Proposed bill would require social media companies to obtain parental consent before Pa. minors can open accounts | PhillyVoice

Bipartisan legislation on social media for minors introduced in Pennsylvania (abc27.com)

Bipartisan Legislation Protects Mental Health Of Minors On Social Media | WDAC

Philly veteran lobbies Harrisburg to get homeowners help with repair bills (inquirer.com)

Chester County Lawmaker Fights to Curb Impact of Hospital Closures (montco.today)

Pa. Senate again passes bill setting rights for suspended state corrections, forensics employees | News | tribdem.com

How PA’s proposed budget responds to COVID · Spotlight PA

Three ways Shapiro’s budget would change public health in Pa. – pennlive.com

Governor wants to expand state tax, rent rebate program (msn.com)

State House Bill Would Prep Communities for Hospital Closings (delco.today)


Krispy Kreme’s ‘Minis for Mom’ doughnuts are cute and sweet with free delivery – pennlive.com

‘Crisis:’ Small businesses struggle with inflation, labor market | National | thecentersquare.com

Total U.S. bankruptcies tick up, but remain below pre-pandemic levels | National | thecentersquare.com

Americans’ banking fears worst since 2008 financial crisis | National | thecentersquare.com

Two Pa. plants to close; more than 300 people to be laid off – pennlive.com

Best bars in Pennsylvania, according to Yelp (abc27.com)


World Health Organization ends COVID-19 pandemic emergency | National | thecentersquare.com


Man sentenced for identity theft after SEPTA investigation | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

3 former police officers get house arrest in girl’s gunfire death at a football game | WITF

Man critically wounded in Pa. shooting: reports – pennlive.com

N.J. police officer wounded during shootout dies after nearly 2 months in hospital – pennlive.com

Man reported dead at Dauphin County Prison – pennlive.com

Father of 3-year-old boy shot him inside Philly house, then tried to create cover story: police – pennlive.com

Lehigh University: Active shooter report was a ‘hoax threat’ | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com


PSU administrator accuses seniors of spreading misinfo · Spotlight PA State College

Penn State estimates 50 job cuts amid budget deficit · Spotlight PA State College

Debate over holding back third graders roils state legislatures | Analysis – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

High tech simulator helps Pa. educators, police prepare for school security threats – pennlive.com

Governors want better pay for teachers, but it could be too little, too late – pennlive.com

Soccer star Ali Krieger was elected to Penn State board of trustees (inquirer.com)

In Parkland School Board race, crowded field debates transparency, fiscal responsibility and parental rights (mcall.com)


Progressive PAC putting its stamp on the race for Allegheny Co. DA | Monday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

A look back at Pa.’s 2022 U.S. Senate contest and what it says about 2024 | Analysis – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Allegheny Co. judicial candidates spar over labor endorsements – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

The Off-Year Election Season Begins Next Week. Here’s How to Vote in DelVal – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)


Vineyard owners use nature to defeat spotted lanternflies | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

U.S. crude oil production approaches pre-pandemic levels | National | thecentersquare.com

In Pa., climate change threatens the state tree, bird and fish. Work is under way to help the native species | StateImpact Pennsylvania (npr.org)


Drivers soon won’t have to slow down to pay Pa. Turnpike tolls – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

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


Tips to ease post-marathon pain and aches from weekend work – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

New study shows 86% of school-aged children live with constant worries – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

How to spot signs of a stroke – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

New drug shows slowing in cognitive decline in patients with Alzheimer’s disease – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Canine flu cases crop up in Westmoreland | TribLIVE.com

State News

5 things you may have missed in Harrisburg this week – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Residents march to end gun violence in Harrisburg: ‘We need to stand our ground’ – pennlive.com

High weed tax in Pennsylvania may repeat California’s mistakes | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pennsylvania EMS ‘can no longer BBQ their way to a new fire truck’ | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pa. electric rates to go down for some this summer | StateImpact Pennsylvania (npr.org)

Philadelphia City Council passes bill protecting residents in affordable housing – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Recession fears and oil prices continue to push gas prices lower, AAA says – pennlive.com

Tastes of the world: Restaurants bring flavors of diversity to central Pa. – pennlive.com

Pa. residents to receive TurboTax settlement payouts | Today in Pa. – pennlive.com

Construction to curtail access to Pa. Grand Canyon from Leonard Harrison State Park – pennlive.com

Car manufacturers like Tesla and Ford are phasing out AM radio. (inquirer.com)

Pennsylvania Proud Boys Jan. 6 role: Capitol riot sedition trial takeaways (inquirer.com)

Facts about Pennsylvania’s thousands of local municipalities (abc27.com)

National News

After Mass Killings in Texas, Frustration but No Action on Guns – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

At Least 8 Killed After Driver Plows Car Into Group of Migrants in Texas – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Senators introduce bill to prevent trafficking of migrant children | National | thecentersquare.com

Texas makes preparations to secure Mexico border ahead of Title 42 ending | Texas | thecentersquare.com

As Title 42 comes to close, NYC documents diseases from foreign nationals bused from border | New York | thecentersquare.com

Jury convicts Enrique Tarrio of the Proud Boys on seditious conspiracy charge | WITF

Rural lenders, crop insurance agents push for bolstered safety net at farm bill hearing – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Wave of transgender health care bans has roots in past debates – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

In Debt Limit Talks, Biden and Republicans Start Far Apart – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Virginia Teenager Dies After He Is Buried in Sand From Dune Collapse – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

What It Looks Like on Both Sides of the Border – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Horse deaths before Kentucky Derby mounts scrutiny : NPR

Lithium battery fire and smoke incidents on airplanes worry pilots, flight attendants – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Local News

Pennsylvania native could be the first pick in the 2024 NFL Draft – pennlive.com

Lane restrictions in effect on South Bridge in Dauphin County | PennDOT – pennlive.com

Farmers’ market voucher program returns this summer (abc27.com)

86 miles of the Pennsylvania Turnpike to close for crashed trailer (abc27.com)

Counties with the lowest cost of living in Pennsylvania (abc27.com)

Monroe County joins initiative to help those seeking addiction treatment | Poconos and Coal Region | wfmz.com

Chill Grill opens at Wilkes-Barre Golf Club, greens looking good | News | citizensvoice.com

Radnor doctor James McGuckin faces new False Claims Act allegations (inquirer.com)

Commencement speakers at Philly-area colleges 2023: Tv stars, scientists and politicians (inquirer.com)


Veterans welcomed home with open arms by Honor Flight Pittsburgh – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Veterans Leadership Program holding free food distribution – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Runners from across the globe compete in the Pittsburgh Marathon – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

What’s it like to grow up worrying about gun violence? (nextpittsburgh.com)

Commercial tax appeals pose danger to some Allegheny County municipalities – Pittsburgh Union Progress

Death penalty looms over Tree of Life Pittsburgh synagogue shooting trial jury selection | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Jury selection is crucial and complex in death penalty cases, experts say | TribLIVE.com

New Pittsburgh police chief Larry Scirotto gets good early reviews | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The University of Pittsburgh Brings Science to Life (post-gazette.com)

North Hills grad Margo Malone wins Pittsburgh Marathon in hometown | TribLIVE.com


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

Philadelphia City Council passes bill protecting residents in affordable housing – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Fashion District has a lot at stake as city reviews 76ers arena proposal – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

PHL Inno – The Creators: Philadelphia founder eyes $300K funding to scale natural Black hair care line (bizjournals.com)

Philly School District report shows it misses the mark on performance and progress | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philadelphia Parks & Recreation chief Lovell resigns | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philadelphia mayoral race hones in on crime policies | Local News | phillytrib.com


Bill would help Grandparents Raising Children live in affordable housing | Times Leader

Pa.’s Casey, Fetterman announce $12.1M for affordable housing | Five for the Weekend – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)