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Wayne Fontana: Pittsburgh has too many abandoned properties, and it costs millions. Here’s how to fix it. | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Bipartisanship in Harrisburg: Saval, Solomon and smart housing policy (

Pa. lawmakers lash out at elimination of property tax relief mechanism (

Pa. counties want to count mail-in ballots early. State lawmakers have yet to agree. | WITF

Editorial: New DUI laws can save lives | Opinion |

Schwank Helps Secure CFA Grant for Berks Industrial Development Authority – BCTV

Carrie Furnace gets $7.5M in state funding to move forward with redevelopment |

Velodrome and events center are planned for multi-use sports facility in Coatesville (

Berks gets $2.9 million grant, $4.2 million loan to redevelop former World War II base at Airport | Berks Regional News |

Schools, businesses and housing efforts get Pennsylvania budget money | 90.5 WESA

Opinion: Pa. General Assembly end runs governor – Times News Online (


Coronavirus – COVID-19

When It Comes to COVID, What is America’s ‘Long’ Game? – DV Journal (

Johnstown free clinic offering COVID-19 shots for kids | Coronavirus |

When can you get Novavax’s vaccine? As COVID-19 surges, timeline emerges for arrival of new shot –



Inovio is cutting its workforce by 18% – Philadelphia Business Journal (



Erie, PA police chief seeks additional officers to create Crisis Unit (

Following Uvalde shooting, Dunmore police train at high school | Education |

Editorial: The Allegheny County Jail needs new leadership | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

When typos aren’t accidental | The Grammarian (

How a coffee cup left at Philadelphia International Airport led to an alleged killer in a 1975 cold case (



Pittsburgh Public Schools to name next superintendent Thursday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Letter to the editor: Parents have right to decide what children see |

Loan forgiveness may be close for students claiming borrower defense : NPR



Pennsylvania certifies primary election in 64 of 67 counties |

Pennsylvania certifies primary election in every county but Berks, Lancaster, and Fayette | WITF

Five Pennsylvania state Senate races to watch – City & State Pennsylvania (

Biden approval hits another new low as more Democrats sour on him, poll finds : NPR

Majority thinks Trump is to blame for Jan. 6 but won’t face charges, poll finds : NPR

Oz launches ‘Fetterman Basement Tracker’ as social media attacks intensify – City & State Pennsylvania (

John Fetterman, in first interview since stroke, talks recovery and return to U.S. Senate campaign trail | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Fetterman: ‘100% able’ to run for Pa. Senate after stroke | WITF

PA Sen. Race: Fetterman says he’s ‘feeling really good’ in first interview since stroke (

Gubernatorial Candidate Spotlight Series: Why are you running? (

PA Governor Race: Midstate church responds to controversial Mastriano film premiere (

Doug Mastriano, Pa. candidate for governor, makes pitch to GOP governors group (

Audit the Vote PA targets nursing home administrators as part of ‘Election Integrity Task Force’ plan | PA Power and Policy |

Why Pa. women aged 50-plus are in the drivers seat in 2022 | Thursday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

AP-NORC poll: Majority want Congress to keep abortion legal | News |

Colorado canvassing raises concerns about voter intimidation : NPR

Nikki Haley hints at 2024 White House bid: ‘Sometimes it takes a woman’ (

Scrutiny of youthful social media posts, such as Austin Davis’, likely to feature in campaigns – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (



Schuylkill River Passenger Rail Authority submits letter of intention (



Wolf admin. celebrates launch of 988 helpline, says there’s more work to be done – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pa. physician general: Abortion ban a threat to women suffering miscarriage | Local News |

Gun violence costs stretch beyond the loss of life, two new studies find : NPR

Could IVF treatment be in legal jeopardy in states with abortion bans? : Shots – Health News : NPR

Chester County fighting opioid overdoses with life-saving medication – Daily Local

Monkeypox considered by WHO to be declared global emergency (


State News

Biden to visit Wilkes-Barre Thursday (

City, Wilkes University prepare for historic presidential visit by Biden | News |

Here’s how Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation voted on same-sex marriage protections – City & State Pennsylvania (

Mike Kelly votes against federal protections for same-sex, interracial marriage (

U.S. Rep. Scott Perry votes in favor of bill to protect gay marriage (

Pennsylvania’s sales tax: Lower than national average, but a narrow base | Pennsylvania |

Pa. Supreme Court justice excoriates Krasner, alleges abuse of grand jury process (

Pa. Supreme Court sides with former Philly cop facing murder charges and says DA Larry Krasner can’t ‘rewrite the law’ (

Who are the richest people in Pennsylvania? Here’s a look at the Keystone State’s 17 billionaires |


National News

Federal appeals court rules Georgia abortion ban can immediately take effect | Georgia Public Broadcasting (

Multigenerational households are more common, with finances a leading reason : NPR

Astronomers poring through images from new space telescope : NPR

The Marines are set to have their first Black 4-star general : NPR

As Ukraine’s war grinds on, soldiers are outgunned and injuries are rising : NPR

Key gas pipeline from Russia to Europe restarts after a break for maintenance : NPR

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi resigns after his government implodes : NPR

Uvalde school superintendent recommends board fire embattled police chief | WITF

The rightwing assault hits close to home | Ruth Conniff – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


Local News

Crystal Cave near Kutztown celebrates 150th anniversary of Grand Illumination (

Developer puts forward three new proposals for Rock Hill Farm in Willistown – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Solar panels and charging stations suggested in Durham Township | The Bucks County Herald

Montgomery County offering sign on bonus for new hires (

Bucks County mom launches Facebook group to address formula shortage (

How Erie County towns spent $6.3M in American Rescue Plan funding (

Upper Darby Council again adjourns without carrying out township business – Delco Times

3 options presented for Manheim Community Pool complex renovation range from $4.4M to $5.9M | Community News |

Luzerne County Council members discuss proposed amendments to home rule charter | |

Former city mayor appointed to Reading Redevelopment Authority board (

Chester County officials pledge more funding for affordable homes in one of Pa.’s wealthiest counties (

Public meetings set for proposed Bucks County sewer sale to Aqua Pa. (



Report: Pittsburgh safer for walking than Philadelphia, Harrisburg, Scranton, Allentown | Pennsylvania |

What does the sale of Downtown’s PPG Place and EQT Plaza mean for Pittsburgh? | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Costs for Bus Rapid Transit between Oakland and Downtown Pittsburgh grow, scope of work shrinks | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Philly tap water is A-OK, according to latest report | Local News |

Philadelphia 76ers explore building privately funded arena (

New report details pandemic impact on Philly housing and homelessness | Local News |

76ers unveil plan to build ‘iconic’ new arena in Philadelphia – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Sixers new arena proposal at 10th and Market would demolish part of Fashion District (

Philadelphia, Pa. heat wave continues with heat emergency, hot weather forecast (

Philly gun violence needs new solutions to prevent it. Not conversations. And not parties. | Jenice Armstrong (



Biden seeking $37B for fighting crime, hiring more police | Pennsylvania State News |

Biden will unveil $37B plan to hire cops, reduce crime | News |

Biden lays out new funds for localities on climate, but no national emergency yet – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Biden announces modest climate actions; pledges more to come – Daily Local

Pressure on Senate GOP after same-sex marriage passes House |

A bipartisan Senate group announces a deal on reforming the Electoral Count Act | WITF

Senators propose changes to electors law after Capitol riot |

SBA 7(a) should include fintechs, lawmakers sway – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Analysis: Trump’s TV obsession helped define Jan. 6 too : NPR

Census citizenship question history revealed in Trump memo : NPR