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Pa. Senate GOP committee advances late-night amendment to restrict abortion, require voter ID | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

GOP Puts Up Constitutional Amendment Against Abortion Rights in PA (

Pa. Senate Republicans advance late-night constitutional amendment package on abortion, voter ID – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Senate GOP advances constitutional amendment on abortion (

PA Senate GOP advances constitutional amendment on abortion (

Pa. state Senate GOP advances constitutional amendment on abortion – The Morning Call (

Senate GOP advances constitutional amendment on abortion in Pennsylvania | WITF

Pa.’s 2022-23 budget package spends, saves money in record ways –

House lawmakers approve $45.2 billion state budget proposal – City & State Pennsylvania (

Pa. House approves $45.2B budget, sends it to Senate – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pa. House approves its version of $45 billion spending plan, but Senate still talking | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

State lawmakers unveil a $45 billion Pennsylvania budget agreement | WITF

Pa. House Republicans propose $45.2B spending plan | Local News |

Pa. education spending: How much Lehigh Valley schools could get (

PA budget: House passes proposal, future uncertain in Senate (

Budget would leave billions unspent, boost education funding | National Politics |

Pitt gets state funds despite fetal tissue research dispute (

Bill that would require Pa. drivers to remove ice, snow from vehicles after storms heads to Gov. Wolf’s desk | Pennsylvania News |

Pa. Senate passes bill to require drivers to clear snow and ice from vehicles (

Bill requiring drivers to clear snow and ice from vehicles finally passes Pa. Legislature – WLVR FM

Doylestown Township awarded $1 million to build recreation center (

Prior authorization bill would standardize process for greenlighting Pennsylvania health care | Pennsylvania |

New changes coming to Pennsylvania medical marijuana law (

Pennsylvania law changes definition of a veteran (

PA Senate passes bill on bridge tolling (

Op-Ed: Right to Repair bill could save small electronics businesses (

Pa. Senate passes amended bill on seizure of illegally operated dirt bikes, ATVs on city streets (

Pa. Senate approves legislation honoring fallen Scranton PD officer | Times Leader


Coronavirus – COVID-19

LVHN to start COVID-19 clinics for kid vaccinations in northeastern PA (

Child COVID vaccination clinics to be held in Pottsville (

Allegheny County COVID-19 hospitalizations jump 70% | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



U.S. jobless claims rose last week to 235,000, most in nearly six months (

PennDOT to host job fairs in region (

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Arrests fall 57% in Philadelphia | Pennsylvania |

Chester police collect 153 guns through buybacks and seizures of illegal weapons (

Cop who killed Tamir Rice leaves new police job amid fallout in Pennsylvania | WITF



Jesse Rawls Jr. aims to ‘make a difference’ as new Cumberland Valley principal –

NEA Resolution to Call Mothers ‘Birthing Parents’ Draws Scorn – DV Journal (

Radnor School District reaches new five-year agreement with teacher union – Delco Times

Black, Latino males often face distinct challenges at college; this program helps prepare them for success – The Morning Call (



Democrats hope abortion can help them keep hold of suburban voters, but Republicans say it’s still all about inflation (

Abortion is back on the ballot in Pa. | Morning Newsletter (



Climate change makes weather worse : NPR



Airport funds will mean new terminal for Pittsburgh; Johnstown to apply for 2023 funds | News |

Schuylkill River Rail Authority up and running (

The Schuylkill River Passenger Rail Authority held its first meeting on Wednesday. (

PennDOT needs to find real alternative to tolling (

Pa.’s airports land $49M in federal infrastructure funding, Wolf says | Friday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (



Mississippi’s last abortion clinic shuts down : NPR

Cheltenham Nursing & Rehab neglected Medicaid and Medicare patients for years, a lawsuit alleges (

Scientists look to people with Down syndrome to test Alzheimer’s drugs : Shots – Health News : NPR

Advocates, lawmakers warn of healthcare cost spike without action by Congress – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pennsylvanians on Medicaid may have to choose new plans | Today in Pa. –


State News

What is the independent state legislature doctrine, and why does it matter for Pa.? · Spotlight PA

Seven Pa. lawyers involved in Trump’s legal fight to overturn the 2020 election are hit with ethics complaints (

For Pennsylvania firefighters and first responders, student debt forgiveness not a priority | Pennsylvania |


National News

Shinzo Abe, former Prime Minister of Japan is assassinated : NPR

Japan ex-leader Shinzo Abe assassinated while giving speech (

Poll: Most gun owners favor modest restrictions but deeply distrust government : NPR

Poll finds most gun owners favor modest restrictions but deeply distrust government | WITF

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson resigns as head of his Conservative Party : NPR

Anti-abortion groups have led abortion restriction and banning laws for decades. : NPR

Does the end of Roe mean the end of the anti-abortion movement? | Bruce Ledewitz – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Las Vegas Raiders hire the first Black female team president in the NFL : NPR

The Supreme Court set a dangerous precedent on coercive Christian prayers in school | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


Local News

York City Housing Authority to renovate three properties (

Coatesville will be without advanced-support EMS coverage by September | Community News |



‘Tidal wave’: Pittsburgh abortion clinics see influx of out-of-state patients |



Big change to widely-used property tax program now Philly law. Related relief measures to follow | Local News |

Jim Kenney was always going to take some 2023 heat. He just made it so much hotter. (

KENYATTA: It’s Quitting Time for Mayor Jim Kenney – DV Journal (

New earlier curfew for older Philly teens now in effect | Local News |

Philly public defenders, staff to get pay raise | Local News |

Philadelphia was at the heart of a mental health revolution in the 19th century. A Library Company exhibit tells that story. (



Biden to outline new steps aimed at bolstering abortion rights (

Roe v. Wade: Biden to sign executive order protecting abortion access (

Denzel Washington, Simone Biles, John McCain, others awarded Medal of Freedom : NPR

Biden administration defends DACA program at appeals court | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Meet Pat Cipollone, former Trump counsel testifying before the Jan. 6 committee : NPR

Biden’s pick for FAA administrator would be the agency’s first Black permanent leader | News |