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Wolf, Delloso ‘reintroduce’ $2,000 payments | Pennsylvania |

Pennsylvania awards $955,000 to organizations to develop ATV, snowmobile trails | Pennsylvania |

Gov. Wolf, Pa. Democrats try to revive plan for $2,000 checks for some households; Republicans say it will make inflation worse [Updated] – Daily Local

Gov. Wolf visits Folcroft to push for $2,000 checks for Pennsylvanians – Delco Times

State lawmakers, advocates present shared environmental action plan | Wednesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Resolution opposing new well-site regulations passes through Pa. House committee | News |

GIORDANO: Forget Harrisburg; Hold Krasner Impeachment Hearings in Philly! – DV Journal (

Chester County scores $3.8 million for early childhood education programs – Daily Local

$384 million in state money could expand pre-K programs across the region |

Property tax, rent rebate checks to be bigger this year (



Overall unemployment rates across region, Pennsylvania continue recovery (

Bandit, vegan cheesemaker in South Philly, received a $1.5 million investment to expand (

Area unemployment rate continues decline | Business |

Despite recession fears, Fisher Phillips survey finds most employers aren’t backing off hiring plans – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Robinhood cuts nearly a quarter of its staff : NPR

BP records highest profits in 14 years, raking in $8.5 billion while consumers feel gas pump pinch | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Federal grand jury to investigate Pa. State Police shooting of Monroe County teen | WITF

Philly Crime Hasn’t Crossed Into Suburbs; These DAs Think They Know Why – DV Journal (

Delaware County Black leaders call on Sharon Hill to release full Hodge report (



Penn State won’t answer key questions about its handling of sexual extortion involving student athletes · Spotlight PA

Feds drop probe of Pa. teachers’ pension fund property purchases – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Penn State won’t answer key questions about its handling of sexual extortion involving student athletes (

Back to school spending is on track to match last year’s record of $37 billion : NPR

Scranton School Board hires security director, moves school start date, approves building projects | Education |



PA Senate Race: End Citizens United PAC rolls out $2M ad buy hitting Oz over NJ ties (

PA Governor Race: Mastriano endorsed by all but one Pennsylvania House GOP member (

What is Gab? A look at the far-right social media platform backing Doug Mastriano – City & State Pennsylvania (

Polls: Fetterman is beating Oz in the Senate race – City & State Pennsylvania (

Republican Senate candidate Mehmet Oz touts American manufacturing, ‘burn pit’ bill, in visit to Western Pennsylvania | WITF

U.S. Senate candidate Mehmet Oz pushes his message in meeting with McCandless crowd | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Berks County elections director resigns (

Berks County election director resigns after scrutiny, lawsuit over election problems | WITF

This week is a good time to be a Pennsylvania Democrat | Fletcher McClellan – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (



The future of historic Skinners Falls Bridge is unclear (

Weeks after Dauphin County road repaved, UGI rips it up (

Pa. Turnpike tolls increasing again. See how much it will cost to go from Lehigh Valley to Philly – The Morning Call (

Pa. Turnpike tolls to go up for 15th straight year |

Pa. Turnpike tolls to rise again in 2023 –

Pennsylvania Turnpike approves 5% toll hike for 2023, the 15th consecutive annual increase | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Higher rates coming for Pennsylvania Turnpike customers (



Pennsylvania hospital profits increased by 7% in 2021 | Today in Pa. –

Medicare patient safety data proposal is dropped after outcry from consumer advocates (

The Allentown Health Bureau, which played a key role in fighting coronavirus pandemic and could be critical to fight monkeypox, has a new leader – The Morning Call (

Pennsylvania health insurers requested bigger rate increases for 2023 (

Biden chooses FEMA, CDC officials to lead country’s monkeypox response –

Festivals allowing overdose reversal drugs, but not fentanyl test strips : Shots – Health News : NPR

Allentown’s proposed abortion rights legislation: what’s good, what’s not (


State News

Justices uphold Pennsylvania’s 2019 mail-in voting expansion (

Pennsylvania’s mail-in voting upheld by state Supreme Court, likely keeping it in place for November election | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pennsylvania Act 77 state Supreme Court decision is released : NPR

Pennsylvania mail voting law Act 77 upheld by state Supreme Court (

Court upholds no-excuse, mail-in voting in Pennsylvania –

Pa. aims to fight robocalls by joining task force that would sue scammers –

Pennsylvania’s Casey, Toomey on opposite sides of federal burn pit legislation | WITF

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg visits Pa., tours new $29M terminal upgrades at LVIA | WITF

Buttigieg gets up-close look at infrastructure bill projects in Lehigh Valley – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Feds drop probe of Pa. teachers’ pension fund property purchases – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

US prosecutors see no criminal charge for PSERS teacher pension fund (


National News

Kansas Votes to Preserve Abortion Rights Protections in Its Constitution – The New York Times (

Results: Kansas voters decide ‘no’ on the abortion amendment : Live Coverage: 2022 Primaries : NPR

Rep. Peter Meijer narrowly loses to Trump-endorsed challenger in Michigan primary : Live Coverage: 2022 Primaries : NPR

Eric Schmitt wins Missouri Republican U.S. Senate primary : Live Coverage: 2022 Primaries : NPR

Arizona results: Katie Hobbs wins Democratic primary for governor : Live Coverage: 2022 Primaries : NPR

Finchem wins Republican Arizona secretary of state nomination : Live Coverage: 2022 Primaries : NPR

Trump-backed Blake Masters wins Republican primary in Arizona : Live Coverage: 2022 Primaries : NPR

Drone strike on al-Qaida leader Zawahiri points to a new U.S. approach : NPR

The U.N. chief says we are ‘one miscalculation away from nuclear annihilation’ : NPR

Uvalde rekindles school police officer’s looming fears (

Oatly oat milk recalled for possible cronobacter contamination (

Samuel Alito, a workhorse on the Supreme Court, shapes its conservative path : NPR

How the U.S. gave away a new battery technology to China : NPR

Sandy Hook dad says Alex Jones made his life a ‘living hell’ | News |

Vin Scully, Dodgers broadcaster for 67 years, dies at 94 | Sports |


Local News

Local crime watch members, residents celebrate National Night Out | News |

Lancaster County commissioner accuses progressive group of threatening violence | Local News |

Manheim Township commissioners hire consultant to mentor, advise township managers | Local News |

Work begins on $100M Queen Street Flats project adding 244 apartments, medical building at former Lancaster YMCA site | Local Business |

Newly opened Reading supermarket eliminates a food desert (

Officials postpone recommendation on Cumru warehouse plans (

Bethlehem City Council approves Banana Factory demolition (

Americans with Disabilities Act turns 32. Here’s what Lehigh Valley officials, advocates say about accessability (



Pittsburgh sex worker on why monkeypox vaccine access needs expanded | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Delta Foundation drops “Pittsburgh Pride” trademarking efforts | Pittsburgh City Paper (

5 Pittsburgh neighborhoods will split $500,000 in grants from URA (

Allegheny County Jail Watch: July 2022 | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Controversial Oakland office project advances as court rules 10-story tower can be built | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Delta Foundation withdraws trademark application for ‘Pittsburgh Pride’ | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Philadelphia’s inability to attract large companies is stifling its economy, report finds – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Justice Dept. orders $496K settlement in SEPTA discrimination case | Local News |

Strawberry Mansion Health Center Capital Improvements Ribbon Cutting | Local News |

Philly property assessments are systemically inaccurate in Black and low-income neighborhoods (

Philadelphia vaccine mandate: Firefighters union wants overtime for COVID tests (

Free space for businesses in rec center in exchange for mentoring kids (



PACT Act passes Senate, aiding veterans exposed to burn pits and other toxins : NPR

U.S. Senate in turnaround backs aid for veterans exposed to burn pits – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Explaining the $14 billion ‘carried interest loophole’ Democrats hope to close : NPR

Pelosi says US will not abandon Taiwan as China protests : NPR

Nancy Pelosi says U.S. will not abandon Taiwan as China protests (

An Idaho abortion law draws a Justice Department lawsuit : NPR

Senate set to vote to ratify adding Sweden, Finland to NATO | News |