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

Pa. senators float involuntary commitment plan for people who overdose – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Bipartisan proposal seeks to establish student teacher stipend program – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

On railroads, Pennsylvania lacks regulatory power | State | theprogressnews.com

How Harrisburg Works: New caucuses, special election season, and the death of a bill – BCTV

Pa. Rep. Summer Lee introduces hazard pay bill for healthcare workers – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

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

How Harrisburg Works: New caucuses, special election season, and the death of a bill | WITF

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

PA debates how to address abandoned oil, gas wells · Spotlight PA

On Uvalde anniversary, Pa. Dem’s bill looks to fortify schools | Thursday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Shapiro orders development of 10-year master plan to help older adults – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Gov. Josh Shapiro visits Lehigh County to propose funding increase to address student mental health | Pennsylvania News | wfmz.com

We must make it more affordable to become a teacher in Pennsylvania | Opinion – pennlive.com

PA Democrats turn to bonds in race to plug orphan wells · Spotlight PA

Pa. House panel approves blight-fighting bill | Friday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. House moves legislation on Illegal dumping and retirement savings – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)


Popular home decor store sets opening date for 2nd Lehigh Valley location | Eat, Sip, Shop | wfmz.com


Pennsylvania man sentenced to 5 years in prison for participation in Jan. 6 | WITF

School employee sent nude photos to central Pa. students, had sexual contact with teen: police – pennlive.com

Man who dumped 500 pounds of pasta in N.J. woods won’t be charged – pennlive.com

State Police charge Lancaster County man for indecent exposures (abc27.com)

Authorities: Parents charged after 7 children found to be living in deplorable conditions in Bucks | Southeastern Pennsylvania | wfmz.com


Penn State accreditor seeks student life records · Spotlight PA State College

Year-round school, a new curriculum, enhanced safety: Here’s the Philly schools’ new 5-year plan – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

On Uvalde anniversary, Pa. Dem’s bill looks to fortify schools | Thursday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

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

Senior pranksters won’t face criminal charges for vandalizing Susquehanna Township school: police – pennlive.com

Allentown School Board votes unanimously to make uniforms optional for students | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

The Common App Will Now Hide a Student’s Race and Ethnicity – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Texas’ Marlin High School delays graduation as seniors fail to meet requirements : NPR


Shell’s air pollution violations result in $10 million fine for Beaver County ethane cracker | StateImpact Pennsylvania (npr.org)

PA debates how to address abandoned oil, gas wells · Spotlight PA


Pennsylvania sees drop in cancer deaths | Today in Pa. – pennlive.com

Indiana Reprimands Doctor Who Provided Abortion to 10-Year-Old Rape Victim – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Hundreds of Thousands Have Lost Medicaid Coverage Since Pandemic Protections Expired – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Ultraprocessed foods dominate Americans’ diets. Here’s what they’re doing to us : Shots – Health News : NPR

State News

‘The heart of a community’: Pennsylvania governor cuts ribbon on Allentown’s Valania Park (msn.com)

Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro addresses youth mental health needs in visit to Parkland High School (msn.com)

Gov. Shapiro opens trail, boat access on Lehigh River at White Haven | News | citizensvoice.com

Shapiro’s pick for secretary of state subjected to unconventional confirmation vetting – pennlive.com

Runoff elections suggested for crowded primary races | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Lifestyle goals may spark rural renaissance | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Economic outlook projects modest growth in Pennsylvania | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Remains of 5 more Native American children to be disinterred in Pennsylvania | WITF

PA troopers search Black, Hispanic drivers more: report · Spotlight PA

After nearly a month, jury selection ends in Pittsburgh synagogue massacre case – pennlive.com

Boating safety tips heading into Memorial Day weekend – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

National News

U.S. Supreme Court erodes WOTUS rule | National | thecentersquare.com

McMorris Rodgers calls out Spokane VA $35 million deficit | National | thecentersquare.com

Miyares files amicus brief supporting lawsuit critical of Biden administration | Virginia | thecentersquare.com

19 attorneys general urge Biden not to bypass Congress to raise debt ceiling | National | thecentersquare.com

Inflation Inched Higher in April, Reflecting Challenge for the Fed – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

A Brief History of Memorial Day – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

How the Employee Retention Tax Credit Became a Magnet for Fraud – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Debt Ceiling Is First Big Test for Hakeem Jeffries, the Top House Democrat – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Supreme Court narrows scope of Clean Water Act : NPR

Local News

Site of Harrisburg baseball field tragedy is poised for sweeping improvements – pennlive.com

Colorful mermaid drink from central Pa. food truck tastes like a tropical paradise: Best eats – pennlive.com

Central Pa. home destroyed by afternoon fire – pennlive.com

Unsanctioned ‘knockout’ contest in Harrisburg drew crowds and concerns, but not police – pennlive.com

Bear that attacked 2 Pa. children might have died days later: report – pennlive.com

Department of Human Services awards local woman for mental health services (abc27.com)

York County fire department to use new system to alert drivers (abc27.com)

Threats cancel drag queen story hour at York Pa. JCC Pride event (ydr.com)

Here’s the York County PA municipality that grew the most 2020-2022 (ydr.com)

Penn State football offering fans ‘one-of-a-kind’ experience at tunnel entrance — for $10,000 | State | thetimes-tribune.com


Allegheny County sheriff announces arrest of teenage suspect for May 2021 shooting – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Police investigating triple shooting outside Swissvale mini-mart – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Pittsburgh city leaders streamline process, introduce standards for outdoor dining – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Family of former student filing lawsuit against Leechburg Area School District – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Braddock man arrested in one of state’s largest fentanyl seizures gets 14 to 24 years in prison – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Bakery Square expansion: Community benefits agreement could be the key | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Jury set for Pittsburgh synagogue shooting trial | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Ex-Greensburg police chief accused of taking backpack of drugs from evidence room | TribLIVE.com

Morning Roundup: Grand jury to hear testimony on Pittsburgh Airbnb shooting | TribLIVE.com

Pittsburgh school board member critical of superintendent’s response to Oliver violence | TribLIVE.com


Saint Joe’s to start $300M in Hawk Hill development projects. Here’s what’s planned. – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Philadelphia superintendent unveils 5-year strategic plan | Local News | phillytrib.com

Club Quarters Philadelphia hotel heading for foreclosure after loan negotiations stall – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

City partners with Temple University to stem lifeguard shortage | Local News | phillytrib.com

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

Police arrest two in Northeast carjackings | Local News | phillytrib.com

Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes sentenced to 18 years for seditious conspiracy in Jan. 6 attack | News | phillytrib.com


GOP field in Pennsylvania Senate race still wide open as hard-right state lawmaker says he won’t run | News | impact601.com

Bob Casey reacts to possible Doug Mastriano U.S. Senate campaign (abc27.com)

Senator Casey speaks at York County manufacturing plant (abc27.com)