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Legislature

Senate Republicans revive election bill over 2020 complaints (abc27.com)

PA voting reform bills that both parties may support (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Fairness in women’s sports legislation to be discussed Tuesday (abc27.com)

Pennsylvania Republicans face decision on constitutional changes package – Daily Local

EMS officials rally at Capitol over funding, staffing problems | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Can Pennsylvania Pass Significant Gun Reform? – PoliticsPA

Philadelphia can’t pass own gun control due to Pennsylvania laws (inquirer.com)

Pa. ambulance providers plead for legislative action on revenue, staffing | News | tribdem.com

Williams’ Bill Pending to Help Get Guns, Criminals Off Philly Streets – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Pa. House panel takes up electric vehicle charging infrastructure | Tuesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Governor Tom Wolf tests positive for COVID-19, again (abc27.com)

Advocates, families rally for child welfare workers – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

 

Coronavirus – COVID-19

COVID-19 cases surge in Erie County, hospitalizations rise slowly (goerie.com)

 

Business/Jobs

Pa. trying to attract more young people to state jobs | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Rutter’s raises starting wages to $17 an hour – pennlive.com

Advocates for $15-an-hour federal minimum wage press Biden for a meeting – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

10 states now have average gas prices above $5 : NPR

Southwestern Pennsylvania counties to reach $5-per-gallon gas price within week or 2, analyst says | TribLIVE.com

A Q&A with Zach Wilcha of the Independence Business Alliance – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Inflation is soaring across the nation. These metros are seeing the biggest increases in cost of living. – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

 

Crime/Punishment

Two men will be charged in shooting on Philadelphia’s South Street, prosecutors say (inquirer.com)

1 in custody, 1 sought in weekend shootings in Philadelphia | WITF

At least 4 guns used in Philadelphia mass shooting on South Street | WITF

Proud Boys leader Tarrio, four others, charged with seditious conspiracy : NPR

Commissioners: Lower Merion police down about 10 percent – Mainline Media News

Bomb squad defuses device behind Shawnee Elementary School (mcall.com)

 

Education

For some Pennsylvania colleges, funding may get tied to education outcomes | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Indoor mask mandate dropped at six Penn State campuses – pennlive.com

Free-market think tank calls for expanded school choice policies and tax reforms – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Harrisburg School District and teachers union reach agreement (abc27.com)

Radnor to add flexible instructional days to next year’s school calendar – Mainline Media News

Gen. McLane superintendent Lane reflects on educating amid COVID (goerie.com)

‘3,404 reasons to be ready’: Hempfield school board votes on transgender athletics policy | Local News | lancasteronline.com

Pennsylvania’s top 50 school districts by standardized test scores in 2022 – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Title IX at 50 – pennlive.com

Parents, teachers plead for Scranton School Board to make schools safer | Education | thetimes-tribune.com

Suburban superintendents call for curbing payments to charters: ‘Today is an attack on a law that is broken’ (inquirer.com)

 

Elections/Politics

Rep. Saylor reacts to disappointing Pennsylvania primary defeat (abc27.com)

‘Counties will continue their efforts,’ Chapman says of Pa. election recount – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Sen. Pat Browne, one of the top Republicans in Harrisburg, concedes; Jarrett Coleman upset winner in 16th District primary (mcall.com)

Primary 2022: Berks elections board certifies primary results (readingeagle.com)

Westmoreland issues final certification of results for the May primary | TribLIVE.com

Luzerne County election board certifies results of May 17 primary | News | standardspeaker.com

Here’s what we know about John Fetterman’s health – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Results in the five most expensive Democratic Pennsylvania Senate primaries | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Guest Opinion: Inaction on guns amounts to congressional malpractice (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

 

Environment

Biden to invoke Defense Production Act, allow some solar panel imports : NPR

Public input welcome as Lancaster city plans for climate change | Local News | lancasteronline.com

Chesapeake Bay watershed earns a C+ on latest ‘report card’ | StateImpact Pennsylvania (npr.org)

 

Transportation

Pennsylvania Turnpike adds new payment network for drivers to pay cash | TribLIVE.com

 

Health

Pa. addiction recovery facilities must be licensed starting Thursday (poconorecord.com)

Amid gun violence crisis, parents bear the emotional toll of fear and worry – pennlive.com

This is how handguns and AR-15s affect the human body | WITF

Monkeypox: CDC’s new warning level explained (abc27.com)

LVHN set to open Lehigh Valley Hospital-Carbon campus (mcall.com)

Caron Treatment Center opens new research building (readingeagle.com)

A new mental health emergency number launches in July. Some hope 988 is a catalyst for bigger change (inquirer.com)

 

State News

Sen. Casey meets with local students to discuss gun violence reform | News | phillytrib.com

Gun laws: Pat Toomey says senators are ‘closer’ than ever to bipartisan gun deal (inquirer.com)

Putin Bans Brian Fitzpatrick From Russia – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Philadelphia native gets Interior Department appointment | Across America | phillytrib.com

 

National News

Responsible gun owners know it’s nuts to permit firearms that scare police | Jay Bookman – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Don’t use mental health to deflect conversations from gun reform | Expert Opinion (inquirer.com)

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

Three weeks after Buffalo mass shooting, Hochul signs gun bills into law (wxxinews.org)

U.S. Postal Service unveils stamp of former first lady Nancy Reagan – pennlive.com

California, Iowa and Montana hold primaries: races to watch : NPR

A federal judge rules Oklahoma’s lethal injection method is constitutional : NPR

In historic shift, far fewer teens face adult US courts | Local News | phillytrib.com

U.S. wins case to seize Russian superyacht in Fiji, sails away (inquirer.com)

 

Local News

Harrisburg looking for teens for city Youth Commission (abc27.com)

Army veteran, Coatesville native earns citation on 100th birthday – Daily Local

York mayor’s authority still in question (abc27.com)

Upper Darby Mayor Barbarann Keffer tells council ‘not so fast’ in attempt to fire CAO – Delco Times

Hundreds protest against gun violence in West Chester during Wear Orange event (dailylocal.com)

Vehicles leave Wilkes-Barre packed with supplies for Ukraine | News | citizensvoice.com

Hill Section neighbors remain concerned about hospital expansion | News | thetimes-tribune.com

Cognetti appointed to U.S. Conference of Mayors Advisory Board | News | thetimes-tribune.com

 

Pitt

Pittsburgh International Airport decides against closing its longest runway | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

11 Pittsburgh public pools to open June 18 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Vacant Sisters of St. Francis complex in Millvale to become apartments (nextpittsburgh.com)

South Side business closing after weekend shootings on East Carson Street | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Lane closures to snarl inbound Parkway East, Bates Street for two weeks | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Philly

Philly residents affected by gun violence will be researching the root causes of the crisis | Local News | phillytrib.com

This key Philadelphia nonprofit loans small businesses money even after banks reject them (inquirer.com)

Zeoli Show: Councilman Squilla discusses curfew options for South Street in wake of Saturday’s mass shooting (broadandliberty.com)

Thom Nickels: The new homelessness poses deeper challenges (broadandliberty.com)

Former Philadelphia Congressman pleads guilty to election fraud charges (abc27.com)

Please Touch Museum launches summer campaign for kids vaccinations, health awareness | Local News | phillytrib.com

How Philly’s Pride march captured the politics of the moment | Analysis – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

In impassioned speech, Philadelphia Orchestra music director addresses gun violence (inquirer.com)

My business is at 2nd and South. I can’t afford to stay silent on gun violence | Opinion (inquirer.com)

The mass shooting on South Street is a stark reminder of Philly’s thwarted efforts to tighten gun laws | Editorial (inquirer.com)

 

Washington

U.S. Capitol insurrection hearings are coming up. Will America tune in? (inquirer.com)

Manchin wants to raise age to 21 for gun purchases, doesn’t see need for AR-15s | News | phillytrib.com

Amid crypto turmoil, Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Cynthia Lummis propose sweeping oversight (inquirer.com)

Senators Mitt Romney and Jon Ossoff call for investigation into killing of U.S. journalist in West Bank (inquirer.com)