Rising rents at manufactured home parks could force vulnerable tenants out | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

Hate incidents detailed in new report on Pa. campuses prompt leaders to take action (yahoo.com)

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

Haywood acknowledges PIAA ‘policy changes’ after racial slur found at Montgomery County high school (mainlinemedianews.com)

What Business, Labor, Agriculture, and Education Leaders Are Saying About Governor Shapiro’s Economic Development Strategy | 24/7 Business Reporter (247businessreporter.com)

Report outlines Pa. college student experiences with racism (audacy.com)

Students of color at Pa. state schools endure ongoing racial harassment: Report – pennlive.com

State launches new Women’s Service Program to promote women’s health (yahoo.com)

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

Pa. Supreme Court empowers receiver against Chester city officials – WHYY

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

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


152-year-old Dauphin County law firm will disband; remaining lawyers find new home – pennlive.com

Some people are waiting 2 hours for Dave’s Hot Chicken: Here’s how to avoid the longest lines – pennlive.com

Elon Musk cannot keep Tesla pay package worth more than $55 billion, judge rules : NPR

Third financial institution plans to close a branch in Harrisburg – pennlive.com

Another financial institution to close a branch in downtown Harrisburg – pennlive.com

Jobs surpass pre-pandemic, but inflation persists | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com


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


Crash involving car, heavy-duty truck kills central Pa. woman – pennlive.com

2nd man sentenced for high speed chase on Carlisle Pike – pennlive.com

Dauphin County Prison guards dispute accusations of excessive force on man who died – pennlive.com

Pa. man charged with murder after police find his father’s decapitated body inside family home – pennlive.com

Ohio Man Who Threw Molotov Cocktails at a Church Gets 18 Years in Prison – The New York Times (nytimes.com)


Students of color at Pa. state schools endure ongoing racial harassment: Report – pennlive.com

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

Students Are Making a ‘Surprising’ Rebound From Pandemic Closures. But Some May Never Catch Up. – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

There’s hope for Southern York County School District despite reinstatement of the insensitive mascot | PennLive letters – pennlive.com

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


Lt. Gov. Austin Davis to campaign for Biden in South Carolina – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

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)


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

Faulty economic studies misled Pennsylvania lawmakers on petrochemicals: Report – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Maps: Track the Latest Atmospheric Rivers to Hit California – The New York Times (nytimes.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

Toyota warns about thousands of vehicles in the U.S. over Takata air bag risk : NPR

Gun Safety

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


Contaminated raw milk sold in several central Pa. counties, prompting warning – pennlive.com

State News

Shapiro’s economic plan envisions a ‘new Allentown’ and beyond | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Shapiro among governors urging SCOTUS to rule in favor of medication abortion access – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa.’s governor to push for millions in funds for economic development | WITF

Shapiro, Pa. Senate prepare to debate transit funding · Spotlight PA

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)

Gov. Shapiro is pitching more funding for Pa.’s struggling transit systems. Will the state Senate agree? – pennlive.com

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

Staff retention key for state’s master plan on aging | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

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

Pa. Supreme Court sets ‘high hurdle’ for commonwealth’s Medicaid abortion ban – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. park officials drop campground plans for Big Elk Creek State Park | WITF

National News

Biden to visit community near Pa. border devastated by a fiery train derailment in 2023 – pennlive.com

Millennials living with parents up nationwide, Pennsylvania included | Today in Pa. – pennlive.com

Pieces of Jackie Robinson Statue Are Found Burning in Kansas Park – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Memphis Releases New Footage From Night of Tyre Nichols’s Fatal Beating – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

The IRS got $80B to help people and chase tax avoiders. Here’s how it’s going : NPR

Oregon Leaders Declare Drug Emergency in Portland – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Local News

Lancaster County jeweler made Taylor Swift’s ‘TNT’ friendship bracelet | WITF

Fire breaks out at central Pa. restaurant a month after fatal explosion – pennlive.com

Harrisburg mall tenants must vacate today (abc27.com)

Hazleton Area High School celebrates national honor from Special Olympics | Education | standardspeaker.com

Million-dollar Mega Millions lottery ticket sold in Pennsylvania (abc27.com)


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

Some ‘choosing to live outside’ after flooded Mon Wharf homeless encampment cleared, official says | TribLIVE.com

Pitt graduate workers request union recognition | TribLIVE.com

Pine-Richland High School community gathers to mourn the loss of Jonathan Tourney | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Victim identified in fatal hit-and-run crash on West End Bridge | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

For the second time, the Allegheny River is Pa.’s River of the Year | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


‘Ton of potential’ for Greater Philadelphia in Shapiro’s economic plan, business advocates say – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Philadelphia police release video in corner store shooting that killed suspect, wounded officer | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philly homeowners still struggling to pay their property taxes may have help in city coffers — but not for long | Local News | phillytrib.com

How many ‘zombie’ stores will be left in the Philly area after Rite Aid’s bankruptcy? | Local News | phillytrib.com

Lawsuit accuses Penn and Dr. James Wilson of illegal conduct and ‘sabotage’ – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Josh Verne target of criminal investigation for allegedly scamming big-name Philadelphia investors – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)


Fetterman to give keynote at Idaho Democratic Party dinner in March. Yes, Idaho. – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.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)