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Pennsylvania legislature takes first step toward banning supervised injection sites statewide | WITF

PA rent, property tax rebates may get budget boost · Spotlight PA

Party Affiliation Can Be Misleading in Local PA Elections. Here’s Why. –

Lawmakers want action on spill – Lower Bucks Times

Taxpayer-Funded Planned Parenthood LGBTQ Youth Club Promotes ‘National Masturbation Month’ | [your]NEWS (

Three More Cabinet Appointees Confirmed By State Senate (

Pashinski, lawmakers, advocates discuss hospital closure reform | Times Leader

Could cross-filing in school board elections become a thing of the past? (

Pa. State Senate Worker Takes Age, Disability Suit To 3rd Circ. – Law360

Bill Protecting LGBTQ Pennsylvanians From Discrimination Passes Pa. House in Historic Vote – The Keystone (

HRC troubled by anti-LGBTQ rhetoric | The Bucks County Herald

Boys 9, 12 Killed By Train In Delaware County Saturday | Springfield, PA Patch

Happy 100th anniversary, St. Martin of Tours – Northeast Times

Shapiro’s cabinet picks advance in Pa. Senate | News |

Senate confirms former representative Carroll as secretary of PennDOT | News |

Pennsylvania House passes bill to broaden LGBTQ+ protections | WITF

Pennsylvania House passes LGBTQ rights bill, Senate is a maybe (

Philadelphia wage tax: Pennsylvania Senate wants to revoke city’s authority – CBS Philadelphia (

Local leaders call for $5B to protect Pa. kids from lead, asbestos | Thursday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Proposal to put collective bargaining rights into Pa. constitution gets final passage in House –

Pennsylvania House passes bill prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity – JURIST – News

Poll: Innamorato Holds Lead In Allegheny County Executive Race (

Pa. House Democrats pass pro-union amendment out of divided Pa. House | WITF

Democrats move pro-union amendment out of divided Pa. House | Impacto (

Pa. nurse practitioners lobby to remove ‘archaic’ collaboration requirement – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Nurse practitioners seek independence in other states | Pennsylvania |

Clean water advocates call on General Assembly to support pollution reduction efforts, legislation – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pa. lawmakers say communities need more notice to prepare for hospital closings – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pa. House committee approves bill tightening railroad regulations after East Palestine derailment –


High school students can workout for free at Planet Fitness this summer –

Here’s what’s coming to Colonial Commons with PetSmart and Bath & Body Works –

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

‘Delicious food and fun for all’: New Bethlehem tavern to serve burgers, bacon trios and more | Eat, Sip, Shop |


Teen who killed 12-year-old remains free, causing tension in central Pa. town –

3 dead after car fleeing police crashes into tree in Dauphin County: state police –

Charges filed against Pa. father and son accused of stealing $65K in lottery scam: reports –

Lebanon shooting kills one, police investigating (


A Michigan school district has banned students from carrying backpacks : NPR

With school lunch no longer free for all kids, school meal debt rises : Shots – Health News : NPR

History, civics scores drop on national test for U.S. students : NPR

Principal who was fired after students were shown ‘David’ is welcomed in Italy : NPR

Lehigh Christian Academy: Lack of fresh air to blame for students, staff feeling sick | Lehigh Valley Regional News |

Superintendent becomes bus driver in Iowa | Good News |

Billionaire Daniel Sundheim gifts $10 million to University of Pennsylvania – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Philly teachers working without parental leave (

Open for just one day, environmental woes close Building 21 again (

Washington school nurse stocks toiletries for students in need | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


What’s Going Around: Strep, allergies, COVID, bug bites | ABC27

Tips for caring for a loved one with dementia | Life-lessons |

Allentown citizens propose legislation to create $4M public health pilot program | Lehigh Valley Regional News |

State News

‘Daunting’ bus driver qualifications hinder recruitment | Pennsylvania |

Pittsburgh synagogue massacre suspect can face death penalty | WITF

PA Courts Launch Interactive MDJ Map (

Pa. state lawmaker charged with DUI following single-vehicle crash –

Pa. Turnpike begins construction of cashless, electronic toll collection | Berks Regional News |

Pa.’s new transportation chief emphasizes safety in expanding passenger rail between Harrisburg and Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

National News

Congress Clashes With Biden Over Tariffs on Illegal Chinese Solar Panels – The New York Times (

Biden administration’s controversial rule raising fees for those with good credit goes into effect | National |

Fed hikes interest rates for 10th time | National |

Mexico, U.S. announce joint action to expand ‘legal pathways’ of entry to U.S. | National |

1,500 military personnel deployed to southern border to assist Border Patrol | National |

At Kentucky McDonald’s, 10-year-olds worked past midnight, feds say – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

During U.S. Senate hearing, agriculture leaders urge a stronger farm safety net – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Churchill Downs investigates 4 horse deaths ahead of Derby –

David Trone Enters Maryland Senate Race – The New York Times (

One Family Has Spearheaded Montana’s Unflinching Conservatism – The New York Times (

Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin running for third term (

Guard Who Fatally Shot Man at a San Francisco Walgreens Won’t Be Charged – The New York Times (

Suspect Captured After 1 Dead and 4 Injured in Atlanta Midtown Shooting – The New York Times (

Kansas, Montana and Tennessee are defining ‘sex’ in state code : NPR

Man dies after being placed in headlock on NYC subway | News |

Local News

5-year-old missing after central Pa. house fire has been found: police –

Susquehanna Township’s Aubrey Carter gets his fourth college offer –

Dauphin County father was unable to defend himself against son’s attack: police –

LeSean McCoy aims to build $16.7M Harrisburg housing community: ‘I’m super proud of where I’m from’ –

Flames squelched at condemned Harrisburg building, fire chief says –

WATCH: Black bears surprise Pennsylvania family at their home (

Preliminary report released on Pennsylvania chocolate factory explosion (

New Bath & Body Works opening soon in Dauphin County (

Central Dauphin High School students speak with Vietnam War veterans (

Lancaster County recognizes AAPI Heritage Month (


Morning roundup: 1 injured in Collier rollover crash, apartment fire in Duquesne |

Proposal would bring riverfront development to Pittsburgh’s Strip District |

Larry Scirotto nominated to become Pittsburgh’s next police chief |

Bank of America looks to build branch in Lincoln-Lemington |

Homelessness is up in Allegheny County, official reports |

Morning roundup: Police seek missing West View man |

Everything you need to know about the Pittsburgh Marathon |

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

Pittsburgh City Council approves appointments to city’s planning, art commissions |

New Pittsburgh police chief Larry Scirotto introduced by Mayor Ed Gainey | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Allegheny County executive race poll shows Sara Innamorato surging | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Not so fast: Appeal challenges zoning board approval of big Shadyside apartment project | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

North Allegheny 6th-graders collect used eyeglasses and send them around the world | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Bill Green endorses Allan Domb in Philly mayor’s race – City & State Pennsylvania (

Maria Quiñones Sánchez just made a big endorsement in Philly’s mayoral race. Why it matters – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Philly Named Nation’s Fourth Best City for Naked Gardening – DV Journal (

Trouble in Germantown: Potential YWCA developer is struggling to find funding | Local News |

Philly-area community colleges rebound after pandemic | Local News |

Two Philadelphia schools mourn three more students | Local News |

Philadelphia families remember loved ones during National Crime Victims’ Rights Week | Local News |

Pine Valley ranked as greatest golf course in America by Golf Digest – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Philly mayor race: How Cherelle Parker became the Democratic establishment’s favorite (

Lower Merion pilots a new program to honor historical homes (


Sen. John Fetterman says he’s healthy after hospitalization for depression | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Casey, Fetterman applaud nomination for U.S. District Judge for Middle District of Pa. | News |