Some rural PA counties left out of home repair program · Spotlight PA

Bipartisan school choice embrace reframes budget negotiations | News, Sports, Jobs – Williamsport Sun-Gazette (sungazette.com)

Demand set to swamp Pa.’s Whole-Home Repairs Program as some rural counties are left out (mcall.com)

Legislation to better track maternal deaths highlights alarming trend | News | northcentralpa.com

Safety, oversight concerns raised as Pa. lawmakers pursue billions for hydrogen hubs | News | citizensvoice.com

Activist groups pressure Philadelphia venues to cancel Moms for Liberty summit | News | gazette.com

Cost rise in proposed Pittsburgh Police body and dash cam contract | 90.5 WESA

PA Environment Digest Blog: Senate Environmental Committee Reports Out Bills Letting Polluters Decide When To Report Spills And CO2 Injection Well Primacy By Party-Line Votes (paenvironmentdaily.blogspot.com)

Senators ask Museum of the American Revolution to ban hate group Moms for Liberty (knowledia.com)

Clean energy program may soon include EV chargers | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

House Republicans warn state budget could be late as the push back on Democrats’ proposal – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pennsylvania bill would recruit more educators by offering $10K stipends (abc27.com)

Pennsylvania offers paraeducators chance to earn special education credentials as teacher shortage continues | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pennsylvania Senate passes stricter texting and driving bill (abc27.com)

Two Pa. Senate bills aim to eliminate emissions testing for newer vehicles – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Pa. budget talks continue amid partisan tensions | WITF

Demand is set to swamp Pa.’s Whole-Home Repairs Program | WITF

Pa. House unanimously passes bill combating maternal morbidity | Five for the Weekend – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)


How Pennsylvania gas prices rank across the country (abc27.com)


Pa. man charged with fatally shooting 2 women, barricading himself in house: reports – pennlive.com

Woman charged for role in killing her mother in central Pa. home: police – pennlive.com

Woman fatally shoots Uber driver, says she thought she was being kidnapped – pennlive.com

1 dead after shooting in Harrisburg – pennlive.com

Pennsylvania teen sentenced for classmate’s drug-related murder (abc27.com)


Pa. has closed primaries. Election experts urge change | WITF

AG Days: Who’s running for Pennsylvania attorney general? – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

The Dobbs ruling on abortion changed the political landscape head of 2024 : NPR


Drought hits the Midwest, threatening crops and the world’s food supply – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

At Least 1 Dead After Tornadoes Are Reported in Indiana – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

In Texas, Heat That Can Make You Faint – The New York Times (nytimes.com)


A daily pill may work as well as Ozempic, Wegovy shots to treat obesity: study – pennlive.com

One year since Dobbs decision, the fight for reproductive care isn’t over – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

The median age of Americans is approaching 40 | National | thecentersquare.com

State News

Pa.’s largest teachers union breaks with Shapiro over vouchers | Monday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. Gov. Josh Shapiro affirms support for funding private school vouchers amid budget push | WITF

I-95 Reopens To Traffic In Philadelphia (politicspa.com)

I-95 reopens in Philadelphia less than weeks after accident | WITF

Hearing focuses on equipment failure before Ohio derailment | StateImpact Pennsylvania (npr.org)

ACLU lawsuit alleges Berks County treatment court programs turn away medical marijuana users | WITF

June 26: Budget Countdown Begins (politicspa.com)

Wage growth remains high, jobs are steady and inflation is falling so why are people worried? – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pennsylvania cows cause ‘udder’ bemusement after breaking free from enclosure | Today in Pa. – pennlive.com

Funeral services begin today for fallen Pennsylvania State Trooper Jacques F. Rougeau Jr. (abc27.com)

National News

Airline crew member ‘ingested’ into plane engine at Texas airport – pennlive.com

Pentagon leak suspect Jack Teixeira pleads not guilty to federal charges : NPR

Supreme Court deals major blow to Texas, Louisiana in deportation lawsuit | National | thecentersquare.com

Members of Congress want answers on hospice fraud and abuse | California | thecentersquare.com

Texas pecan farmers on the front lines of border crisis | Texas | thecentersquare.com

U.S. charges Chinese companies, executives with illicit fentanyl trafficking | National | thecentersquare.com

Report: Empty offices pose financial challenges for U.S. cities | National | thecentersquare.com

U.S. home prices sink under weight of higher interest rates | National | thecentersquare.com

Athletes, congressional members make push to protect women’s sports | National | thecentersquare.com

Drought hits the Midwest, threatening crops and the world’s food supply – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

The Place Where Abortion Is Legal. And Nearly Impossible to Get. – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Sarah McBride Aims to Be First Openly Transgender House Member With 2024 Campaign – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Sarah McBride Aims to Be First Openly Transgender House Member With 2024 Campaign – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

A Vast Lake Has Captivated California Where Farms Stood a Year Ago – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Pro-Trump attorney John Eastman faces disciplinary trial related to Jan. 6 : NPR

Local News

Bear climbs tree in downtown Gettysburg before successful rescue – pennlive.com

$265K settlement reached in suit over motorized wheelchair fatality in Pa. city – pennlive.com

Two Pennsylvania cities where buying a home is still cheaper than renting (abc27.com)

Lehigh Valley Mall store closes temporarily (mcall.com)

Lehigh Valley under flood watch; severe thunderstorms possible (mcall.com)

‘Hopefully they rebuild everything’: Residents react to Pocono strip mall fire | Poconos and Coal Region | wfmz.com

West Chester Adult Baseball League ousted from Hoopes Field (dailylocal.com)

Trial of John McNeal II, of Lancaster, accused of shooting girlfriend, child in Atglen delayed (dailylocal.com)


North Side YMCA’s $22.5 million renovation will honor its history (nextpittsburgh.com)

URA moves ahead with plan to sell Hunt Armory to Pittsburgh Penguins (nextpittsburgh.com)

Sentencing phase in Pittsburgh synagogue shooting trial set to begin – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

1 killed, 4 injured in series of four separate shootings in Pittsburgh – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Amazon likely the new tenant expected to move into massive New Stanton warehouse – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Pittsburgh land bank reform stalls as city council debates legislation | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

American Red Cross’ ‘concerning shortfall’ of blood donations in May highlights constant need | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Chemo drug shortages hit cancer treatment centers across Pittsburgh region | TribLIVE.com


How Philadelphia’s medical marijuana industry has changed in past 5 years – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

How far a $250,000 salary actually goes in Philadelphia: SmartAsset – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

PHL Inno – The Creators: Former corporate banker launches inclusive women’s apparel brand in Wilmington (bizjournals.com)

First look: $100M Island Waterpark in Atlantic City sets opening date – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Philadelphia joins several others cities and states exploring reparations | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philly jobs market bounced back but business bankruptcies start to creep higher since COVID-19 | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philly artist wins $100K craft prize for her work remembering Black ancestors | Local News | phillytrib.com

Love Park rapist sentenced to 13-40 years in prison | Local News | phillytrib.com


Fetterman introduces bill to fund road safety improvements for pedestrians – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Oz, Fetterman, and the Future of Pennsylvania Politics | American Enterprise Institute – AEI