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Pa. nearing budget deadline without a final plan in place (

Wolf, lawmakers struggle to forge 2022-23 budget despite $12B financial cushion –

Pennsylvania lawmakers have plenty of abortion proposals to offer the next governor | WITF

Officials react to Roe v. Wade rule with anger and joy, depending on their party affiliation –

Roe v. Wade overturned: Pennsylvania reacts (

Reactions to SCOTUS decision predictably mixed in Pa. | News |

Roe v. Wade: Pennsylvania law protects abortion; bipartisan effort to change looms | Pennsylvania |

Local officials, advocates respond to death of Roe v. Wade | Pittsburgh City Paper (

DelVal Residents, Politicians React to SCOTUS Decision Tsumani – DV Journal (

PA Officials From Montco React To SCOTUS Overturning Roe v. Wade | Abington, PA Patch

Local reaction intense to Roe v. Wade Supreme Court ruling – Daily Local

Reactions to SCOTUS decision predictably mixed in Pa. | News |

READ: Pa.’s elected leaders react to SCOTUS’ abortion ruling | Pennsylvania News |

Delaware County leaders react to Roe v Wade reversal; concern voiced for potential ban here (

Local Politicians, Groups React To Overturning Of Roe V. Wade –

New family planning services rules proposed | News, Sports, Jobs – Times Observer

These ER doctors said profit-driven company officials pressed them to work while they had Covid symptoms (

Education voucher program works its way through the Pa. Senate | News, Sports, Jobs – Times Observer

Pennsylvania Senate Democrats call for 3-month state gas tax suspension (

State Senator Proposes Gas Tax Holiday in Pennsylvania – Erie News Now | WICU and WSEE in Erie, PA

Federal gas tax holiday has pros and cons: State Dems ask for Republican support in Harrisburg | News, Sports, Jobs – Williamsport Sun-Gazette (

Senate advances workforce development initiative – Pennsylvania Business Report (

Top Pa. lawmakers have tentative deal to ban private money, increase funding for county election offices – BCTV

Use of ARPA and surplus funds are part of PA budget debate (

House Democrats pitch bills to take on price-fixing and price-gouging – City & State Pennsylvania (

Advocates Urge PA Lawmakers to Pass Patient Safety Act – Beaver County Radio

Education voucher program works its way through the Pennsylvania Senate | State |

Editorial: Pennsylvania needs stricter rules on fireworks (

Pa. lawmakers, Wolf need to pay caregivers what they’re worth | Ray E. Landis – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Housing assistance programs in Chester County awarded more than $2.8 million – Daily Local

$500,000 state grant geared toward revitalizing Collegeville block (

Bill signed to name part of Broad Street after Dr. Frank Boston – thereporteronline


Coronavirus – COVID-19

Pitt researcher: Addressing rampant misinformation on COVID-19 shots for young children | Coronavirus |

Covid variants inevitable as long as virus continues to spread, doctors say |

Pfizer’s omicron booster improves immune response, company says (



How a massive refinery shortage is contributing to high gas prices : NPR

Did corporate greed fuel inflation? It’s not biggest culprit – Reading Eagle

Boeing faces ‘competitive labor market’ and design delays, Pentagon watchdog says (

South Jersey farmers say Americans need to start buying local produce or they won’t survive (



Conflicting reports, gaps in data obscure true number of Pa. law enforcement agencies · Spotlight PA

Rep. Daritha Parker: Act now to reduce Pa. gun deaths (

Shippensburg man who fought police on Jan. 6, planned to storm Capitol, pleads guilty | WITF



$8.1B in student loan relief has been approved under revamped program: Do you qualify? (

CCP pays off students’ unpaid balances for the second year | Local News |

Luzerne County Community College tuition up 4% | Education |

Daniel Boone Schools release financial specifics of new contract for bus services (



Anonymous Lawmakers Leak New Election Funding Details | (

All eyes on Pa. governor’s race, as Josh Shapiro rallies in Philly for abortion rights – WHYY

Josh Shapiro rallies for abortion rights in Philly, as Pa. governor’s race stakes heighten | Local News |

The future of abortion in Pennsylvania is on the ballot this fall (

Democrats in Pennsylvania hope to harness outrage, sadness after abortion ruling | WITF

What happens if Roe v. Wade is overturned? In Pa., the answer depends on the November governor’s race. · Spotlight PA

Voters ‘have the final word’ in protecting abortion rights, Biden says – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

With Roe headed to the states, every vote this fall matters | Monday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

More than 1 million voters switch to Republican party in warning for Democrats | ABC27

SCOTUS ‘Dobbs’ Decision Could Impact PA Governor’s Race – DV Journal (

After year of historic political gains, Black women continue push toward governorships | News |

PA officials clash over bill critics compare to Don’t Say Gay law (

Democratic Governors Association calls on Mastriano to release potential Jan. 6 footage – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Editorial: The Republicans who said no to Trump and paid for it | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Guest opinion: Reducing stigma to combat opioid epidemic (

At Pa. abortion clinics, volunteer patient escorts brace for their work to get even harder post-Roe (

WHO panel: Monkeypox not a global emergency ‘at this stage’ (


State News

Latest Pennsylvania budget estimate has modest economic growth, dip in tax revenue | Pennsylvania |

Post-Roe Pennsylvania: How we got here and what could happen next – City & State Pennsylvania (

Roe v. Wade overturned: What will it mean for abortion in Pennsylvania? (

Toomey, Senate colleagues applauded for bipartisan effort addressing gun violence – City & State Pennsylvania (

For Pat Toomey, gun legislation caps nearly a decade of work on the issue – The Morning Call (

A look at Pa.’s millennial population | The Numbers Racket – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

‘Weather normalization adjustment’ shocks Pa. gas customers: ‘This seems totally outrageous’ –


National News

Poll: Majorities oppose Supreme Court’s abortion ruling and worry about other rights : NPR

Thomas opinion strikes fear in Democrats over how far court will go | ABC27

Abortion rights supporters protested nationwide through the weekend : NPR

‘We are not surprised’: Women of color say the courts have never served their communities | News |

The Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. 5 key reads on what’s next | Analysis – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

End of Roe v. Wade means men who cause pregnancies will face more economic pain : NPR

Rep. Mary Miller calls Roe decision ‘victory for white life’ | News |

Stars use BET Awards stage to criticize Roe v. Wade ruling –

Californian volunteer networks get ready for influx of patients seeking abortion : Shots – Health News : NPR

Russia hits Ukraine, including Kyiv, with long-range missile strikes : NPR

Here’s what happens when honest private citizens are targeted by fascists | Dick Polman – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

WNBA star Brittney Griner due in Russian court for preliminary hearing (


Local News

Abortion in Pennsylvania: Poconos reacts to Roe v. Wade decision (

With fewer volunteers, fire departments fear rising response times (

Erie Pride Parade and Festival draws thousands downtown (

Delaware County announces plan to help residents deal with summer heat – Delco Times

Thaddeus Kirkland: Don’t bring Chester back to parking chaos – Delco Times

1st new Lancaster Chamber president in 22 years embraces role; ‘I love what a chamber does,’ Heather Valudes says | Local Business |

Bucks County’s average home sold for a higher price year over year (

Report on Chester County Department of Emergency Services issues won’t be released – Daily Local

Bethlehem debates whether to sell retiring police officers their weapons (

Nockamixon to further consider groundwater preservation ordinance | The Bucks County Herald

PrideFest fills Public Square with music, food and fun | News |

Luzerne County Council might hire firm to administer Rescue Plan funding | News |



Pittsburghers rally against U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade ruling | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Proposed bills could protect out-of-state abortions, shore up local reproductive rights | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Area clergy split on Roe v. Wade ruling |

Summer food programs providing free meals to kids in need look for more participation |

Allegheny County detectives seek tips from public about shooting in Wilkinsburg |

Pittsburgh seeking to revive disruptive properties program in effort to lower crime | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Regional Transit to present designs for Bus Rapid Transit system’s stations Monday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

ATI’s relocation to Dallas is a blow to Pittsburgh’s self-esteem but not necessarily Pa.’s coffers | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Urban League of Philadelphia gets $350,000 for housing program | Local News |

Philly’s new anti-violence plan funds policing, youth safe havens, and environmental improvements. Advocates say strong implementation will be key | Local News |

Mayor’s $5.8B budget gets final approval from City Council | Local News |

Philadelphia police funding: Significant increase for police in new city budget (



Biden signs landmark gun measure, says ‘lives will be saved’ | News |

President Joe Biden signs gun safety bill (

Biden signs gun safety bill into law | WITF

Congress sends Biden historic gun safety legislation, with GOP support – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

G7 unveils Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment : NPR

G-7 leaders confer with Zelenskyy, prep new aid for Ukraine | News |

Biden must take stronger action on abortion, Senate Democrats say | WITF