Select Page


Future of mail-in ballots decision rests on State Supreme Court | WHP (

Election security, rule of law dominate Pennsylvania hearing | Pennsylvania |

Corman proposes lowering gas tax by one-third through 2022 | City & State PA (

Pa. lawmaker proposes lowering state liquid fuels tax amid rising gas prices – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pennsylvania politicians endorse idea of gas tax holiday | Pennsylvania |

Gov. Wolf’s strong fiscal management has us poised to deliver for Pa. (

Stop stalling, pass legislation to protect Pennsylvania animals now (

Pa. awards $800K in grant money to help veterans find jobs | Thursday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pa.’s new congressional map is reflective of the commonwealth’s voters, justices argued – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

DCNR Announces $750K Grant for White Clay Creek Preserve Addition in Chester County – PennWatch


Coronavirus – COVID-19

Democratic governor who lifted mask mandate early explains why it was the right move : NPR

State’s COVID-19 cases remain low | Coronavirus |

Researcher finds ‘stunning’ rate of COVID among Pennsylvania deer. Here’s what it means for humans | WITF

Hawaii to lift last U.S. state mask mandate by March 26 |



Inflation Rises to 7.9 Percent for February 2022 – The New York Times (

Covid-19 relief for small businesses left out of $1.5T spending bill – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Three more Starbucks stores join Workers United union : NPR

Ride-share industry hurting from higher gas prices (

‘Russia is responsible’: US hits record-high gas prices (

After Two Years of Remote Work, Workers Question Office Life – The New York Times (

US job openings at near record, adding to price pressures – Daily Local



‘Back to School PA’ funder blasts Bucks Co. school board members (

Pennsylvania students reflect on school funding trial | WITF

Despite the stress, many teachers are staying put | WITF

Undocumented students deserve to go to college. We need to provide the path | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

‘Overwhelming majority’ of New Kensington-Arnold teachers union votes to OK strike if new contract remains elusive | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Petition deadline looming for Pennsylvania candidates (

Berks County commissioners ask Pa. Supreme Court for clarity about May primary (

AARP Ad Buy Calls Out Senate on Medicare, Drug Prices | PoliticsPA

1 in 5 local election officials say they’re likely to quit before 2024 : NPR

Pennsylvania Governor race a virtual tie; Fox News poll (

PODCAST: Chester County’s Guy Ciarrocchi on Why He’s Running for Congress – DV Journal (

Delaware County vote-by-mail ballots may not get out until end of April or beginning of May (

Republican governor hopeful Sen. Jake Corman talks state gas tax relief, mail-in voting during Lancaster campaign stop | PA Power and Policy |

This marijuana-smoking, Confederate flag-burning Senate candidate is having a ball | Across America |

Lycoming County woman seeking Democratic nomination in 9th Congressional District race | Election |

Pennsylvania’s ‘democratic deficit’ (it’s not what you think) seems alive and well in 2022 | John Baer –

Bill McSwain called Fugett Middle School’s Gender-Sexuality Alliance club ‘leftist political indoctrination’ (



Pennsylvania could be the second-most flooded state in 2022 behind Florida, new study shows | City & State PA (



Bucks County unlikely to see improved SEPTA service for now (

PennDOT eyes improvements to Derry Street including two major intersections –

PennDOT will negotiate with group led by Australian firm for tolling project to replace nine bridges | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Nurse license delays are worsening COVID-19 hospital staffing shortages : NPR

Nurses in Pennsylvania waited months to get licenses to work during historic staffing shortage | WITF

Penn Medicine CEO says Philadelphia will compare with Kendall Square and Silicon Valley in 10 years (Video) – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Psychedelic therapy integral to ancient societies may be coming to Pennsylvania | WITF

Main Line Health opens new inpatient psychiatric unit (


State News

Delaware Valley Congressional Leaders Back Russian Oil Ban – DV Journal (

Pa. Dept. of Education awards $5.3M for libraries (

Removing juvenile offenders from families should be last resort in Pa. (

Southwestern Pa. evictions rising as relief programs expire | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pennsylvania can’t afford the death penalty | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pennsylvania warns about risks of deer tick virus (

Pennsylvania has the fifth most active hate groups in the nation, new report shows | Pennsylvania State News |


National News

High-level talks between Russia and Ukraine end with no breakthrough : NPR

2 Americans were released from Venezuela and there have been talks on oil too : NPR

Russia-Ukraine war: Key developments in the ongoing conflict – Daily Local

Airstrike hits Ukraine maternity hospital, 17 reported hurt | News |

White House warns Russia could use chemical weapons in Ukraine (

South Koreans vote political conservative as new president : NPR

MLB lockout: Rob Manfield, MLB cancel more games until April 14 : NPR

Behind bars? No problem. In Houston, people in jail can still go to the polls – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


Local News

Johnstown’s plan for COVID-19 relief money set | News |

St. Joseph Hospital development set for city reviews after $5 million lot purchase | Local News |

Phoenixville Borough Council OKs mixed use project at old slaughterhouse site (

Easton’s revitalization drawing interest around the state, elsewhere, Panto says – The Morning Call (

Lower Nazareth supervisors approve plan to build warehouses near Dutch Springs – The Morning Call (

LGBT Center and Safe Berks partner to combat sexual assault and domestic violence (



‘Love locks’ come off the Clemente Bridge in Pittsburgh | WITF

Lights Out Pittsburgh program helping migrating birds continues this spring |

Why are gasoline prices jumping by so much, so fast across the Pittsburgh region and the U.S.? | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



What Frontier Airlines’ expansion at PHL means for the airport’s recovery – Philadelphia Business Journal (

‘They need to be loved on’: Philly program offers youthful offenders a second chance – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

False promises? Recipients of Philly’s gun violence grants are still spending their own money | Local News |

Chester County land trust helped Trump save millions. That’s just one of its deals. (

Philly fuel prices move up again despite decline in crude markets (

Philly health department admits the city is far less vaccinated against COVID-19 than it has been saying (

Philadelphia School District still requires some students to be vaccinated (

Museums throughout Philadelphia drop COVID-19 mandates (

The Philly region has gained high-income homeowners and lost those with middle and low incomes (

PHL Inno – Six Philadelphia-area companies named to Forbes list of top startup employers (



Republicans Wrongly Blame Biden for Rising Gas Prices – The New York Times (

Garland says Jan. 6 investigation won’t end until everyone is held to account : NPR

House advances $13.6 bln in Ukraine aid along with government funding : NPR

House Passes $1.5 Trillion Spending Bill as Democrats Drop Covid Aid – The New York Times (

VAWA to become law (again) : NPR

Calls to suspend gas taxes across U.S. grow as prices surge – Daily Local

Gas tax holiday? Not so fast, says Washington, D.C., tax think tank |

U.S. House condemns bomb threats made against HBCUs – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Congress ends crisis of its own making; passes bill shoring up U.S. Postal Service – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Fitzpatrick, Manchin introduce legislation Russian energy | The Bucks County Herald

Biden signs order on cryptocurrency as its use explodes | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette