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Pa. lawmakers unveil bipartisan plans for juvenile justice system reform, standardize practices – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Sen. Comitta supporting Chester County donation drive for Ukraine – Daily Local

Morrisville gets $1 million to support schools; merger study with Pennsbury on hold (

Marijuana hearing: Pennsylvania needs tax revenue, safety, and regulatory clarity | Pennsylvania |

Pa. Senate panel exploring recreational cannabis legalization criticized for not hearing both sides –

PA Senate Committee Denies Key Experts Opportunity At Marijuana Hearings – WDAC

Final Pa. Senate hearing on legalizing cannabis focuses on protecting medical program | Don’t Miss This |

Sunshine on government keeps you informed [column] | Local Voices |

PA State Sen. Robert ‘Tommy’ Tomlinson set to retire, will not seek re-election (

Tomlinson: Serving Bucks County was ‘the opportunity of a lifetime’ (

State Sen. David G. Argall proposes amendment to state constitution addressing court-drawn congressional redistricting maps | Election |

Lawmakers to push for $500 million trust fund to help fix Pennsylvania’s decaying bridges – The Morning Call (


Coronavirus – COVID-19

Rethinking the 70% COVID vaccination goal. Plus: A map of global progress : Goats and Soda : NPR

Shares in China fall amid strongest COVID-19 lockdown yet : NPR

A surge in COVID-19 spurs new lockdowns in China’s cities : NPR

American Red Cross testing donations for COVID-19 antibodies | Health |

For kids with COVID-19, everyday life can be a struggle | Coronavirus |

Medical experts answer questions about COVID-19 vaccines for children (

How do we get to the pandemic’s ‘next normal’? | WITF



Op-Ed: On Equal Pay Day, we see an achievable goal (

It is time to close this country’s racial and gender pay gap (

Today is Equal Pay Day for the nation’s women | Opinion –

Uber, Lyft add surcharges to rides because of higher gas prices : NPR

Montgomery County manufacturer looks to fill 50 open positions (



The trial is done. What’s next for school funding in Pennsylvania? | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

What are the biggest impacts of the COVID-19 shutdown on schools? : NPR

Manheim Twp. school board plans to add mental health resources for students and guardians | Community News |

Event offers high-schoolers insight to HBCU experience | Local News |

Rowen Elementary prepares students to be leaders of quantum science | Local News |

York in need of substitute teacher applications with qualifications (

Racial bullying brought to attention Southern York County school board (

Better air in classrooms matters beyond COVID. Here’s why schools aren’t there yet | WITF

School districts to share funding for student technology | Education |



PA Supreme Court ruling could effect millions of Pennsylvania voters (

Republicans outraise Democrats by 29% in Pennsylvania Senate races – Ballotpedia News

With midterms nearing, Republicans look to keep Pennsylvania in the GOP’s hands | City & State PA (

Former Kennett Square Mayor Leon Spencer Runs for State Representative – DV Journal (

The super PAC hammering Mehmet Oz as a RINO is getting money from longtime Democratic donors |

Amy Cozze, Northampton County head of elections, resigns | WITF

Analysis: Pa. among top 7 abortion rights battlegrounds in 2022 | Tuesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Political forecaster shares thoughts on Pa. Senate and Gov. races (

Common ground aplenty at forum for U.S. House Democratic candidates for 12th District, but differences arise | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Driving an EV in Pennsylvania: range anxiety, charging and maintenance | StateImpact Pennsylvania (



Can states limit abortion and gender-affirming treatments outside their borders? : NPR

Pennsylvania health systems may be compelled to unionize by Medicaid contracts | Pennsylvania |

To drive down the cost of health care, hospitals need to be held accountable, too | City & State PA (

Idaho legislature approves bill banning abortion after six weeks, modeling its legislation on restrictive Texas law (

Idaho Is First State to Pass Abortion Ban Based on Texas’ Law – The New York Times (

To build a better America, ensure everyone who needs health care can get it | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Under a new threshold, the number of Pa. children with high lead levels is expected to almost double | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


State News

Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane arrested for DUI · Spotlight PA

Best places to raise a family in Pennsylvania (

DCNR designates a Bucks County trail as a Statewide Major Greenway (

Pennsylvania could get $400 million for abandoned oil and gas wells (

Berks congressional delegation secures millions for local projects (

Pa. has the second-highest number of Ukrainians in the US. Search the database to see where they are –

This central Pa. community named one of best places to retire in the state –

Pennsylvania’s gas tax: why it should not be waived – The Morning Call (

How some Pennsylvania organizations are responding to the Ukrainian refugee crisis | WITF

Secretary of Agriculture Highlights Pennsylvania’s $746 Million Mushroom Industry on Food Fuels PA Tour  – PennWatch


National News

Ukraine’s capital barraged; 3 EU nation leaders to visit – Daily Local

War in Ukraine live updates: Russian airstrikes pound Kyiv as European leaders visit | NPR

Ukraine refugees top 3M as 3 EU nation leaders to visit Kyiv (

US Black population: The biggest growth is in smaller cities | Across America |

Ohio governor signs bill allowing people to carry concealed firearms without training or permits –


Local News

Upper Darby residents may be eligible for trash fee rebate – Delco Times

Haverford commissioners approve first reading banning plastic bags (

Affordable housing in Bucks County lacks community support, builders say (

Bridge infrastructure in Bucks County is in alarming condition. (

Redevelopment Authority gives Bucks industrial sites new life | The Bucks County Herald

Erie’s IRG buys 25 acres for $185 million recycling facility (

Despite decreasing population at Berks County Prison, medical needs increasing (

Program to allow sharpshooting in Antietam Lake Park to decrease deer population (

Despite equality gains in Reading, federal LGBT protections still needed (opinion) (



Dozens of Port Authority routes out of service Monday following weekend of call-offs |

Pittsburgh City Council proposal would turn to nonprofits for infrastructure funding |

Panel to feature historic Pittsburgh labor organizer on working women’s rights | News | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Get rid of hard-to-recycle items at Pennsylvania Resources Council collection events | News | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Sammy’s Famous Corned Beef to close Downtown Pittsburgh bar after 35 years |

Thirteen men died after going to the Allegheny County Jail. Here are their stories – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

The oil price spike may haunt the economy long after it recedes from the pump | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Port Authority seeks help for $65 million upgrade to Panhandle Bridge that carries light rail trains into Downtown Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Steelers, Kraft Heinz in discussions about extending stadium naming rights | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Union frustrated that Port Authority won’t talk about alternatives to vaccinations | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Philly ‘Environmental Justice’ Rules Could Empower Activists to Block New Businesses – DV Journal (

Philadelphia-area home prices up 11.3% in last year as inventory hits new low in February – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Niche ranks 3 Philadelphia suburbs among nation’s best places to live in 2022 – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Jury trials increase in Philadelphia to help eliminate 34,000 case backlog | WITF

Philly City Council delves into links between gun violence and domestic violence – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Bill would bar Philly from keeping Social Security payments meant for foster children (

A ‘Mr. Fixit’ helps West Philly residents and businesses cut through red tape (

Philly superintendent meet-and-greets starts with Baltimore’s John Davis (



White House tells China of ‘deep concerns’ about providing assistance to Russia : NPR

Joe Manchin says he’ll oppose Sarah Bloom Raskin’s nomination : NPR

Congress looks for Putin pressure points (

Zelenskyy to deliver virtual address to US Congress – Daily Local

Document in Jan. 6 Case Shows Plan to Storm Government Buildings – The New York Times (

Wife of Justice Thomas rebuts claims of conflict of interest | WITF

Pressure ramps up to halt Trump-era policy that expels migrants at the border – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (