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Costa legislation could keep some homeowners in growing areas from being taxed out of homes |

New state law could create long-time owner occupant tax exemption program in Pittsburgh | 90.5 WESA

Longtime Pittsburgh homeowners hit by rising taxes in gentrifying neighborhoods could get relief | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

State bill could give tax breaks to longtime Pittsburgh homeowners | Politics | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Democrats, marchers press gun violence debate at Pa. Capitol | WITF

Survivors’ heartbreak points toward gun violence solutions, advocates tell Pa. House panel – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Philadelphia families impacted by gun violence call for reform in Harrisburg (

Lawmakers, advocates, survivors rally against ‘toxin’ of gun violence – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Advocates rallying tighter gun laws hope to seize on change in Pa. House leadership –

Pa. House hearing points toward movement on gun legislation –

Frankel, Schwartz Announce Formation of Jewish Legislative Caucus (

State senators plan to reintroduce reform package of for-profit health care systems (

State senators plan to reintroduce the for-profit health care reform package – Pennsylvania News (

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

Newtown Township Awarded $534K Grant For Pedestrian Safety Work | Newtown, PA Patch

Pa. attorney general seeks more money to combat illegal drugs, guns, staff Safe2Say Center –

Allentown NIZ finances would be opened under Jarrett Coleman bill (

Shapiro promotes multi-million-dollar spending plan to recruit, retain Pa. police – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Josh Shapiro pitches tax credit to bolster PA police recruitment (

Big gains and big hurdles for women in PA politics · Spotlight PA

Josh Shapiro’s revenue chief still needs Senate approval. But first, scrutiny of a top achievement. | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Medical residents unionize at hospitals around the country : Shots – Health News : NPR

Chewy to close large central Pa. fulfillment center –



Pa. woman charged in Pelosi laptop theft on Jan. 6 sentenced to prison (

U.S. Rep Mary Gay Scanlon gunpoint carjacking: Delaware man pleads guilty (



State agency issues warning to central Pa. school district amid reports of racial hostility –

The Lower Dauphin School Board needs an anti-racism plan immediately to protect all students | PennLive Editorial –

New dynamics influence education spending choices in Pennsylvania | Pennsylvania |

Bethlehem Area Superintendent Joseph Roy to retire (

Editorial: Is there light at the end of the tunnel for charter reform in Pennsylvania? (

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

Beaver County school district sues Norfolk Southern over chemical plumes | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

As some Philly students walk out over possible budget cuts, the district offers some remedies (

Temple limits public access to campus food court amid growing safety concerns (




A universal school choice plan is heading to the governor’s desk | WFSU News

Georgia bans most gender-affirming care for trans kids : NPR

Utah social media law requires parental permission for kids : NPR

Senate Ethics Committee warns Lindsey Graham for fundraising at Senate building : NPR

Bill would let people claim ‘unborn child’ as a dependent on Alabama tax return –

The GOP’s scorn over the Trump investigations affirms the racist disconnect of its ‘law and order’ messaging | Opinion (


Commonwealth Court Dismisses GOP Lawsuit On Ballot Curing Procedures (

A Pennsylvania judge dismissed the latest GOP mail ballot lawsuit | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Former Berks commissioner looks to retake his old seat (

Montgomery County GOP chair Christian Nascimento on winning Philly suburbs (



Rebuilding public trust after the derailment starts from the ground up | Pennsylvania |

Ohio toxic train derailment upends school baseball, track | WITF

Jessica Conard of East Palestine has become a reluctant community advocate – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Study: Passenger trains could return to Scranton by 2028 – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Amtrak says NYC passenger train could start by 2028 | News |



Regulations tape off empty drug rehab beds | Pennsylvania |

Parts of Delaware County could soon lose emergency medical services | WITF

Young people deserve better health care than what anti-abortion centers offer – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Despite attempts to kill it, the Affordable Care Act turns 13 this year | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

UPMC, surgeon deemed ‘high risk’ to Medicare after rejecting oversight |


State News

Pa. Sen. John Fetterman expected back ‘soon,’ but no certain timeline yet | WITF

One in three online gamblers in Pa. had a problem in last 12 months | Friday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Keep municipalities open with PA open records law · Spotlight PA State College


National News

Denver’s East High School shooting updates: Teen suspect was found dead : NPR

Oxford High School shooter’s parents can face a manslaughter trial, court rules : NPR

Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph is a USA TODAY Women of the Year honoree

South Carolina’s comptroller resigns after a $3.5 billion accounting error : NPR

Finland will pick 10 people for a free happiness masterclass : NPR

Hyundai and Kia recall 571,000 vehicles due to fire risk : NPR

What’s the deadline for filing taxes in 2023? (It’s not April 15) –

NFL hires Christine Dorfler, a Villanova and Drexel graduate, as new CFO (


Local News

Panelists discuss violence, marginalization of LGBTQ+ youth | The Bucks County Herald

Last phase of Downtown Wilkes-Barre streetscape project begins | News |

Pittston Area rejects request to release sex abuse settlements | News |

So hot! Harrisburg area is among tightest rental markets in the nation –



Allegheny County public defender, legal experts question ethics of district attorney’s office |

Former Pittsburgh city worker accused of altering, fraudulently depositing checks for $50K |

Pittsburgh to delay plastic bag ban |

Forbes values Pirates at $1.32 billion, 24th in baseball team rankings |

End of an era: The last McDonald’s in Downtown Pittsburgh is closing | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Philadelphia residents reject using war-on-drugs-era policies to treat the opioid crisis, according to poll (

Philly City Council election: Jeffery “Jay” Young only Democrat still on the ballot to replace Darrell Clarke in 5th District (

Rhy Hoskins tears ACL in his left knee (

Ukrainian ballet students find safety and high-quality training far from home at Philly’s Rock School (

Philadelphia Council overturns veto of bill for public safety director (

COVID sick leave in Philadelphia to continue after national pandemic emergency declarations end (



Iranian-suspected drone strike in Syria kills one U.S. worker; U.S. retaliates : NPR

The U.S. launched air strikes in Syria after a drone killed a U.S. worker (

Vice President Harris is visiting 3 countries in Africa next week : NPR

The FTC’s new ‘Click to Cancel’ rule would make quitting subscriptions easier : NPR