Bonuses proposed for employers who hire workers in drug recovery | State | theprogressnews.com

‘Some people have three jobs’: All eyes on Harrisburg for a minimum wage hike – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pennsylvania Democrats introduce bill on hair discrimination (abc27.com)

Shapiro budget proposal gives higher ed funding a modest boost | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

New York City likely to make Diwali a school holiday (thehansindia.com)

Bonuses proposed for employers who hire workers in drug recovery | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Raising Pa.’s minimum wage could stop workers leaving the state for jobs: study – pennlive.com

Bill would improve treatment of incarcerated pregnant women (audacy.com)

Bill introduced to redesign the Pennsylvania state flag (abc27.com)


When is Slurpee Day 2023 at 7-Eleven? Here’s how to get more than one of the iconic drinks free – pennlive.com

Tostitos avocado salsa recalled because ingredient label is wrong – pennlive.com

Get a sneak peek at Harrisburg’s newest playground (Video) – pennlive.com


Republicans oppose Biden’s CDC choice over her COVID policies | National | thecentersquare.com

Vermont’s Homeless Are Forced From Hotels When Pandemic Aid Ends – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Motorcyclist dies after crashing into tree along central Pa. road: coroner – pennlive.com


1 trooper killed, 1 critically wounded in central Pennsylvan | WITF

4 charged after shooting YouTube video in abandoned Pa. mall: reports – pennlive.com

Coroner called to scene of central Pa. house fire – pennlive.com

Police charge 10 people in central Pa. with firearms, drug offenses – pennlive.com

Unresponsive man pulled from pool at Knoebels Amusement Resort – pennlive.com


Funding the 500: Superintendent’s decade of unpaid service saves SWPA district over $2.1M – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Funding the 500: A landmark school funding case put K-12 spending on trial – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Why does Penn State hire outside law firms? | WITF

School to work: Growing numbers of grads pick trades over 4-year colleges – pennlive.com

As Midstate school districts approve budgets, some will see increase in taxes (abc27.com)


Can radical pragmatism win the White House? This Dem activist thinks so | Tuesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Biden says rich must ‘pay their share’ at first reelection campaign rally : NPR

Report: Turnover to blame for Luzerne election debacle · Spotlight PA


President Biden announces 3 climate initiatives on first day of California visit | National | thecentersquare.com

Some California Counties Ban River Recreation Because of Dangerous Conditions – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Montana climate trial: Defense arguments are set to begin in landmark case : NPR

Save your food scraps, save the Earth: More cities and states look to composting – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Central Pa. felt the ‘punch’ of Agnes: The tropical storm that lashed the East Coast in 1972 – pennlive.com

Gun Safety

June 20 PoliticsPA Playbook: Battle Over Gun Laws


More than 1 million lose Medicaid, including in Pa., as states start post-pandemic purge of rolls – pennlive.com

State News

Shapiro Says I-95 Will Reopen Within Two Weeks (politicspa.com)

High interest rates equal high Pennsylvania lottery jackpots | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Two dead after plane crash in Pennsylvania (abc27.com)

Why are flags at half-staff in Pennsylvania? (abc27.com)

Procession held for fallen Pennsylvania State Trooper Jacques F. Rougeau Jr. (abc27.com)

A greener way to stop the current: Phasing out a climate super-menace in the grid | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

National News

Prosecutors plan to use Trump’s words against him in documents case | National | thecentersquare.com

House to consider resolution banning schools from sheltering illegal immigrants | National | thecentersquare.com

Judge blocks release of discovery materials in Trump documents case | National | thecentersquare.com

Congressional hearing to focus on illegal southern border entry from hostile powers | National | thecentersquare.com

A Year After Dobbs, Republicans Push Into Risky Territory on Abortion – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

What to Know About the Search for the Missing Titan Submersible – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Federal Policy on Homelessness Becomes New Target of the Right – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

What to Know About OceanGate, the Company that Owns the Missing Submarine – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

How Classified Evidence Could Complicate the Trump Documents Case – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Redistricting scrambles Democrats’ primaries in Virginia legislature : NPR

Local News

Harrisburg woman crowned Miss Pennsylvania 2023 – pennlive.com

Wildfire burns at N.J. state forest, threatening campground – pennlive.com

Two dead after early morning fire in York (abc27.com)

Coachella Valley blows out Hershey to force Game 7 in Calder Cup Finals (abc27.com)

Garage catches fire in Springettsbury Township (abc27.com)

Boy dies after being pulled from pond in Bucks County | Southeastern Pennsylvania | wfmz.com

256 apartments, 13 buildings proposed for Bethlehem Township off Route 33 | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

Jim Thorpe traffic pattern hurting businesses in Lehighton | Poconos and Coal Region | wfmz.com

Team from Chester County drops everything for Vision Corps – Daily Local

Bristol Borough Market Street expands downtown redevelopment (phillyburbs.com)

‘It’s like a dream’: Lancaster County natives, Nittany Lions’ alumnae lead Penn State field hockey | Field Hockey | lancasteronline.com


Tree Pittsburgh, the secret tree lab under the 62nd St. Bridge (nextpittsburgh.com)

Summer bucket list: 10 things to do in Pittsburgh (nextpittsburgh.com)

GreenPal, the “Uber of lawncare,” is coming to Pittsburgh to cut your grass | News | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (pghcitypaper.com)

Squirrel Hill Night Market brings vibrant arts event back to Murray Avenue | Pittsburgh City Paper (pghcitypaper.com)

Man arrested in connection to 2021 homicide of a teenager | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh begins clearing homeless camp along Allegheny River | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Scenes from Juneteenth at Point State Park | TribLIVE.com


Sen. Sharif Street follows in father former Mayor John Street’s footsteps | Local News | phillytrib.com

$25M Bankroll scales back operations for summer – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Business of Pride: Meet individuals and businesses supporting Philadelphia’s LGBTQ+ community – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Parker campaign made most of limited finances | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philadelphia City Council is poised to pass a new budget tackling public safety. Here’s what’s in it | Local News | phillytrib.com

Einstein nurses’ union to make strike decision following contract negotiation session | Local News | phillytrib.com


Casey, Fetterman applaud confirmation of Eberle as U.S. Marshal | Local | bradfordera.com

Casey, Fetterman announce $5,527,000 to clean up abandoned oil, gas wells | News | bradfordera.com

Here’s how PA lawmakers voted in Congress | Centre Daily Times