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Pennsylvania Senate Approves Law Banning Injection Sites — Breaking U.S News (

Lawmakers push for more money as Philadelphia schools deal with asbestos crisis – CBS Philadelphia (

PA Senate Votes To Ban Safe Injection Sites (

Pa. lawmakers push to expand certification for immigrant teachers | 90.5 WESA

Pa. doesn’t fund public defense. Shapiro’s budget would change that. | 90.5 WESA

Senate committee advances bill expanding access to sexual assault nurse examiners – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Gov. Shapiro Signs First Bill, Expands PA Health Insurance Coverage For Breast Cancer Screenings – New Hope Free Press

Insurance costs for breast, ovarian cancer screenings nixed | Pennsylvania |

Organized labor amendment heads east | Pennsylvania |

A laudatory confirmation hearing for PennDOT’s acting leader | Pennsylvania |

Fairness Act protections for LGBTQ+ people clears Pa. House with bipartisan support – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pa. House passes bill adding LGBTQ protections to state nondiscrimination law –

Pennsylvania House passes LGBTQ+ nondiscrimination bill (

With fire departments struggling for volunteers, states respond to the alarm (

Congressional Democrats urge reversal of district court ruling on mifepristone – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Diversity Walk Dedication Looks at Effort to Unite Us (

School bus companies rally lawmakers for special CDLs (


One oven, one temperature, three dishes in 30 minutes – new Homebake 425/30 puts dinner on the table –

Giant Eagle to cut prices on about 800 items starting tomorrow | Today in Pa. –

Pa. distribution center to close; 132 people to be laid off –

Is a Golf Galaxy store coming to central Pa.? –


Body found in Pa. woods off of I-80: reports –

Teenage shooter kills 8 children, guard at Serbia school –

Police looking for man suspected of assaulting woman at Dauphin County restaurant –

Texas Mass Shooting Suspect Arrested After Manhunt – The New York Times (

Vernon Steed is accused of running a COVID-19 fraud scheme that stole $95K (


Philly-area community colleges rebound after pandemic – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pa. awards $6.7M to support schools’ dual credit programs | Tuesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Could an independent agency solve Philadelphia’s school facilities crisis? – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pennsylvania school district must allow After School Satan Club; judge (

School District of Lancaster signs deal with new superintendent (

U.S. History Scores for 8th Graders Plunge – The New York Times (


May 2 Playbook: Marching Toward A New Primary Date? (

Pennsylvania residents reminded to apply for mail ballot before deadline (

Race between 2 Democrats for at-large seat on Allegheny County Council draws sharp words – CBS Pittsburgh (


Low-altitude flights proposed over PA Wilds · Spotlight PA State College

How to provide feedback on plan to lower fighter jet training over Pa. Wilds –

Pa. adds to list of licensing, motor vehicle forms that can be submitted online –

State News

Shapiro, Re:Build Manufacturing announce $81 million investment for manufacturing center creation | CompositesWorld

IRS: Pennsylvania lost 14,000 people and $1.8 billion | Pennsylvania |

Pa. collected $5.7B in taxes in April, new state data show | Wednesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

R.M. Palmer workers smelled rotten eggs before chocolate factory exploded | WITF

Dauphin County Popeyes under federal investigation over staff treatment | WITF

Dickinson graduate, Pa. county judge to be nominated for federal judge position –

17th annual Kids and Anti-Smoking rally held at State Capitol (

Miss Pennsylvania speaks on mental health, opioid crisis (

Pennsylvania Turnpike starts final phase of all electronic tolling (

PennDOT announces 20+ forms can now be submitted online (

PPL to lower rates this summer (

PennDOT employee took pictures of sensitive customer documents: State Police (

National News

American, Southwest pilots’ unions threaten to strike, however unlikely | National |

Here is how all 50 states rank for individual income taxes | National |

NYC Mayor Adams rejoins war of words with Gov. Abbott over busing strategy | New York |

Justice Department darknet operation nets 288 arrests, 117 guns, drugs, cash | National |

Tucker Carlson text: ‘Trump guys’ who jumped ‘Antifa kid,’ was not ‘how white men fight’ –

Judge Rejects Zooey Zephyr’s Effort to Return to Montana House Floor – The New York Times (

Judge Allows Abortion Clinics to Remain Open in Utah for Now – The New York Times (

No Criminal Charges for Former Officer Who Fired Taser at Tyre Nichols – The New York Times (

‘No Contracts, No Scripts,’ Hollywood Writers Begin Strike – The New York Times (

Elon Musk threatens to re-assign @NPR on Twitter to ‘another company’ : NPR

What the WGA writers’ strike means for viewers of TV and movies : NPR

Kids under 13 would be barred from social media under bipartisan Senate bill : NPR

Local News

Woman died from neglect after nursing home employee broke her leg: Dauphin County coroner –

Over 100 reptiles removed from Pa. pet store after found living in ‘deplorable conditions’: report –

Cumberland County housing development will have 432 apartments, more than 160 townhomes –

Local scuba divers set an unusual record (

Central Dauphin High School students speak with Vietnam War veterans (

West Reading chocolate factory explosion: Preliminary ruling is natural gas was the cause (

Retired high school sports official Frank D’Angelo is relying on his strong faith to help him in his battle against cancer (

Could medical marijuana grower be coming to Lehigh Township? What we know about developer’s plans – The Morning Call (

Organized labor amendment heading east to Pa. from Illinois – The Morning Call (

Bethlehem City Council torn over rezoning proposal for high-rise near Fahy Bridge | Lehigh Valley Regional News |

Exeter school board could hold line on taxes, but several factors still uncertain | Berks Regional News |

Bud Light sales fizzle in Western Pennsylvania amid transgender boycott |


Judge denies motion to prohibit death penalty in Pittsburgh synagogue shooting case |

Stowe Township Police Department searching for missing and endangered 12-year-old Olivia Harsh – CBS Pittsburgh (

Baldwin-Whitehall Educational Fund raising money in honor of fallen officer Sean Sluganski – CBS Pittsburgh (

McCandless family to host bone marrow registration drive for 8-month-old daughter – CBS Pittsburgh (

IUP alumnus donates $1 million to establish new school of osteopathic medicine – CBS Pittsburgh (

SEIU Healthcare union asked about influence on Gainey administration – CBS Pittsburgh (

Police arrest Jeannette woman missing since late Monday, they say incident was a hoax |

Homelessness is up in Allegheny County, official reports |

Nearly everything you need to know about the Pittsburgh Marathon |


Villanova pays $11.5M for land to build new Conshohocken boathouse – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Developer secures $130M loan for new Center City life sciences project – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Jefferson Health repurposing Elkins Park hospital, expanding MossRehab – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Mayoral candidate Cherelle Parker gets Maria Quiñones Sánchez’s support | Mayorsrace |

Two Philadelphia schools mourn three more students | Local News |

Philly’s plastic bag ban is working, study finds | Local News |

Enterprise Center pitch contest offers $80,000 for diverse tech businesses | Local News |

A decade after Delaware County woman’s disappearance, questions remain (


Sen. John Fetterman says he is mentally and physically fit to be in office – CBS Pittsburgh (