State Senate Called Back To Harrisburg – WBUT 1050 AM – Butler, PA

Pa. Senate called back to Harrisburg as state budget impasse enters second month | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pa. Senate expected to return Thursday to sign 2023-24 budget bill – pennlive.com

A Pittsburgh-based firm has a $44 million plan for the former Western Penitentiary on the North Side | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Kutztown Area Transport Service ceases operations | Berks Regional News | wfmz.com

Commentary: State leaders can improve reading performance in state (readingeagle.com)

Updated: Pittsburgh City Council approves land bank agreement (publicsource.org)

Rally decries crumbling schools amid budget impasse | State | theprogressnews.com

State Awards $1.5M For Improvements To Bucks County Airports | Doylestown, PA Patch

Backpack donations now being accepted for Crime Victims Center’s Back-to-School Drive – Daily Local

Pa. governor announces ‘unprecedented’ effort for job traini | WITF

Trumark Financial® Credit Union collaborates with local credit unions to combat food insecurity – CUInsight

Philly lawmaker again crosses aisle to support school vouchers | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Relief for child sex abuse survivors won’t reach ballot | WITF

Allegheny County Dems select Lindsay Powell for House special election – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)


Today’s the day to get a new taco and a returning fan-favorite burrito at Taco Bell – pennlive.com

Carhartt to open central Pa. store – pennlive.com

Here’s what’s opening with Five Below at this Dauphin County shopping center – pennlive.com

Nonprofit purchases Harrisburg property – pennlive.com


After COVID, the new CDC director is focused on building trust with the public : NPR


Former wrestler who starred at central Pa. college dies in car crash – pennlive.com

Man jumps into Pa. river to avoid arrest: reports – pennlive.com

Man stabbed 22-year-old to death after breaking into Harrisburg apartment: police – pennlive.com

Mechanicsburg-area man killed in crash: coroner – pennlive.com

13 animals rescued from Pa. home with ‘death smell,’ inhumane conditions: reports – pennlive.com

Woman’s escape from makeshift prison cell likely spared others, FBI says : NPR

Man dies after intentionally hit by truck at own welding company | Poconos and Coal Region | wfmz.com


Report: Government needs to determine if Troops-to-Teachers program works | National | thecentersquare.com

Pa. rural school educators urge lawmakers to build a new fair funding formula – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Educators of color often are more likely to leave teaching | WITF

More teachers are quitting their jobs. Those of color often are more likely to leave | ABC27

69 News gets look at new Muhlenberg College building with environmentally-conscious design | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

“Severely disappointing”: No school resource officer for CB West in 2023-24 | The Bucks County Herald


An annotated guide to the distortions, half-truths and outright lies about the 2020 election in Pennsylvania | WITF

How fake electors in Pennsylvania and six other states are central to the Trump Jan. 6 indictment – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)


Alligator still on the loose in Pa. river: report – pennlive.com

Anglers told to report, kill these ‘voracious predators’ in Susquehanna River – pennlive.com

Invasive Northern Snakeheads fish found in the Susquehanna River (abc27.com)

What are ‘fire whirls’ caused by raging wildfires. spotted during the York Fire : NPR


PennDOT, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful seek high school ambassadors (abc27.com)

Study: Bridge tolling comes with questionable trade-offs | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Lawmakers hear testimony on Pennsylvania’s urban search and rescue capabilities – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Life in small town is different after Norfolk Southern crash, but train safety isn’t – pennlive.com


State health care council focusing on outreach, not revenue | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Health care company agrees to pay $22.5 million to settle claims of over billing | National | thecentersquare.com

Birth control pills recalled because they could fail to prevent pregnancy – pennlive.com

State News

Pa. governor announces ‘unprecedented’ effort for job traini | WITF

Shapiro weighs in on Trump indictment: ‘Our democracy survived’ – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Gov. Shapiro executive order directs $400 million to infrastructure workforce training – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pittsburgh synagogue shooter sentenced to death | WITF

Public pension system seeks millions in damages against advisor | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

How fake electors in Pennsylvania and six other states are central to the Trump Jan. 6 indictment – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania seeking state recognition | WITF

Once-common Pennsylvania bat species is endangered | Today in Pa. – pennlive.com

Two Northeast pharmacies fined $3.5 million to settle charges of Medicare Fraud | Local News | phillytrib.com

National News

Arrests of noncitizens with criminal convictions at border at record highs | National | thecentersquare.com

Report: Public pensions flagging financially in three Southeastern states | Alabama | thecentersquare.com

‘Wake-Up Call’: Top credit agency downgrades U.S. rating | National | thecentersquare.com

White House: U.S. Space Command to remain in Colorado, spurning Alabama – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Dianne Feinstein’s Long Fight Over Control of Late Husband’s Estate – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Ex-College Park Mayor Pleads Guilty to Child Sex Abuse Imagery Charges – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Lori Vallow Daybell faces murder conspiracy charges in Arizona: what’s next : NPR

Local News

Pa.’s opioid settlement: Counties seek clarity · Spotlight PA

How will football play at Middletown a year after hazing scandal? ‘We’re big on second chances’ – pennlive.com

Pa. borough to receive $1M from Little League in 25-year-lease – pennlive.com

Lane restrictions coming to Route 1003 in York County (abc27.com)

Camp Lion Heart offers children with heart disease a real camping experience (abc27.com)

Lancaster County receives $1 million from Johnson and Johnson in opioid settlement (abc27.com)

New Initiative in Lancaster County to provide ‘Lockers for the Homeless’ | ABC27

Family Promise of Lehigh Valley seeks to expand services to families finding their way out of homelessness (mcall.com)


Pittsburgh synagogue shooter sentenced to death | WITF

Pittsburgh synagogue gunman will be sentenced to death (abc27.com)

Pittsburgh reacts to synagogue shooter Robert Bowers’ death sentence | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Decision on Pittsburgh synagogue shooter’s fate draws reaction from victims’ families, Jewish community, others | TribLIVE.com

City Council pushes through legislation to kick-start land bank and battle blight | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Morning Roundup: Police say attempted carjacking ends with suspect jumping into the Mon River | TribLIVE.com

Pittsburgh medical debt could be reduced in contract with nonprofit group | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

PEMA hits brakes on Pittsburgh emergency task force | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com


New Sprouts coming to Roosevelt Mall as part of $50M redevelopment – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

First look: Inside Otherworld, the new immersive experience opening Friday in NE Philadelphia – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Philadelphia’s large solar array in central Pa. set to produce power by end of year – pennlive.com

Philly landlord-tenant officer expected to resume evictions ‘within weeks,’ sources say | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philly school district settles lawsuit over city’s inspection bill | Local News | phillytrib.com

Strawberry Mansion housing development part of master plan rooted in health and wellness | Local News | phillytrib.com

SEPTA investigating recent accidents | Local News | phillytrib.com

Center City District Restaurant Week Celebrates 20 Years | Local News | phillytrib.com


Casey bill would ensure VA services accessible for veterans with disabilities | News | bradfordera.com

Fetterman recaps six months in Congress: ‘fixation on a lot of dumb s—‘ (msn.com)