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Three bills in Pa. state Senate aim to reduce maternal mortality | 90.5 WESA

Argall praises work in Hazleton, wants to help do more | Business |

$500K Grant For Montco Special Needs Baseball Field | Hatboro, PA Patch

PWSA receives $139 million in loans and grants for water main, lead line replacement | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Report: Challenge to revitalize economic dynamism in Pennsylvania | Pennsylvania |

Brookings issues roadmap to redirect Pennsylvania’s sluggish innovation economy (

Pennsylvania doesn’t live up to its potential for turning innovation into jobs, new report finds | WITF

Can Pa. reclaim its status as an economic powerhouse? | Friday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Butler Eagle publisher defends decision to print Post-Gazette during labor strike | Pittsburgh City Paper (

WellSpan promises to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 (

Westmoreland commissioners launch program to link students to local jobs |



Officials announced Thursday that crime is down and arrests are up in Chester (



Supreme Court won’t block student loan debt relief program : NPR

Erie High used for ‘call-in’; anti-violence efforts focus on juveniles (

Allentown Superintendent John Stanford fired after controversies (

Penn inaugurates its ninth president as other colleges draw on traditions new and old for their inaugurations (

Pa. state university system releases its climate survey results (




Slavery is on the ballot for voters in 5 US states | Across America |

Top Republicans embrace Marjorie Taylor Greene’s violent rhetoric | Jay Bookman – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Will Wood: Abortion rights are on the ballot (

Corporate spending in state politics can hit you in the wallet and impact your health | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


11 Pennsylvanians on the candidates for governor and US Senate, and why some are still undecided · Spotlight PA

President Joe Biden stumps for Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate John Fetterman in Pennsylvania, says ‘world is looking’ | WITF

Joe Biden says John Fetterman has ‘got to win’ Pennsylvania Senate seat (

Fox 29 Poll: Senate Race Too Close to Call; Governor Tightening (

What national polling could mean for Fetterman vs. Oz, Mastriano vs. Shapiro (

Police Union Representing Braddock Cops Backs Oz Over Former Mayor Fetterman – DV Journal (

Pennsylvania’s hospitals are in crisis. How will Josh Shapiro, Doug Mastriano address this growing issue? | WITF

Doug Mastriano will flirt again with the QAnon crowd as another election approaches (

🗳️When we think Pa.’s big elections will be called | Morning Newsletter (


Bognet, Cartwright face off in 8th Congressional District debate | Election |

6th Congressional District candidates forum scheduled Sunday in Reading (

State provides little guidance to mandated voter registration centers in Lancaster County [Lancaster Watchdog] | Local News |

Judge: In-person monitoring not required at Lehigh County ballot drop-off boxes – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pinsley: Make it easy to vote, hard to cheat (

Latino civil rights groups sue York County board of elections (

Berks will count undated mail ballots while courts decide their fate (


Gun Safety

Are gun buybacks just ‘political theater’? | Pro/Con (

Philadelphia is in crisis. Who’s persevering and who’s giving up? (



Montgomery County awards $1M in transportation grants (



Maternal mortality review finds most pregnancy-related deaths preventable : Shots – Health News : NPR

Here are symptoms as early RSV season sends babies to Erie hosptials (

Military suicides drop as leaders push new programs |

Four months after Dobbs, Lehigh Valley abortion care providers see influx of patients from nearby and far away (

A toxic workplace can hurt employees’ mental health. The U.S. Surgeon General came to Philly to roll out a plan to improve mental health (


State News

Biden touts investment in Pennsylvania’s infrastructure | Pennsylvania |

Biden touts Pittsburgh bridge as infrastructure win | State & Region |

Dean tackles the issues during town hall in Pottstown (

Jails at a crisis point, the property tax divide, and ‘forever chemicals’ in everything · Spotlight PA

TOMB: Latest RGGI Lawsuit Highlights Increases in Electricity Prices  – DV Journal (

Dire predictions follow Pa. Supreme Court’s loosening of medical malpractice filing rules – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


National News

U.S. heating worries mount amid growing costs, uncertainty |

Mississippi community with Confederate monument gets Emmett Till statue : NPR

The Pentagon will pay for service members to travel for abortions : NPR

In Oregon, Democrat’s nearly 40-year reign may be coming to an end : NPR

The U.K. will have 5 prime ministers in just 6 years. What’s gone wrong? : NPR

Average long-term US mortgage rates rise this week to 6.94% – Daily Local

Diwali will become an official holiday on school calendars in New York City : NPR

Taylor Swift Releases ‘Midnights,’ Her 10th Studio Album – The New York Times (


Local News

Proposed Upper Darby 2023 budget includes real estate millage, sewer increases (

Cambria controller questions autopsy costs during budget hearing | Local News |

Low housing, costs access to public transit could attract flexible workers to Lancaster, economist say | Local Business |

Warehouse plan will generate more than $2 million in tax revenue for West Chester – Daily Local

Community. Safety. Education. One Reading nonprofit is working to build all three. – City & State Pennsylvania (

Mayor Williams says Harrisburg is strongest it’s been in decades (

Hazleton’s 2023 budget proposal contains no property tax increase | News |
Filmmaker proposes $25 million film studio for Tamaqua | News |



Frazer files $2.8M lawsuit against Pittsburgh Mills property owners |

Lawsuit seeks to force Allegheny County to resume assessment appeal hearings | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Looming cut to pharmacy network angers Western Pa. veterans, pharmacists | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



The new Philly superintendent’s transition team report is out. Here’s what it says. (

City Council demands state help fix crisis at Juvenile Justice Service Center | Local News |

Philly City Council threatens to sue Wolf over juvenile detention center (

Discrimination found in police response times according to new controller report | Local News |

Wawa is closing two Center City locations. Here’s what former workers told me. (

Philly playoff fever for Union, Phillies | Sports Daily Newsletter (



What’s in the so-called ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill that could impact the whole country : NPR

Steve Bannon will be sentenced Friday for flouting House Jan. 6 panel : NPR