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Pennsylvania governor vetoes bill to limit parole for violent offenders (

Select Committee to Courts: Stay Out of Krasner Case – DV Journal (

Is weed legal in Pa. in 2022? No, but marijuana legalization could come. (


Coronavirus – COVID-19

COVID-19 concerns disappear from key Pennsylvania elections | Pennsylvania |

Report highlights pandemic’s impact on Montco children’s health (



It’s going to cost more to stay warm this winter, analysts say (

Toys R’ Us has a presence once again in central Pa. –

Gas prices up 18 cents in a week in the Philadelphia area (

Gas prices creeping up toward $4 a gallon again with central Pa. up 5 cents in a week –

Philly’s aging police retirees say inflation is squeezing their pensions (



Spokesman from Pike prison kitchen asks county for help with staffing (

Prosecutors seek prison for Berks County man’s attack on AP journalist during January 6th Capitol attack | WITF



Columnist Will Bunch talks higher education and how college has become a cultural flashpoint for people – City & State Pennsylvania (

Why doesn’t James Franklin show up on Penn State’s list of highest-paid employees? · Spotlight PA

Central Bucks teacher advocacy policy raises free speech concerns (

From boardroom foes to lunchtime friends, these Pa. school board members build trust one meal at a time | WITF

Beware, government officials say. Scammers are looking to take advantage of Biden student debt forgiveness plan. (





What Harris is doing on abortion rights before the midterms : NPR

Election officials worry about potential poll worker interference this November | WITF

Supreme Court abortion decision spurs women to register to vote, become politically active |


2022 Pennsylvania Election News and Information from Spotlight PA

Coverage to help you prepare for the general election | Five for the Weekend – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Josh Shapiro secures support from Boilermakers union that has scalded Democrats before | WITF

Josh Shapiro speaks at Red White and Blue Brunch (

Shapiro makes pitch to county voters | Times Leader

‘Commonwealth before party’: Why some Republicans are endorsing Shapiro for Pa. governor | PA Power and Policy |

Will Wood: Mastriano and his plan for schools to fail (

A high-profile Pa. candidate is from New Jersey – and it’s not Dr. Oz –

What having election deniers on this year’s ballot means for November and beyond | Analysis – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Poll: Fetterman leads Oz by a lot among female voters in PA (

Guest Opinion: Oz more connected to Southeastern PA than Fetterman (

In unusual midterm election year, ticket-splitting voters may go for Oz and Shapiro | PA Power and Policy |

Who’s running for Lt. Gov. in PA, and what will they do? (

Rational Republicans need to vote Perry out of office | Opinion –

Pa. LGBTQ organizations work to register voters before midterms – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


Flynn, Bassett face off in 22nd Senate District | Election |

Ballot drop boxes dominate public comment of Montgomery County Commissioners meeting (

Delaware County starts mailing out ballots this weekend (

Ehasz: Choice is on the ballot in Pennsylvania’s 1st District (



Legal challenges to RGGI are keeping millions in carbon allowances from flowing to Pennsylvania – City & State Pennsylvania (



$96,000 awarded for Carlisle Pike Alternative Transportation Corridor Study –

Lemoyne awarded more than $900K for streetscape improvements –

In the infrastructure bill, a measure that could address racial bias in highway planning | Opinion (

Morrisville wants Northpoint trucks off Pennsylvania Avenue (

Pitt, Pa. Turnpike team up to make Mon-Fayette Expressway a test bed for innovative construction | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Home visiting programs allow nurses to ‘meet families where they’re at.’ Advocates want Congress to extend its funding. (

As suicides rise, US military seeks to address mental health – Reading Eagle

Telemedicine was easy during COVID-19. Not any more –


State News

Pennsylvania lawmakers seek answers about Postal Service issues | News |

Houck Arrest ‘Just the Beginning,’ Pro-Life Protesters Warn – DV Journal (

Residents, Labor and Energy Execs Urge DEP To Approve DelVal Pipeline Expansion – DV Journal (

Extremist groups like Patriot Front infiltrate Pennsylvania (

Guest Opinion: Urging bystanders to become Upstanders this month (

Pennsylvania has second most craft breweries in U.S.: report | Today in Pa. –

PA Task Force 1 assists in search and rescue operations following Hurricane Ian | WITF

Editorial: Marijuana pardons sensible; Pa. should extend deadline for state pardon project | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


National News

Indigenous Peoples’ Day, as explained by Native Americans : NPR

Deadly missile strikes hit Kyiv as explosions hit other cities across Ukraine : NPR

Putin says attack on Kerch Bridge to Crimea was a terrorist act : NPR

Thousands of Russians continue to arrive in Turkey, fleeing conscription | WITF

Ben Bernanke among 3 American winners of Nobel Prize in Economics : NPR

Nobel Memorial Prize goes to 3 U.S.-based economists, including former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke, for research on banks | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

North Korea confirms simulated use of nukes to ‘wipe out’ enemies : NPR

Kanye’s Instagram restricted after antisemitic posts : NPR

Hurricane Ian highlighted the vulnerability of older mobile homes : NPR

A Vermont town employee quietly lowered the fluoride in water for years : NPR

Pro and anti-cannabis advocates voice opinion on presidential pardon | Local News |

Census data hides the racial diversity of U.S. Hispanics to the country’s detriment | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


Local News

York County’s cultural and outdoor sectors are economic drivers (

Lancaster County tourism is on track for another record year | Local Business |

Fonthill Castle grant could evolve Bucks County, Doylestown (

Developer wants to build up to 84 homes on Hulmeville hill (

Easton water plant sale being considered (

More LGBTQ, Pride, National Coming Out Day events in Philadelphia, Pa., suburbs (

Luzerne County budget battle ahead? | Times Leader

Luzerne County Council to discuss county manager prior to budget unveiling; tax hike expected | |



Fracking decision proves constituent turnout matters to Allegheny County Council (

New national study predicts lower life expectancy for Black Pittsburghers | Pittsburgh City Paper (

After teacher assault, Pittsburgh’s Oliver Citywide Academy to implement new safety measures |

North Hills School District parents, students, staff split on logo, nickname issue |



David Adelman, investor in the new Sixers arena, is building apartments and offices in West Philly (

Viewership for Philadelphia Phillies games increased by 25% in 2022 – Philadelphia Business Journal (

More bike lanes open in Philly as part of Vision Zero initiative | Local News |

SEPTA is considering cutting 26 routes to improve on-time service | Local News |

Philadelphia again extends deadline for property tax reviews | Local News |

How Philly’s gun violence crisis has jumpstarted the 2023 mayoral race | Monday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Philadelphians combat bike theft with technology and their own wits (

Broad between Spring Garden and Vine Streets down to one lane beginning Monday night (