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Legislature

Sen. Judy Schwank: Why you should care about losing Roe (readingeagle.com)

Philadelphia Lawmakers Secure 13 8M for Health Equity / Public News Service

TEMPORARY LT. GOVERNOR NAMED AS FETTERMAN RECOVERS FROM STROKE | WCCS AM1160 & 101.1FM (wccsradio.com)

Wolf, Community Leaders Seek $2,000 Payments for Pennsylvanians – BCTV

 

Coronavirus – COVID-19

The Poconos are seeing another spike in COVID-19 cases (poconorecord.com)

COVID treatments are plentiful, but may not stay that way, federal health official warns in Philly visit (inquirer.com)

White House opens up another round of free, at-home virus tests | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Business/Jobs

Many Workers May Never Return to the Office, and That’s a Good Thing – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Wells Fargo CEO Charles Scharf on why recession will ‘be hard to avoid’ – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Coalition seeks to place 1 million African Americans in good paying jobs | Local News | phillytrib.com

Gas costs at least $4 a gallon in every state for the first time ever as Pa. hits another record – pennlive.com

 

Crime/Punishment

Despite high vaccination rates among Pa. prisoners, some COVID restrictions remain in place · Spotlight PA

 

Education

Unionville school budget calls for tax hike – Daily Local

I’m a Black male educator. Pa. schools need more people who look like me | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

4 ways Tom Wolf can improve racial equity in Pa. schools | Opinion (inquirer.com)

 

Elections/Politics

State

2022 Pennsylvania primary election results: Takeaways on Trump, Fetterman, and more (inquirer.com)

Pa. primary 2022: Where things stand in U.S. Senate, 12th Congressional District and other races | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mehmet Oz, David McCormick neck and neck in battle for Pennsylvania’s GOP Senate nomination | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mastriano Easily Wins GOP Primary for Governor – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Doug Mastriano, who tried to overturn Pa.’s 2020 election results, wins crowded Pennsylvania GOP primary for governor | WITF

Mastriano, winning the GOP nomination for governor, vows to ‘reignite torch of liberty’ in Pa. [update] | Local News | lancasteronline.com

Shapiro vs. Mastriano: How the PA governor race shapes up in November (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Pa. Republican U.S. Senate primary too close to call. David McCormick leads Mehmet Oz by a narrow margin | WITF

Delco native Dave White persisted in his race for governor (delcotimes.com)

3 more races we’re watching this post-primary Wednesday | Wednesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Austin Davis, Carrie Lewis DelRosso win Pa. lieutenant governor primaries | WITF

Austin Davis wins Democratic Pennsylvania Lt. Governor primary; AP projects (abc27.com)

State Rep. Carrie DelRosso wins GOP Lt. Gov. race – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Harrisburg City councilwoman leading Democratic race to challenge Scott Perry for U.S. Congress – pennlive.com

Democratic primary to determine GOP Congressman Scott Perry’s opponent remains too close to call | WITF

Pennsylvania primaries: Trump-backed Mastriano for governor, hopeful Senate Democrat Fetterman win | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

John Fetterman, Doug Mastriano find victory in statewide primaries – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Brian Fitzpatrick defeats Alex Entin face in 1st Congressional District primary (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Primary 2022: Guy Ciarrocchi leads in race for GOP nod in 6th Congressional District (dailylocal.com)

Smith-Wade-El defeats Diaz in 49th district, Sturla on track to win 17th term in 96th [update] | Local News | lancasteronline.com

Lancaster County GOP establishment fights off grassroots challengers in state legislative races [update] | PA Power and Policy | lancasteronline.com

Pennsylvania primary highlights Republican split in Bucks County (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Stan Saylor, Keith Gillespie lose Pa. House seats to GOP challengers (ydr.com)

Jake Banta: Waterford resident wins GOP nod for PA 4th District House (goerie.com)

Dan Pastore declares victory, anticipates facing Mike Kelly in November (goerie.com)

Election 2022 | Burns wins Democratic nomination for Pa. House in 72nd District, GOP’s Billow unopposed | News | tribdem.com

Pat Browne in fight of his political life as Jarrett Coleman leads by handful of votes in Pa. state Senate 16th District – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Nick Miller clings to unofficial 78-vote lead over Tara Zrinski in battle for Democratic nod in 14th Senate District – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Lisa Scheller holds lead in GOP primary for Lehigh Valley congressional seat; winner will challenge Susan Wild – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Josh Siegel declares victory, Saeed Georges concedes in Democratic primary for Allentown’s redrawn 22nd House District – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Ryan Mackenzie appears to defeat Gary Day in Republican 187th House District race – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Rep. Peter Schweyer defeats Enid Santiago in 134th House District Democratic primary – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Dean Browning holds significant lead in 3-way GOP primary in Pa. state Senate 14th District – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Watro in line to win the 116th District Republican primary | Election | standardspeaker.com

Bognet wins 8th Congressional District Republican primary | Election | standardspeaker.com

Primary 2022: Montgomery County Comcast executive leads GOP race for the 4th Congressional District (readingeagle.com)

Primary 2022: State House member leading GOP race for the 24th Senatorial District (readingeagle.com)

Primary 2022: Reading councilwoman leading in 129th Legislative District (readingeagle.com)

Primary 2022: Incumbent ahead in race for GOP nod in 5th Legislative District (readingeagle.com)

Bognet demolishes Marsicano, earns rematch with Cartwright | Election | thetimes-tribune.com

Donahue defeats Flynn for Democratic 113th nomination | Election | thetimes-tribune.com

Lombardo concedes in race for 118th state House district GOP nomination | Election | thetimes-tribune.com

PA elections chief outlines issues experienced at polling places on primary day – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Pennsylvania Department of State addresses three Election Day issues, including two in midstate counties | WITF

Printing issue means ‘two-thirds’ of mail-in ballots won’t scan: Lancaster County officials [update] | PA Power and Policy | lancasteronline.com

Printing error affects mailed ballots in Pennsylvania county | TribLIVE.com

A trickle of voters for the primaries in Delaware County (delcotimes.com)

Luzerne County mail ballot tallying to continue today | Times Leader

Voters cast ballots in several uncontested state races | Election | thetimes-tribune.com

National

Election Deniers Thrive Even as Trumpism Drifts: 5 Primary Takeaways – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Takeaways: Election denier wins, bad behavior dooms Cawthorn | WITF

Opinion | Is John Fetterman the Future of the Democratic Party? – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

North Carolina Senate results: Budd, Beasley win nominations : NPR

Madison Cawthorn is beaten in North Carolina’s GOP primary : NPR

Tina Kotek’s win comes amid a wave of LGBTQ candidates running for office : NPR

We must fully reject white nationalism and hatred before they take even deeper root here [editorial] | Our Opinion | lancasteronline.com

 

Environment

Cutting fossil fuel air pollution saves lives : NPR

 

Transportation

Johnstown airport weighing four proposals for service; two pitches include jets | News | tribdem.com

Nearly 43,000 people died on U.S. roads last year, agency says | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Health

Phoenixville Hospital is named LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality ‘Top Performer’ (delcotimes.com)

LVHN to open new hospital in Lackawanna County – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

 

State News

7 Pennsylvania cities among nation’s 100 best places to live, according to U.S. News & World Report – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

New map shows 1.4 million Pennsylvanians live half mile or less from active oil or gas well | News | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (pghcitypaper.com)

Pa. anglers, boaters can look forward to several new access areas – pennlive.com

 

National News

Finland and Sweden formally submit NATO membership applications : NPR

Buffalo community honors Tops shooting victims and calls for change : NPR

Buffalo is latest mass shooting by gunman wearing body armor | News | phillytrib.com

Black residents of Buffalo’s East Side react to Biden’s speech | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Suspect is charged in a deadly California church shooting : NPR

Dallas Koreatown hair salon shooting suspect has been arrested : NPR

Netflix lays off 150 employees amid subscriber decline : NPR

Economic Headwinds Mount as Leaders Weigh Costs of Confronting Russia – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

US Soccer equalizes pay in milestone with women, men – Delco Times

When will our ‘pro-life’ leaders do something about gun deaths? | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

New York donors give $1M to 3 Tulsa Race Massacre survivors | Across America | phillytrib.com

 

Local News

West Chester’s Everhart Park gets new playground equipment – Daily Local

Funding announced to close last Montgomery County gap in Schuylkill River Trail (thereporteronline.com)

Most complying with West Chester’s plastic bag ban – Daily Local

Construction in downtown Erie shows a city on the move (goerie.com)

Hearing on plans for Richland Township asphalt plant continued | News | tribdem.com

Preliminary plan for 121-unit mixed-use building approved in Lower Merion – Mainline Media News

Marathon zoning hearing about proposed Dallas Twp. development to resume in June | News | citizensvoice.com

 

Pitt

URA approves $1.37 million loan for new Salem’s Market and Grill in the Hill District (nextpittsburgh.com)

 

Philly

Adult Swim Festival coming to Philadelphia (delcotimes.com)

 

Washington

Harris to tell Coast Guard grads rule of law is under attack | News | phillytrib.com

UFO hearing features historic testimony from Pentagon officials | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette