Pa. Senate weighs measure to give state regulators authority over carbon capture wells – Shale Gas Reporter

Could Pennsylvania Tax Breaks Bring New Residents? – bbdiversinfo

Senate Confirms Humphreys as Pennsylvania Insurance Chief (insurancejournal.com)

CBS News Reports, “10-Year-Old with Celiac on Mission to Get Better Food Labeling” – E-DeshSeba (edeshseba.info)

Doylestown Beams With Pride As It Dedicates Progress Flag Crosswalk | Doylestown, PA Patch

Proliferation of new caucuses in Harrisburg complicates budget battles, need for compromise (yorkdispatch.com)

Pa. collected $44.9B in taxes in 2022-23 budget year; edging projections | Wednesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Poll: Taxes, cost of living driving away young residents | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Palmetto Political Stock Index: 7/2/2023 – FITSNews

Debate over private school vouchers takes over Pa. budget talks | 90.5 WESA

July 4th ceremony features awards, protest, Sheryl Lee Ralph (audacy.com)

Moms for Liberty Came to Philly. Philly Came for Them. | The Nation

Baker on guardianship | News | wcexaminer.com

democracyFIRST Targets Election Denialists (politicspa.com)

Pennsylvania House to return to session on Wednesday (abc27.com)

Antler restrictions for senior hunters, out of state college (poconorecord.com)


Drivers line up for $1.776 gas at Sheetz on Fourth of July – pennlive.com

Mini chicken corn dogs recalled because they may be spoiled – pennlive.com

Huge oceanfront waterpark opens for year-round play in N.J. – pennlive.com


Burglar takes 4 hours to steal $600,000 worth of wine from store – pennlive.com

Philadelphia mass shooting worst violence around July 4 | WITF

Gunman opens fire at random and kills five in Philadelphia | WITF

Alligator Kills 69-Year-Old Woman in South Carolina – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Toddler struck, killed by vehicle in Pa.: reports – pennlive.com

Pa. man charged after he recorded topless girl, shared video on Facebook: police – pennlive.com

Human remains discovered by utility crews working on pipeline in Pa.: reports – pennlive.com

1-year-old dies after being hit by vehicle at North Versailles apartment complex | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


After Supreme Court affirmative action ruling, activists oppose legacy admission : NPR


Severe storms lead to damaged land in the Midstate (abc27.com)


The wait for US passports is creating travel purgatory and snarling summer plans – Delco Times

Gun Safety

Up First briefing: Gun violence and trauma; women in the workforce; tip-flation : NPR


Study shows sharp increases in maternal deaths over two decades – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Out-of-body experiences reveal brain area tied to our sense of self : Shots – Health News : NPR

July has already seen 11 mass shootings. The emotional scars won’t heal easily : NPR

State News

Pennsylvania’s budget is late; what you need to know about the impasse | News | citizensvoice.com

Struggles remain in Pa. town that hired Tamir Rice’s killer | WITF

Survey: Patriotism waning among younger generations | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Years after Pa. legalized fireworks, they are here to stay | WITF

In central Pa., most Black and Brown people struggle to make ends meet | WITF

Drag queens are out, proud and loud in Pa. coal communities | WITF

‘Trashflation’: Why does trash removal cost so much in central Pa.? – pennlive.com

Midstate Fire and Rescue officials remind public of firework laws (abc27.com)

National News

Supreme Court rejects Independent State Legislature theory | WITF

National labor union data contradicts teacher exodus claims | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Secret Service Examining How Suspected Cocaine Ended Up at the White House – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

As ‘Pride Month’ ends, taxpayer spending on LGBT projects piles up | National | thecentersquare.com

Moore v. Harper SCOTUS ruling might kill conspiracy theory | WITF

Allison Mack, ‘Smallville’ Actress Who Recruited Women for Nxivm, Is Released From Prison – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Bison Return to Native American Lands, Revitalizing Sacred Rituals – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Some states to landlords: You can’t evict tenants without a good reason – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Possible shark attacks prompt heightened patrols at New York’s Long Island beach : NPR

Federal health insurance website lags in voter registration assistance, Democrats charge – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

School hackers post kids’ private files, and no one has to be alerted – pennlive.com

Local News

What is Harrisburg Fringe Festival? How to ‘do something weird’ at the performing arts marathon – pennlive.com

Houses in central Pa. evacuated over building explosion, fire from gas leak – pennlive.com

‘The numbers don’t lie’: Pa. real estate experts concerned over foreclosures | Today in Pa. – pennlive.com

Man says father might lose eye after being hit by foul ball at Pa. ballpark – pennlive.com

Why ethnic Slovak grandma’s face and name are on a new-world central Pa. food truck (abc27.com)

Annual reading of Declaration of Independence held in Harrisburg (abc27.com)

Erie County DA educates police, others on new drug treatment program (goerie.com)

Tri-ed and true Fourth of July parade brings Central Bucks towns together | The Bucks County Herald

For Scranton police, a deluge of fireworks calls on Fourth of July | Crime-Emergency | thetimes-tribune.com

Luzerne County preparing for free-and-clear tax auction | Times Leader


Josiah Gilliam is excited about PUMP’s dynamic programs (nextpittsburgh.com)

On Independence Day, the Pittsburgh region takes to the streets | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh synagogue shooter’s brain abnormalities consistent with schizophrenia, expert testifies | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pennsylvania DEP declares Code Orange air alert for Wednesday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

‘Things are in limbo’: After questionable vote on jail oversight board liaison, what’s next? | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Meat-free dining available at multiple sites in Pittsburgh | TribLIVE.com

Pittsburgh to begin selling officially licensed apparel, part of proceeds will go into city budget | TribLIVE.com

Downtown Pittsburgh is rebounding, but less smoothly than some would like | TribLIVE.com


Philadelphia police say Kingsessing mass shooting suspect was ‘shooting aimlessly’ | Local News | phillytrib.com

5 killed, 2 kids injured after mass shooting in Philly overnight (abc27.com)

New report recommends changes to Philly’s school selection process – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

In Philadelphia, a Mass Shooting Leaves Five Dead – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Philadelphia lawyer Thomas Cole elected chair of Troutman Pepper – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

William Penn Foundation to receive Philadelphia Magis Award | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philly airport workers push for $15 minimum wage nationwide | Local News | phillytrib.com

$350,000 in illegal drugs and guns seized in AG raid in Hunting Park section | Local News | phillytrib.com


Pa. Sen. Bob Casey raises millions for reelection campaign – pennlive.com

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

John Fetterman gets dismal marks from Pennsylvania voters: Poll (nypost.com)

Bob Casey visits Clearfield to tout infrastructure law | Local | thecourierexpress.com