Select Page


Gov. Wolf signs executive order protecting out-of-state patients seeking abortions in Pa. – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pa. abortion rights fight shifts to state Constitution, Supreme Court (

Gov. Tom Wolf says he’ll protect abortion seekers | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Wolf takes executive action to protect out-of-state residents seeking abortions – City & State Pennsylvania (

New Pennsylvania law empowers localities to address affordable housing, blight | Pennsylvania |

Pennsylvania’s new home repair assistance program | 90.5 WESA

State budget will give environmental efforts a funding boost, advocates, lawmakers say – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Santarsiero angry at court decision – Lower Bucks Times

What legislation did Gov. Tom Wolf approve or veto during budget season? – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Mental health figures into Pennsylvania’s education funding (

New Pa. budget includes long-sought corporate tax cut – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Winners and losers in the Pennsylvania budget (

White House urges caution on COVID variants, pushes boosters | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pa. budget adds money for gun violence prevention programs; bigger reforms are left undone – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

What will Pennsylvania do with $2.2 billion in federal stimulus money? (

Gov. Wolf signs new election ballot printing law (

Deanas Law Passes State Senate, Goes to Governor (

Gov. Wolf, nursing homes come to agreement to boost staff |

Wolf OKs bill for PA National Guard to provide cybersecurity training to local governments – City & State Pennsylvania (

Pa. funds 3 new state parks, locations yet to be determined – The Morning Call (

Pa. allows alcohol-serving restaurants to use loudspeakers for entertainment (

Deana’s Law, designed to increase penalties for multiple DUI offenders, awaits Gov. Tom Wolf’s signature after passing in Pa. Senate – The Morning Call (

Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf vetoes transgender sports bill; GOP pledges to ‘never stop fighting’ for ‘fairness’ | Fox News

Wolf’s pen vetoes transphobic legislation | Al Día News (

How far will Pa. Republicans go to limit constitutional rights? | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Two Philly Dems, three suburban Republicans named to Pa. House panel investigating Krasner | Local News |

New state law protects weed companies’ access to financial services | Pittsburgh City Paper (


Coronavirus – COVID-19

White House urges caution on COVID variants, pushes boosters | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

BA.5 coronavirus variant is in Lehigh Valley (

New covid subvariants highly contagious, immune evasive, experts say |



Record gas prices pushed inflation to a four decade high last month. : NPR

June inflation rose 9.1%, reached new 40-year high | ABC27

Gopuff laying off 1,500 workers, shuttering dozens of warehouses, report says – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Recession fears and inflation concerns not derailing job growth – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Lehigh Valley Starbucks wants to unionize, the first store in area (

Cost-of-living crisis to hit women hardest, report says (



Hempfield school board passes long-debated athletics policy on transgender athletes | Local News |

Hempfield School District adopts athletic policy limiting how transgender students can participate in team sports | WITF

Penn State president is at the center of a whistleblower lawsuit filed against the University of Louisville | WITF

Facing school shootings and book bans, U.S. teachers have had it | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Editorial: New Pa. election rules will make things worse | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

John Fetterman’s fund-raising broke a record in Pennsylvania’s Senate race (

Dr. Oz’s Senate campaign is going even worse than anyone could have imagined / Queerty

Two PA Counties to Watch for Control of Congress (

Think Biden’s bad? Every other alternative is worse | Wednesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Militant white identity politics on full display in GOP political ads featuring guns | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Doug Mastriano movie: ‘The Return of the American Patriot’ to premiere Saturday (



Wild announces $5 million grant for LV International Airport (

Construction zones in Pennsylvania safer due to roadside cameras, officials say (

Safer streets: Smart Growth America study says U.S. needs to do more after spike in pedestrian deaths | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Justice Department announces task force to fight overreach on abortion bans | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

High drowning stats emphasize need for water safety (


State News

3 counties that didn’t count undated mail-in ballots sued by Pennsylvania –

State election officials sue Lancaster, Berks, Fayette counties over May primary certification | Local News |

Pennsylvania sues Lancaster County, others over counting mail-in ballots (

Pa. sues counties for not counting undated mail ballots from 2022 primary election (

Pennsylvania has a new child care tax credit. Here’s what you need to know. · Spotlight PA

Federal money for broadband gives Pennsylvania an opportunity | Pennsylvania |

Sen. Bob Casey highlights school lunch bill in Bucks County visit (

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf to attend White House ARP Summit (

Wolf to visit White House to laud federal COVID-19 relief funds for Pennsylvania health care workforce | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Expanding dirty hydrogen in Pennsylvania would be a dangerous mistake | Opinion –


National News

State bans on abortion don’t apply to emergency health care, White House reminds providers – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Bonus checks! One year free! States are trying to fix childcare : NPR

Pentagon: U.S. kills Islamic State leader Maher al-Agal in Syria in drone strike (

Michigan voters could change the state constitution to legalize abortion rights : NPR

Five takeaways from the 2022 Emmy nominations – and a few extras : NPR

Uvalde shooting surveillance video released by Texas media outlets | WITF

Social Security payments could increase by double digits in 2023 –


Local News

Pro-Choice Rally Held Outside Township Building –

Two attorneys will be added to Chester County bench – Daily Local

Past Berks Bar President Jill Koestel Returning to Berks County Bench – BCTV

Applications being accepted for ag conservation easement programs – Daily Local

Allentown’s Neuweiler brewery redevelopment approved by planners (

City Council directs $10 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds to capital improvements (



Heinz Field new name: Acrisure Stadium, home of the Steelers (

Steelers fans react to stadium name change: ‘It sucks’ –

Foxtail, Skybar temporarily close, citing South Side’s ‘problematic’ customer base |

Western Pa. U.S. Attorney Cindy Chung nominated to 3rd Circuit bench |

‘We are all in this together,’ Pittsburgh mayor Ed Gainey’s office tells South Side residents | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



West Philly protest encampment takes shape to support tenants of closing affordable housing complex | Local News |

How three new housing policies could help Philadelphians with home repairs and affordability (

Could new Pennsylvania state park be coming to Philly region? (

Philadelphia Starbucks in Center City closing due to safety concerns (



Jan. 6 probe: Trump sets rally after ‘unhinged’ WH meeting – Daily Local

4 takeaways from Tuesday’s Jan. 6 hearing : NPR

Jan. 6 panel shows evidence of coordination between far-right groups and Trump allies | WITF

Cheney: Trump attempted to contact Jan. 6 witness | News |

Biden gets an earful in the Oval from Mexican President López Obrador : NPR

Biden Nominates Five to Federal Judiciary (

Steve Dettelbach is first confirmed ATF leader in seven years : NPR