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Helping Harvest, Sen. Schwank advocate for increased funding for PA Agricultural Surplus System (

Berks lawmaker highlights program that connects farmers with food banks (

Employee medical marijuana use protected in advancing proposal | Louisiana |

Controversial Convention Draws Lawmakers’ Indignation | MeetingsNet

As Pa.’s population ages, lawmakers seek help to support seniors | Cnhi Network |

Republicans Step in to Fund PAC Attacking Philadelphia Mayoral Candidate Helen Gym (

RAD Earmarks $750K for McKeesport Library – Tube City Almanac (

Pennsylvania doulas can now get funding to apply for a state certificate | WITF

Steve Fera, Independence EVP, honored by Salvation Army Greater Philadelphia (

Josh Shapiro hears from area students about increased need for school mental health support | WITF

Gov. Shapiro Pushes for Mental Health Investments in Schools – WENY News

Pa. Gov. Josh Shapiro seeks $500 million for youth mental health programs | State & Region |

Pa. Gov. Shapiro wants to incentivize municipalities to share services | 90.5 WESA

Shank’s to receive $488,000 in state grants for expansion | Local Business |

Proposed Pa. budget nearly quadruples funding for local government cooperation | News, Sports, Jobs – Williamsport Sun-Gazette (


Hershey’s Chocolate World’s newest attraction opens Friday (

Future of the Allentown Toy Factory is uncertain after infighting on Allentown Redevelopment Authority Board (

Disney World is shutting down its $2,500 a night Star Wars-themed hotel : NPR

Hyundai and Kia agree to $200 million settlement in class-action lawsuit over vehicle thefts – CBS Pittsburgh (


Teen charged with murder in overdoses of students found dead at school –

1 person injured in afternoon central Pa. shooting: police –

Masked man with airsoft gun caused school lockdown: state police –

10 arrested in Reading gun violence crackdown (

Man facing charges of arson in Pennsylvania casino fire (

Pennridge student killed in Franconia Township accident (

With ‘very little evidence,’ tips lead investigators to arrest in New Morgan fatal shooting | Berks Regional News |


Support, but not funding, for vocational schools in Pennsylvania | Pennsylvania |

USDA proposal would limit chocolate milk in schools | ABC27


5 things we know, post-primary edition – City & State Pennsylvania (

Columbia County runs smooth elections with small staff · Spotlight PA

Racial slurs, dress codes, few Black teachers: How Black girls say Philly schools are failing them – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


What carbon pricing means, and costs, in Pennsylvania | Pennsylvania |

2.2 magnitude earthquake rattles parts of N.J., N.Y. –

Biggest tornadoes in Pennsylvania of the past decade (


Amtrak presses on with more funding and expansion despite historic losses | National |


Opioid settlement money in Pennsylvania, explained · Spotlight PA

Report: Rural areas have less access to substance use treatment resources – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

NIH study uses AI to study diet and tailor nutrition advice to improve health : Shots – Health News : NPR

State News

Opioid settlement shrinks after counties forgo participation | Pennsylvania |

What carbon pricing means, and costs, in Pennsylvania | Pennsylvania |

10,000 bridges similar to Pittsburgh one that collapsed should be checked for corrosion, report says | WITF

Report: Pa. ranks 13th nationwide for mass punishment | Friday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

More than 140 Pa. congregations get go-ahead to sever ties with United Methodist Church –

State police looking for good Samaritan who assisted with central Pa. arrest –

Pa. AG reaches $11.4 million settlement with lender over ‘predatory’ rent-to-own practices –

Pennsylvania police warn of scam using number matching bureau phone | Today in Pa. –

Lake Erie along Pennsylvania’s shoreline on its way to becoming national marine sanctuary (

Pennsylvania professor photographs first radiation belt outside solar system (

National News

Biden Pays Silent Tribute to Victims of Hiroshima Bomb – The New York Times (

Attorneys general want Congress to act on drug tied to fentanyl overdoses | Oklahoma |

New bill would make assaulting law enforcement officers a deportable offense | National |

Americans’ inflation pain hits a new high | National |

Nearly 285,000 foreign nationals apprehended, evaded capture at border in April | National |

Grand jury indicts Pa. man in 4 University of Idaho stabbing deaths, eliminating need for hearing | WITF

Democrats worry Biden might cave to some GOP demands on debt ceiling : NPR

Texas lesbian bar denied insurance for hosting drag shows, owner says : NPR

U.S. Semiconductor Boom Faces a Worker Shortage – The New York Times (

No injuries reported as fire rips through three-story home in Haverford – Mainline Media News

Local News

Partnership to develop and expand Pennsylvania’s hemp industry | WITF

Dauphin County house fire put out quickly; one resident displaced –

Lancaster County pool now fully staffed with lifeguards, will open for full 2023 season (

Mechanicsburg library is getting a paint job (

Midstate communities see low unemployment rates (

Harrisburg introduces new parking ticket system (

$1 million designated for I-83 overpass repairs after truck damage (

Bed Bath & Beyond’s bankruptcy cost this Easton mom $1,000 (

Forks supervisors OK waivers for 182 single-family, 64 twin dwellings | Lehigh Valley Regional News |

Erie police resurrects specialized unit to respond to crisis calls (

Lake Erie along Pennsylvania’s shoreline on its way to becoming national marine sanctuary – CBS Pittsburgh (


Pittsburgh unions file antitrust complaint against UPMC – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Leadership Pittsburgh cohort concludes 6-month research project into Allentown community – CBS Pittsburgh (

‘We can see the finish line:’ Route 28 nearing the end of major construction projects – CBS Pittsburgh (

As office tower goes up, housing may soon take center stage at the former Civic Arena site | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Acting Pittsburgh police Chief Larry Scirotto talks priorities with City Council | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

‘One of our biggest milestones’: Mother and daughter graduate from CCAC together | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sheetz orders up more space in Pittsburgh’s Bakery Square |

Final beam placed at FNB Financial Center |


How Cherelle Parker’s ‘village’ made a path to victory – City & State Pennsylvania (

Racial slurs, dress codes, few Black teachers: How Black girls say Philly schools are failing them – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

BNY Mellon selling two Wilmington office buildings – Philadelphia Business Journal (

PNC, Wells Fargo and Bank of America continue to shutter branches in Greater Philadelphia – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Philadelphia’s likely next mayor could offer model for how Democrats talk about crime | Local News |

New online portal provides ‘one-stop shop’ for helping Philly landlords with property issues | Local News |

Second escaped prisoner apprehended in Philly | Local News |


Fetterman Calls For Biden To Keep 14th Amendment On Table During Debt Ceiling Talks (

Pa.’s Casey sponsors police reform bill to protect people with disabilities, mental illness – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (