State Sen. Vincent Hughes announces $15K incentive for student-teachers | Local News | phillytrib.com

Bipartisan Measure Would Create a Pennsylvania Earned Income Tax Credit – Tennessee Star

Pa. lawmakers are proposing a $10,000 stipend to pay student teachers (mcall.com)

Rally to #RaiseTheWage Lancaster | Reservoir Park, Lancaster, PA | June 1, 2023 (happeningnext.com)

Pennsylvania Ag Connection – Pennsylvania State Grange Advocates for Preservation of Over-Order Premium for State Dairy Farms

Delaware County senators reintroduce hospital reform bills – WHYY

The Pa. House has new Jewish, progressive caucuses | 90.5 WESA

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

Dems hit Pa.’s Perry, Fitzpatrick over debt ceiling vote, vets funding | Tuesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Shapiro Signs Order To Develop Master Plan For Aging Pennsylvanians (politicspa.com)

Pennsylvania governor has signed 5 executive orders (wgal.com)

Gov. Shapiro Discusses Youth Mental Health Needs, Highlights $500 Million Investment During Lehigh Valley Visit | WDIY Local News


Krispy Kreme giving everyone a free doughnut on National Doughnut Day – pennlive.com

Pasta salad sold at Pennsylvania grocery store voluntarily recalled due to undeclared allergen (abc27.com)


Attorneys: Military members still suffer from COVID-era mandates, need relief | National | thecentersquare.com


68-year-old man killed, 3 injured in Pa. shooting: reports – pennlive.com

2 people found dead at Pa. park-and-ride: reports – pennlive.com

Store owner charged with murder over shooting of 14-year-old he thought shoplifted – pennlive.com

9 people injured in Florida beach boardwalk shooting – pennlive.com


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

More states line up to serve free school meals to all kids – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

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


Election deniers advance to PA’s 2023 general contest · Spotlight PA

‘We’re in a moment’: Is it time to expand voting rights for incarcerated Pennsylvanians? – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)


What kinds of hummingbirds are in Pennsylvania? (abc27.com)

After Two Months, Delco Natural Gas Facility Still On Hold – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)


States legislatures adapt to electric vehicles | National | thecentersquare.com

Harrisburg paid off big debt early; what’s next for the city? | WITF

Gun Safety

Several states adopt, advance new gun restriction laws in 2023 | National | thecentersquare.com


A Catch 22 for Clinics: State bans limit abortion counseling. Federal Title X rules require it – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Allentown’s Promise Food and Wellness Center services community health needs (mcall.com)

State News

Inside Pa. Gov. Josh Shapiro’s 2022 win, and what it means for 2024 | Analysis – pennlive.com

Army Air Force pilot from Pennsylvania killed during WWII accounted for, authorities say | WITF

Philadelphia and other US cities hope to keep homicide numbers dropping and prevent summer surge | WITF

The May 30 PoliticsPA Playbook: Back To It

From Philly to Harrisburg and D.C. and back: Estelle Richman reflects on life in public service – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

School to shelter people displaced by massive Pa. row home fire – pennlive.com

Trial to start for man accused of killing 11 at Pa. synagogue in 2018 – pennlive.com

Shooting in Pennsylvania park outside stadium sends 8 to hospitals, 1 teen critically hurt (abc27.com)

This Week in Pennsylvania: Joanna McClinton (abc27.com)

National News

Biden honors troops on 155th Memorial Day : NPR

Legislatures not very active in election reform | National | thecentersquare.com

State legislatures battle over parental rights, gender procedures | National | thecentersquare.com

Fast tracking 300-mile pipeline tacked on to debt-ceiling deal | National | thecentersquare.com

States legislatures adapt to electric vehicles | National | thecentersquare.com

Debt limit agreement takes fire from all sides | National | thecentersquare.com

Hollywood, Fla., Shooting: 9 Wounded on Memorial Day – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Iowa Building Collapse: Officials Plan Demolition – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Texas Lawmakers Pass Ban on D.E.I. Programs at State Universities – The New York Times (nytimes.com)This Town Made Tina Turner. She Made It Famous. – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

What is Florida SB 1718 and how will it affect immigrants, businesses, economy : NPR

Secrets of the National Spelling Bee: Picking the words to identify a champion : NPR

A crash at the Indy 500 sent a tire careening past the fan-packed grandstand : NPR

Cities face mounting financial pressures with fiscal cliff nearing – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Local News

Blow darts used to kill bird in Middletown: police – pennlive.com

Harrisburg’s Artsfest comes to an end, local artist shares his work (abc27.com)

Harrisburg opens survey on renovations for local parks (abc27.com)

Midstate communities celebrate Memorial Day (abc27.com)

Fire damages 15 homes in Easton Monday (mcall.com)

Astounding in his fields, at 17: Lehigh Valley’s Okezue Bell is making mark in medicine, finance (mcall.com)

Allentown’s Promise Food and Wellness Center services community health needs (mcall.com)

5 firefighters treated for minor injuries after battling wind-fueled Easton fire, chief says | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

‘It stinks’: Local pools face delayed openings, closures for season | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

From Summit Hill to Easton and beyond: Memorial Day services across Lehigh Valley honor the fallen and teach true meaning of holiday | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

Delco GOP Fundraiser Garners $10K for Fall Campaign – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)


Opening statements to be heard in Pittsburgh synagogue shooting trial – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Pittsburgh police investigating Hill District shooting – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Balloon release held for Pittsburgh music producer killed in Wilkinsburg – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Pittsburgh Public Schools band members march in National Memorial Day Parade – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

3 separate Pittsburgh shootings leave 4 injured – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

It ‘helps us heal’: Memorial Day ceremonies bring together veterans, volunteers | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

IUP eliminates 5 executive positions in move to save costs | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh-area utilities and transit agencies are launching hydrogen pilots | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Westmoreland officials talk train derailment contingency plans with expert | TribLIVE.com


Philly voters worry of crime, but wary to embrace ‘tough’ approach | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Philadelphia and other US cities hope to keep homicide numbers dropping and prevent summer surge | WITF

‘Our voices will be heard’: Philly’s Chinatown mobilizes against 76ers arena plan – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Phillies attendance up 39% so far in 2023, among MLB’s top markets – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

State Sen. Vincent Hughes announces $15K incentive for student-teachers | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philadelphia officials’ plan to fight overdose crisis | Local News | phillytrib.com


$14M in federal aid for brownfield cleanup headed to Pa., Sens. Casey, Fetterman say – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Honoring fallen heroes in Scranton for Memorial Day (msn.com)