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Pa. bill tacks financial literacy course to graduation requirements –

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

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

Bill banning pre-checked, recurring campaign donation box sees committee approval – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

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 (

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

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

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 (

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 (

Party affiliation can be misleading in school elections – Times News Online (

Pennsylvania Senate committee passes unclaimed property bill (

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 (

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 (

Three ways Shapiro’s budget would change public health in Pennsylvania | Spotlight PA |

Lawmaker says PennDOT needs a voice for disabled drivers | Pennsylvania |

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

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 (


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

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

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

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 (


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

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

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

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

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

Former Pennsylvania special education teacher traveled overseas to sexually abuse children: DOJ (

Motorcycle crash in Salisbury Township kills one Tuesday evening (

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


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

GRADY: Moms for Liberty’s Candidates Fight for Parents’ Rights – DV Journal (

Lower Merion School District, police investigate threats (

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


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 (

Who’s on the ballot this year in Dauphin County? (


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

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

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


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

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 (

Panel recommends breast cancer screening starting at age 40 | National |

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

State News

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

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

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

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

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

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

National News

Biden and McCarthy Address Debt Limit Talks – The New York Times (

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 |

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

No progress on debt ceiling as deadline approaches | National |

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

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

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

Texas Patrols Its Own Border, Pushing Legal Limits – The New York Times (

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

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 (

Here are the top polluters in the Lehigh Valley, according to new report (

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

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

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

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


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

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

Pittsburgh leaders push for more transitional housing to address homelessness |

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

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 (

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

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


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

Philadelphia pollen counts high from grass and tree combo, weather conditions (

Chester Amtrak train crash victims Jahaad Atkinson and Ahyir Womack remembered by loved ones (

The Philly voter’s guide to mayor, City Council, and other races (

Fairless Energy plant in Bucks County among worst polluters (

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

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


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 (

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

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