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SCOTUS opinion could put the General Assembly in the driver’s seat on abortion rights – City & State Pennsylvania (

Supreme Court Roe v. Wade leak has Pa. Democrats rallying behind abortion rights in 2022 elections (

State rep. wants students to take classes they want no matter where they live – CBS Pittsburgh (

Politics and Civic Engagement – WHYY

$10M program to help substance use disorder treatment professionals repay student loans | News | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (

With months left in tenure, Wolf admin official looking to make most of the time that’s left – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

$5 Million Investment in Cheyney University’s ThinkUbator Biotechnology Initiative   – PennWatch


Coronavirus – COVID-19

WHO: Nearly 15 million deaths associated with COVID-19 – Daily Local

FDA restricts J&J’s COVID-19 vaccine due to blood clot risk (

Department of Health switches to weekly COVID-19 updates; state’s positivity still climbing | Coronavirus |

Coronavirus levels in wastewater double in Allegheny County | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Hospital association sues DHS over pro-union language in Medicaid contracts | Pennsylvania |

Staff shortages causing Midstate pharmacies to close, change hours (

Workers at 2 NEPA nursing homes walk picket line | Business |

SBA eyes larger role with veteran-owned small businesses – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Stocks Slide, Erasing Wednesday’s Gains – The New York Times (

Jobs Report Expected to Show Gain of 380,000: Live Updates – The New York Times (

Fed approves biggest interest rate hike in 22 years | Business |

Amazon’s new labor issue: What to do with too many workers (



Drexel University extends President John Fry’s contract by 5 years – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Unionville’s music education program receives national recognition – Daily Local

Student loan interest rates are about to go up : NPR



Pa. election: Millions registered to vote, thousands of mail-in ballots requested (

Pennsylvania mail ballots should be returned as soon as possible, election officials say (

Donald Trump to campaign for Mehmet Oz in Pa. Republican Senate race: How to watch (

Abortion debate animates race between GOP candidates in 17th Congressional District | 90.5 WESA

After Hours: Natalie Bencivenga interviews Conor Lamb | After Hours | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Pennsylvania State House District 24: Martell Covington, La’Tasha D. Mayes, and Randall Taylor | Election Guide | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Mehmet Oz: Protecting Pennsylvanians starts at our borders (

Mastriano-penned 2002 paper justifying civilian casualties raises eyebrows among war scholars – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Rep. Brendan Boyle Spent $6,500 in Campaign Funds at Disney World Last Quarter – DV Journal (

GIORDANO: Ban No Excuse Mail-in Ballots, Drop Boxes For Fair Elections – DV Journal (

Trump backs Bognet in northeast Pennsylvania congressional primary (

Voter intimidation, delayed primary results possible, PA official says (

Deadline looms for Pa. mail-in ballot applications; returns near 19% so far | News |

Poll: Most Pa. voters ‘dissatisfied’ with state’s election system | Friday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Berks commissioners set the record straight on ballot drop boxes (

York County removes its only mail-in ballot drop box less than two weeks before the May primary |

With the GOP brass behind her, here’s how Lisa Scheller plans to get to the finish line and challenge Susan Wild for Congress a 2nd time – The Morning Call (

Kevin Dellicker has trouble being concise, but he has a simple message for why Republicans should choose him to challenge Susan Wild – The Morning Call (

The Republican race for Pennsylvania governor: WPSU talks with Jake Corman | WITF

Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum backs Corman in Pa Governor’s race | WDVM25 & DCW50 | Washington, DC (

The Republican race for Pennsylvania governor: WPSU talks with Charlie Gerow | WITF

The Republican race for Pennsylvania governor: WPSU talks with Nche Zama | WITF



Bird flu takes unheard-of toll on bald eagles, other birds (

Opinion: Areas of PA have been blocked from energy independence (

Pa. DEP ‘re-evaluating’ oil and gas air pollution rule as deadline looms | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Nearly half of LGBTQ youth seriously considered suicide, survey finds : NPR


State News

One year from full implementation, nearly 7M Pennsylvanians without REAL ID | Pennsylvania |

PA Politicians Push ‘Abortion On Demand’ Legislation After SCOTUS Leak – DV Journal (

Pennsylvania groups react to leaked draft SCOTUS opinion overturning Roe v. Wade | WITF

Houlahan tours LCH in Kennett, praises local health care workers – Daily Local

Pennsylvania Rep. Scott Perry’s baseless conspiracy theories have real-life consequences, election experts say | WITF

Houlahan, Meuser at Reading luncheon (

This week’s biggest Winners & Losers – City & State Pennsylvania (

Lights, camera, state action? Pennsylvania moviemakers want more incentive | Today in Pa. –

PA attorney general targeted PennDOT task force member for failing to disclose his criminal history (


National News

I argued Planned Parenthood v. Casey in 1992. The Supreme Court’s Roe opinion is worse than I imagined. (

7 persistent claims about abortion, fact-checked : NPR

U.S. provided intelligence that helped Ukraine sink Russian warship, sources say | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Ukrainian farmers struggle after Russian forces damage and destroy farmland : NPR


Local News

Literacy forum calls on community to combat illiteracy | News |

Reading youth arts group regains nonprofit status, continues anti-violence work | WITF

As abortion rights come under attack, Lancaster County residents demand action – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Montgomery County receives hundreds of ARPA proposals (

Delaware County Council presents its 2022 State of the County address (

Officials reject apartment plan at Quality Inn in West Goshen – Daily Local

Wehr’s Dam renovations set to move forward, six years after residents voted to do so – The Morning Call (

State College Borough Council encourages residents to participate in “No Mow May” | WITF

Residents slam tree chopping, sidewalk removal for River Street project in Forty Fort | News |

POLLUTION SOLUTION? U.S. infrastructure law may pay for cleanup of Jeddo Tunnel minewater | News |

Previously inaccessible areas of Bernhart Park could pose danger as lake is lowered (



Airbnb announces ‘anti-party crackdown’ in wake of Pittsburgh shooting | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Bus video gives more info about Pittsburgh bridge collapse | WITF

Mayor Gainey launches bridge repair and infrastructure funding program |

The Gainey family has a long history of firsts in Pittsburgh – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Interactive

Warehouse in roaring Strip District eyed for possible residential, office use | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Philadelphia’s poverty could be solved with better tax policy and jobs, business leaders say (

PPA relinquishes claim for repayment from the school district | Local News |

Mothers in Charge rallies for peace in the community | Local News |

Parker introduces bill to address illegal dumping punishment | Local News |

Overtime for Philly workers continues to rise | Local News |

Fitzgerald unveils plan to curb gun violence in Philly | Local News |

SEPTA is touting new ‘outreach specialists’ to help with crime and disorder (

Philly residents plagued by illegal dumping tell city to invest in solutions (



Karine Jean-Pierre to be next White House press secretary | News |

Racial justice coalition demands that Biden order study of reparations | News |

First lady Jill Biden travels to Slovakia-Ukraine border to meet refugees : NPR