Pa. state senators introduce open primary bill | Monday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Lawmakers, Advocates Hold Rally for DACA Teacher Certifications – BCTV

Pa. Democratic lawmakers renew push to expand teacher certification and in-state tuition for DACA recipients | WITF

Pa. lawmakers push to expand certification for immigrant teachers | 90.5 WESA

Pennsylvania lawmaker pushes two bills focused on education (abc27.com)

State passes bill to improve Lyme disease detection in schools | Community | northcentralpa.com

Pa. Senate panel OKs bills to curb vehicle emissions tests | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Governor Shapiro expected to sign historic bill regarding breast cancer prevention (abc27.com)

Gov. Shapiro to sign law requiring insurers to cover breast, ovarian cancer screenings – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Josh Shapiro announces support for Fairness Act – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Pa. doesn’t fund public defense. Shapiro’s budget would change that. · Spotlight PA

Lenape Valley Foundation welcomes local legislators – Lower Bucks Times

Pennsylvania House passes eight bipartisan bills in productive return to session – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. House Dems float ‘fair share’ fix to income tax | Friday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Gun control legislation inching through State House | ABC27


Check your pantry – General Mills recalls some Gold Medal flour after testing reveals salmonella – pennlive.com

Developer pulls out of problem-plagued Harrisburg rental complex – pennlive.com

First Republic Bank seized, sold to JPMorgan Chase – pennlive.com

Three retailers to accept Bed Bath & Beyond coupons (abc27.com)

UPMC job fair shows health care jobs aren’t always about medicine | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


She’s 23, has 65 license suspensions, and was just arrested for driving without a license: report – pennlive.com

Man who escaped custody at central Pa. hospital still on the run: police – pennlive.com

Police: Armed man wounded, 2 officers hit but saved by vests in Philadelphia (abc27.com)

Pennsylvania nurse practitioner sentenced for drug prescription fraud (abc27.com)

Person sot outside home in Lower Towamensing | Poconos and Coal Region | wfmz.com

Pittsburgh Perry South shooting under investigation | TribLIVE.com

3-year-old boy shot in the cheek in Philadelphia | Local News | phillytrib.com


Penn State University to host spring 2023 commencement ceremonies May 5-7 – India Education | Latest Education News | Global Educational News | Recent Educational News (indiaeducationdiary.in)

Increased police presence as students return to Reading High after gun incident | Berks Regional News | wfmz.com

Commencement season gets underway | TribLIVE.com


Northampton County DA Democratic primary preview (mcall.com)


Flooding, damage, road closures: Which Pa. counties are impacted? – pennlive.com

Gun Safety

Gun control legislation inching through State House | ABC27


What to know about tick, Lyme season following a mild winter | WITF

More than 1M doses of Naloxone distributed through state program | Five for the Weekend – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

As U.S. life expectancy falls, experts cite the health impacts of incarceration – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

State News

Pa. Attorney General honored at CASA Awards Dinner – pennlive.com

An amendment tracker and complete guide to proposed changes in Pennsylvania’s Constitution | WITF

Auditor dings boroughs for errors, lauds Johnstown for financial recovery | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

State police want more women on the force as vacancies pile up | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Philadelphia families remember loved ones during National Crime Victims’ Rights Week – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pennsylvania student offers cop ride during chase, gets assist in catching suspect | Today in Pa. – pennlive.com

Pa. city is removed from ‘distressed municipality status’ after 30 years – pennlive.com

Pa. Attorney General honored at CASA Awards Dinner – pennlive.com

National News

Biden administration to expand entry to U.S. ahead of Title 42 ending | National | thecentersquare.com

Biden proposal on transgender student athletes met with praise but also questions – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Biden authorizes military to call up reservists to combat drug trafficking at southern border | National | thecentersquare.com

U.S. evacuates hundreds of Americans from Sudan capital : NPR

Credit bureau CEOs face tough questions at Senate hearing; Democrats push to remove medical debt – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

20/24 vision: How the last presidential election is influencing the next one – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Outrage continues over federal rule to charge higher fees to home buyers with better credit | National | thecentersquare.com

More people are getting away with murder. Unsolved killings reach a record high | WITF

Trickling Tax Revenue Complicates Debt Limit Talks – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Virginia Beach Begins Cleanup After Tornado Damage – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Biden Calls for Release of U.S. Journalist Detained Abroad – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

NASA is keeping Voyager 2 going until at least 2026 by tapping into backup power : NPR

Local News

Annual Trash Can to Treasure event held in Dauphin County (abc27.com)

Man wanted after allegedly fleeing York Hospital detainment (abc27.com)

Cumberland County police seize $360k in marijuana products (abc27.com)

Harrisburg boardwalks reopen after renovations (abc27.com)

Baby alligator found in Allentown wastewater treatment plant (mcall.com)

Bryan Kohberger’s former school district won’t talk. But Pleasant Valley turned over records for Idaho case – The Morning Call mcall.com)

Giant supermarket worker charged in food tampering case (mcall.com)

New Orleans Mayor Moves Past Failed Recall Effort, but Unease Persists – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Increased police presence as students return to Reading High after gun incident | Berks Regional News | wfmz.com

Radnor police recognize Nova student in help in apprehending suspect – Mainline Media News

Radnor School District proposes 2.78 percent tax hike for upcoming school year – Mainline Media News

Rowan receives $30M gift to name New Jersey’s first veterinary school – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)


Traffic calming construction begins Monday in Brighton Heights | TribLIVE.com

After week of selection, 27 people eligible for jury in Pittsburgh synagogue shooting trial | TribLIVE.com

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ brings complex tale of lonely teen to Pittsburgh | TribLIVE.com

Dr. Jonas Salk polio vaccine exhibit opens at University of Pittsburgh | TribLIVE.com

Most train derailments in Western Pa. happen near major rivers, a new study shows | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Larry Scirotto, Pittsburgh’s likely new police chief, brings baggage from Florida | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

UPMC lifting mask mandates at most facilities – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Jury selection resumes Monday in Pittsburgh synagogue trial – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)


Where Philadelphia mayoral candidates stand on business issues – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

801 Market St. in Center City Philadelphia back up for sale – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

LGBTQ+ Voter’s Guide: The fight for Philadelphia Mayor. The issues, the candidates – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Jeff Brown wants to make Philadelphia his business – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

A 95-year-old sprinter ran the 100 at the Penn Relays Saturday. Here’s how he finished – pennlive.com

Philly Low on List of Country’s Best 100 Cities for Entrepreneurs – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Will Hydrogen Hub Come to Philly? – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)


Sen. Bob Casey Raises More Money From PACs Than From PA – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Bob Casey starts 2024 re-election campaign in strong position | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Lawmakers urge NLRB to investigate ‘unfair practices’ at Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)