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Governor Wolf on stalled Pennsylvania budget talks: “Republicans screwing around” (

Pa. budget talks fail to gain traction with 3 days to deadline –

Talks yield no Pennsylvania budget deal, with 3 days left | WITF

The clock is ticking for lawmakers, Wolf to agree on 2022-23 budget. What to know so far – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pitt funding, state budget all on hold as Pa.’s budget deadline looms | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pennsylvania House targets colleges’ fetal research in bill (

Allegheny County Democrats push for Pitt funding as Pa. budget deadline edges closer |

Lawmakers on both sides trying to get abortion-related bills passed after ruling overturning Roe V. Wade | State |

Gun control bill once again amended and replaced with GOP concealed-carry legislation – City & State Pennsylvania (

Gov. Wolf will not sign law loosening restriction on poll watchers –

Nonpartisan Group Urges Veto to Poll Watcher Bill – PoliticsPA

Pennsylvania bill seeks to criminalize running away from cops | Today in Pa. –

Aument and Martin propose bills aimed at giving parents more control over kids’ education. LGBTQ students stand to lose. [editorial] | Our Opinion |

Bill enhances fire safety in family child care homes by requiring interconnected smoke detectors –

Bringing Transparency To State-Related Universities Approved By Committee – WDAC

Pennsylvania House targets colleges’ fetal research in bill (

Advocacy group calls for guardianship reform in PA (

After Roe, we know what the Pa. GOP will do, says Rep. Fiedler | Opinion (

Pa. House passes ban on sale of kratom to children (

PA House passes bill banning sale of Kratom to minors (

Law Passed Renaming Montgomery County Roadway After Famous Resident | Montgomeryville, PA Patch

Pa. House Republicans trying to impeach DA Larry Krasner are likely to pass a resolution to investigate his office (

PA House GOP Committee to Investigate Progressive DA Krasner – DV Journal (

Guest Opinion: PA House has time to target Krasner, but not firearms (

Sen. Kearney Announces $750K in Additional RACP Funding for Delaware County Community College – MyChesCo

Who runs Harrisburg? You or the corporate elite? | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

LETTER: For-profit healthcare reform is needed now – Delco Times


Coronavirus – COVID-19

FDA advisers recommend updating COVID booster shots for the fall : NPR



Job cuts are rolling in as recession fears rise : NPR

Gas prices fall amid recession fear, less demand and cost of oil –

Fourth of July 2022 cookout will cost more than it did last year, farm bureau says –

As inflation soars, Black Americans bear the brunt of rising grocery, gas and housing prices | Across America |

Penn National spinoff acquiring real estate of two Bally’s Rhode Island casinos for $1B – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Who’s to blame for inflation? We fact-check some common claims : NPR

Luzerne County Council unanimously approves new union contracts | Times Leader

BCI Steel reopens Leetsdale factory to make solar components (



Building owner charged in blaze that killed Philadelphia firefighter – The Morning Call (



Fair funding for Pa. schools also means fair funding for special education | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Frances Wolf visits Bucks County Community College to discuss college hunger and affordability | The Bucks County Herald

Acting state education secretary touts ‘opportunities’ in tour of Penn Highlands campus | News |

Upper St. Clair school board finalizes teachers contract, approves tax hike | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Universal Bluford and Daroff charter schools face limbo as management contract expires (

Schuylkill Valley schools address transportation and staffing issues (

Central Pa. school district expects to pass policy limiting transgender athletes –

Allentown School District budget: Board passes 5.3% tax hike (

Hempfield School District community gathers in support of transgender student inclusion | Local News |



Fight over 2020 election records lands in Pennsylvania court | WITF

Pennsylvania primary voters turned out in record numbers. Here’s what drew some of them to the polls. | WITF

Doug Mastriano’s plan to “reset” voter registrations ignores safeguards that already remove hundreds of thousands of ineligible voters – The Morning Call (

Among Democrats, frustration and anger are rising over caution on abortion (

How Pennsylvania keeps its voter rolls clean and updated · Spotlight PA

Poll shows deep partisan divisions over transgender rights : NPR

Poll Shows Dem Challenger Might Beat Rep. Fitzpatrick Over Abortion Issue – DV Journal (

GOP Up, Dems Down in Registration Numbers – PoliticsPA

Cook Political Report Moves PA-12 to Likely Democrat – PoliticsPA

John Fetterman returning to Pa. Senate campaign trail after stroke (



Pa. waited more than 2 years to test wells after finding nearby contamination. Now this neighborhood wants answers. | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pa. waited more than 2 years to test wells after finding nearby contamination. Now this neighborhood wants answers. · Spotlight PA



Pennsylvania expanding access to transportation assistance programs (

Pa., Norfolk Southern get a deal to expand W.Pa rail access | Tuesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

With demand up, airports will be busy around July 4th. Here’s what you should do –

Could passenger rail service return to the Lehigh Valley? Advocates say it could happen – WLVR FM



How many states have banned abortion? U.S. laws after Roe v. Wade overturned (

The U.S. to offer nearly 300,000 doses of monkeypox vaccine in coming weeks : NPR

CVS drops restrictions on morning-after pill purchases (

Mt. Pleasant-area locals wonder how Excela, Butler intended merger will impact Frick Hospital |


State News

Across Pennsylvania, police funding and more health services unite parties | Pennsylvania |

Pennsylvania Game Commission seeking public’s help in turkey survey (

Pa. boat registration process simplified | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Philadelphia investment firm Swarthmore Group, managing $1.5 billion, is shutting down (

Energy Secretary Granholm talks Western Pa.’s clean energy future during visit |


National News

U.S. HHS chief vows to protect abortion access, but says much depends on states – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Supreme Court abortion ruling puts state constitutions in center of the fight : NPR

Lawyer who advised Trump says federal agents seized phone | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Trump’s legal exposure may be growing and 4 other Jan. 6 hearing takeaways : NPR

Grocery store worker accused of hitting Rudy Giuliani faces reduced charges after video emerges | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

N.J. Legislature to vote Wednesday on a record $50.6 billion budget (

Election denial is a losing message as centrist Republicans sweep statewide Colorado primaries | Colorado Public Radio (

Illinois results: Darren Bailey and Gov. JB Pritzker head to ballot : NPR

New York Results: Gov. Hochul and Rep. Zeldin to meet in race for governor : NPR

Oklahoma results: Stitt and Hofmeister win primaries for governor : NPR

Supreme Court weighs in on Louisiana redistricting : NPR

Ukraine’s leader pushes for fuller NATO embrace, more arms | News |

Macron says Russia can’t win in Ukraine after strike on mall | Times Leader

U.S. to boost military presence in Europe for Russia threat | News |

Similac baby formula being shipped to U.S. from Ireland, FDA says –


Local News

Luzerne County Council hires firm to administer Rescue Plan funding proposals | News |

Sugar Notch zoning board rejects plan for bus depot at former church property on Main Street | News |

Exeter Township baby formula manufacturer gets waiver for addition (

City Councilwoman Johanny Cepeda-Freytiz appointed council president (

Hellertown library board has options on Lower Saucon, state says (

Pro-Roe rally draws hundreds to Stroudsburg’s Courthouse Square (

Hundreds of protesters took to Stroudsburg Monday after Roe decision (

Manheim Twp. commissioners unanimously deny Oregon Village zoning application | Local Business |

Chester County count shows 23% drop in homelessness – Daily Local

Berks Agricultural Resource Network kicks off B.A.R.N.OPOLY challenge (



Legislation to protect reproductive freedoms in Pittsburgh starts approval process through city council | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Airbnb permanently bans parties at rented properties just months after fatal shooting at Pittsburgh house | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Allegheny County Council moves closer to forming independent police review board | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh denies COVID-19 vaccine exemptions to some police officers | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh City Councilman Bobby Wilson proposes legislation to protect abortion rights | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Councilman introduces legislation to protect abortion access in Pittsburgh |

Pittsburgh City Council approves extension of police training facility lease with CCAC | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Lawsuit alleges Allegheny County Jail failed to help suicidal man who killed himself last year |



Philadelphia Navy Yard plan adds residential, commercial, and retail space (

Community College of Philly pays off students’ unpaid balances for the second year – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

PennDOT to start year-long reconstruction of 5th Street Bridge in North Philadelphia – Philadelphia Business Journal (

New plan for Philadelphia Navy Yard calls for $6B investment, nearly 9M square feet of development – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Philadelphia councilman’s lack of transparency not unique | Pennsylvania |

R. Seth Williams: Poor black and brown communities suffer the most under Krasner (



VP Harris talks about the fight for abortion rights after Supreme Court decision : NPR

Biden and NATO to bolster military presence in Europe amid Russian aggression (

Democrats unveiling ‘Transgender Bill of Rights’ (

Former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson delivers powerful testimony to House Jan. 6 committee, says Trump wanted to join rioters at Capitol | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

All the bombshells Cassidy Hutchinson dropped about Trump and Jan. 6 (

Aide: Trump dismissed Jan. 6 threats, wanted to join crowd – Daily Local

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi receives Communion in Vatican despite abortion stance (

Federal lawmakers aim to crack down on ‘dark patterns’ that trick users online – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (