Senator Art Haywood Spearheads Discussion on Human Dignity in Constitutional Frameworks – MyChesCo

Delaware County Housing Coalition presents housing update – The Philadelphia Sunday Sun (philasun.com)

Senator Haywood Unveils Critical Recommendations to Improve Quality of Life for Black Pennsylvanians – MyChesCo

Cheyney University’s probation protested by Gov. Shapiro and state officials (inquirer.com)

Delaware County Fire Companies and EMS Services Receive Over $400,000 in State Grants – MyChesCo

Pa. lawmakers seeking answers on Shapiro higher ed proposal frustrated by lack of details and a lot of ‘I don’t know’s’ – Delco Times

Cheyney University leaders call for reversal of probation (audacy.com)

Senator Art Haywood Holds Special Conversation on Constitutional Protection of Dignity for All Pennsylvanians  | Global Culture Review

PA Environment Digest Blog: Citizen Complaint Leads DEP To Breakout Of Mariner East Pipeline Drilling Mud That Contaminated The Lake At Marsh Creek State Park, Chester County; Sunoco Pipeline Starts Cleanup (paenvironmentdaily.blogspot.com)

Haywood Releases Recommendations to Improve the Quality of Life for Black Pennsylvanians (politicspa.com) 

Pa. could tax ‘games of skill’ to raise state revenue (inquirer.com) 

Pennsylvania bill would create screening process to identify struggling readers (abc27.com) 

GOP backs voting by mail, yet turns to courts to restrict it in battleground states – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com) 



AT&T says some customers will receive credits following network outage – pennlive.com

Cellular outages reported nationwide by AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile users – pennlive.com

Pa. electric company customers can’t log in to pay bills: ‘Such a mess’ | Today in Pa. – pennlive.com


Fatal stabbing in central Pa. linked to woman’s plans to return to old boyfriend, police say – pennlive.com

Victim identified in fatal Harrisburg shooting – pennlive.com

Police looking for a 54-year-old male missing from central Pa. home – pennlive.com


Pennsylvania’s $1.1B education spending projections questioned | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Lawmakers brainstorm ways to boost college tuition aid applications | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Biden unveils latest round of student loan cancellation to aid 153,000 borrowers  – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

University of Alabama Birmingham pauses IVF treatments after court ruling – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Dover schools hire Christian law firm to advise on school policies | WITF


Democrats retain majority in the Pennsylvania House with a 102-100 partisan divide – The Philadelphia Sunday Sun (philasun.com)

How Important Is a Candidate’s Position on the Ballot? (politicspa.com)

Innamorato Announces Return of Ballot Drop Off Locations for 2024 Elections (politicspa.com)

What should Pa. voters expect in the U.S. Senate race? Lots of ads and no crudité gaffes – pennlive.com

Here are the Pennsylvania candidates whose nominating petitions have been challenged – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)


PHL International Airport gets $20.4 million grant through bipartisan infrastructure bill – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Gun Safety

Pa.’s high court sides with township over ban of a backyard gun range | WITF


A third of fatal drug crashes in Philadelphia linked to fentanyl | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

It’s heart health month: Here’s how to keep your ticker tuned – pennlive.com

State News

What to know about Pa.’s pitch to legalize marijuana, its chances | WITF

Pennsylvania’s $1.1B education spending projections questioned | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

UFOs, weed grows and more to know from the budget hearings – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Cheyney University’s probation protested by Gov. Shapiro and state officials (inquirer.com)

ICYMI: In First Two Weeks After Budget Address, Governor Shapiro Visits Small Businesses & Main Streets All Across Pennsylvania to Highlight His Plans to Create Economic Opportunity | Innovation & Entrepreneurs News (innovationandentrepreneursnews.com)

Pennsylvania state court rules against union in worker dispute | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pennsylvania prison overtime costs climb $40M over two years | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pa. seeks legal costs from county that let outsiders access voting mac | WITF

EMS $1M tuition aid short-term fix for a long-term problem | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Bill protects jobless benefits for domestic violence victims | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

PA boosts plugging abandoned wells with federal money · Spotlight PA

New tool helps applicants find aid for Pa. Property Tax/Rent Rebate | WITF

National News

Biden calls on governors to press Congress on immigration overhaul, Ukraine aid – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

U.S. Army restores record of wrongfully executed Black WWI soldier | WITF

Recent cellphone outage makes it clear: In the US, landlines are languishing – pennlive.com

Feds, Pa. officials turn attention to building more parking for tired truckers – pennlive.com

Local News

Philadelphia Flower Show opens March 2 with theme ‘United by Flowers’ – Daily Local

Fire ravages Hunterdon County strip mall including Walgreens, other businesses | Regional | wfmz.com

Scranton plans to reallocate federal ARPA funds for violence prevention | News | thetimes-tribune.com

‘We are a community:’ NAACP dinner features fellowship and bonding | News | citizensvoice.com

Lehigh Valley’s Ukrainian community calls for U.S. aid (mcall.com)


HUD announces $115 million for senior affordable housing | Local News | phillytrib.com

Turn the Key breaks ground on 17th affordable housing complex in Grays Ferry | Local News | phillytrib.com

Police arrest suspect in vandalism of Mother Bethel AME Church | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philly police adding more officers to work the weekends | Local News | phillytrib.com

Bank of America to invest $47M in Philadelphia-area retail network, open five new branches – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)


Man who set massive South Side fire sentenced to time served, ordered to continue mental health treatment | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Data prompts Pittsburgh police chief to empty stations of overnight desk officers | TribLIVE.com

‘A big fumble’: Pittsburgh’s clunky rollout of plastic bag ban sows confusion | TribLIVE.com

City Mission fundraiser hits a sweet spot in its 30th year | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh’s Fern Hollow Bridge collapse the result of oversight and maintenance failures, NTSB finds – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)


Democrat Bob Casey leads David McCormick in Pennsylvania Senate race: Poll (yahoo.com)

PA Senate Race: Bob Casey leads Dave McCormick by double digits in new poll | WKBN.com