A time to listen: state House Speaker Rozzi visits King’s College, hears from unhappy citizens | News | thetimes-tribune.com

Pa. House Speaker comes to Wilkes-Barre to listen | Times Leader

Pa. GOP House leader irate after staffer locked out of his office, accuses Speaker Rozzi of ‘breach of trust’ – pennlive.com

Pa. House Speaker Mark Rozzi locks Republicans out of office suite (inquirer.com)

PA Senate Bill Proposes Changes to State Constitution – BCTV

Pa. lawmakers reintroduce proposal to give parents child identification kits – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Effort underway to make Pa. 33rd state with child reunification plans, provide parents with ID kits | State | tiogapublishing.com

Senators Propose Acceleration of PA Corporate Tax Rate Reduction (politicspa.com)

What to know about PA’s fragmented local governments · Spotlight PA State College

Ground News – Oxford Borough Honored With Statewide Beautification Award

Rock Lititz gets $2.25 million state loan for multi-tenant building | Local Business | lancasteronline.com

Tracking the transition: Everyone named to Josh Shapiro’s new team (thus far) – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)



Amazon reports its first unprofitable year since 2014 : NPR

Jeff Marrazzo shared ideas on how Gov. Josh Shapiro can strengthen Pa.’s economy (inquirer.com)

Grad students’ strike continues as Temple U. remains steadfast | Local News | phillytrib.com

Bernie Sanders in support of Temple’s graduate workers strike | Al Día News (aldianews.com)

York holds first hiring fair of 2023 (abc27.com)

As big tech lays off workers, how is Philly affected? (inquirer.com)

U.S. added a strong 517,000 jobs in January, and unemployment hit its lowest mark in over 50 years (inquirer.com)



Pa. police agencies keep tight lid on officer misconduct records – pennlive.com

Pennsylvania man, 2 others charged with clashing with cops in separate Jan. 6 cases | WITF

Sorry, not sorry: Some Jan. 6 Capitol rioters change their tune after an apology (inquirer.com)



AT&T Public Safety Scholarships Available to Montgomery County Community College Students (montco.today)

Central Bucks challenged books removed by review committee members (phillyburbs.com)

Parents Defending Education: What to know about the group challenging Lower Merion (inquirer.com)

Pennyslvania is marking Catholic Schools Week. This is why that’s important (phillyburbs.com)

Downingtown Area School District celebrates Black History Month – Daily Local

College Board revises AP African American Studies course after criticism : NPR

MURRAY: Credentialism Should Be a Bipartisan Issue – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

WICKS: Education, Free Enterprise and American Prosperity  – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

STAATS: Career and Technical Education Month – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Alvernia University announces leadership change (readingeagle.com)

High schoolers need exposure to ideas in African American studies | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Editorial: Continue free school lunches | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Students at Penncrest High School in Delaware County put on a blood drive to give back to their community (inquirer.com)




Biden to promote administration wins in speech to Democrats | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Breaking a ‘cement’ ceiling: Summer Lee’s journey to becoming the state’s first Black congresswoman (inquirer.com)

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene references Bradbury-Sullivan center in hearing on misuse of COVID relief funds | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Center cancels queer story hour (mcall.com)

Pennsylvania GOP standing by Chairman Lawrence Tabas despite big 2022 losses (inquirer.com)


Joe Biden Philadelphia visit: President to use past wins as case for 2024 (inquirer.com)

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris in Philadelphia: Road closures, events (inquirer.com)

Special elections in Allegheny County could determine path forward for deadlocked General Assembly – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

New dashboard shows who’s spending big in mayor’s race – Metro Philadelphia

Will the killing of Tyre Nichols change Philly’s mayoral debate over cops, crime? (inquirer.com)

Valentino DiGiorgio: Why the GOP lost the Philadelphia suburbs (broadandliberty.com)



Energy experts explain how the U.S. can reach Biden’s renewable energy goals : NPR

Cosmed’s ethlylene oxide emission spurs public’s questions (goerie.com)

Climate change and a population boom could dry up the Great Salt Lake in 5 years : NPR



Survey: PennDOT seeks public’s views on traffic safety, driving behaviors | News | tribdem.com

SEPTA continues to pursue capital projects like King of Prussia rail line before runs out on its federal relief funding – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Frontier Airlines flies out of 3 Pa. cities and is now offering a cheap unlimited summer pass – pennlive.com

Allentown gets federal money for traffic safety (mcall.com)


Gun Safety

Opinion: State laws can prevent tragedies without penalizing responsible gun owners. – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Pennsylvania student: This is how gun violence has shaped my future (phillyburbs.com)

When will Brian Fitzpatrick and the Problem Solvers tackle gun deaths? (phillyburbs.com)

Dieruff High School student arrested with gun in school (mcall.com)



Pottstown, Phoenixville hospitals receive national recognition (dailylocal.com)

Manufacturer recalls eye drops after possible link to bacterial infections : NPR

Pottstown, Phoenixville hospitals receive national recognition (readingeagle.com)

State medical cannabis programs failing to make enough progress, advocacy group finds – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Medicaid coverage after the COVID pandemic public health emergency ends: How to keep your coverage (inquirer.com)

How buprenorphine, methadone, and naltrexone medications treat addiction (inquirer.com)

To address obesity in children, advocacy and drastic policy changes are necessary | Expert Opinion (inquirer.com)

New Jersey clinic to research Alzheimer’s, dementia, in search for treatment (inquirer.com)


State News

Pa. collected $3.6B in taxes in January, coming in under projections | Friday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Fiscal cliff ahead, treasurer warns | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Shapiro Administration Orders 2,300 State Gov’t Employees Back to the Office (politicspa.com)

Governor Shapiro orders thousands of state employees to work in-person (abc27.com)

Pennsylvania inheritance tax for siblings on the chopping block, again | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pennsylvania picked for federal lead pipe replacement program | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Trout season in Pennsylvania begins Apri 1, Mentor Day March 25 (ydr.com)

Avian Flu cases found in Midstate bird flocks (abc27.com)

Pennsylvania Treasury aims to return $4 billion in unclaimed property | WITF


National News

How to stay safe as it gets really cold in the northern U.S. : NPR

Yale honors Black girl reported to police over lanternfly project : NPR

Pentagon: Chinese spy balloon spotted over Western US (abc27.com)

China says it is looking into the report of a spy balloon over U.S. airspace : NPR

Feds New Focus on Pipeline Safety Raises Concerns of Overregulation – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Tesla slashed its prices. We’re now seeing the consequences : NPR

Tanks and what they mean for the Ukraine War’s endgame | John A. Nagl – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Ukraine steps up its efforts to exclude Russia from the Olympics (inquirer.com)

Will Ticketmaster withstand the Beyoncé Renaissance tour frenzy? : NPR

Sims update for trans players praised by LGBTQ gamers (inquirer.com)


Local News

Winder sworn in as Montgomery County Commissioner (mainlinemedianews.com)

Higher fluoride levels recently reported by Lancaster Bureau of Water system are still safe | Local News | lancasteronline.com

Aqua invests $2 million in main replacement projects in Chester County – Daily Local

2 Rock Lititz companies to help put on Super Bowl LVII | Entertainment | lancasteronline.com

Liz Allen offers advice on what City Council should do to advance Erie (goerie.com)

Extermination to start under Mulberry Street Bridge (abc27.com)

Food pantries prepare for increased need after extra SNAP benefits end | News | thetimes-tribune.com

United Nations art ambassador brings his messages to Hazleton area | | standardspeaker.com

Dauphin County has paid $1.4 million in recent jail lawsuits – pennlive.com

Earth Day Festival planning turns political in Tinicum | The Bucks County Herald

Cynwyd Heritage Trail link to West Philadelphia project set to go out to bid (mainlinemedianews.com)



More townhomes and apartments coming to Strip District and Lawrenceville (nextpittsburgh.com)

State of the Strip District: Pittsburgh iconic neighborhood undergoing historic transformation – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Gainey pledges to triple the number of police officers Downtown to address safety issues | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A Pittsburgh-area library is the latest to ditch late fees because of equity concerns | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mayor Gainey denies that Pittsburgh delayed funding for the crumbling Charles Anderson Bridge | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Gainey wants to triple number of police in Downtown Pittsburgh | TribLIVE.com

Pittsburgh Regional Transit offering bulk transit passes in pilot program | TribLIVE.com



Jalen Hurts ready for historic Super Bowl matchup with Patrick Mahomes | WITF

Council OKs exemption for historic Cobbs Creek Golf Course | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philly school board asks City Council for millions in funds: ‘We need you’ | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philly Parks and Rec offering bonuses up to $1,000 in lifeguard recruitment effort | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philly Sheriff Rochelle Bilal doesn’t want to discuss her $6,662 party at Chickie’s & Pete’s (inquirer.com)

Philly sheriff’s top legal adviser has been moonlighting as a criminal defense lawyer (inquirer.com)

Nick Foles and other 2018 Super Bowl champs testify in Philly court for ex-Eagles captain suing his doctors (inquirer.com)

Philadephia controller race: Acting Controller Christy Brady resigns (inquirer.com)



Biden, Black caucus agree on path forward on police reform – Daily Local

Biden hopes ‘dark memory’ of Nichols’ death aids police bill | News | phillytrib.com

House GOP votes to oust Democrat Omar from major committee | News | phillytrib.com