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First State of Black Pennsylvania report finds life is improving, but challenges remain (

PA Democrats push support for COLA increase for retirees | WHP (

Pa. Senate Democrat proposes series of bills to increase housing accessibility – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Two DelVal Dems Want Mandatory Background Check to Buy Ammo – DV Journal (

Philabundance, Senator Sharif Street kick off 30 day food giveaway initiative in North Philadelphia for Ramadan – 6abc Philadelphia

Pa. lawmakers want defibrillators in schools ready in case of cardiac emergencies –

State Senator Propose Making Election Day State, Municipal Holiday | BOB 94.9 | WHP580 Newsroom (

Pennsylvania’s permitting delays, carbon taxes still vexing lawmakers | Pennsylvania |

Gun violence to bring hearing, rally to Pennsylvania Capitol (

In-car subscriptions might soon be illegal in Pa. (

Pennsylvania bill would make Hershey’s Kisses the state’s official candy (

How many women serve in the PA legislature? · Spotlight PA

Sen. Mastriano announces new legislation on ‘curriculum transparency’ (

State Lawmakers Still Have Questions After Hearing From Norfolk – WENY News

Norfolk Southern CEO testifies before PA Senate Committee on East Palestine derailment | WHP (

Permitting reform, carbon compact take center stage at DEP’s budget hearing – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pa. Senate set sights on DEP spending, permits, RGGI in budget hearing | News |

Rainy Day Fund Use Cautioned by Republicans in Budget Meetings | WHP 580 (

Early Pa. state budget talks reveal a potential sticking point: how much to give colleges and universities | WITF

The chancellor of Pa.’s state universities says tuition freeze will continue, but funding increase needed – The Morning Call (

PASSHE head tells lawmakers state universities need greater funding to compete – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

New resolution reintroduced on Halcovage impeachment by Schuylkill County lawmakers | |

Lawmaker to hold women’s resource fair in Reading. (

State Sen. Jarrett Coleman files bill to open up Allentown NIZ finances. (

Could Pa’s liquor tax make up for nonprofits’ tax-exempt status? (



Fulton Financial joins call for more federal backing of bank deposits | Local Business |

Patent pilot program aims to speed up process for small businesses – Philadelphia Business Journal (

The debt limit: What is it and what happens if Congress fails to act? : NPR

Federal Reserve rate increase may harm small lenders and credit unions (

Silicon Valley Bank’s demise is not symptomatic of a broken U.S. banking system (



‘Tripledemic’ leaves Pa. largely unscathed, as COVID rates fall to near lowest level –

COVID-19 rates still dropping across the state | Coronavirus |

At hearing, U.S. Senators condemn Moderna’s plan to boost COVID jab to $130 a dose – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Even before COVID-19 vaccine revenue surge, Penn ranked #1 for licensing dollars (



At least 15 companies in the mix to design new Lancaster County Prison | Local News |

Delco inmate’s death ruled a ‘delayed’ homicide (

Lower Merion Commissioners Extend Punishment of Cop, Sparking Protests – DV Journal (

Lehigh County man charged in New Jersey fentanyl trafficking ring (

Editorial: County Jail shows suicides and other deaths are preventable | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

‘Calvin saved my life and lost his,’ witness testifies in trial for man accused of killing off-duty Pittsburgh officer | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



University of Pittsburgh criticized for events focused on transgender issues | Pennsylvania |

Pitt students are the latest to try blocking anti-transgender speakers from campus. Experts say that violates free speech. | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Westampton schools closed for second day because of brush fire (

Audit prompts changes at Bucks County Community College | The Bucks County Herald

Cyber charter schools support socialization & lifelong relationships (

Christy tapped as new West Chester school board member – Daily Local

What to know about teacher shortages and what schools can do about them : NPR

School book bans spur a growing counteroffensive : NPR

Reports: Penn State coach Micah Shrewsberry leaving for Notre Dame | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Slippery Rock’s new president wants university to be ‘the best’ in Pa. state system | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Philly teachers and parents plan to protest ahead of staff cuts (

Some of Temple University’s grad students have not returned to the classroom (



DeSantis to expand ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law to all grades | News |

Voters hate bank bailouts. But for Biden, the alternative could be worse : NPR

What if Trump and Mastriano top Pa.’s 2024 ballot? | John Baer –

Eight Philly mayoral candidates made their cases for education reform (

Mayoral candidate Cherelle Parker gets endorsement from regional carpenters union | Mayorsrace |



What’s it take to get ‘forever chemicals’ out of drinking water? Big new systems that you might have to help pay for. (



Priorities for rail safety bill debated in U.S. Senate hearing with Norfolk Southern CEO – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

A bipartisan consensus to toughen regulations on railroads is emerging in the U.S. Senate | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

SEPTA made the right decision to stop its suburban plans. Here’s how it can best serve riders going forward. | Editorial (



Suffering from ‘alarm fatigue,’ LVH-Pocono staff ignored alerts. A patient died four days later, state report says (

Somerset, UPMC merger paying off, hospital leader says | News |

Why drugs like Adderall, antibiotics and flu medications are in short supply : NPR

TowerDIRECT ambulance expansion in Berks (

What to do about the problem that is Medicare Advantage? | Ray E. Landis – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

UPMC waves off agreement that would bring 5 years of federal tracking | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


State News

Sen. Bob Casey pushes bill requiring safety barriers on all domestic commercial passenger planes –

Pa.’s Deluzio teams with N.Y. lawmaker on railroad safety bill – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Report: The arts contributed $28.6B to Pa.’s economy in 2021 | Thursday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Antisemitism reports rising in Pa., N.J., including Port Richmond white supremacist stickers (

Pennsylvania trout season to begin soon (

In Pennsylvania, we put families first | Opinion –

‘What are Peeps?’ – ‘Jeopardy’ contestants make quick work of ‘Made in Pa.’ category –

Hummingbirds migrating back to Pa.: When to spot them, set up feeders –

Pollen counts in Philadelphia hit ‘extreme’ levels as season starts (

SNAP benefits scam, delivered through text messages, targets Pennsylvanians (


National News

Police: 2 school administrators shot at Denver high school | News |

Sources: Manhattan DA postpones Trump grand jury session | News |

Here are the criminal investigations Donald Trump faces : NPR

Murdaugh case is bringing attention to another possible murder : NPR

The Women Behind the Montgomery Bus Boycott : Code Switch : NPR


Local News

Market houses full, have waiting list for first time in two decades (

Prospect Homes residents: Key questions unanswered after meeting with JHA | News |

North Plum Street lots will have grass planted, be returned to property owners: Lancaster city officials | Local News |

Doylestown Saree Run aims to break down barriers, celebrate diversity (

Rainbow crosswalk in Doylestown first of its kind in Bucks County (

Millions in paving projects planned in Hazleton | News |

Proposed East Union gun range has events scheduled while zoning appeal process continues | |

Here’s how the Allentown Parking Authority could address resident complaints (



Pittsburgh City Council gives preliminary approval for contract to repair Charles Anderson Memorial Bridge – CBS Pittsburgh (

City Council green-lit funding that could help reopen the Charles Anderson Bridge sooner than planned | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Two major apartment buildings in the Strip District are going up for sale | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A key artery from Pittsburgh’s South Side is closed after a fire broke out under a bridge | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Ramadan Begins: Muslim Community Practices Fasting and Service Through Food Distribution – NBC10 Philadelphia (

Philabundance marks the beginning of Ramadan – CBS Philadelphia (

Which Philly neighborhood offers the best quality of life? New online tool takes measure (

New plan on Spring Garden Street: Apartments instead of self-storage units (

Society Hill residents hiring private security guard for summer 2023 (

Sixers’ proposal would negatively affect SEPTA’s Jefferson Station (

$9 million settlement for 2020 protesters is ‘a win,’ but more change is needed | Opinion (



The U.S. is threatening to ban TikTok? Good luck : NPR

TikTok CEO faces off with Congress over security fears | News |

Biden visits Canada with concerns about Haiti : NPR

Bruce Springsteen gets National Medal of Arts from Joe Biden (