Editorial: Land bankruptcy | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Wilkinsburg Land Bank to use more than $350,000 in grant funding for revitalization projects – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

US – Cordish Companies confirm $21m of grants in Pennsylvania – G3 Newswire

PennDOT, Solebury working on deal to allow township to fix potholes on state roads | The Bucks County Herald

Cobbs Creek Foundation breaks ground on $100M historic golf course | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philadelphia DA calls on PA Senate to pass 2 “red flag” bills in effort to curb gun violence – CBS Philadelphia (cbsnews.com)

Allegheny County Rep. Sara Innamorato Resigns from PA House, Leaving the Chamber Evenly Split – The Keystone (keystonenewsroom.com)

Local leaders push for slate of gun laws in Pennsylvania they believe will save lives (fox29.com)

Lancaster Avenue Jazz & Arts Festival celebrates 17 years in West Philly – WHYY

Philly landlord-tenant office suspends evictions (audacy.com)

Reading Housing Authority breaks ground on Oakbrook Center for Community Services project (berksweekly.com)

Land banks may soon claim blighted properties | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

State House tied again after Democrat resigns | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Red tape delays Braddock dam project | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pa. Lt. Gov. Davis announces upcoming statewide gun violence plan in Germantown | Local News | phillytrib.com


Dilapidated Pa. mall gets condemnation vote from council, which hopes to demolish it – pennlive.com

Nearly $3K worth of Sony products stolen from Pennsylvania Best Buy (abc27.com)

Consumers warned to discard Dove Song Dairy raw goat milk products (abc27.com)


Car plows into Pa. house, injuring at least 2 people – pennlive.com

Teen girl pinned underneath car after woman crashes into Pa. steakhouse: reports – pennlive.com

Woman killed in head-on crash in central Pa.: police – pennlive.com

More than a year after Harrisburg man’s death, teen charged with shooting him – pennlive.com

Pa. man pleads guilty in killing of girlfriend found hidden in fridge: report – pennlive.com

Dog gets $2,000 reward for helping to find Pa. jail escapee – pennlive.com


Biden debt relief plan will forgive federal student loans for roughly 30,000 Pa. borrowers – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

School board outrage over LGBTQ lessons pushes California governor to rush new textbook law – pennlive.com


National bill on voting standards pushed anew by Democrats in Congress – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)


Changes coming for Pennsylvania Turnpike tolls (abc27.com)

What’s Going Around: Rashes, swimmer’s ear, strep (abc27.com)


$11 billion boost to Medi-Cal funding sets up battle among California health lobbyists (aol.com)

New York City Department of Health pushes reparations to eliminate ‘Black-White wealth gap’ (msn.com)

State News

Dark money group puts pressure on Pa. lawmakers | WITF

Pennsylvania city one of U.S.’s ‘most sung-about’ | Today in Pa. – pennlive.com

Pennsylvania Capitol Police add new officers through new program | ABC27

Pennsylvania Lottery Powerball ticket worth $1 million sold (abc27.com)

National News

More than 175,000 came through southern U.S. border in June | National | thecentersquare.com

Attorneys general challenge SEC’s stock buyback rule | National | thecentersquare.com

IRS whistleblower: Biden family, associates received $17 million from foreign entities | National | thecentersquare.com

Most panels built on southern border missing key features, report finds | National | thecentersquare.com

S&P: States, local governments expected to sail through downturn | National | thecentersquare.com

Israeli president tells Congress criticism of his country must not negate ‘right to exist’ – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

16 Michigan Republicans charged with felonies in 2020 fake elector scheme  – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Workers lack protections when wildfire smoke makes the air dangerous – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Trump says he has been told he is a target of the special counsel’s Jan. 6 investigation  – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

New York City to pay $13M to Black Lives Matter protesters in historic class action – pennlive.com

Congress Looks to Improve Air Travel Through F.A.A. Reauthorization – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Abortion Networks Adapt To a Post-Roe World – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Local News

Harrisburg plans big-tent for Broad Street Market vendors | WITF

‘I don’t know where we’ll go’: Dozens evicted from central Pa. campground they called home – pennlive.com

N.J. bay beach closed to swimming due to high levels of fecal bacteria – pennlive.com

Ryan McGorty wins the 2023 Harrisburg Mile – pennlive.com

The Dauphin County coroner’s saddest case still brings him to tears: Sneak peek at Graham Hetrick’s book – pennlive.com

Airplane’s emergency evacuation slide falls from the sky into Chicago residential neighborhood: video – pennlive.com

UPS employees rally in Steelton (abc27.com)

Plans submitted for $2 billion dam, facility that could flood York County land (abc27.com)

Allentown council awards $2 million for affordable housing (mcall.com)

Lehigh Valley Town Center: South Whitehall seeks to work with Lower Macungie on massive development (mcall.com)

Prologis adds another Lehigh Valley warehouse to its portfolio (mcall.com)

Storm damage closes Riverside Drive in Lower Saucon (mcall.com)

Before the fatal floods took her life, Bucks County woman was known for her kind, loving spirit – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Doctor who accused LVHN of discrimination shares his story | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com


‘It’s always there’: Families of synagogue shooting victims reflect on what’s lost | TribLIVE.com

Pittsburgh rapper reportedly high on mushrooms when throwing out first pitch at MLB game – pennlive.com

Pittsburgh has enough police put should move some patrol officers, study says | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Quench your thirst: Picklesburgh has plenty of ‘dill-icious’ drink options | TribLIVE.com

West Nile virus detected in Allegheny County mosquitoes | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour brought $46 million in spending to Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Historic Shady Avenue Presbyterian Church will be torn down (nextpittsburgh.com)

Picklesburgh and 10 more very Pittsburgh things to do in July (nextpittsburgh.com)

Pittsburgh has enough police put should move some patrol officers, study says | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Grand View Health’s $198M pavilion project nears completion (PHOTOS) – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Philadelphia office vacancy is at a record high as tenants downsize – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Vigil in Philadelphia neighborhood ends in drive-by shooting that wounds 5 people | Local News | phillytrib.com

Students in shortchanged Pa. school districts plug away while lawmakers dither over funding | Local News | phillytrib.com

Suspect arrested for attempted abduction of teen at Willow Grove Park Mall | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philly school district to launch back-to-school bus tour | Local News | phillytrib.com


Sen. Casey rolls out bills to protect workers from AI surveillance and ‘robot bosses’ (msn.com)

Casey has highest percentage of LGBTQ staff among Senate Democrats, Fetterman third: survey – pennlive.com

Pennsylvania Democrat Bob Casey lands his best fundraising quarter in his Senate reelection campaign (msn.com)

How John Fetterman Came Out of the Darkness (msn.com)

Bob Casey, John Fetterman top list of senators with most LGBTQ staff (inquirer.com)

Pa. Sens. Fetterman, Casey introduce bill to expand funding for organic farming – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)