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Legislators meet with nonprofits to discuss housing experience | The Downingtown Times

Comitta: Four bridges in county damaged by Hurricane Ida to be repaired | Chester County Press

Local Nonprofits Partner with Legislators to Discuss Housing in Chester County (

Fonthill Castle site improvement plans funded by state grant – thereporteronline

Pa. House bill would provide compensation to the wrongfully imprisoned | Tuesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pa.’s lobbyist disclosure website gets major boost in state funding. See what other programs got increases – The Morning Call (

Tom Wolf pushes for $2,000 direct payments without a plan to bring Republicans to the table | WITF

Gov. Wolf proposes $2K checks for some Pa. residents to help fight inflation |

State lawmaker proposes clarifying law to avoid criminalizing ‘hundreds of thousands of Pa. drivers’ – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

$200K Grant To Fund Master Plan For Fonthill Castle In Doylestown | Doylestown, PA Patch


Coronavirus – COVID-19

Biden Administration to Stop Sending Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests Friday | News |



The business of volunteer fire companies has become harder to sustain. Can collaboration help? · Spotlight PA

Lehigh Valley industrial market spreads to new frontier along Route 33 – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Gas prices continue to fall, but for how long? (

U.S. Postal Service to hold 8 job fairs in 6 counties over the next 19 days –

Pa. labor shortage data indicates employers need about 105,000 workers (

How Black workers got locked out of construction’s best jobs (



D.C. Proud Boy member who menaced Chuck Schumer during Jan. 6 riot sentenced to 55 months | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



How Bucks County schools keep students safe. A look at security plans (

Late drop-offs, overcrowded buses frustrate Boone parents (

How to stay protected from student loan scammers on the prowl : NPR

DelVal’s Head Start Programs Still Mandate Masks for Young Children – DV Journal (

Nearly a million Pennsylvanians could have their student loans wiped away under Joe Biden’s plan | WITF

How Biden’s student-debt relief is helping Philly-area borrowers (

Biden forgives student debt, brings joy, provokes outrage | Fletcher McClellan – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Students and teachers go back to school – Daily Local

New school year with more armed officers, a new cell phone policy and the end of universal free meals | News |

Scranton School District makes progress in hiring teachers for fall | Education |

Wilkes students excited for historic presidential visit | News |



Pennsylvania election rules changes considered | Pennsylvania |

Use of drop boxes a decision for Pennsylvania counties | Pennsylvania |

Seven More GOP Members Break Ranks, Support Shapiro (

More former Republican officials come out in support of Josh Shapiro in Pa. governor’s race | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

PA Gov. Race: Shapiro breaks with Dems on COVID policies (

Martin Flynn spent more than any other Democratic State Senate candidate or officeholder in Pennsylvania | Pennsylvania |

Matt Cartwright to shell out six figures on two new TV spots – City & State Pennsylvania (

PA Governor Race: Mastriano Confederate uniform photo draws new scrutiny (

Fetterman calls on Biden to move toward decriminalizing marijuana ahead of Pennsylvania visit | ABC27

Pa. midterm election: Manufacturing key in Lehigh Valley congressional race (

King family announces coalition to aid Black, Brown organizers | Across America |

Luzerne County Council approves purchase of ballot-sorting system | Election |



Letters take on climate, assault weapons, loan forgiveness (

Zombie ice from Greenland will raise sea level 10 inches : NPR

Data centers face drought and climate risk : NPR



Encompass Health expanding in Philadelphia area with plans for $55M rehab hospital in Norristown area – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Why climate change may be driving more infectious diseases : NPR

Hershey Med president leaves job; national search for replacement planned –

How the high cost of hearing aids hurts people who need them | WITF

Bucks County hospitals are investing millions into ongoing expansions (

Kids need up-to-date vaccinations for COVID, polio, PA advocates say (

Many Pa. nursing homes must spend more on patient care under new law | News |


State News

New $1B federal grant program for Appalachian region economic projects announced | Alabama |

Joe Biden to give prime-time speech in Philadelphia on ‘battle’ for democracy | WITF

President Joe Biden to visit Pittsburgh area on Labor Day | WITF

Biden to talk crime, gun control in swing state Pennsylvania – Daily Local


National News

More people are now smoking marijuana than cigarettes : NPR

New Jersey’s gas tax to fall a penny a gallon on Oct. 1 (

Serena Williams defeats Danka Kovinic in the first match of her last U.S. Open : NPR

Ukrainian attacks suggest offensive may be underway in the south : NPR

Artemis 1: engine problem forces NASA to delay launch : NPR

Governor declares water emergency for Mississippi capital : NPR

Dazed and confused: Electric vehicle buyers struggle to navigate new tax credits | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Madam CJ Walker, first female self-made millionaire, gets her own Barbie (


Local News

Residents along lake in the Poconos can get help for projects (

Erie gun violence solutions reside in Black churches, local programs (

Erie Blue Coats explain Erie youth gun violence, call for action (

Delaware County is planning to wind down a successful housing assistance program next month (

Luzerne County in the political spotlight with Biden and Trump visits | News |



Jack Shea, ‘tough, focused and fearless’ Pittsburgh-area labor leader, dies at 79 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh union leader Jack Shea remembered as a ‘giant’ in labor movement |

Advocates criticize DA plans to beef up South Side surveillance network | Social Justice | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (

New Pitt-Greensburg Life Sciences building expected to open early next year |



Philadelphia crime: $200M for antiviolence mostly aimed at long term, controller says (

The push for Kobe Bryant Drive and Gianna Bryant Way – WHYY

Philly education leaders say they’re optimistic heading into new school year (

GIORDANO: Krasner Will Be Impeached – DV Journal (

Philly school district opens the 2022-23 school year at Dunbar School | Local News |