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Pa. lawmaker wants to help pay for home repairs – WHYY

A New Bill Seeks To Ban Smoking at Pennsylvania Casinos (

Pennsylvania Bill Would Ban Smoking at Casinos | halfwheel

Schwank hosts second session of model Senate (

Podcast: Pa. Hemp Feed Bill, Federally-legal THC Hemp, & Cedar Meadow Farm | Podcasts & Audio |

Pennsylvania Senator to Introduce Legislation to Allow Hemp in Animal Feed – Hemp Grower

Ribbon-cutting ceremony heralds opening of Brandywine LaunchBox | Penn State University (

Snow and ice removal from atop vehicles a hot topic at statehouses (

Sen. Steve Santarsiero to host College Financial Planning event | The Bucks County Herald

Bill to name Hershey Kiss official state candy introduced | News, Sports, Jobs – Times Observer

Pennsylvania House of Representatives lags on expenses transparency | PA Power and Policy |

Legislation suggests a new way to support Pa. Children’s Trust Fund | Five for the Weekend – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Westmoreland’s clout in Harrisburg cut through redistricting |

Pa. Senate panel exploring recreational cannabis legalization criticized for not hearing both sides | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Four years after losing her daughter, a mom’s fight for justice is just beginning | Jenice Armstrong (

Senators Baker, Santarsiero resume work on Kayden’s Law (

$1 Million Awarded to Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia – MyChesCo

Pennsylvania Offers $500K Grant for FDR Park Improvements in Philadelphia – PennWatch


Coronavirus – COVID-19

U.S. covid infections likely to rise again, Dr. Anthony Fauci says |

COVID anniversary: 2 years since Pennsylvania shut down – The Morning Call (

Editorial: Looking past two years of COVID to road forward (

Hong Kong to lift COVID-related flight bans, cut quarantine for arrivals –



Midstate avg. gas prices sees drop in last week (

PA Pols Respond to Pain at the Pump – DV Journal (

Here are 3 reasons why Big Oil can’t just drill more to ease the pain at the gas pump | WITF

As usual, Republicans are wrong about gas prices | Dick Polman – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

As the Great Resignation rolls on, companies are investing more in training – Philadelphia Business Journal (

The Fed can’t stop prices from rising right now, but could over the long haul | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Central Pa. grocery chain’s homegrown beef could ‘position Pa. as leading cattle state’ –



2 Pennsylvania state troopers, civilian killed in crash (



PA Teachers pension delays vote on Oak HC/FT fund amid board talk of conflict | Buyouts (

School meal programs to lose flexibility, funding, if Congress doesn’t act : Shots – Health News : NPR

Pa.’s youngest students need quality teachers invest in workforce now (

Editorial: Fair funding push moves from courtroom to streets (

Pennsylvania student testing, scores down in 2021 after year hiatus – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Staffing shortage, COVID-19, politics take toll on Pennsylvania teachers – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Staffing shortages, pandemic, politics take toll on Pennsylvania teachers | News | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Understaffing leaves after-school programs with unmet demand | News |

Teen Takes: Schools must address student mental health after threats (

NEPA schools look to engage families, welcome parents back | Education |

Drexel new life sciences labs planned Philadelphia (



Challenge to maps tightens county election timelines | News, Sports, Jobs – Times Observer

Suburban parents are fighting book bans because of the threat of censorship : NPR

Two Republican State Representatives Run for Lt. Governor – DV Journal (

Dallastown Libertarian Dave Womack ends bid for council, eyes congress (

Guest Opinion: Candidates should reject PACs that use negative ads (

Richey Ends Campaign for Governor; Endorses McSwain – PoliticsPA

Democrats spar over climate crisis, Supreme Court at U.S. Senate debate in Pittsburgh | WITF

Democratic contenders for Senate split on key issues during forum at CMU | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Democratic gains in legislative maps, including in Pennsylvania, might not last long | WITF

I didn’t see any concerned lawmakers at women’s sports events | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Super PAC signals Pennsylvania primary could get rough | Flipboard



The SEC is set to announce historic climate disclosure rules : NPR



New local taxes for public transit may be on the way for some Pennsylvania counties | Pennsylvania |



Crozer Health to implement additional temporary service cuts at Delaware County Memorial Hospital – Philadelphia Business Journal (

The pandemic uprooted health care. Lehigh Valley health care experts say these changes will likely stay – The Morning Call (


State News

Gov. Wolf announces ‘1-4-3 day’, encouraging Pa. residents to show kindness (

Judge admonishes Pa. State Police for response to request seeking email, phone records · Spotlight PA

Pennsylvania casinos post first sports wagering revenue loss in February due to Super Bowl LVI outcome – Philadelphia Business Journal (

New inductions into the Central Pennsylvania Music Hall-of-Fame | Smart Talk (

Americans support LGBTQ nondiscrimination laws. What’s Pa.’s excuse? | Monday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


National News

Ukraine rejects Russian demand for surrender in Mariupol (

Ukraine-Russia updates: Civilian death toll climbs past 900 : NPR

Ukraine War Threatens to Cause a Global Food Crisis – The New York Times (

Ukraine Live Updates: Mariupol Refuses to Yield; Russia Strikes Kyiv Mall – The New York Times (

Child Care: New York’s Next Big-Ticket Budget Priority – The New York Times (

Time to retool census? Some think so after minorities missed | News |

An Appalachian town was told a Bitcoin mine would bring an economic boom. It got noise pollution and an eyesore. (


Local News

Officials break ground on Drexeline Town Center – Delco Times

Harrisburg city, community leaders on addressing gun violence after week of shootings (

Global woman’s rights event held in Harrisburg (

Delaware County police departments, FOP send vests to Ukraine (

Controversial Bucks judge stepping down as child dependency judge (

Luzerne County Council to vote on proposed tax break for manufacturing project | News |

Three area counties return nearly $3 million in rental assistance funds | News |

Editorial: Resurgence of violence in Reading demands strong reaction (

US attorney running January 6 insurrection investigation grew up in Allentown – The Morning Call (



Community gardens planned near Citizens Hose in Harrison’s Birdville neighborhood |

Amazon cancels plans for Churchill warehouse (

Port Authority extends free fares in response to staffing shortages | News | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Allegheny County Jail to reopen for in-person visits | News | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (

New transportation center is the latest positive sign for McKeesport, Mayor Michael Cherepko says | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Port Authority to spend $4.5 million to upgrade light rail trains it wants to replace | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Tom Hogan: City of Philadelphia hobbles police with dangerous new ordinance (

‘Our goal is to break down barriers:’ Philly hospital offers trans kids gender-affirming care – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Villanova back to Sweet 16 after 71-61 win over Ohio State | Basketball |

City in settlement talks with disabled Philadelphians in suit over dangerous sidewalks | Local News |

PHA seeks more landlords for voucher program | Local News |

$36 million federal grant to help reduce homelessness in Philadelphia | Local News |

Kenyatta Johnson corruption case heads to trial after pandemic delays | Local News |

Kenyatta Johnson’s bribery trial starts today — the second for a city councilmember in a year (

Archdiocese of Phila. announces updated COVID mitigation efforts – Mainline Media News

Six months after a tornado, Upper Dublin shouldn’t look this bad | Opinion (



Ketanji Brown Jackson’s long judicial record is likely to be scrutinized at hearings : NPR

Justice Thomas hospitalized with infection, high court says (

Ketanji Brown Jackson Fought Injustices While at Harvard – The New York Times (

Ketanji Brown Jackson’s long judicial record is likely to be scrutinized at hearings | WITF

First but not last: Black girls see themselves in court pick | News |

McConnell on Republicans supporting Putin: ‘There’s some lonely voices out there’ (

U.S. Interior Dept. research into the history of abusive Native American boarding schools should be released in the coming weeks – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Biden to issue 2023 government spending plan on March 28 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette