25% of unhoused youth are resilient. Here’s how – WHYY

Lower Merion receives grants for additional electric vehicles (mainlinemedianews.com)

Berks County Launches Initiative to Boost Agricultural Economy: A Roadmap for the Future – MyChesCo

What’s next for the Jan. 6th ethics complaint against Doug Mastriano | 90.5 WESA

Manufactured homeowners in PA rally against rent gouging (nj1015.com)

Pennsylvania to spend $200M on lead pipe replacements (nj1015.com)

Northeast Philly Bridging Blocks event centers on youth homelessness – WHYY

25% of unhoused youth are resilient. Here’s how – WHYY

Pennsylvania Boosts Tech Startups with $3 Million Investment, Aiming to Solidify State’s Economic Competitiveness – MyChesCo

Long-sought charter school changes on table as Pa. lawmakers plot education funding overhaul | TribLIVE.com

Pennsylvania’s Path to Progressive Higher Education: State Senators Applaud Governor Shapiro’s Blueprint – MyChesCo

Pennsylvania to spend $200M on lead pipe replacements, water upgrades | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

High court brushes up against constitutional abortion access | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com


Dauphin County sporting goods store closes – pennlive.com

More stores in Central Pennsylvania mall to close (abc27.com)

Former county commissioner named executive director of Harrisburg company – pennlive.com

Pennsylvania ShopRite possible site of hepatitis A exposure | Today in Pa. – pennlive.com


Wastewater tests show COVID infections surging, but pandemic fatigue limits precautions – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)


Maryland woman drove wrong way on Pa. Turnpike in reverse before assaulting trooper: state police – pennlive.com

Midstate man accused of burning down workplace, starting shed fire (abc27.com)

York county man sentenced for spending 1 minute in Capitol Building on Jan. 6 – pennlive.com

Missing Dauphin County man has been found – pennlive.com

Man Who Shot Bride and Bishop at Wedding Gets 50 Years to Life in Prison – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Woman rescued after being trapped inside compactor trash truck – pennlive.com


Rowan president expects to spend up to $1.5B for ‘campus of the future’ – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Penn State budget cuts total $94M for fiscal year 2026 · Spotlight PA State College

Quakertown school board defends $77.9K furniture buy | The Bucks County Herald


DLCC announces $50K investment ahead of Pa. 140 special election – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

The 2024 Who’s Who in Government Relations – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Lee, Patel and MacDonald spar in PA-12 Democratic candidates’ forum – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

This Week in Pennsylvania: New poll on Pennsylvania Senate race, Trump v. Biden | ABC27


Environmental groups hail settlement in case against U.S. Steel | StateImpact Pennsylvania (npr.org)

Potential dangers of lead pollution from airplane fuel still prevalent | WITF

Lack of ice means no Eagles Mere toboggan slide for 10th straight year – pennlive.com


Airline offering super cheap trips to Cancun as part of anniversary celebration – pennlive.com

Toyota urges owners of several older models to park them until air bags are replaced – pennlive.com

Gun Safety

Gun control measures advance out of Democratic-controlled Pennsylvania House committee | News, Sports, Jobs – Williamsport Sun-Gazette (sungazette.com)

State News

Josh Shapiro to announce new PA economic development strategy (mcall.com)

Shapiro to unveil 10-year economic development strategy for Pennsylvania – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Shapiro to Propose Major Increase in State Funding for Public Transit in 2024-25 Budget (politicspa.com)

Shapiro, Siger Announce Strategy to Guide PA’s Economic Growth (politicspa.com)

Gov. Shapiro plans to propose $282.8 million in new funding for Pennsylvania transit agencies in 2024-25 budget – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Shapiro’s higher ed plan sparks excitement, questions about the cost of long overdue changes – Delco Times

Shapiro proposes higher ed reform, including $1,000 per semester | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Plan in place to grow Pennsylvania’s outdoor recreation economy | WITF

Allegheny River chosen as Pennsylvania’s 2024 River of the Year: DCNR (abc27.com)

New academic research into Pa. medical marijuana program | WITF

PA Supreme Court signals willingness to protect abortion · Spotlight PA

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections drops hiring age minimum (abc27.com)

Pa. court revives case challenging Medicaid coverage for abortions | WITF

PennDOT to invest $13 million in traffic safety improvements (abc27.com)

National News

Biden Super PAC Plans a Historic $250 Million Ad Blitz – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

World awaits Biden’s response to death of U.S. service members in drone strike | National | thecentersquare.com

Charles Littlejohn, Who Leaked Trump’s Tax Returns, Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

U.S. Supreme Court schedules March 26 oral arguments in abortion pill access case  – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Democrats nationwide decry border chaos as Mayorkas impeachment articles to be filed | National | thecentersquare.com

The US is warning tourists to avoid this popular travel destination after 18 murders this month – pennlive.com

US sets rules to make gas and electric stoves more efficient – pennlive.com

WSJ: Narrow market rally is ‘potentially worrying sign’ | National | thecentersquare.com

LNG hold may undermine global emissions goals | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Local News

A scratch-off ticket worth $5 million was sold in this Pa. county – pennlive.com

Move over, T-Rex: ‘New’ dino T-Mac is older, might be bigger – and has a Harrisburg connection | ABC27

Kenworth gives $100,000 truck to Hazleton Area Career Center | Education | standardspeaker.com

Doylestown Borough zoning board approves Target signage | The Bucks County Herald

PennDOT using red light fines to fund 11 area projects (mainlinemedianews.com)

Convicted Erie drug kingpin, let out early, now wants probation to end (goerie.com)

Remains of Allentown World War II Army soldier identified (mcall.com)


Buttigieg visits Pittsburgh to tout $142 million federal investment in infrastructure – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Buttigieg pushes for rail safety law before anniversary – Pittsburgh Union Progress

Water main break disrupts service for residents in South Hills – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Pittsburgh Weather: Rain and snow expected Tuesday night; impact minimal for drivers – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Pittsburgh police bodycam footage shows Jim Rogers’ interactions with officers before his death | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Downtown Pittsburgh restaurant hit with consumer alert by the Allegheny County Health Department | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mon Wharf encampment devastated by river flooding in Downtown Pittsburgh; Code Blue activated | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh officials tearing down homeless encampment after flooding | TribLIVE.com


Philadelphia’s council introduces licensing for eviction officers | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philadelphia’ City Council opens new term | Local News | phillytrib.com

Teenager awaiting trial in 2020 homicide who fled outside hospital is captured in Philadelphia | Local News | phillytrib.com

Honeygrow and Federal Donuts CEOs call on mayor to help restaurateurs – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Philadelphia apartment rent trends: Is relief finally on the way? – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)


Sen. John Fetterman to deliver keynote at Democratic event in solidly Republican western state – pennlive.com

Pa. Sen. Bob Casey hosts campaign event with Mayor Cherelle Parker, discusses support for labor | The Daily Pennsylvanian (thedp.com)

Fetterman joins lawmakers’ letter urging DOJ to stop funding so-called ‘predictive’ policing tools – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Bill would reduce cost of child care through tax credits | News | bradfordera.com

U.S. Senate panel examines quality, costs of assisted living centers – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

PA Senator Casey releases latest “Greedflation” Report (abc27.com)