‘Keystone Saves’ aims to help millions of working Pennsylvanians | State | wfmz.com

National Association to Stop Guardian Abuse: Senate Judiciary Committee advances bill strengthening guardianship laws (nasga-stopguardianabuse.blogspot.com)

Education savings programs one step closer to federal alignment | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pennsylvania mulls tougher penalties for ‘porch pirates’ | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Paid family leave tax plan clears first legislative hurdle | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pa. House committee passes bill striking court gun locker law – pennlive.com

Pennsylvania House OKs $100 million for adult mental health services (abc27.com)

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

PA House Democrats pass HB 300, headed to GOP controlled Senate (abc27.com)

Bill would seal records of nonviolent drug felony convictions | State & Region | phillytrib.com

Democrats position bills creating tax credits, ending two taxes for House floor votes (yahoo.com)


Dunkin’ is giving away iced tea for National Iced Tea Day. Here’s how to get it. – pennlive.com

Dunkin’ in central Pa. celebrates grand opening – pennlive.com

Why this retailer thrives as Walmart, Target and others struggle – pennlive.com

Pa. landmark building goes on the market after power company moves – pennlive.com

W Donuts opens takeout shop at former Weiser’s Market in Akron; cafe expansion planned | What’s in store | lancasteronline.com


Coroner IDs man found dead after central Pa. fire – pennlive.com

‘Zombie Hunter’ who beheaded Cumberland County woman sentenced to death – pennlive.com

Pa. woman charged with homicide following deadly car crash: reports – pennlive.com

Charges filed against 4 people, including 2 from Pa., in ‘extensive prostitution enterprise’ – pennlive.com

One person found dead after overnight fire in central Pa. – pennlive.com

West Pottsgrove man jailed for possession of child porn (mainlinemedianews.com)


Education savings programs one step closer to federal alignment | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Juilliard fires former chair Robert Beaser after sexual misconduct investigation : NPR

Lawsuit over seriously injured Pa. high school football player settled – pennlive.com

Grade school children spread tick awareness (abc27.com)

Upper Darby- Lansdowne Rotary Club honors graduating seniors (delcotimes.com)


A Pa. county rejected flawed mail ballots, refused in-person | WITF


Wildfire Smoke Forecast: Where Air Quality Will Improve Today – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Arizona Limited Development Because of Water Shortages. Can Towns Keep Growing? – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Gun Safety

Gun rights rally at Pa. Capitol set for Monday featuring ‘That Gun Talk’ founder – pennlive.com

California governor proposes gun-control amendment to U.S. Constitution | National | thecentersquare.com


FDA kicks off crackdown on ‘dangerous’ flavored vapes imported from China | National | thecentersquare.com

Staying safe as wildfire smoke reduces air quality across swathes of the U.S. : Shots – Health News : NPR

Masks recommended amid Canadian wildfire smoke | WITF

What Are the Health Risks of Wildfire Smoke Exposure? – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

State News

Here’s what the U.S. Supreme Court’s redistricting decision means for Pa. | Friday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. Senate confirms two more Shapiro nominees – pennlive.com

Pennsylvania counties helping PennDOT workers due to poor air quality (abc27.com)

Pa. Turnpike removing paper towel dispensers from service plazas in aim to be first sustainable superhighway – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Robert Bowers’ voice heard during synagogue shooting trail | WITF

Central Pa. remains under air quality alert Friday as conditions improve – pennlive.com

Pennsylvania, New Jersey metro most infuriating, expensive and dangerous for drivers, study finds (abc27.com)

PSPCA saves dog with rubber bands on muzzle; dog in recovery (abc27.com)

National News

State lawmakers are trying to protect kids online. Will it work? – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Social media, trauma, hate speech add to youth mental health crisis, U.S. Senate panel told – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

U.S. government to pay over $5M to study if overdoses can be prevented by safe injection sites – FreshSociety

3 states – not Pa. – remove time limits on child sex abuse lawsuits – pennlive.com

White House to name coordinator to push back against book bans, among new LGBTQ protections – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

‘Dark day’: Trump says he has been indicted, must appear in federal court | National | thecentersquare.com

Indictment Brings Trump Story Full Circle – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

New border barrier to be deployed in Rio Grande River | Texas | thecentersquare.com

Supreme Court rules Alabama’s new districts have ‘discriminatory effects’ on minority voters | Alabama | thecentersquare.com

FBI releases record allowing Biden family bribery investigation to continue | National | thecentersquare.com

Wildfire Smoke Forecast: Where Air Quality Will Improve Today – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Local News

New exhibit in York remembers residents in unmarked graves | WITF

Central Pa. cancellations, relocations because of poor air quality from wildfire smoke: see our list – pennlive.com

I-83 highway ramp closures planned near Harrisburg this weekend – pennlive.com

Pa. man takes dying dog for final walk. The entire neighborhood showed up to say goodbye – pennlive.com

Lancaster business owner inspired by customer to give back (abc27.com)

Bad central Pennsylvania air causing uptick in lung issues and… strokes? (abc27.com)

Lancaster County burn ban to begin today (abc27.com)

What will become of the PPL Tower’s iconic Christmas light display? With PPL Electric vacating, it’s uncertain (mcall.com)

Wind Creek Bethlehem shows off long-awaited addition (mcall.com)

Chester County Commissioners recognize Juneteenth with proclamation – Daily Local

Senior center in downtown Johnstown to fully reopen June 28 | Local News | tribdem.com


Pittsburgh air quality fluctuates from Canadian wildfires with widespread impacts | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

‘I didn’t realize I was shot’: Officer remembers confronting Pittsburgh synagogue shooter | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Fox Chapel ‘bucket deer’ freed from plastic junk collar | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Spaces that make you think are waiting at the Three Rivers Arts Festival | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

‘A monumental investment’: URA advances $42 million bond issue to fund affordable housing | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh police officer on administrative duty after DUI charge | TribLIVE.com

1 person critically wounded in Bedford Dwellings shooting | TribLIVE.com

2nd week of Pittsburgh synagogue attack trial wraps up with testimony from police, FBI | TribLIVE.com


Opposition to Painted Bride redevelopment remains, despite revised plan – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Local craft breweries face growing retail threat from canned cocktails – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Visit Philadelphia’s Neil Frauenglass wants LGBTQ travelers to love the city as much as he does – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Construction companies hit with lawsuit over Fishtown pizza shop collapse – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Firm lobbying for 76ers arena settles ethic charges; pays $4,000 penalty | Local News | phillytrib.com

City announces first round of overdose prevention fund grantees | Local News | phillytrib.com

PECO providing customers with energy-saving tips as Philly enters summer months | Local News | phillytrib.com


Casey, Fetterman introduce bipartisan Fair Trade legislation for American workers | News | bradfordera.com