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State senators push biparisian juvenile justice reforms (

PA Senate Democratic Leader on Women’s Health Protection Act Vote – MyChesCo

Hundreds attend ‘Bans Off Our Bodies’ rally in Harrisburg – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Thousands gather peacefully in Harrisburg to join nationwide ‘Bans off Our Bodies’ abortion rights protests –

Proposed bill could exempt some Pennsylvania cosmetologists from licensing | Pennsylvania |

Wolf’s education budget can deliver student equity and taxpayer relief (

Former State Sen. Jim Ferlo dies at age 70 |

Jim Ferlo, former Pittsburgh councilman and state senator who served parts of Western Pa., dies at 70 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Along with gas, diesel, cost of beef skyrockets | Business |

McDonald’s to sell its Russian business, try to keep workers | News |

Area farmers facing price increases as planting season nears | News |

CD rates are poised for a comeback. Now, if only inflation would calm down. | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Hate crime reporting in Pa. is inconsistent, but trends clearly show an increase | Local News |



Op-Ed: Demand timely mental health reporting by colleges, universities (

Student podcast contest winners take on fake news and misinformation : NPR

Alvernia’s 2022 graduates celebrate commencement | Alvernia University

Elizabethtown Area School District parent challenges best-selling novel ‘Me and Earl and the Dying Girl’ | Local News |

IBM: 6 Black colleges getting cybersecurity centers | Business |

Western Wayne taxpayers call for less sports spending, plea for relief (

There’s a growing teen mental health crisis because of the pandemic. This is how the Bethlehem Area School District is addressing it. – The Morning Call (

Student protestors threatened, while a new policy to censor library books looms, in Central Bucks School District | WITF

What would a college voucher program mean for students in Pennsylvania? |

Survey: Young people want solid outcomes from their higher education | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



PA primary 2022: Here’s what to know about voting in the election (

Here are the hot Pa. primary races to keep an eye on come Tuesday –

Pennsylvania primary election will be unique | Smart Talk (

Scenes from the Pennsylvania primary election campaign (

Unmarked postcards sent to Pennsylvanians tell them ‘whether you vote is public record’ · Spotlight PA

Pennsylvania Lt. Governor, Senate candidate John Fetterman hospitalized with stroke (

Pennsylvania Senate candidate Fetterman suffers stroke but says he’s ‘well on my way to a full recovery’ – CNNPolitics

Dem strategists: Fetterman’s stroke should have minimal impact on the primary – City & State Pennsylvania (

Lamb’s territory in Beaver, Allegheny counties up for grabs in Tuesday’s congressional primary | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Fetterman doesn’t have many friends among Democrats in the Pa. Legislature, but he doesn’t seem to need them | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Josh Shapiro uses Swarthmore visit to outline how he sees gubernatorial race (

Republican gubernatorial candidate Lou Barletta picks up key endorsements (

Pa Governor race: Mastriano expands lead post-Trump endorsement (

Doug Mastriano, leading in Pa. GOP governor polls, taunts ‘establishment’ at closed event | WITF

BREAKING: Trump Endorses Mastriano for PA Governor – DV Journal (

What’s on the ballot Tuesday? A choice between fact and conspiracy | Monday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Days before election, Trump endorses Mastriano in Pa.’s GOP governor primary – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Doug Mastriano’s assaults on the press are a slide into ‘authoritarianism 101′ | Will Bunch (

Beth Ann Rosica: The path to victory in Pennsylvania (

Pa Senate race: Oz leads Barnette, McCormick in new Emerson Poll (

Ahead of PA Primary, officials share Election Day tips | The Bucks County Herald

State Rep. Emily Kinkead faces challenge from Nick Mastros in Dem primary |

Death of longtime Democratic leader Theis will loom over Primary Day (

New congressional and legislative districts mean changes for some Berks voters (

Want to win the culture war? Choose your words wisely | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (



U.S. aims to boost green jobs, curb emissions by capping old oil, gas wells (



Buttigieg sends $5B to cities for safety as traffic deaths for pedestrians, bicyclists soar –

Pennsylvania traffic deaths rise again, up 9% in 2021 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Turnaway Study offers insights on the impact of losing access to abortion : Shots – Health News : NPR


State News

With costs rising, Pa. residents still need help from Washington and Harrisburg | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Casey, Cartwright team up on abandoned mine land bill | News |


National News

Buffalo Shooting: Suspect Was Held For Mental Health Evaluation Last Year – The New York Times (

Buffalo shooting: The gunman had plans to continue his rampage, says the city’s police commissioner | NPR

What is the “Great Replacement” and how is it tied to the shooting suspect? : NPR

1 Dead and 4 Are Critically Injured in California Church Shooting – The New York Times (

Biden urges unity to stem racial hate after Buffalo shooting | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

198 mass shootings in 2022 already, including the Buffalo, New York, attack : NPR

Jim McErlane: Ukraine needs America’s help (

Guest Opinion: Alito draft decision incompatible with religious freedom (

Trump-era special counsel faces first test as attorney goes on trial : NPR

Home prices could fall in some cities following sharp increases. : NPR

Finland’s and Sweden’s leaders back joining NATO : NPR

Abortion rights backers rally in anger over post-Roe future | News |

Historic report on federal Indian boarding schools finds more than 400, including 3 in Pa. – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

We must fight back against attacks on LGBTQ+ kids and adults | David Hecker – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Mothers searching for formula finding store shelves are bare |


Local News

Funding announced to close last Montgomery County gap in Schuylkill River Trail (

Valley Forge Tourism Board outlines upcoming events during travel rally (

Farms in York county offer home deliveries (

Mounting costs hit $4.5M as Lancaster city seeks new partner for long-delayed municipal broadband [Lancaster Watchdog] | Local News |

Reading struggling to fill 13 key job openings (

Abortion rights advocates rally outside courthouse | News |



Nearly 1,000 rally in Downtown Pittsburgh for abortion rights | News | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (

PG EXCLUSIVE: Below the surface, Pittsburgh’s water system getting a massive makeover | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Large hail, damaging winds possible Monday as storms sweep Pittsburgh region | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

County Council to hold hearing on proposed fracking ban in parks | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Report: No oversight for how Philadelphia sheriff spends tens of millions annually | Pennsylvania |

More crime, fewer riders, bigger financial problem for Philadelphia public transit (

Multimillion-dollar home sales in Philly have reached record levls as prices and remote working increase (

Philadelphia region’s hot housing market persists through rising mortgage rates – Philadelphia Business Journal (

SEPTA starts process of replacing more than 100 trolleys | Local News | phillytrib.comVisit Philadelphia’s new CEO says city safety and ‘vibrancy’ are priorities (

Anthony Clark, first Black head of Philly’s city commissioners, has died (

Philly property assessments double in some neighborhoods for 2023 tax year (

Black and brown homeowners unfairly targeted by Philly’s new property assessments | Opinion (



McConnell says Ukraine aid will pass the Senate on Wednesday : NPR

Clarence Thomas says abortion leak has changed Supreme Court | News |

Congressional panel set to meet about UFOs, a phenomenon familiar to many Pa. residents –

U.S. House vote to expand federal firefighters benefits seen as step toward parity – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (