Pa Democrats Continue Push for OSHA Protections in Public Sector – WNY News Now

Democratic lawmakers push for cost of living adjustment (abc27.com)

Public school workers say ‘dignified’ retirement now out of reach | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pennsylvania bill aims to end turnpike toll price gap (wtae.com)

Senate Democrats Discuss Strategies to Prevent Youth Violence at Policy Hearing – MyChesCo

Honoring Roberto Clemente in PA (politicspa.com)

Pennsylvania lawmakers propose Roberto Clemente Day (abc27.com)

Lawmakers Propose Assault Weapons Ban (politicspa.com)

PA Could Soon Mandate Background Checks For Ammunition Purchases | Across Pennsylvania, PA Patch

Pennsylvania lawmaker proposes making Election Days holidays (abc27.com)

Pennsylvania bill would ban in-car subscriptions for heated seats, hardware (abc27.com)

Pa. House lawmakers ask state-related university leaders to justify proposed funding growth – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. House bill would help locals cover costs of tax-exempt properties | Wednesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

‘Got nothing’: PA officials press Norfolk Southern CEO · Spotlight PA

PA Senate Committee Demands Answers on East Palestine Derailment – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Pa. legislators frustrated with Norfolk Southern CEO’s appearance before Pa. Senate committee | WITF

The Philly region has a lot more power in Harrisburg now that Dems control the House. Here’s why. (inquirer.com)

Letter to the editor: Time to move deer hunting opener back to Monday | TribLIVE.com

Moving Pa.’s deer rifle season opener back to Monday has bipartisan support. We know why. | Opinion – lehighvalleylive.com

$7.4M in grants awarded for 17 projects – thereporteronline

Willows Park Mansion Celebrating 50-Year Anniversary Of Park Purchase | Radnor, PA Patch

17 community projects in Chester County receive nearly $4.4 million in state funding – Daily Local

Malvern Public Library awarded funding for facility improvements – Daily Local

Welcome to the City of Pittsburgh – City Press Releases (pittsburghpa.gov)

Memory of Sen. Tony DeLuca recognized with new award at Rosedale Beach Club | TribLIVE.com



Poverty infringes on all our prosperity, author Matthew Desmond says ahead of HBG appearance – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

New HUBZones mean small businesses may be eligible for federal contracting dollars – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

‘Poverty, by America’ author Matthew Desmond examines inequality’s root causes : Shots – Health News : NPR

Shapira family leadership of Giant Eagle and the company’s board ends as CEO Laura Shapira Karet departs | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Giant Eagle’s new CEO, board chair leaves chain without Shapira family in leadership | TribLIVE.com



What you need to know when the public health emergency ends (dailylocal.com)



Law enforcement officials ask for public’s help in locating fugitives | Local News | phillytrib.com

Accused PA synagogue gunman cites ‘mental disease’ · Spotlight PA

Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect has schizophrenia, lawyers say – pennlive.com

State attorneys general push for action from Kia, Hyundai on stolen cars | Wisconsin | thecentersquare.com

‘Representation matters’: 69 News sits down with Michelle Kott, Bethlehem’s 1st female police chief | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

The retrial of a man charged with killing an off-duty Pittsburgh cop again began with a no-show witness | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Harrisburg cops on predator hunter’s gotcha videos: ‘You’re going about it the wrong way’ – pennlive.com



Shapiro highlights commitment to creating better schools – Daily Local

Josh Shapiro says his education spending plan will give kids ‘a fair shot’ – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Gov. Shapiro touts tax incentive for new teachers as a way to ease shortage | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Editorial: Let it stand: Education reform starts with court ruling on inequitable school funding | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges submits budget request (abc27.com)

Temple faculty union authorizes no-confidence vote | Local News | phillytrib.com

Temple faculty union authorizes no-confidence vote in university officials – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Pennsbury superintendent sees need for more security at high school (phillyburbs.com)

EASD chooses Tracy Piazza as next superintendent | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

Lower Merion School Board votes to delay school start time changes (inquirer.com)

Pitt moves ahead with $240M plan for new arena, sports performance center | TribLIVE.com

Easton Area School Board plans to stay in-house, hire longtime employee as next superintendent (mcall.com)

Central York’s school board will vote on updating its book review policy | WITF



Texas lawsuit to ban abortion pill would impact access in Midstate | ABC27

Potential criminal charges and arrest loom over Trump’s run for the White House : NPR

House committee hearing on election will go on without Luzerne County officials | Election | citizensvoice.com

Philadelphia mayor 2023: Carpenters union endorses Cherelle Parker (inquirer.com)



Climate protesters call on banks to divest from fossil fuels : NPR



Parking area at Amtrak station could provide needed housing | Local News | lancasteronline.com

Stacks of thank-you cards to write as donations pour in to East Palestine | Ohio | thecentersquare.com

Norfolk Southern CEO, DeWine to praise rail safety legislation at hearing | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Norfolk Southern supports some new regs after Ohio disaster | WITF

History of SEPTA’s KOP rail project (inquirer.com)

Reading airport authority taking next step to become sole fuel provider at the airfield (readingeagle.com)

Major bridge project to resume on I-81, Route 22 in Dauphin County: PennDOT – pennlive.com



Michelle Henry joins DelVal panel on the “violent toll of addiction” | The Bucks County Herald

CDC expressing concern about rapidly growing fungus, now in PA – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

CDC: Deadly Candida auris fungus spreading quickly through health care sites : NPR

Adolescent & Young Adult Advocates of Bryn Mawr acquired by Recovery Center of America (readingeagle.com)

Pennsylvania among ‘worst states for doctors’ list: report – pennlive.com


State News

Josh Shapiro celebrates Lehigh Valley in first visit as governor (mcall.com)

Contractor botched PA mortgage relief work, state says · Spotlight PA

In Pennsylvania, drilling on public land loses and two invasive bugs win | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Biden nominates Eric Olshan for U.S attorney in Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

WITF Announces Winner of the 2023 Central PA Spelling Bee | WITF


National News

Producer claims Fox coerced testimony in Dominion libel case | News | phillytrib.com

The Legal Intricacies That Could Make or Break the Case Against Trump – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Who is Alvin Bragg, the Manhattan DA who would bring charges against Trump? : NPR

Video shows Irvo Otieno pinned to floor before his death | Across America | phillytrib.com

After the Xi-Putin talks, here are some takeaways : NPR

Is Russia using water to wage war in Ukraine? : NPR

Russian drone strikes in Ukraine kill at least 4, wound another 20 : NPR

New study: Men took on more childcare and housework since the pandemic (inquirer.com)


Local News

Wyoming Valley Levee overseer cleared for $8M American Rescue award | Times Leader

City Council members want more action, less talk about blighted properties (readingeagle.com)

Lancaster to use solar power to reduce cost, energy use at water treatment facilities [Lancaster Watchdog] | Local News | lancasteronline.com

Two local organizations receive grants from Kennett Square Mushroom Festival – Daily Local

Real estate development program launches to ‘Jumpstart’ Coatesville – Daily Local

Residents express frustrations to Allentown Parking Authority at forum | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

Allentown residents vent frustrations about parking authority (mcall.com)



Online meeting to be held discussing four bridge projects in Pittsburgh area – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Walnut Capital turns to the South Side for its next development after years in the East End | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

$255,000 for a zoning review? That’s what Pittsburgh will charge one developer, attorney claims | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Philadelphia suburbs dominate 2023 Best Places to Live in America rankings – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Ben Mannes: Philadelphia’s “Driving Equity” law — one year later (broadandliberty.com)

149-unit apartment building is planned for Spring Garden Street site (inquirer.com)

Philadelphia City Council will be among the least-experienced in decades after 2023 election (inquirer.com)

Fair Chance Hiring Initiative in Philadelphia hopes to lower recidivism, provide employment for previously incarcerated (inquirer.com)

Housing voucher discrimination widespread in Philly. Renters need more resources, advocates say (inquirer.com)

To Philadelphia school board from former member: Our students deserve better | Opinion (inquirer.com)



Fed Meeting Holds High Stakes for Biden – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

TikTok CEO to tell Congress app is safe, urge against ban (abc27.com)

TikTok CEO set to tell U.S. lawmakers that ByteDance is ‘not an agent of China’ : NPR