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Legislature

Pennsylvania governor vetoes bill to limit parole for violent offenders (broadandliberty.com)

Select Committee to Courts: Stay Out of Krasner Case – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

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

 

Coronavirus – COVID-19

COVID-19 concerns disappear from key Pennsylvania elections | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Report highlights pandemic’s impact on Montco children’s health (mainlinemedianews.com)

 

Business/Jobs

It’s going to cost more to stay warm this winter, analysts say (dailylocal.com)

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

Gas prices up 18 cents in a week in the Philadelphia area (delcotimes.com)

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

Philly’s aging police retirees say inflation is squeezing their pensions (inquirer.com)

 

Crime/Punishment

Spokesman from Pike prison kitchen asks county for help with staffing (poconorecord.com)

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

 

Education

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

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 (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

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. (inquirer.com)

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Elections/Politics

National

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 | TribLIVE.com

Statewide

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 (penncapital-star.com)

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

Josh Shapiro speaks at Red White and Blue Brunch (abc27.com)

Shapiro makes pitch to county voters | Times Leader

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

Will Wood: Mastriano and his plan for schools to fail (mainlinemedianews.com)

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

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

Poll: Fetterman leads Oz by a lot among female voters in PA (goerie.com)

Guest Opinion: Oz more connected to Southeastern PA than Fetterman (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

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

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

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

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

Local

Flynn, Bassett face off in 22nd Senate District | Election | thetimes-tribune.com

Ballot drop boxes dominate public comment of Montgomery County Commissioners meeting (mainlinemedianews.com)

Delaware County starts mailing out ballots this weekend (delcotimes.com)

Ehasz: Choice is on the ballot in Pennsylvania’s 1st District (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

 

Environment

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

 

Transportation

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

Lemoyne awarded more than $900K for streetscape improvements – pennlive.com

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

Morrisville wants Northpoint trucks off Pennsylvania Avenue (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

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

 

Health

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

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

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

 

State News

Pennsylvania lawmakers seek answers about Postal Service issues | News | thetimes-tribune.com

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

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

Extremist groups like Patriot Front infiltrate Pennsylvania (ydr.com)

Guest Opinion: Urging bystanders to become Upstanders this month (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

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

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 | phillytrib.com

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

 

Local News

York County’s cultural and outdoor sectors are economic drivers (ydr.com)

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

Fonthill Castle grant could evolve Bucks County, Doylestown (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Developer wants to build up to 84 homes on Hulmeville hill (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Easton water plant sale being considered (mcall.com)

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

Luzerne County budget battle ahead? | Times Leader

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

 

Pitt

Fracking decision proves constituent turnout matters to Allegheny County Council (nextpittsburgh.com)

New national study predicts lower life expectancy for Black Pittsburghers | Pittsburgh City Paper (pghcitypaper.com)

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

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

 

Philly

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

Viewership for Philadelphia Phillies games increased by 25% in 2022 – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

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

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

Philadelphia again extends deadline for property tax reviews | Local News | phillytrib.com

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

Philadelphians combat bike theft with technology and their own wits (inquirer.com)

Broad between Spring Garden and Vine Streets down to one lane beginning Monday night (inquirer.com)