (

‘Make change happen’: Allentown School District aims to improve academic performance, attendance and graduation rate as new school year approaches – The Morning Call (

Kutztown University honors first Black graduate, long-time teacher in Reading | WITF

You might be able to buy a beer at Penn State football games this season | WITF



Pa. Democrats think abortion rights will help them flip state legislature (

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

Brian Fitzpatrick holds massive fundraising in 1st District race (

Editorial: Tired of election fraud talk? Do something about it; become a polls worker (

Playing Politics With Student Loan Debt (

Corman: Fetterman Brought ‘Chaos’ to State Senate – DV Journal (

Pa. voters are confident in the 2020 election outcome, a new F&M poll shows | WITF

Mastriano’s religious values resonate with supporters, but poll shows him down among Republicans – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

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

Biden asks Republicans to shun ‘MAGA’ in November, vote Democrat | Reuters

Biden slams Trump MAGA Republicans for “semi-fascism” at Maryland rally (



California bans the sale of gas-powered cars by 2035 to curb climate change. : NPR



White House calls meeting with college officials on how to curb monkeypox on campus – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

My son was diagnosed with leukemia at age three. Fracking is likely to blame. | Opinion (

Major shift in medical malpractice rules in Pa. could help victims, but opponents fear the cost · Spotlight PA

Calls are up, but many 988 call centers lack resources to offer in-person help : Shots – Health News : NPR

Hershey Medical research dementia’s possible link to COVID-19 (

Medication to treat opioid addiction still isn’t accessible for many Americans, a new study finds (


State News

Pennsylvania pols react to Biden’s student loan cancellation plan – City & State Pennsylvania (

Harrisburg students react to federal loan forgiveness plan (

Jason Phox: Student loan forgiveness means less stress and fear in my life (

Toomey, Casey react to student loan debt cancellation (

Court loosens rules on where malpractice cases can be filed (

Tougher federal rules crack down on ghost guns in Pa., nationwide | Friday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Cartwright praise for donor lands him in troubled water | Election |

Pa. Supreme Court blocks legislative caucuses from joining Gov. Tom Wolf’s suit about proposed abortion amendment | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

State OKs PGW gas-main replacement plan, including nearly 1,000 miles of pipes installed before WWII (


National News

Abortion access is on the ballot in November in these states. What you need to know – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Columbus school board, teachers’ union reach “conceptual agreement” to end strike | WOSU News

Judge Orders Redacted Affidavit Used in Trump Search Warrant to Be Unsealed – The New York Times (

Putin Orders an Expansion of Russia’s Hard-Hit Armed Forces – The New York Times (

Uvalde parents to rally in Austin to raise age for AR-15-style rifle purchases : NPR

Western drought raises risk of power blackouts : NPR

A Michigan Chipotle has become the first location to unionize : NPR

‘Swarm’ of earthquakes rattles South Carolina town and its residents : NPR

Dinosaur tracks from 113 million years ago uncovered in Texas during drought : NPR

Britain to see 80% spike in energy bills as crisis worsens : NPR

For buyers of color, the housing market can be particularly troubling | Across America |

Judge rules environmental violations can inform how townships evaluate land use permits | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Why food insecurity among Generation Z is so much higher than for other age groups (

Mark Meadows, Sidney Powell testimony sought in Georgia election probe |


Local News

West Chester officials propose resolution on abortion issue – Daily Local

Bensalem Township Council tables controversial riverfront amendment (

Harrisburg pizza shop employees tried to unionize. Then the shop closed. | WITF

ESU’s new University Center will cost $76.4 million (

‘Last piece of the puzzle’: Lancaster County makes final land purchase for new prison | Local News |

Humane Pennsylvania participating in Clear the Shelters event Saturday – Reading Eagle

Spotted lanternfly ‘popping up everywhere’ in Lackawanna County | News |



Teachers union ‘befuddled’ by lack of communication on Pittsburgh schools mask policy change | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

$11.3M in federal funding to go toward infrastructure improvements in Hill District |

U.S highway official touts $11.3 million grant for Hill District | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

‘A transformative game changer:’ Firm specializing in cell and gene therapy to team with Pitt at Hazelwood Green | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

‘Infrastructure of the future’: Broadband gets boost in Beaver, Fayette counties | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Allegheny County rent assistance program has ended. Here’s who benefited from it, according to data. | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Review: In Hamburg, the Pittsburgh Symphony delivers Mahler with zeal and fervor | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

County Council finalizes nominees for independent police review board | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Greensburg bridge ceremony honors Richard Cullen, who was killed in Vietnam |

Pitt to partner with Massachusetts company at biomanufacturing center in Hazelwood |



Renters in the Philly area have fewer options than in most of the country (

Wastewater testing Philadelphia: COVID, monkeypox, polio could be tracked (

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

Bluford and Daroff charters will have delayed school start date, while Daroff is eyed for immediate closing (

Community members gather in South Philly for discussion on policing, stop and frisk debate | Local News |

Keystone First helps members facing eviction | Local News |

NBC’s Premier League Fan Fest is coming to Philadelphia on Eagles-Cowboys weekend (

CHOP has a new mental health center in West Philly. Community members want providers to spend time outside its walls. (

LGBTQ-friendly building in Philly has become a national model for affordable senior housing (

Philadelphia City Council members weigh in on the Harriet Tubman sculpture controversy (