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Sen. Judy Schwank named champion of public education (

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

Letter: Sen. Katie Muth is the fighter we need in Harrisburg – The Mercury (

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

Book bash highlights importance of literacy | News |

While GOP lawmaker amplifies call for election reform, state officials push back on misinformation – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Is property tax relief dead in Pennsylvania? (

Analysis: Pa. Legislature’s focus on constitutional amendments could upset checks and balances in Harrisburg | PA Power and Policy |

Wolf quietly steers $40 million to Pitt, Pa.’s other state-related universities · Spotlight PA

Pennsylvania’s state-owned universities to share $200 million in new state funding | WITF

Pennsylvania’s budget for county election offices will have unintended consequences | Opinion (

$12 million more for Philly pandemic rental assistance program | Local News |



Postal Service launches hiring blitz for assistant letter carriers in Philly | Local News |

Starbucks workers at 1128 Walnut St. Store Strike over Unfair Labor Practices | Local News |

Inflation is crippling rural America and may even drive people to the cities : NPR

These states have the highest resignation rates. Where did Pa. fall? | Monday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

On anniversary of last minimum wage increase, advocates call for a raise | Five for the Weekend – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

More than 600 jobs available at Falls Township Job Fair | The Bucks County Herald

Many Center City Philadelphia offices sit empty, as proposal doubles down on life-sciences industry (



Philadelphia Police Department at risk of losing state accreditation | Local News |

What Lancaster County cold cases could be next? A look at possibilities | Local News |



Upper Darby School District officials welcome additional $10 million in state funding – Delco Times

The Rodale Institute is looking to continue to push the boundaries of organic agriculture with a new science center. (

Pa. state universities launch next phase of system redesign | State & Region |

Penn State Berks faculty receive grant to weave humanities into STEM majors | Penn State University (

Some schools hit hard by virus make few changes for new year – Daily Local

The Haverford School purchases 43-acre site in Radnor – Mainline Media News

Fewer people want to be teachers. In Pa. and N.J., the number has dropped by more than 50% (



Voter Registration Review: The changing complexion of Pa.’s voter rolls from 1998 to 2022 – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

State elections officials struggle with paper shortages, harassment, insider threats – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Guest Opinion: Trump never asked ‘What does the country have to lose?’ (

“We’re Gonna Smoke Josh Shapiro Like a Bad Cigar” (

PA Sen. Race: Oz, Fetterman slowly returning to campaign trail (

Fetterman and Fracking Bans? New Report Raises Questions about Dem’s Stance – DV Journal (

Mastriano calls for arming school employees to protect kids –

The GOP’s fringe candidates stoke Democrats’ midterm hopes | Dick Polman – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Gen Z mobilizes for midterm elections as study emphasizes young voters’ outsize impact on Pa. politics | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Races for Western Pa.’s 12th, 17th District U.S. House seats won’t be run on the cheap | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Greene County community has questions after fracking incident at EQT well | StateImpact Pennsylvania (

Lawsuit claims Diversified and EQT played hot potato with abandoned well responsibility | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Local climate solutions are the way forward | Opinion (

Researchers examine water quality of Susquehanna in Tunkhannock area | News |



PennDOT’s funding plans propose road user fees, package tax | Pennsylvania |



Monkeypox outbreak: The U.S. could still contain the disease, experts say : NPR

CVS asks some pharmacists to verify drugs aren’t being used for possible abortions –

The Supreme Court decision ending Roe didn’t affect just women. Here’s the community being forgotten, Lehigh Valley advocates say. – The Morning Call (

A family physician explains how to handle self-managed abortion issues | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


State News

Representative Chrissy Houlahan Votes to Protect Marriage Equality – MyChesCo

PA’s Fitzpatrick votes with Dems on bill guaranteeing contraception access – City & State Pennsylvania (

Abortion is still legal in Pennsylvania. These are the restrictions. – The Morning Call (

Environmental watchdogs petition DCNR to remove access fee on oil & gas well database – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Post-Roe, what’s the fate of marriage equality in Pa.? | Frank Pizzoli – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


National News

US Senate expected to confirm Marines’ first Black four-star general | News |

Commentary: The case for The Journalism Competition and Preservation Act (

How hot is it? More than 85 million Americans are under heat-related advisories | WITF

Study: Millennials didn’t stray far from where they grew up | News |

Over 2.5 million households dissolved and reappeared during the pandemic (

Md. governor calls nominee a ‘Q-Anon whack job,’ won’t support him in race –

Indiana lawmakers meet to debate banning abortion in the state : NPR

Pope Francis to apologize for abuses at Catholic residential schools in Canada : NPR

Myanmar carries out its first executions in 50 years, including democracy activists : NPR

Italian PM Mario Draghi’s resignation will have ripple effects in Europe : NPR


Local News

Delaware County Senior Games winners honored at awards luncheon – Delco Times

Yardley Troop 230 honors six new Eagle Scouts | The Bucks County Herald

Using electricity to control weeds, hemp farming among hot topics at Rodale Institute’s Organic Field Day | Lehigh Valley Regional News |

Aqua purchase offer details plans for Bucks County authority’s assets (

Possible sale of Bucks County Water and Sewer Authority has officials in Chester, Montgomery counties watching – Daily Local

Big, important York County history, cultural projects picking up steam (

Why Mecum Auctions at the Pa. Farm Show Complex is a ‘rock concert’ for car collectors –

State College Borough Water Authority votes to end fluoridation | WITF

Long-vacant Carversville Inn gets township approval | The Bucks County Herald

Activists rally against amendments to Pa. Constitution, county code | News |

Lackawanna County gets extension on Department of Health building purchase | News |



Fern Hollow Bridge replacement beams begin their journey | Today in Pa. –

Pittsburgh Regional Transit plans to buy hundreds of new buses over the next two years, may replace over half its fleet | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh City Council will return to a packed agenda when its summer break ends | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

‘He knows the challenges’: New Pittsburgh superintendent Wayne Walters has a history in the school district | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Philly schools superintendent gives progress report | Local News |

Weeks into the job, new Philly schools boss Watlington checks in with district families – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pew awards $4.25M to 4 non-profits dealing with gun violence and creating jobs | Local News |

A new 468-unit apartment tower is planned for South Broad Street (

Mural Arts photo exhibit features moms of gun violence victims – WHYY

Trans kids: Philadelphia enacts nondiscrimination law for schools, youth groups (

Philly sets a record with a high of 99, and the city expands health emergency through a steamy Monday (

Market Street in West Philly could be getting 300 apartments (



Biden improves ‘significantly,’ throat still sore from COVID (

Steve Bannon found guilty on both contempt of Congress charges | WITF

Jan. 6 panel deepens probe to Trump Cabinet, awaits Ginni Thomas |