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GOP Sen. Cris Dush calls on state to disavow ballot drop box use – City & State Pennsylvania (

Wolf calls for pandemic fund allocation to property, rent program during Lansdale visit (

Wolf comes to Wilkes-Barre Area High School to promote education spending plan | Education |

State grant provides final piece of funding puzzle to replace Pottstown’s Memorial Park bridge (

Rally and legislative session address decreasing services at Delaware County Memorial Hospital (

Wolf Administration: Updated Minimum Wage Act Regulations Protecting Tipped Workers Approved –

Baby Formula Poised to Feed Dairy Industry | Dairy Farming News & Information |

Pass compassionate release legislation in Pennsylvania – Workers World

Lancaster Stands Up protest in support of abortion rights at Pa. Capitol. – YouTube

GUEST VIEW: Both chambers of state legislature need more transparency | |


Coronavirus – COVID-19

World Health Organization: COVID-19 levels falling – except in Americas and Africa | Coronavirus |

Creeping COVID-19 cases result in few schools mask mandates, including in Pennsylvania | WITF



Changes coming to Pa. Minimum Wage Act, modernizing rules for tipped workers | News | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Rising inflation curbing enthusiasm for small businesses – Philadelphia Business Journal (

5 medical professionals on why they stay as hospital workers flee post-COVID (

Inflation hit 8.3% last month but slows from 40-year high – The Morning Call (

SBA EIDL program wraps up with key deadline looming – Philadelphia Business Journal (



York County Prison: Feasibility study for competency restoration area (



Pennsylvania funding for education up 40 percent since 2000 | Pennsylvania |

Steelton-Highspire district unveils solar panel field (

Richland school board’s draft budget pitches 2-mill tax hike | News |

Harassing school boards sets poor example for all [column] | Local Voices |

Central Bucks School District faces LGBTQ complaints, addresses teacher suspension and bullying (

Central Bucks School District decisions lead LGBTQ students and faculty to fear for civil rights | WITF

33 exceptional teacher-scholars recognized during WCU’s banner year for research and new R2 reclassification – Daily Local

Palisades High School ranks in top 6% in Pennsylvania | The Bucks County Herald

Parents at Northeastern School District fed up with bullying (

Eligible Pa. families to see relief after COVID-19 disrupted school meal programs – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

$137M Boyertown budget would raise taxes by 3% (



Jake Corman dropping out of Pennsylvania Governor race a second time; sources (

Source: Corman to exit GOP governor’s race and endorse Barletta | PA Power and Policy |

Pa. counties are getting rid of ballot drop boxes · Spotlight PA

Democratic hopefuls swing into crucial Erie County days before primary | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Republican Pa. governor candidate Mastriano surging, reacting to Republicans trying to stop him (

Shapiro ad targeting Mastriano exposes GOP division over governor’s race candidates –

GOP staffers fired after possible ‘ballot harvesting’ operation found in Pa. –

Republicans respond to potential South Philly ‘ballot harvesting’ by GOP operative with firings, campaign attacks (

Pennsylvania ACLU and Lancaster County commissioners fight over ballot drop box removal in court | WITF

Mailer featuring gun to head of state rep causes upheaval at a Philadelphia PAC – City & State Pennsylvania (

Kathy Barnette’s surge in GOP polls puts her in line with Oz, McCormick 6 days out from Pa.’s primary | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Bill McSwain: I’ll get Pennsylvania back on track — whatever it takes (

Where are Pa. Senate candidates getting their cash? – WHYY

Pennsylvania House Speaker faces challengers in May 17 primary | PA Power and Policy |

Conservative groups go against Trump, Oz in Pa. Senate race – Daily Local

What Do Rural Voters Think? A Day in the “T” – PoliticsPA

After Hours: Natalie Bencivenga interviews Austin Davis | After Hours | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Decision time is here again: A procrastinator’s guide to the primary election in Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley – The Morning Call (

New Dem ad in Pa. hits GOP plan to sunset Medicare, Social Security | Thursday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Trump’s election lies are truth for far too many 2022 GOP hopefuls | Mark O’Keefe – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Luzerne County election director reports ballot drop box incident | Times Leader

Mail ballot applications exceed 893,775 on last day to apply | The Bucks County Herald



Boating Owners Association U.S. improves services in PA, nation (

Muhlenberg survey finds most Americans say they’ve felt the effects of climate change | Smart Talk (



Pennsylvania had about 9% more traffic deaths in 2021 than the year before; Northampton, Lehigh counties show decline – The Morning Call (

King of Prussia rail line moves closer to federal funding decision (



Pennsylvania EMS bill would give ambulance crews more flexibility | Pennsylvania |

Could birth control be at risk if Roe is overturned? : NPR

Mychalejko: These Bucks County moms want abortion to stay safe, legal (

US overdose deaths hit record 107,000 last year, CDC says | News |

Officials make case for syringe service programs to fight opioid epidemic, reduce harms | News |


State News

Sen. Pat Toomey pushes tariffs exclusions as the Senate and House attempt to reconcile China competitiveness bills | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Rising natural gas prices means up to 45% increases on Pennsylvania utility bills (

Public database significantly undercounts former drug labs in Pa. Here’s why home buyers, renters should care. · Spotlight PA

See what’s happening with the Pennsylvania’s 121 state parks (

Black homebuyers in Pennsylvania still face many hurdles, report finds | WITF

PSERS hires appraiser for suspect Harrisburg deals, law firm to review lawsuit for Aon ‘errors’ (


National News

Lawyers: Nearly $1B tentative settlement in condo collapse (

A nearly $1 billion settlement is reached in Surfside condo collapse lawsuit : NPR

Finland’s leaders say they are in favor of seeking NATO membership : NPR

U.S. identifies Native American boarding schools and burial sites : NPR

A judge says Trump must pay $110K to end contempt of court order : NPR

Nationwide shortage in baby formula impacts families across region – Daily Local

US housing market starts shift from pandemic frenzy but not evenly across all markets – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Study finds higher density of gas leaks where people of color live | Health |

Curbing gun violence: Another plea for finding common ground | Rob Schofield – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


Local News

Four new city programs set to launch Friday, backed by $2M each from pandemic relief bill | News |

Fallen police officers in Delaware County remembered – Delco Times

Erie’s Hammermill plant closed 20 years ago this week (

State official takes a hike with students at Nolde Forest in Berks (

Bethlehem is taking a new approach to improving this busy thoroughfare –



New Pgh youth programs get a boost from state gun violence-prevention funding – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Developer officially withdraws plans for Amazon warehouse in Churchill | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Two big Downtown Pittsburgh apartment projects are ready to advance | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Allegheny County Health Department hears from activists and steel workers on new coke oven regulations | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Next Pittsburgh Public Schools superintendent needs to collaborate, move district forward, city residents say | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

BikePGH celebrates second annual Bike Anywhere Week | News | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (



Outlaw updates police involved shooting | Local News |

Should Philadelphia schools scan middle school students for weapons? | Pro/Con (

Philadelphia’s poverty could be solved with better tax policy and jobs, business leaders say (

Philadelphia needs leaders to start showing up in person | Editorial (



Women’s Health Protection Act to codify abortion protections fails in the Senate : NPR

5 ideas for the White House’s Global COVID Summit : Goats and Soda : NPR

U.S. Senate Democrats fail to enshrine nationwide abortion protections, vow more action | News | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (