Pa. bill tacks financial literacy course to graduation requirements – pennlive.com

Pa. Senate advances two bills that focus on corporate tax cuts – pennlive.com

Report finds 12 Pa. facilities emit 20% of commonwealth’s greenhouse gases – pennlive.com

Bill banning pre-checked, recurring campaign donation box sees committee approval – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Legislators call for reforms to hospital closure process | Chester County Press

Open Records Law could have criminal penalties for destroying Right-to-Know records | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Report: Pennsylvania ranked fourth nationally in greenhouse gas emissions in 2020 – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Pa. Senate approves bill creating SEPTA crimes division in Philly DA’s office – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

In the Largest Victory of its Kind in Philadelphia in Over 50 Years, Penn Doctors Overwhelmingly Vote to Unionize – Committee of Interns and Residents (cirseiu.org)

Senate panel votes to speed up drop in Pa. business tax | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Lawmakers advance legislation banning pre-checked campaign contribution boxes – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Penn Medicine residents and fellows vote to form union, becoming the first hospital house staff union in Pennsylvania | PhillyVoice

Philly lawmakers and activists urge state lawmakers to let the city set its own minimum wage (inquirer.com)

Party affiliation can be misleading in school elections – Times News Online (tnonline.com)

Pennsylvania Senate committee passes unclaimed property bill (abc27.com)

A celebration for Dr. Whittier C. Atkinson, a pioneer in local medicine – Daily Local

Here’s how Gov. Shapiro’s property tax and rent rebate would help vulnerable Pa. citizens (yahoo.com)

Pa. Gov. Shapiro touts tax cuts to Philly business chamber – WHYY

Shapiro proposes significant expansion to PA property tax and rent rebate program – Franklin County Free Press (fcfreepresspa.com)

Three ways Shapiro’s budget would change public health in Pennsylvania | Spotlight PA | observer-reporter.com

Lawmaker says PennDOT needs a voice for disabled drivers | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pa. House bill could return vote to people serving time for felonies | Wednesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Advocates Rally for School Choice as Lawmakers Seek Update to Pa – Erie News Now | WICU and WSEE in Erie, PA

Pennsylvania House battle hinges on Philadelphia suburbs | Impacto (impactomedia.com)


Doritos Ketchup and Mustard are returning while two new Frito-Lay flavors debut for summer – pennlive.com

Moms can get a free sandwich at Primanti Bros. for Mother’s Day 2023. Here’s how. – pennlive.com

Is your company planning layoffs, closures? Here’s how to check in Pennsylvania (abc27.com)

Inflation stays high in April as the economy faces challenging times : NPR


As Covid Emergency Ends, U.S. Response Shifts to ‘Peacetime’ Mode – The New York Times (nytimes.com)


Unlicensed teen drove 110 mph with mom during chase, police say – pennlive.com

Plea agreement rejected for Pa. woman who thought dead friend was in ‘a deep sleep’ – pennlive.com

Pa. man dies when car drops on him hours after his graduation: reports – pennlive.com

Pa. man arrested after ‘cheating’ argument escalates into forced entry, gunshot – pennlive.com

Off-duty central Pa. officer was DUI when he caused series of crashes: police – pennlive.com

Former Pennsylvania special education teacher traveled overseas to sexually abuse children: DOJ (abc27.com)

Motorcycle crash in Salisbury Township kills one Tuesday evening (mcall.com)

John P. Stevens assaulted children in West Whiteland home, police say (inquirer.com)


Will the Contentious Central Bucks School Board Race Foreshadow ’24? – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

GRADY: Moms for Liberty’s Candidates Fight for Parents’ Rights – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Lower Merion School District, police investigate threats (inquirer.com)

School of the Week: Students dream big at Martha Washington School | The Learning Key | phillytrib.com


Pa. primary election 2023: How to vote, where to vote, and everything you need to know for May 16 | WITF

May 10 Playbook: Still Questioning Election Outcome (politicspa.com)

Who’s on the ballot this year in Dauphin County? (abc27.com)


Report: Pennsylvania ranked fourth nationally in greenhouse gas emissions in 2020 – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Report finds 12 Pa. facilities emit 20% of commonwealth’s greenhouse gases – pennlive.com

Another stretch of warm spring weather ahead for central Pa. as summer inches closer – pennlive.com


SEPTA sounds public alarm about ‘difficult decisions’ ahead | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Gun Safety

Texas mall shooting: A grim history of AR-15s and American tragedies : NPR


Post-Roe abortion bans force pregnant people with life-threatening complications to travel – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Panel recommends breast cancer screening starting at age 40 | National | thecentersquare.com

Pennsylvania leads the nation in Lyme disease. The state is responding with new tick testing, research and education | StateImpact Pennsylvania (npr.org)

State News

Commencement speakers at Philly-area colleges 2023: Tv stars, scientists and politicians (inquirer.com)

Pa. man says he went into Capitol to rescue a woman, but video shows otherwise – pennlive.com

Policing, race to be spotlighted in Wednesday public forum in Harrisburg – pennlive.com

Over $400K worth of cocaine in Bob Marley bag seized at Pa. airport | Today in Pa. – pennlive.com

Perimeter guards were absent as 2 men escaped from Philadelphia prison – pennlive.com

Ameen Hurst and Nasir Grant: What we know about the men who escaped from Philly’s prison (inquirer.com)

National News

Biden and McCarthy Address Debt Limit Talks – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Overdose prevention centers are tough sell in U.S. despite successes – The Washington Post

Agency warns rising interest costs pose risk to nation’s financial outlook | National | thecentersquare.com

Bipartisan group projects U.S. default as soon as early June, citing ‘quite low’ cash flows – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

No progress on debt ceiling as deadline approaches | National | thecentersquare.com

Jury finds Trump liable for $5 million in civil case | National | thecentersquare.com

Exclusive: Border Patrol agent says urgent support needed at border | Texas | thecentersquare.com

Tucker Carlson is taking his show to Twitter. Here is what Elon Musk said about the deal – pennlive.com

Texas Patrols Its Own Border, Pushing Legal Limits – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

California to Pay $24 Million for Man’s Death in Police Custody – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

CNN’s town hall with Trump takes on added stakes : NPR

Dianne Feinstein set to return to Senate after shingles : NPR

Local News

Another big change at Lehigh Valley Mall (mcall.com)

Here are the top polluters in the Lehigh Valley, according to new report (mcall.com)

Da Vinci Science Center project reaches major milestone with topping off ceremony. (mcall.com)

Lower Macungie planners enthusiastic about Topgolf, Town Center proposal | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

Divided Central Bucks community accuses school board majority of bullying, calls for resignation of member | Southeastern Pennsylvania | wfmz.com

Downtown Allentown Market to lose original tenant, welcome popular Thai concept | Eat, Sip, Shop | wfmz.com


Pittsburgh police seek public’s help in finding missing elderly man | TribLIVE.com

Pittsburgh to begin hosting 2024 budget meetings to gather ideas from residents | TribLIVE.com

Pittsburgh leaders push for more transitional housing to address homelessness | TribLIVE.com

Pittsburgh City Council to hold public hearing, interview with police chief nominee Larry Scirotto | TribLIVE.com

Pittsburgh man indicted on charge of punching his lawyer before drug trial | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Hills Snack Bar food truck one step closer to hitting the road – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

PWSA files request with PUC to increase rates nearly 70% over 3-year period – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Pittsburgh Passion honors late team co-owner Franco Harris with memorial during home opener – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)


Philly lawmakers and activists urge state lawmakers to let the city set its own minimum wage (inquirer.com)

Philadelphia pollen counts high from grass and tree combo, weather conditions (inquirer.com)

Chester Amtrak train crash victims Jahaad Atkinson and Ahyir Womack remembered by loved ones (inquirer.com)

The Philly voter’s guide to mayor, City Council, and other races (inquirer.com)

Fairless Energy plant in Bucks County among worst polluters (inquirer.com)

Philadelphia protest calls for minimum wage hike and local control on future wage increases | Local News | phillytrib.com

North Philly school on lockdown after gun discharges in bathroom | Gunviolence | phillytrib.com


Fetterman slams ‘social media blowtorch’ ‘unleashed’ on his family after Pennsylvania Senate victory – Discover Dade

WATCH: John Fetterman Talks About His Depression And Road To Recovery (politicspa.com)

Fetterman ‘begging’ those struggling with mental health to seek treatment | ABC27

Eye on the Capitol: How Casey, Fetterman, Kelly voted last week | Local News | ncnewsonline.com