Stipend proposed for student teachers in Pennsylvania | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pennsylvania Democrats pass two gun reform bills in state House – YouTube

State lawmaker says more pro-cannabis legislation needed, as Kenner gets final dispensary permit (fox8live.com)

Two gun measures narrowly pass PA House, move on to Senate | Berks Regional News | wfmz.com

Pa. lawmakers propose $10K student-teacher stipend, rewards for mentors – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. House panel moves forward on Gov. Shapiro’s plan to update property tax relief program – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

‘He opened up doors for all of us’: The Pa. Legislative Black Caucus celebrates the legacy, service of K. Leroy Irvis – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Democrats advance gun-control bills in Pennsylvania House (abc27.com)

Legislative shift in how PSP is funded given preliminary approval in Pa. House | News | tribdem.com

Pa. limited a board’s power to regulate abandoned oil and gas wells. Democrats want to restore it. | WITF

Bill allocating $100M for mental health clears Pa. House panel | Wednesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. state House Democrats advance proposals to toughen gun laws | WITF

PA property tax relief bill takes a step forward – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Cherelle Parker talks health emergency, policy proposals in first post-primary public appearance – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Progressive Caucus Formed In PA House (politicspa.com)

Pa. Rep. Deluzio makes moves to help veterans with bill, new advisory council – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. House panel moves forward on Gov. Shapiro’s plan to update property tax relief program – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pennsylvania high court to consider plan to make power plants pay for greenhouse gas emissions – ABC News (go.com)


Ice cream recalled because it contains an allergen not listed as an ingredient – pennlive.com

Target pulls some LGBTQ+ merchandise from stores after threats to workers – pennlive.com

$1.9M masterpiece in Dauphin County was built by Rite Aid founder: Cool Spaces – pennlive.com

Netflix has begun its plan to make users pay extra for password sharing : NPR


Teen shot while inside SUV parked in Wawa lot: reports – pennlive.com

2 killed in head-on motorcycle crash in Pa. – pennlive.com

Karate teacher threatened to toss teen out of class if she didn’t send him nude photos: police – pennlive.com

This Pa. mall used to be one of largest in the world. Now it’s a decaying site of crime – pennlive.com

23-year-old central Pa. man’s death ruled a homicide – pennlive.com

Missing 16-year-old central Pa. girl found in Virginia; man with her taken into custody – pennlive.com


Officials from 2 Pa. school districts got jobs for each other’s kids: reports – pennlive.com

Bill to Force Texas Public Schools to Display Ten Commandments Fails – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Dauphin County Technical School holds ‘Career Signing Day’ (abc27.com)

Battle Over Central Bucks Schools Will Be Settled at Ballot Box – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)


Conservation advocates fear clean energy initiatives could be lost in debt ceiling talks – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pennsylvania high court to consider plan to make power plants pay for greenhouse gas emissions (abc27.com)

Why has it been so hazy in Pennsylvania? (abc27.com)

State News

Shapiro’s first four months ‘by the numbers’ – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Pennsylvania lags behind other states in making streets safer | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Labor shortage a symptom, not a cause, of rural exodus | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pennsylvania State Police traffic stop study finds some disparity in who gets searched, and who is found with contraband | WITF

Recipients rack up thousands in Pa. food stamp card balances, raising questions about expansion – pennlive.com

55 people charged with welfare fraud in Pennsylvania (abc27.com)

Pennsylvania State Police traffic stop study examines racial bias question (abc27.com)

Pa. teen details shark attack at Jersey shore: ‘I screamed under the water’ – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Monitoring gas prices ahead of the Memorial Day weekend – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

National News

Mother of woman killed by El Salvadoran gang member gives graphic account before Congress | National | thecentersquare.com

Progressives try to persuade Biden to use the 14th Amendment to resolve debt crisis  – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Bipartisan coalition introduces Wounded Warrior Bill of Rights in Congress | National | thecentersquare.com

Justice Gorsuch uses Title 42’s end to blast COVID-era executive orders | National | thecentersquare.com

These are some of the people who’ll be impacted if the U.S. defaults on its debts | WITF

Small, rural communities have become abortion access battlegrounds – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

U.S. poet laureate on her inauguration poem being banned from Miami school: ‘I am gutted’ – pennlive.com

A Year After the Uvalde Massacre: Did Anything Change? – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Debt ceiling talks aren’t going well. Here’s where negotiations stand Wednesday : NPR

Miami-Dade school moves Biden inaugural poem out of elementary section of library | Across America | phillytrib.com

Local News

Car crashes into Hershey apartment complex (abc27.com)

Pennsylvania bear attack injures two children (abc27.com)

Pennsylvania bookstore named 2023 bookstore of the year by Publishers Weekly (abc27.com)

Teen “fighting for his life” after Harrisburg dugout collapse (abc27.com)

Hersheypark Stadium concert series kicks off this weekend (abc27.com)

Apartments a step closer to replacing Bethlehem industrial building (mcall.com)

‘Emery Apartments’ proposal advances to Bethlehem City Council for rezoning decision | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

Bear attacks 2 children in Luzerne County | Poconos and Coal Region | wfmz.com

Schuylkill River Passenger Rail Authority will use federal funds to develop service plan (dailylocal.com)

Langhorne American Legion Post houses war artifacts (phillyburbs.com)

Bald eagle found poisoned, but alive, in Bucks County (phillyburbs.com)

Planners seeking ideas for changes to Johnstown’s Main Street, moving Iron to Arts project forward | News | tribdem.com

Mom of five opens Decked out Donuts in Hanover, Pa. (ydr.com)

Meadville entrepreneur cleans up as PA Small Business Person of Year (goerie.com)


Pittsburgh Is Now The Progressive Beacon In The Keystone State (politicspa.com)

Mayor Ed Gainey’s ‘City in the Streets’ initiative kicks off this week – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

1 person shot near Oliver City Academy in Marshall-Shadeland | TribLIVE.com

Pittsburgh’s public safety, public works vehicle fleets in ‘dire straits’ | TribLIVE.com

Apartment complex proposed at former Irish Centre site in Squirrel Hill | TribLIVE.com

Larry Scirotto confirmed as new Pittsburgh police chief | TribLIVE.com

Former Pitt and Steelers running back James Conner celebrates 7 years cancer-free – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Company that allegedly sent billions of robocalls sued by 49 attorneys general – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Are Spin scooters a helpful way to get around or a safety issue? (nextpittsburgh.com)

Pittsburgh city pools grapple with summer lifeguard shortage | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Philadelphia’s two AmLaw 200 firms fall in rankings, experience more modest growth than larger peers – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Bellwether District ahead of schedule with stage set for Phase 1 construction – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Philly school leaders expect to find more asbestos with further inspections | Local News | phillytrib.com

Water shutoffs resume in Philly May 31, but new categories of residents are exempt | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philadelphia Democratic mayoral nominee Parker lays out vision | Local News | phillytrib.com

Bank regulators settle charges with Citizens Bank for improper credit card fraud denials | Local News | phillytrib.com

City officials gather at groundbreaking for 73 new affordable homes in Sharswood | Local News | phillytrib.com


Progressives try to persuade Biden to use the 14th Amendment to resolve debt crisis  – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Fetterman, Dean Endorse ‘Frivolous’ 14th Amendment Debt Ceiling Scheme – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Legislators Casey, Young aim to ease Medicare enrollment for seniors, people with disabilities | News, Sports, Jobs – Williamsport Sun-Gazette (sungazette.com)

Pa.’s Casey sponsors police reform bill to protect people with disabilities, mental illness | National | purdueexponent.org

Fetterman ditches suits in return to Senate | News, Sports, Jobs – Altoona Mirror