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W.Pa. residents, advocates urge state lawmakers to take action against fracking – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Local Politicians Announce Support For Ukraine At Manor College | Delaware Valley News

Jun 5 | Go100PA talk with TWO state senators: Senator Muth and Senator Cappelletti | Pottstown, PA Patch

Proposal to ‘modernize’ Pa. dog law, increase fees, gains support from Ag officials, advocates – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

As N.Y. adopts gun control measures, similar proposals sit idle in Pa. | News |

LETTER: Lawmakers need to do something about gun violence now – Daily Local

This State’s Governor Is Pushing for $2,000 Stimulus Checks — but He Faces Strong Opposition (

Lawmakers, Wolf can’t kick the can down the road this budget season | Ray E. Landis – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Wolf calls to invest in older/disabled Pa. residents’ property taxes (

Saving for a rainy day makes good fiscal sense | Stacy Garrity – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

PA Chamber head calls for corporate tax reform in new state budget (

Guest Opinion: Earmark American Rescue Plan funds for PA parks (

The Fairness Act has bipartisan support. So what’s holding it up in Harrisburg? | Analysis – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

To protect wildlife, SWPa lawmaker wants to take the air out of mass balloon releases – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

State Sen. Lindsey Williams stops by Totin’s Diner – The KDKA Radio Morning Show with Larry Richert and Kevin Battle –


Coronavirus – COVID-19

COVID summer 2022 in Philadelphia: Mix of caution, return to normalcy (



Pennsylvania’s gas prices nearing $5 per gallon (

Angela Ferritto named new Pennsylvania AFL-CIO president (

Transforming the state’s hiring process to make commonwealth a ‘premier employer’ –

Inflation, supply chain issues impact area wineries | News |

Bethlehem Bowery is a farm like no other (

Harley-Davidson to restart York County plant and one in Wisconsin | WITF

Starbucks union says the coffee giant is closing a store to retaliate : NPR



Mass shootings in Pennsylvania and across the U.S. leave dozens killed or wounded this weekend | WITF

Police investigate Philadelphia’s deadliest shooting of the year that left 3 dead and 11 wounded | WITF

A mass shooting in Philly: Lead or get out of the way | Monday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (



Elizabethtown Area School District denies request to remove ‘Me and Earl and the Dying Girl’ from library | Local News |

Pennridge group wants Bucks County judge to change election process (

Northeastern School District offers students CDL training amid driver shortages (

Gen. McLane superintendent Lane reflects on educating amid COVID (

It’s time to get progressive about education (

PHEAA urges student loan borrowers to beware of student loan scams – PennWatch



McCormick concedes to Dr. Oz in Pennsylvania GOP Senate primary that triggered recount | Pennsylvania |

Pa Sen. Race: Dave McCormick concedes to Mehmet Oz amid recount (

GOP in Pennsylvania loudly opposed counting undated ballots, until now | WITF

Doug Mastriano’s largest donor is Shake Shack’s bread maker – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

NRA spent $2.2M supporting Republican Congress members in Pennsylvania (

Democrats need to become anti-monopolists again | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (



Huge climate change rally/event planned for Harrisburg June 11-13 | Smart Talk (

Climate-friendly diets can make a huge difference – even if you don’t go all-out vegan – EHN



Allegiant Airlines suspends service to State College –

Doylestown Township roundabouts set for construction in 2024 (

Demolition begins on one of central Pa.’s last historic stone arch bridges –

Work to continue this week on I-80 interchange project: PennDOT update –



Pa. addiction recovery facilities must be licensed starting Thursday (

Report: As overdose deaths rise in Pennsylvania, fentanyl displaces heroin | Pennsylvania |

Pa. to start citing unlicensed recovery houses this week – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Excela Health’s proposed merger with Butler likely a bulwark against competitors, experts say |

Labor costs splash hospital income statements red in Western Pennsylvania | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Alzheimer’s remains a modern-day mystery [Report to the People] – Reading Eagle


State News

Pittsburgh-area U.S. Reps. Mike Doyle, Mike Kelly, Conor Lamb request $108 million for community projects in 2023 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

May tax revenues high, but still lower than last year | Pennsylvania |

Pennsylvania’s definition of broadband hasn’t changed in nearly 20 years · Spotlight PA

Hedging and pipeline capacity an issue for Pennsylvania natural gas production (

Humane Society report finds problem breeders in Pa. and beyond | Five for the Weekend – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Northeast Pa. electric companies raised their rates June 1 (

Wild horse adoption, sale coming to central Pennsylvania –


National News

In a new U.S. poll, a majority identify as ‘pro-choice’ for the first time in decades – WHYY

More than half of Americans say abortion should be legal in all, most cases | The Numbers Racket – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Change won’t appear overnight in many states if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Abortion rights advocates say they need more men’s voices | News |

Tennessee overnight shooting leads to 3 dead, 14 injured: police –

New York bill bans anyone under 21 from buying, having a semi-automatic rifle –

Don’t Waste Your Money: Housing market slowdown (

Enough Gerber baby formula to make 33 million bottles headed to U.S. in July, FDA says –

Abbott’s baby formula plant is reopening in a step that could soon ease the shortage | WITF

Russia hits Kyiv with missiles; Putin warns West on supplies | WITF

Intuit to pay $141M settlement over ‘free’ TurboTax ads (

Juneteenth is bigger than a BBQ. We need to treat it as such. (


Local News

District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer has received a $2 million grant for anti-violence initiatives in Chester (

Flags raised in Berks to honor LGBTQ+ Pride Month (

Berks celebrates start of Pride month | Berks Regional News |

2022 Juneteenth event in Doylestown celebrates local Black community (

Celebrating service to Chester County – Daily Local

Malvern residents fight to save ‘last acre’ of forest unprotected in borough – Daily Local

Law enforcement officers create positive relationships with area youth | The Bucks County Herald

Gun violence awareness rally attendees say ‘Enough is enough’ (

Christine Flowers: Radnor takes pre-emptive strike at the end of Roe – Mainline Media News

Debbie Kulick: Help is available for internet access, rent payments (

On D-Day anniversary, fewer World War II veterans alive to tell stories (

Luzerne County Council mulls requests for American Rescue Plan funding | coronavirus |

Native American powwow: A celebration of all communities | News |

Gun violence awareness group sponsors trail cleanup | News |

Scranton’s new payroll tax takes effect | News |

Few answers after deadly Pottstown explosion (



Mayor Ed Gainey’s emphasis on diversity brings new voices to Pittsburgh government |

Pittsburgh City Council holds land bank legislation with concerns their oversight is being removed, among others | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mayor Gainey releases plan for violence reduction | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Pride Revolution parades through sunny Downtown day |

Pride 2022: Thousands showing their pride from Grant Street to the North Side | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh neighborhoods plagued by crumbling homes, troubled landlords | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Groups Call on Mayor Kenney to Implement his Washington Avenue Vision Zero plan – Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

A huge UPS hub in Far Northeast Philly faces community opposition and a court battle (

Philadelphia property assessments, pandemic and progressives fueling debate over taxes (

Philly lawyer found his higher calling by starting an org to combat addiction stigma – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Philly’s North Broad Street project offers a new view of corridor – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Philadelphia police to hold gun buyback event | The Bucks County Herald

After mass shooting, business returns to South Street amid search for solutions | Local News |

Philly bike advocates press mayor to move ahead with narrowing Washington Ave. | Local News |

Philly-area home builders continue to struggle even as buyer demand slows (

Remembering the D-Day heroism of a Black soldier from Philadelphia (

‘I can be me’: Philly’s Gay Pride March marks 50 years (



Families of Uvalde, Buffalo victims to testify in Congress (

Senators say gun talks inching forward |

Democratic Senate hopefuls call for ending filibuster to pass gun laws | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Former Trump aide Navarro indicted for defying Jan. 6 panel (

An infamous day. A search for answers about the Jan. 6 riot. Will America tune in? –