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Lawmaker urges Pa. legislature to make it easier for attorney general to investigate police killings · Spotlight PA

Pennsylvania Republican-led 2020 election inquiry contract extended by 6 months | WITF

Pennsylvania townships may get greater taxing power to fund EMS | Pennsylvania |

Lawmakers remember trailblazing Black speaker with ‘K. Leroy Irvis Day of Action’ – City & State Pennsylvania (

PA’s farmers, municipalities pay for legislature’s inaction on clean water (

Flush with cash, Pa. could see its surplus go down the drain | Analysis – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Youth leaders calling Pennsylvania lawmakers for juvenile justice reform (

Lawmakers hear testimony on juvenile justice reforms | News |


Coronavirus – COVID-19

Amid uptick, Montgomery County enters ‘high’ CDC coronavirus community level (

Jail resumes modified lockdown due to COVID; advocates renew calls to decarcerate | News | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Fauci tells Princeton grads COVID ‘left an indelible mark,’ warns against ‘normalization of untruths’ –



A gusher of $584M in federal aid will soon open for PA, NJ and DE business owners. Are you getting yours? (

Fiscal office: A 60% chance of stagnation for the Pennsylvania economy | Pennsylvania |

Preferred Meals facilities in Pennsylvania set to close, eliminating 337 jobs – Philadelphia Business Journal (

NEPIRC to assist Preferred Meals employees | Business |

Bank of America raises minimum wage to $22 per hour – Philadelphia Business Journal (

In major video game company first, Activision Blizzard employees are joining a union : NPR

Gas prices for Memorial Day 2022 will be highest they have ever been –



York teacher killed in weekend murder/suicide remembered (

Many records for people convicted of murder, rape and more are being hidden from the public in Pa. –

How one Pa. city deals with illegal ATVs and dirt bikes: It crushes ’em (video) –

Pa. trooper already facing child pornography charges indicted in federal court |



Hempfield school board tells administration to better communicate with parents about books | Community News |

Neshaminy plans tax hike as it tries to trim costs for new school, other improvements (

Coatesville schools’ chief resigns – Daily Local

Jerry Shenk: Families need market-based choices in education – Delco Times

Wyoming Valley West proceeding with plan to close Schuyler Avenue Elementary School | News |

Education group finds cyber charter school used taxpayer money for concert tickets, vacations, arcades | Education |

Lindback Awards 2022: Three profiles of the 60 named winners (



How Doug Mastriano built a grassroots movement in Pa. on election denial, Christianity and Facebook |

Democrats kick off Pa. governor’s race with $2.7 million TV campaign attacking Mastriano’s abortion stance | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

McCormick sues over counting mail ballots in Pa. Senate race (

David McCormick sues over counting mail ballots in Pennsylvania U.S. Senate race | WITF

Oz’s lead over McCormick shrinks to less than 1,000 votes as automatic recount nears | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Oz and McCormick campaigns are already fighting over undated Pa. mail ballots as Senate primary recount looms (

Pennsylvania Senate Race: Undated mail-ins in limbo as McCormick-Oz head toward recount (

Education Voters of Pa. calls for audit of Commonwealth Charter Academy (

In a democracy, all — not just the powerful — make the rules (

Poll: Economy grows as priority over Russia response | News |

2 Pa. state Senate races still tight; Northampton County says 380 undated mail-in ballots will count unless state says otherwise – The Morning Call (

Allegheny County continues to count ballots in tight U.S. Senate race |



Airport departures way up from a year ago | News |

PennDOT considers variable speed limits, ramp gates and message boards to improve Parkway East traffic | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Airlines face crucial test this summer in quest for profitability (



Are states ready for more babies, new moms and moms-to-be? (

Abortion debate surrounds new clinic planning to open in Wyoming : Shots – Health News : NPR

Black Doctors Consortium walk-a-thon draws people fighting for health equity | Local News |

Residents protest Crozer Health closings – Delco Times

Crozer Health’s parent company has a long history of siphoning millions from its hospitals. Pa. officials were warned, but their hands were tied | WITF

Pennsylvania counties go their own ways in getting aid to families of babies born with withdrawal symptoms; official says consistency would help – The Morning Call (

Obesity is a health epidemic | Smart Talk (


State News

Internal PSERs emails show attempts by fund’s management to respond to a boardmember’s question about performance (

The 2022 Pennsylvania Power 100 – City & State Pennsylvania (

Pennsylvania power prices are going up on June 1 by as much as 46%. (

Pennsylvania Game Commission to residents: human interaction with young wildlife does much more harm than good – The Morning Call (

Next shipment of baby formula for U.S. coming to Pennsylvania, White House says – The Morning Call (

Kid to Kid in State College becomes baby formula donation and pick up site during national shortage | WITF

New central Pa. baby formula manufacturer says ‘we are throwing everything we have at this’ –

Former Pa. Attorney General Kathleen Kane sent to treatment after probation violation | WITF

DEP Secretary Patrick McDonnell to leave Wolf admin on July 2 – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Developers built a record number of homes in one of Pa.’s wealthiest counties last year (


National News

Key primary elections in Georgia, Texas, Alabama, Arkansas : NPR

Stacey Abrams aims to recapture energy of first campaign | News |

The election system shuddered in 2020. Now, there are fears of an attack within : NPR

Violent crime heats up ahead of Memorial Day weekend (

With food prices continuing to climb, UN warns of crippling global shortages : NPR

Starbucks leaving Russia, shutting 130 stores (

An appeals court finds Florida’s social media law unconstitutional : NPR

America’s state supreme courts, including Pa., have a diversity problem | Tuesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Is your Jif peanut butter included in the recall? Here’s how to find the lot code number –

Life in Russia profoundly changed after three months of Ukraine war (


Local News

Park progress: ‘Community’ effort underway to upgrade Central City space | News |

Remains of WWII Army Private Walter Wildman of Bucks County identified and returned after 77 years (

Bucks County Habitat for Humanity introduces controls to keep units affordable (

York’s Northeast neighborhood: These 2 women do what they can to help (

Brenton Davis holds fast on removal of Redevelopment Authority Board members (

Veterans invited to cruise for free on Harrisburg riverboat –

Luzerne County may inspect Pittston-West Pittston bridge for possible reopening | Times Leader



Mindful Connections offers free 9-week course for Pittsburgh area first responders (

Pittsburgh-area school restricts student cell phone use, lawmaker looks to statewide ban | News |

Raising the curtain: Cultural Trust announces $6 million in renovations to Greer Cabaret Theater, Backstage Bar | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Philly Council approves bill allowing ticketing, towing of abandoned vehicles – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Council considering competing property tax relief bills as budget negotiations loom | Local News |

Activists plan to use committee member seats to mobilize neighbors against gun violence | Local News |

Sharswood section’s transformation continues | Local News |

Krasner awards $60,000 to youth bike programs | News |

Street dedication recognizes Walter and Marjorie Livingston | Local News |

Illegal electioneering is a throwback to Philly’s bad old days | Editorial (

Why Philadelphia transferred ownership of its own history museum to Drexel University (



Biden Veers Off Script on Taiwan. It’s Not the First Time. – The New York Times (

Madison Cawthorn is under a House Ethics Committee investigation : NPR