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Democrats fail in efforts to force votes on gun legislation in Harrisburg – City & State Pennsylvania (

GOP majorities stymie Dems’ push to debate gun laws in PA House, Senate –

Pa. GOP defeats Dems on proposed gun control bills in House, Senate | News |

Democratic lawmakers in Pa. call for minimum wage increase as inflation rises |

Gov. Tom Wolf signs long-sought legislation to sell old state prison on the North Side | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pennsylvania House GOP moves to bottle up 4 gun safety proposals (

State House GOP moves to bottle up 4 gun safety proposals | AP News

As Washington acts, Pa. House panel moves to strand gun violence-reduction bills – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pennsylvania no closer to passing new gun bills | WITF

Pennsylvania House committee punts gun control bills to different committee | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

House Republicans in Pennsylvania respond to gun violence by trying to impeach Philly’s DA | WITF

Pa. House Republicans initiate impeachment proceedings against Philadelphia DA –

Impeach Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner, Pa. House Republicans say (

Pa. House GOP moves to impeach Philly DA Larry Krasner | Tuesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

House GOP jumpstarts proceedings to impeach Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner – City & State Pennsylvania (

Gov. Tom Wolf, Lawmakers Launch PA Budget Season, With Billions to Spend – NBC10 Philadelphia (

Pennsylvania Still Has $2.2 Billion in Stimulus Money — Does the State Plan to Send Residents Checks? (

Budget mavens Browne and Saylor’s reelection losses not a factor in negotiations, experts say – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Wolf, lawmakers launch into busy budget season stretch | State |

Pennsylvania nurses to rally in Harrisburg to protest staffing, safety issues – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Pa. is considering a ban on trans athletes. Experts say it’s discriminatory and ‘anti-evidence.’ · Spotlight PA

Pa. lawmakers: Some say girls can’t compete against ‘biological boys’ (

Sen. Hutchinson To Remember Late Sen. Shaffer In Harrisburg – – Butler, PA

Boscola Announces $564,562 in State Grants for Slate Belt Projects | The Valley Ledger | Its All About The Lehigh Valley


Coronavirus – COVID-19

US: Pfizer COVID-19 shot appears effective for kids under 5 – Daily Local

COVID is making flu and other common viruses act in unfamiliar ways (



Whitehall industrial building that recently sold for more than $34 million to welcome new tenant – The Morning Call (

Here’s how gas prices rank around the country | National |

SKY-HIGH: Gas prices soar past $5 a gallon in Chester County, elsewhere – Daily Local

Why some of the country’s top CEOs fear a recession is coming : NPR

The S&P 500 enters a bear market as stocks sink : NPR



23 arrested, nearly 90K doses of heroin/fentanyl seized in Kensington Initiative Operation | The Bucks County Herald

Northampton County’s drug task for is expanding. Experts say transparency, accountability are keys to success (



Lehigh Valley colleges recycle items students discard (

Guest Opinion: Pennridge redistricting piece raises interesting points (

Public servants left out of student loan forgiveness plans : NPR

School-to-Work Grant Program designed to create student pathways to employment for students at BCCC | The Bucks County Herald

Hempfield School Board to discuss ‘sex-based distinctions in athletics’ policy Tuesday | Local News |



Sen. Doug Mastriano adds a Trump luminary to his Pennsylvania campaign team –

Doug Mastriano brings election denier Jenna Ellis onto his campaign for governor in Pennsylvania | WITF

Guest Opinion: We won’t overcome the Horsemen by staying in our corners (

Guest Opinion: Long past time for Congress to do what’s right on guns (

Commonwealth Court upholds Lancaster County Judge Ashworth’s ruling on hand recount in 100th House District | PA Power and Policy |

Gun rights and control groups spend on elections of NEPA Congressional, state legislators | News |

Dr. Mehmet Oz ‘all-in’ for Senate run as he courts support in Bethel Park |

Mehmet Oz makes pitch to voters in first trip to Pittsburgh area since primary | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

John Fetterman faces brutal midterm election landscape against Mehmet Oz in Pa. Senate race (



Transit agencies, including SEPTA, dangle discounts and perks to woo riders | Analysis – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (



Wolf Administration highlights substance abuse disorder (

Ask the experts: Gender-affirming care explained – City & State Pennsylvania (

Cambria coroner reports spike in suicides; 24-hour national ‘Lifeline,’ loved ones among resources that can help, advocates say | Local News |

Paragon Behavioral Health Services strives to build a model of excellence (

Safe Berks now able to meet survivors at more community locations (

This World Blood Donor Day, we’re facing a “blood crisis” | Expert Opinion (


State News

Toomey, Casey take a stand on gun control legislation |

Pa. senators, Rep. Wild supportive of framework for gun safety bill | Pennsylvania News |

Pennsylvania Takes Center Stage on Day Two of Hearings – PoliticsPA

Pennsylvania tackling 30,000-case backlog of unemployment fraud | Pennsylvania |

Pennsylvania’s difficult shift for funding roads | Pennsylvania |

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey visits Colebrookdale Railroad to tout $14.7 million in federal funding (

What’s stopping the flow of beer in Pennsylvania? | WITF

A proposed liquefied natural gas plant in Chester would be gigantic — and hardly anyone knows about it | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


National News

“Big Lie” looms over Nevada’s legislative primaries (

An ‘important first step’ for gun control | Morning Newsletter (

Sales of body armor are on the rise. Who’s buying and why? : NPR

Primary elections to watch in Nevada, South Carolina, Maine : NPR

Team that includes Pa. paleontologist discovers giant, predatory dinosaur –

Ohio Gov. DeWine says he’ll sign a bill arming teachers after 24 hours of training | WITF

Russians control 80% of Sievierodonetsk, contested city in eastern Ukraine (

New York state to protect abortion providers under new laws (


Local News

Former Warminster supervisor to sit on DOJ’s Uvalde review board (

Committee’s mission: End racism; Juneteenth forum tackles serious issues, surrounded by fun and food | Local News |

Gun sales strong in area shops following mass shootings | Business |

News Engine Podcast Season 2: Interview with Scranton Mayor Paige Cognetti | News Engine |



Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald defends record on fracking amid calls for drilling ban | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Work underway on $5.2 million South Side traffic signal upgrades | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Former congressman presents coping mechanisms for pandemic stress, anxiety in students |

Community meeting planned to discuss public safety concerns on Pittsburgh’s South Side |

Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey to hold South Side listening event to discuss public safety | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh begins upgrades to six South Side intersections with new traffic signals, crosswalks and street lights | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Philadelphia schools impacted by gun violence to get new security cameras (

Joe Biden in Philadelphia today for AFL-CIO Constitutional Convention (

DA’s office files motion to hold Joshua Macias in criminal contempt | Local News |

Philly DA seeks contempt charge for Vets for Trump cofounder who was part of meeting between Proud Boys and Oath Keepers | WITF

Mayor Kenney welcomes indictment for gun trafficking | Local News |

Philly’s medical examiner’s office is understaffed and struggling to investigate deaths. Fixing it might take years. (

Local 98 agrees to oversight of internal election after lawsuit alleged intimidation by Johnny Doc (



Jan. 6 committee hearing features Al Schmidt, Bill Barr, and lots of Pa. highlights (

Biden, Dems praise Senate’s bipartisan gun deal – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

The ‘red mirage,’ the ‘Giuliani factor’ and other takeaways from panel hearing on Jan. 6 riots –

6 takeaways from the second day of Jan. 6 hearings : NPR

Jan. 6 witness William Barr: Trump ‘detached from reality’ over election | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Former Fox News politics editor: Trump’s anger in 2020 led to ‘panic’ at Fox : NPR

Trump spread claims of election fraud debunked by his own legal team, Jan. 6 panel says – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Jan. 6 panel says Trump fleeced his base and 5 other takeaways from the 2nd hearing | WITF

Liz Cheney’s lonely fight against the extremist wing of the GOP | Editorial (

White House takes new look at federal gas tax holiday (

Tentative Senate gun deal has surprises and loose ends | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Worrying phone call adds to concerns about Dianne Feinstein’s cognitive health : NPR

There’s a plan to regulate crypto and stablecoins. Here’s what you need to know : NPR