Pa Senate Democrats Call on GOP for Vote on Gun Safety Measures – WENY News

Democrats push Pa. Senate to take up gun bills, but GOP calls hope for any action ‘premature’ (newsbreak.com)

Free school meals under consideration as state budget work set to resume | Local News | ncnewsonline.com

AARP Pennsylvania Joins Sen. Art Haywood to Support ‘Keystone Saves’ | Morningstar

Bill that would set nurse staffing levels at Pa. hospitals could get key vote – pennlive.com

Sex abuse victims call on state Senate to pass statute of limitations reforms – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Newtown Township Police Department Honors Retiring Executive Assistant | Newtown, PA Patch

Pricier budget offer squeaks through state House | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

The Pa. House has new Jewish, progressive caucuses | 90.5 WESA

Property tax, rent rebate expansion deal possible | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Polling memo shows ‘tight’ race for Bucks commissioners seats – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

ICYMI: “It’s Going to Take All of Us To Get This Done:” Governor Shapiro, House Democrats, and Law Enforcement Leaders Advocate for Commonsense Gun Reforms to Keep Pennsylvanians Safe – World News Report – EIN Presswire (einnews.com)

House Democrats propose $903M in additional spending over Gov. Shapiro’s proposal – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. Gov Josh Shapiro, lawmakers race to approve state budget plan | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Growing budget fight in divided Legislature could test Pennsylva – Erie News Now | WICU and WSEE in Erie, PA

Pennsylvania House passes bill to improve EMS reimbursement rates | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

House resolutions — including to study voting, state song — pass in committee | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pa. House Committee Approves Harkins Resolution to Make Patriots – Erie News Now | WICU and WSEE in Erie, PA

Partisan stalemate keeps child sexual assault lawsuit window from advancing in Pennsylvania | WITF

Democratic-Controlled House Passes $46.4B Budget Plan (politicspa.com)


Egg prices are going down : NPR

Self-storage company purchases former central Pa. grocery store building – pennlive.com

Harsco moves HQ to Philadelphia, changes name – pennlive.com


Man kidnapped 11-year-old girl walking on street: NJ police – pennlive.com

Almost $15 million in counterfeit money seized in Philadelphia by customs officers – pennlive.com

Missing man found dead at N.J. scenic lookout – pennlive.com

2 arrested, 2 wanted after stolen car leads to police chase in Reading | Berks Regional News | wfmz.com

Man, 74, shot in Reading after fight over money, police say | Berks Regional News | wfmz.com


PA pols spent $12.6M on school funding lawsuit · Spotlight PA

Free school meals under consideration as state budget work set to resume | Local News | ncnewsonline.com

Pa. LGBTQ groups mobilize against Moms For Liberty gathering in Philly – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pennsylvania Rep. introduces bill on 9/11 education in schools (abc27.com)

Gun Safety

Democrats push Pa. Senate to take up gun bills, but GOP calls hope for any action ‘premature’ (newsbreak.com)

Democratic leaders push for new gun control bills (wtaj.com)

Press conference for gun violence prevention to take place in Harrisburg (abc27.com)

The gun violence epidemic Is ‘Locking us back in our room’ – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)


Osteopathic doctors fill primary care jobs in small towns : Shots – Health News : NPR

State News

Report: Nearly 22% of Pa.’s municipal pension plans are in distress | Tuesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Experts Warn of Grid Crisis as PA Senators Demand Green Energy – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Some Pennsylvania 911 centers have 20% vacancy rate as costs outpace funding | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Central Pa. county issues 30-day burn ban – pennlive.com

Pa. waterfall to appear in new U.S. stamp collection – pennlive.com

Pennsylvania officially recognizes ‘Women’s Veterans Day’ (abc27.com)

National News

Biden Administration Shrugs Off Ukraine’s Attacks in Russia – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Oversight chair says Biden admin is skirting accountability | National | thecentersquare.com

SEC sues crypto giant Binance for ‘web of deception’ | National | thecentersquare.com

Cornel West announces 2024 presidential candidacy | National | thecentersquare.com

Feds spent over $1.3 billion in Russia, China on controversial projects | National | thecentersquare.com

Report questions overruns on U.S. military’s most expensive weapon | National | thecentersquare.com

Judge Postpones 9/11 Case Hearings – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Missouri Governor Says Execution Will Proceed After Jurors Waver on Death Sentence – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Oklahoma Approves First Religious Charter School in the U.S. – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

As California Accuses Florida of Shipping Migrants, More Arrive in Sacramento – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Questions remain about the Cessna Citation jet that flew over Washington, D.C. : NPR

Lifeguard shortage clouds summertime swims in the U.S. : NPR

A 97-year-old Los Angeles church catches on fire for the 2nd time in 2 years : NPR

Rowdy teens at the Jersey Shore shine light on controversial aspect of N.J.’s marijuana law – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Local News

Demo company promises to pay for repairs after Pa. blast damaged homes – pennlive.com

Road to Gettysburg Museum and Visitor Center reopening (abc27.com)

Strawberry season in Central Pennsylvania (abc27.com)

Hershey Gardens announce new rose named after Catherine Hershey (abc27.com)

Amish community joins rally for sex abuse amendment (abc27.com)

York-based venture fund closes after raising $11.9 million (abc27.com)

Lebanon County cafe set to reopen following sudden closure (abc27.com)

D-Day invasion anniversary: Coplay man was among those killed in the Normandy landing (mcall.com)

‘COVID closures hit us very hard’: Allentown restaurant, entertainment facility permanently closing | Eat, Sip, Shop | wfmz.com


Pittsburgh synagogue shooting trial: Second week of testimony to continue Tuesday – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

SWAT officers describe the scene of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting as trial resumes | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Dozens of dangerous rail crossings will be eliminated with $570 million in grants – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

USW petitions state labor board to unionize Pitt staffers | TribLIVE.com

Pitt, Slovakian government officials look to expand academic collaboration | TribLIVE.com

2nd baby gorilla born this year at Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium | TribLIVE.com


Almost $15 million in counterfeit money seized in Philadelphia by customs officers – pennlive.com

Two Philadelphia chefs, one restaurant named 2023 James Beard Award winners – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Greater Philadelphia’s largest company bumped from top 10 of Fortune 500 – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Philadelphia’s slumping voter turnout worries Democrats ahead of 2024 | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philly’s Share Food Program launches ambitious campaign to combat city’s hunger crisis | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philly native to graduate from high school after 51 years | Local News | phillytrib.com

Enterprise Center introduces new $500,000 loan pool for minority businesses | Local News | phillytrib.com


Berks to get $16M for rail crossing improvements, safety | Berks Regional News | wfmz.com

Amtrak Applies For $7.3 Billion In Federal Grants To Advance Northeast Corridor Infrastructure Upgrades | MENAFN.COM