Lawmakers want people to have power over online data (dailylocal.com)

Progressive think tank offers blueprint for ‘shared prosperity’ in Pennsylvania – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

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

Pa. announces new funding for vegetable apprenticeship programs (abc27.com)



Company to invest $25M in Ozark County, create 84 full-time jobs | Alabama | thecentersquare.com

Laborers Local 332 gives students a good start | Local News | phillytrib.com

More warehouses may be on horizon for Poconos and northeast PA (poconorecord.com)

Unemployment reaches (ydr.com)

Report: Tight labor market offers ‘new possibilities’ for Pa. workers | Wednesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

3 warehouses totaling 2 million square feet proposed for former farm near Carlisle Pike – pennlive.com



Ex-employees cited problems at a Bucks County nursing home long before officials allegedly hid sex abuse (inquirer.com)



Editorial: Focus on safety as school year begins (delcotimes.com)

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

America’s kids are going back to school. Not all of the teachers will join them : NPR

Want to attract more teachers to the profession? Pay them more. | Editorial (inquirer.com)

Enough bus drivers? Mostly. Enough substitutes? Hardly. | Times Leader



Biden to Republicans: “You Can’t Be Pro-Law Enforcement and Pro-Insurrection” (politicspa.com)

Biden defends FBI, promotes ban on assault-style weapons (poconorecord.com)

Biden touts public safety policy in visit to Wilkes-Barre – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Cartwright Could Be a Case Study for Democrats in PA-08 (politicspa.com)

Crime emerges as a focal point in Pennsylvania Senate race (nbcnews.com)

Covid disappears as top issue for voters, but it’s still taking 3,000 U.S. lives a week (nbcnews.com)

Analysis: Campaign finance reports suggest PA’s 1st District may stay red (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Cultural war moves to libraries as some groups demand removal of books. : NPR

PA Governor Race: Former Bush DHS head backs Democrat Josh Shapiro (abc27.com)

Pennsylvania Senate Race: Oz stumbles fuel Democratic hopes in Pennsylvania (abc27.com)

Fetterman Acknowledges Health Challenges Linger, Declines U.S. Senate Debate – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Mehmet Oz pressures John Fetterman over debates, policy | WITF

Fetterman says no to Oz offer to debate, calls list of ‘concessions’ insulting | TribLIVE.com

GOP hopeful Scheller slams Biden’s student debt plan. Her company had PPP loans wiped clean – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Environmental groups launch anti-pollution campaign targeting Mastriano, gov race – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Fetterman says Biden should decriminalize marijuana ahead of Pittsburgh visit | TribLIVE.com



Why even environmentalists are supporting nuclear power today : NPR



PennDOT to fix Oxford Valley Road and Lincoln Highway intersections (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Erie Bayfront Parkway: Injunction sought to halt $100 million project (goerie.com)

Megabus partners with Clearfield company to expand service to Central Pennsylvania, southern New York | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Erie County sees monkeypox cases double (goerie.com)

UPMC Health Plan adds more than 11,000 Philadelphia-area Medicaid members – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Life expectancy in the U.S. fell for a second year in a row, driven by COVID-19 : Shots – Health News : NPR

Patient groups sue U.S. Department of Health and Human Services over copay assistance rule | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


State News

Key Pa. Democrats speak ahead of Biden’s remarks | Times Leader

Pennsylvania, experts say, prepared for infrastructure threats | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Three Mile Island owner looks to move to next phase of cleanup | StateImpact Pennsylvania (npr.org)

Pennsylvania can’t keep guns in trooper ambush case, court rules | WITF

Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission shares tips to offset rising utility costs | WITF

Pennsylvania receiving $17.5 million to cover cost of storm damage to roads and bridges over past 2 years | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A Commonwealth Court lawsuit asks judges to fix problems with Pa.’s ChildLine abuse registry (inquirer.com)

Flags lowered to honor 17-year-old Pa. National Guard soldier – pennlive.com


National News

The Jackson, Mississippi water crisis follows years of systemic problems : NPR

DoJ says Trump team may have hidden or moved classified material from Mar-a-Lago : NPR

Pakistan’s catastrophic floods, in pictures : The Picture Show : NPR

Mikhail Gorbachev, the Soviet Union’s last leader, has died at 91 : NPR

This Mexican clinic offers discreet abortions to Americans : NPR

Inflation hits 9.1% in countries using euro currency | News | tribdem.com

In new gun law, a quiet breakthrough for victims of abuse | News | phillytrib.com

Walmart and Amazon accept SNAP benefits. Bodegas face technical, financial hurdles. (inquirer.com)


Local News

Boil your tap water, warns Pennsylvania American Water to residents of Chester, Lancaster counties (inquirer.com)

Delegation of local and state officials greets Biden in NEPA | News | thetimes-tribune.com

Protesters line up to offer Biden unfriendly welcome | News | standardspeaker.com

HCA asks water customers to reduce nonessential water use by 25% | News | standardspeaker.com

City Council to vote next month on ARPA distributions to nonprofits (readingeagle.com)

Delaware County Council members visit Upper Chi Library to stress Importance of relocating library to new building – Delco Times

Somerset County considering money market to boost interest revenue | News | tribdem.com

FreePA urges members to oppose new nondiscrimination policy for this year’s ExtraGive | Local News | lancasteronline.com

Lancaster County hesitant to commit funding to broadband expansion | Local News | lancasteronline.com

Judge rules the vote to fire Upper Darby’s Rongione violated Pa. Sunshine Laws (broadandliberty.com)

Delaware River Basin Commission report advances understanding of microplastics in the river’s tidal zones | The Bucks County Herald

After Raccoon Refuse, municipalities get new garbage, recycling plans (goerie.com)

Easton facade program to concentrate on West Ward, South Side (mcall.com)



Report: Pittsburgh’s ‘slow but steady’ economic recovery beats out only Milwaukee | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

From steelworkers to baristas: the new face of Pittsburgh’s evolving labor movement | Pittsburgh City Paper (pghcitypaper.com)

Allegheny County Council elects 4 members to newly formed police review board | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Zoning changes to aid Downtown Pittsburgh housing conversions | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



The City of Philadelphia Announces Open Call for Artists for Philadelphia’s Permanent Harriet Tubman Statue | Lifestyle | phillytrib.com

Tustin playground honors Kobe and Gianna Bryant | Local News | phillytrib.com

PHA seeking developers of affordable housing in Sharswood | Local News | phillytrib.com

University City Townhomes tenants getting more time to relocate before closure | Local News | phillytrib.com

University City Townhomes protesters interrupt Penn president’s speech (inquirer.com)

Philly radio station WURD Founders Day celebration honors richness of Black culture – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

The Philadelphia School District won’t be able to fully air-condition every district school until 2027 (inquirer.com)

The Roosevelt Boulevard subway would change my life | Opinion (inquirer.com)



U.S. AG Merrick Garland bans campaign activity by Justice Dept. political appointees | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

John Bolton Says Biden Administration Is Making a ‘Stunning Mistake’ in Pursuing Iran Nuclear Deal – NBC10 Philadelphia (nbcphiladelphia.com)