After deputy landlord-tenant officer shoots Philly woman, Pa. lawmakers want eviction changes (inquirer.com)

Lawmakers propose public eviction oversight after shooting (audacy.com)

After district attorney calls out Kennywood, state senator says park is setting up tour for elected officials – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Making education in Pa. ‘look different’ focus of Senate budget hearing – pennlive.com

State senators scrutinize Gov. Shapiro’s proposed education spending | News | sharonherald.com

Philly area slated to receive millions for home repairs – WHYY

No more private equity hospital purchases in Pennsylvania, lawmakers urge (beckershospitalreview.com)

Lax PA campaign finance, lobbying laws remain · Spotlight PA

Council seeks halt of state’s control over Philadelphia’s gun laws | Gunviolence | phillytrib.com

Philadelphia House Delegation to introduce legislation on gun violence | Local News | phillytrib.com

Bill requiring CO detectors in Pa. child care centers passes House committee (mcall.com)

A Washington County lawmaker says $10 million in casino money is unaccounted for. Others roll their eyes. | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Lawmakers question Pa. Corrections Department head on inmate health and safety – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

State Rep. Dan Frankel to Be Honored With Shropshire Public Service Award :: exploreClarion.com

PENNYCUICK: March Should Be Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Awareness Month – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

The new House Democratic majority in Harrisburg (thenorthsidechronicle.com)

Shapiro returns to Montgomery County for tour of 911 dispatch center (dailylocal.com)

‘They need our support now more than ever,’ Shapiro says, promoting 911 spending plan – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)



As layoffs mount, job candidates are changing their mindsets – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Google’s content moderators demand ‘equal pay for equal work’ : NPR

Jobless benefit claims increasing throughout United States (abc27.com)

Somerset County partners in program to connect biz property owners with clean energy incentive | News | tribdem.com

A big deal: Emerson to take 142,000 square feet of space in Westinghouse’s Cranberry headquarters | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pa.-based Boscov’s plans to open its 50th store, even its rivals are disappearing (inquirer.com)



COVID death rate higher for young people (abc27.com)



How ‘swatting’ calls spread as schools face real threats | WITF

Editorial: Pain, panic and fear: the fallout of a faked school shooting report | TribLIVE.com

Man charged in 20-plus calls of false threats in US, Canada | WITF

Al Sharpton to focus on police mental health response after Irvo Otieno’s death : NPR

At Irvo Otieno’s funeral, calls for reform on treating those with mental illness | Across America | phillytrib.com

Woman banned from Pa. casinos after leaving baby in car while she gambled, authorities say – pennlive.com

Delco fire police group names Fire Police Officer of the Year’ (delcotimes.com)



Pennsylvania to implement school security training project – The Mon Valley Independent

ACLU suing Saucon Valley School District over district’s decision not to allow After School Satan Club | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

ACLU files lawsuit against Saucon Valley School District over After School Satan Club (mcall.com)

PA districts have new way to catch drivers illegally passing school buses (phillyburbs.com)

As Temple starts looking for new president, questions remain | Local News | phillytrib.com

School leaders praise first responders, community for response to false threats; students reminded of mental health help | News | tribdem.com

Editorial: Book banning movement threatens our communities (dailylocal.com)

Names of potential Temple University interim presidents begin to surface (inquirer.com)

Hazleton Area School Board candidates face decision on field house for indoor sports | Election | standardspeaker.com

Holocaust survivor shares his story with local students | News | citizensvoice.com

Superintendents’ forum: Advocating for Berks education needs (readingeagle.com)




Trump uses indictment to unify GOP, even as his vulnerabilities are glaring : NPR

Idaho legislature passes a so-called “abortion trafficking” bill : NPR

DeSantis, the Disney board and King Charles III: A power struggle, explained : NPR

Trump can still run while indicted. But it will make his reelection bid much harder | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)


Western Pa. political leaders react to Trump indictment | TribLIVE.com

Gisele Barreto Fetterman pushes back on ‘power hungry wife’ description (abc27.com)

GOP star Marjorie Taylor Greene tells Pa. conservatives to keep the faith despite recent losses – pennlive.com

This Lehigh U. grad spent $500,000 on the last Pa. school board races. Here’s what we know about his involvement this year. – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Pa. House Democrats’ majority is on the line in Delco race to replace Mike Zabel, who resigned amid harassment allegations (inquirer.com)


John Weinstein says he doesn’t ‘need to be trained’ to be Allegheny County executive | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Philly mayor and City Council election: Could this be the year a Latina is elected to citywide office? (inquirer.com)

Amen Brown had to fight to stay on the ballot for mayor. Will a super PAC come to his rescue? (inquirer.com)



Companies have discharged millions of pounds of toxic chemicals in the Delaware River the last five years, records show (inquirer.com)



PennDOT supports speed cameras, transit-oriented development | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Train carrying ethanol derails in western Minnesota, evacuation lifted : NPR

5 things to know about what may be distracting drivers on the road with you – Daily Local

SEPTA’s plans to remake bus routes, schedules: what to know (inquirer.com)

Arnold Palmer airport awarded $855K for control tower improvements | TribLIVE.com

Sound barriers focus of info session on I-81 expansion project | News | citizensvoice.com


Gun Safety

‘We can never let up on this’: Pa. Rep. Lee talks assault weapons ban, gun violence reform – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Congresswoman Summer Lee speaks out on House floor about hoax shooting reports | TribLIVE.com

She lost her grandson to gun violence: ‘It’s so hard to live with the silence’ | Friday Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)



Is involuntary psychiatric commitment making a policy comeback? : Shots – Health News : NPR

How Lehigh Valley hospitals are helping pregnant moms manage heart health risks (mcall.com)

Doylestown Hospital intends to sell Pine Run to Presbyterian Senior Living | The Bucks County Herald

Full impact of Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health cuts unclear | Local Business | lancasteronline.com

LG Health eliminates about 65 jobs [update] | Local Business | lancasteronline.com


State News

Pennsylvania’s ‘master plan’ for aging residents comes at a high cost | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Fetterman, Casey, Brown Introduce Rail Safety Legislation (politicspa.com)

Fetterman, Casey and Ohio’s Sherrod Brown introduce new rail safety legislation – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Fetterman introduces rail safety proposal as first bill (abc27.com)

Pa. Sens. Fetterman, Casey and Ohio’s Brown introduce new rail safety legislation – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

RGGI Will Cost PA Billions, Nonpartisan Review Says – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

A Q&A with Admiral Rachel Levine, Pennsylvania’s former Secretary of Health – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Reaction to the Indictment of Former President Trump: Shock, Sadness, Anger – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Pennsylvania’s deer harvest increased in the 2022-23 season, with the 3-year trend remaining stable | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


National News

Trump Indictment, a First for a U.S. President, Tests Democracy – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Trump indicted in Stormy Daniels hush money case | ABC27

Trump calls his indictment ‘unthinkable,’ claims he’s ‘completely innocent’ (mcall.com)

Donald Trump indicted; 1st ex-president charged with crime | News | phillytrib.com

Lawyer: Trump indicted; 1st ex-president charged with crime | WITF

French Anger at Macron Seeps Into Bordeaux – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Jury finds retired optometrist at fault for crashing into Gwyneth Paltrow : NPR

Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, fire shows inhumane conditions, abuse migrants face : NPR

These are the states with the highest and lowest tax burdens, a report says : NPR

Yellowstone star and Ohio native expected to donate water filtration systems to East Palestine – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)


Local News

Resources for those impacted by West Reading chocolate factory explosion (readingeagle.com)

West Reading chocolate factory explosion victims remembered with moment of solidarity organized by Reading School Board (readingeagle.com)

Revitalized Whitaker Center says new programs, fewer costs give it ‘bright future’ – pennlive.com

Bucks County food pantries see demand hike after SNAP aid ends (phillyburbs.com)



County executive hopefuls pledge at Mon Valley forum to make government work better, faster – Pittsburgh Union Progress

Allegheny County hit with steep declines in population | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Lawmaker asks thorny question after Swissvale bridge closure: How much does Pa. spend on takeover of unsafe bridges? | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh weather: High wind watch issued, with widespread power outages and downed trees possible | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Given another chance, thousands of Allegheny County taxpayers are filing 2022 property assessment appeals | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Allegheny County hit with steep declines in population | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Ashley Jordan, African American Museum in Philadelphia CEO, gets Biden appointment | Local News | phillytrib.com

City Councilmember Johnson honors ‘Women on the Move’ | Local News | phillytrib.com

Why Philly Airbnb hosts are getting warnings about subpoenas (inquirer.com)

‘Shifting blame backfires every time’ and other takeaways from the city’s botched chemical spill response (inquirer.com)



As debt ceiling talks stall, Speaker McCarthy says GOP may move its own bill : NPR