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Legislature

Pennsylvania bill defrays charging station cost for electric car owners | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pennsylvania lawmakers revive bill to rein in regulatory spending | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Bipartisan Senate bill would change how Pa. charges children as adults | Tuesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

3 bills the Pa. House should consider: Paul Muschick (mcall.com)

Lawmaker, himself an abuse survivor, asks party to unbundle constitutional amendments | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pa. House GOP says time to end stalemate with Democrats (audacy.com)

Abuse survivors’ amendment author urges House GOP to advance the measure as a standalone bill – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

With Pa. House in paralysis, time running out for sex abuse amendment (abc27.com)

Mastriano proposes bill banning drag shows in Pennsylvania public places (abc27.com)

Pennsylvania lawmakers propose medical debt relief bill (abc27.com)

Editorial: Time to do away with antiquated ‘religious garb’ law | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mark Rozzi eyes Pittsburgh for first stop of statewide listening tour – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Bucks County Rep. Marcell Calls on Rozzi to Resign Speakership – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Shapiro administration loosens Wolf’s gift ban; New rules for state employees are more lax than his predecessor’s | PA Power and Policy | lancasteronline.com

Refusal to release Shapiro inaugural donors exposes gap in Pa. law | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Shapiro’s environmental agenda raises hopes – but also questions – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

 

Business/Jobs

‘The Great Escape’ covers a post-Katrina human-trafficking story : NPR

Pennsylvania gas prices continue to increase (abc27.com)

Pennsylvania among states with the biggest gun industries (abc27.com)

Wells Fargo to streamline its mortgage business | Business | phillytrib.com

Crypto firms acted like banks, then collapsed like dominoes – Daily Local

A recession might be coming. Here’s what it could look like : NPR

Buffalo baristas join Pittsburgh’s unionized Starbucks workers before labor hearing – Pittsburgh Union Progress

Home of the marshmallow peeps, Just Born in Pa. marks 100 years – pennlive.com

Warehouse could be coming to Krapf property in Lehigh Valley (mcall.com)

 

COVID-19

COVID vaccine strategy to get an overhaul by FDA : Shots – Health News : NPR

US proposes once-a-year COVID shots for most Americans | Ap-top-news | wfmz.com

‘Tripledemic’ surge of RSV, flu and COVID is on the decline | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Crime/Punishment

Nearly all Philly property crime categories show double-digit increases from 2021 to ’22 (broadandliberty.com)

 

Education

Boosting graduation, reducing dropout rates key to Philly schools’ success, city schools chief says – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Temple will expand mental health services as needs rise (inquirer.com)

Manor College receives ‘life changing’ $1.27M federal grant; officials emphasize ties to Ukraine (mainlinemedianews.com)

Radnor school board to vote on proposed charter school at Valley Forge Military Academy – Mainline Media News

Southeast Delco superintendent under fire as board considers new contract (delcotimes.com)

Upper Moreland School Board Contemplates New Transgender Policy – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

7 Philadelphia-area universities rank among best online MBA programs, per U.S. News – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Delaware County Community College names first Latina president – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

In State College, a Failed Racial Justice Center Creates Tension at PA’s Biggest University – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

We are the Central Bucks school board members who voted to ban Pride flags in classrooms | Opinion (inquirer.com)

 

Elections/Politics

National

Ruben Gallego announces run for Arizona Senate seat held by Kyrsten Sinema | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Rep. Gallego announces bid for Sinema’s Arizona Senate seat | Ap-top-news | wfmz.com

On Roe anniversary, Americans say abortion policies are political : NPR

Judge may make grand jury report public in Trump Georgia case : NPR

Fox News’ defense in $1.6 billion lawsuit invokes debunked election fraud claims : NPR

POWELL: Republicans Lag in Political Branding – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Donald Trump’s MAGA supporters could upend RNC chair vote (inquirer.com)

Statewide

‘Nicest guy in the world’: Former Philly mob boss explains photo with Donald Trump at golf course – pennlive.com

District/Local

Philadelphia Federation of Teachers Endorses Helen Gym For Mayor (politicspa.com)

Smith Announces Run For Philly City Commissioner; Working Families Party to Challenge GOP (politicspa.com)

Former Mayor John Street endorses Rebecca Rhynhart | | phillytrib.com

A launch pad for higher office: how the clerk of courts became the focus of Lancaster County politics | Local News | lancasteronline.com

Special Election Preview: State Senate 27th District (politicspa.com)

Four Republicans vying for Bucks GOP endorsement for county commissioner | The Bucks County Herald

 

Environment

Adirondack Wild Center: Youth Climate Summit depends on science (goerie.com)

 

Transportation

Dangerous Pennsylvania road gets $78 million grant to aid safety (abc27.com)

Roosevelt Boulevard safety plan gets federal infrastructure bill funding (inquirer.com)

 

Gun Safety

7 people have been killed in shootings in Half Moon Bay, California : NPR

Seven dead as California mourns its third mass killing in eight days (inquirer.com)

Police say 2 students were killed and 1 man hurt in Des Moines shooting : NPR

Monterey Park Lunar New Year shooting: New updates emerge : NPR

 

Health

Tuberculosis case reported in Delaware County, health department says (delcotimes.com)

Fifty years after Roe, our lives are still at risk | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

 

Weather

Erie County PA weather: Snow, sleet, rain, ice in forecast for region (goerie.com)

Snow is in Lancaster County’s forecast Wednesday; here’s how much could fall | Local News | lancasteronline.com

Icy roads likely Wednesday as snow, sleet, rain fall: forecasters – pennlive.com

 

State News

Mayors fret over the possibility of ARPA fund clawbacks – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Digital Pennsylvania driver’s license could be coming soon (abc27.com)

Why does the state museum have the remains of hundreds of Native Americans? | WITF

Remembering Joe Hardy, Nemacolin founder, donor, SWPA stalwart | Mark O’Keefe – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

 

National News

Poland pushes for more tanks for Kyiv, will seek German OK | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

President Zelenskyy shakes up Ukraine’s cabinet amid corruption allegations : NPR

Attorneys: Police beat Tyre Nichols for three minutes | Across America | phillytrib.com

Tyre Nichols was ‘defenseless’ in incident with Memphis police, attorneys say : NPR

Alex Murdaugh murder trial begins: Lawyer is accused of killing his wife and son : NPR

SNAP benefits returning to pre-pandemic levels – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Ex-FBI counterintelligence agent charged with aiding Russian oligarch (inquirer.com)

Trade group: Gun sales dropping from record high | News | thetimes-tribune.com

M&M’s replaces ‘beloved spokescandies’ with Maya Rudolph – pennlive.com

 

Local News

Longtime newsstand at Harrisburg train station to close if buyer isn’t found – pennlive.com

Harrisburg to begin homeless encampment clean-up (abc27.com)

York County elections office expands into Springettsbury Township (ydr.com)

Erie County Council, Brenton Davis standoff over vetoes continues (goerie.com)

Delco Chamber of Commerce accepts 2023 Youth Leadership Academy applications (delcotimes.com)

What to expect from Lancaster Mayor Danene Sorace’s 2023 ‘State of the City’ address | Local News | lancasteronline.com

Bear Creek Mountain Resort receives international recognition (readingeagle.com)

3 Bethlehem churches reschedule vote to merge and sell buildings to Lehigh University – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

 

Pitt

Mayor Gainey plans ‘major announcement’ about purely public charities in Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh City Council expected to pass proposal to ease medical debt – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

French biotech company opening US headquarters in Pittsburgh to begin clinical trials on diabetes medicine – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Relief in sight? Court to expedite review of Allegheny County property assessment litigation | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Evoqua, Downtown Pittsburgh-based water treatment company, agrees to be acquired for $7.5 billion | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Water technology company Evoqua to be acquired in $7.5 billion deal | TribLIVE.com

Transit advocates call for public input on proposed route changes | Infrastructure | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (pghcitypaper.com)

William McKain stepping down as Allegheny County manager | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Experts and research cast doubt about Pittsburgh leaders’ efforts to quell recent surge in violence | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Philly

Philly hotel project would demolish and rebuild a historic building (inquirer.com)

Sneak a Peek at Philadelphia Flower Show’s “Garden Electric” (inquirer.com)

Protest set for Union League event honoring Florida’s DeSantis | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philadelphia Council race heats up between Jamie Gauthier, Jabari Jones (inquirer.com)

Why the Provident building’s gorgeous transformation is still a missed opportunity (inquirer.com)

SEPTA bus route changes questioned by City Council, riders (inquirer.com)

Jerry Blavat’s funeral will be livestreamed, flags in Philly at half-staff (inquirer.com)

 

Washington

Senate subcommittee to look into Ticketmaster’s practices | Berks Regional News | wfmz.com

Biden needs to come clean on classified documents | Editorial (inquirer.com)

Democrats defy Kevin McCarthy with 2 selections for Intel panel | TribLIVE.com