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Pennsylvania lawmakers pursue turnpike toll collection fix – Land Line

Some PA Lawmakers Call for Reforms After Investigation into Mistreatment of People with Mental Illness in Jails (

Senate committee advances Baker’s juvenile justice reform bills | Times Leader

Pa. House final vote on $5.5 million sale of Allentown State Hospital property looms (

‘They want to erase Philadelphia’s votes’: Krasner calls out lawmakers for impeachment probe – City & State Pennsylvania (

Philly DA says he expects PA House vote soon on impeaching him (

Philly DA Larry Krasner expects an impeachment vote as early as next week (

DA Krasner’s letter to Select Committee on Restoring Law and Order | Local News |

If Pa. Republicans were serious about crime in Philly, they’d fight actually fight it | Marc Stier – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Editorial: Pa. House should quickly pass financial literacy bill | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

BASD gets state grant for electric buses | Lehigh Valley Regional News |

A Lehigh Valley school district is getting electric buses with the help of a $1M grant –

State Grant To Fund Expansion Of The Rainbow Room In Bucks County | Doylestown, PA Patch

Senator Collett Announces Over $5.5M in School Mental Health & Safety Grants – MyChesCo

Oxford Awarded $25,000 to Enhance Pedestrian Transportation – MyChesCo


Coronavirus – COVID-19

Millions of workers are dealing with long COVID. Advocates call for expanding social safety net – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (



Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate drops to 4.1% in September – City & State Pennsylvania (

Warehouses, a manufacturing plant, a Chick-fil-A and Sheetz among more than 30 projects planned for central Pa. –

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

2022-2023 winter energy costs in Lancaster County, nation likely to see boost compared to last year | Local Business |

Amazon, JPMorgan execs among those expecting a recession – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Inflation Hits DelVal Businesses, Consumers – DV Journal (

Strikers demonstrate outside Post-Gazette publisher’s Shadyside home | Pittsburgh City Paper (

After raising and investing billions, self-driving tech companies struggle to produce revenue | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Math Scores Fell in Nearly Every State, and Reading Dipped on National Exam – The New York Times (

First NAEP tests since COVID show math and reading scores are down : NPR

NAEP, TUDA testing scores 2022: Pa. and N.J. declined in math and reading (

What to know now that Biden’s student debt relief is temporarily blocked : NPR

PASSHE asks Pennsylvania for funding increase and $112M investment – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Reason for Allentown superintendent’s departure unknown (

Yes, Pennridge School Board, social studies education is important (

Collaboration, instead of lower standards, is a better fix for teacher shortages | Roger Chesley – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Class sizes, capacity questioned in Scranton schools plan | Education |

Report: More Pa. teachers hired under emergency permits than received formal certifications | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

College survey: More parents seeking education for career changes | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Report shows college enrollment dropped for third straight year since pandemic | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette




Democrats are losing Latino voters as Republicans eye opportunities at midterms : NPR

Racism, reproductive rights, inflation top concerns for voters of color heading into ’22 midterms – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Biden: ‘Legitimate’ for voters to weigh age as he nears 80 |


Gubernatorial candidate Shapiro lays out agenda | State & Region |

Pennsylvania’s hospitals are in crisis. How will Shapiro, Mastriano address this growing issue? | 90.5 WESA

Fetterman To Campaign With Socialists in Philly (

Obama cuts ads for Fetterman in Pennsylvania Senate race (

John Fetterman in South Philly: Make me Senate Democrats’ ‘51st vote’ (

Fetterman and Oz inconsistent on fracking positions in PA, critics say (

Stigmatizing John Fetterman’s use of closed captioning shows cruel bias (

Josh Shapiro early on showed knack for networking and regimented messaging in politics (

Most outside spending on Pa. governor’s race has one aim: to defeat Doug Mastriano · Spotlight PA

‘I feel the weightiness of the moment’: Pa.’s Shapiro say as governor race enters its final days – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

‘Critical to protecting our democracy’: Author Tim Miller says of Pa.’s governor race – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Election 2022: Shapiro, Mastriano argue too many taxes, regulations in Pennsylvania | Pennsylvania |

Pa.’s minimum wage is no longer a living wage. Here’s where Shapiro, Mastriano stand on raising it | WITF

Doug Mastriano wants to use Pa. state police to bus migrants to Delaware. Here’s why that breaks both federal and state law. | WITF

What to know about Pennsylvania voting and ballot access in 2022 (

In red Pa., voting has become a choice of ‘good vs. evil’: Election 2022 –

Pa. counties can help voters fix mail ballot errors after state Supreme Court deadlocks on the issue (

Florida congressman, Pennsylvania’s second lady court Latino voters in Hazleton | Election |

Día de las elecciones Pa. 2022: Una guía completa para las elecciones del 8 de noviembre, incluye cómo votar, encontrar su lugar de votación, entender los votos por correo y más · Spotlight PA


Fitzpatrick and Ehasz to debate next week in race for Congress (

Who’s tougher on crime? A familiar 2022 fight comes to a high-stakes NEPA congressional race – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Houlahan, Ciarrocchi Spar in 6th District Debate – DV Journal (

Democrat Houlahan bests GOP challenger Ciarrocchi in raising campaign funds – Daily Local

Incumbent Pashinski, newcomer Harvey square off in 121st District | Election |

9th Congressional District candidates comment on election integrity, abortion, climate change and Ukraine | Election |

Pa. House race candidates vie to take on challenge of bridging a river’s divide –

All Lehigh County ballot drop box locations available starting Monday – The Morning Call (

What legislative races the Capital-Star is watching on Nov. 8 – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Voter registration in Luzerne County spiked after abortion ruling | News |

Within solid GOP and Democratic congressional districts, voters often disagree on key issues and cross party lines | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Gun Safety

As nearby small cities lower murder rates, Philadelphia looks for solutions | Pennsylvania |

Philly school district receives $1 million grant for violence prevention at Bartram High | Local News |



Children’s hospitals grapple with a nationwide surge in RSV infections : NPR

Lehigh Valley doctors fear a bad flu season (

Adults with autism and consolidated waiver still can’t get daytime services in Philadelphia area (



Houston and Philadelphia will face each other in the World Series : NPR

NLCS MVP Bryce Harper’s homer lifts Phillies to the World Series vs. the Astros (

Bryce Harper becomes a legend as Phillies reach World Series (

Phillies fans celebrate World Series berth climbing greased poles after National League championship (

Phillies-Astros World Series: Opponent, schedule, tickets, and channel (

Tua Tagovailoa returns, Dolphins beat Steelers when defense closes out win (


State News

Dismissal of DUI case against ex-Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane sought | WITF

Efforts to fill judicial vacancy in federal court continue | News |


National News

Rishi Sunak: UK’s ex-Treasury chief gets 2nd shot at PM job : NPR

Trump Organization tax evasion trial gets underway with jury selection : NPR

The U.S. set a new record in Border Patrol apprehensions : NPR

Cities that will pay you to move there: How remote work incentives are working – Philadelphia Business Journal (

What’s behind that Social Security cost-of-living boost? 6 questions answered | Analysis – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

City where George Floyd was killed struggles to recruit cops | News |

Home prices are finally falling. But how low will they go? | Business |

Russia’s defense chief warns of ‘dirty bomb’ provocation | Times Leader


Local News

Federal building up for grabs in Harrisburg (

Ag. Secretary invites residents to 2023 Pa. Farm Show reception (

Kutztown dedicates colorful Keith Haring fitness court | Berks Regional News |

Keith Haring Fitness Court dedicated at Kutztown University –

Center That Helps LGBTQ+ Youth To Expand To Lower Bucks County –

‘Dripping in charm’: Fodor’s names Lititz’s business district one of the ‘most charming main streets in America’ | Local News |

More Ukrainian refugees are coming to Bucks County, finding aid, support (

Yorktowne Hotel has new opening timeline and reservation dates (

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

Luzerne County Court may hire contracted attorneys due to public defender staffing shortage | Times Leader



Arnold fire company’s fundraiser lost some vendors but not community support |

Air pollution warning for Mon Valley extended through Monday morning | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh eliminating driver’s license requirement for crossing guards to address shortage | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Cemetery cleanup honors lives lost 4 years ago at Tree of Life | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

West Enders list budget priorities for Pittsburgh leaders | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sky-high mystery surrounds stuff left at Pittsburgh International Airport | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Philly superintendent promises to end ineffective programs as part of strategic plan | Local News |

NAEP, TUDA testing scores 2022: Philadelphia ranks near bottom (

Forum seeks to help minority and small businesses | Local News |

New $400 million plaza could turn Conshohocken into a headquarters town (

After nearly two months, a drought watch has been lifted for much of the Philadelphia area | Local News |

Philly’s new chief pathologist contends with understaffing, disorder, and a troubled legacy at medical examiner’s office (

SEPTA working out kinks in mobile phone ticketing feature (



The Jan. 6 committee won’t take live TV testimony from Trump, Cheney says (