State Senators Announce Pilot Program for ‘Youth Courts’ | The Legal Intelligencer (law.com)

Wolf, state lawmakers trying to push through natural gas tax incentives (goerie.com)

Krasner probe: House Republican connects request to Shapiro, his office says ‘unequivocally false’ | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

State lawmakers spar over new effort to audit Krasner’s office – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Pa. House Republicans push for second investigation of Larry Krasner (inquirer.com)

DA Krasner responds to state committee report criticizing his office | Local News | phillytrib.com


Coronavirus – COVID-19

Millions of kids could lose Medicaid coverage when the pandemic ’emergency’ ends : Shots – Health News : NPR



Financial security is allowing some older workers to leave the workforce : NPR

IRS warns of ERC scams against small businesses – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Tips to prevent cyberattacks for small business owners – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)



Colorado and other states consider reinstating free school meals. : NPR

Convicted PA public educators avoid strict pension forfeiture law (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Penn State cancels Proud Boys founder’s speech, citing the threat of violence : NPR

Penn State the latest university to grapple with controversial speech | TribLIVE.com

Student loan borrowers could get up to $20,000 relieved (goerie.com)

Elizabethtown Area School Board votes to keep ‘Me and Earl and the Dying Girl’ on library shelves | Local News | lancasteronline.com

Octorara Area discusses guidelines for transgender, nonbinary student issues | Community News | lancasteronline.com

Emotions flare over discussion on transgender athletes Manheim Twp. school board meeting | Community News | lancasteronline.com

Lackawanna College hopes to buy district Administration Building | Education | thetimes-tribune.com

‘Sobering, but not surprising’: Report details the pandemic’s toll on Philly students’ test scores – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)




Republicans Denounce Inflation, but Few Economists Expect Their Plans to Help – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Complaints allege voter intimidation at Phoenix-area drop boxes : NPR

How claims about a federal abortion ban are roiling one state as the midterms near – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Republicans are targeting innocent Black voters. Here’s how | Michael Coard – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)


Fetterman, Showing Stroke Effects, Battles Oz in Hostile Senate Debate – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Fetterman, Oz debate economy, offer support to ‘forgotten Pennsylvanians,’ American Dream | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Fetterman and Oz face off in their first and only debate of U.S. Senate campaign – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

4 takeaways from the Fetterman-Oz debate (abc27.com)

Fetterman’s health takes center stage in PA Senate debate (abc27.com)

Political analysts react to PA Senate debate (abc27.com)

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

Locals split on Fetterman’s showing in debate with Oz | Local News | tribdem.com

Area Democrats, Republicans say senate debate hasn’t changed their positions on candidates | News | thetimes-tribune.com

Rising Crime is Theme Running Through PA 2022 Campaigns – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

In purple Pa., ‘polite’ conversation no longer includes divisive politics: Election 2022 – pennlive.com

Pa. Republican candidates are dodging the press and ditching debates. What does that mean for democracy? | WITF

As Doug Mastriano’s shoestring campaign nears Election Day, is his ‘army’ of fans enough? (inquirer.com)


Pa. election 2022: How redistricting could alter control of the legislature and other changes to watch Nov. 8 · Spotlight PA

Ballot curing may occur in Chester County (dailylocal.com)

Brian Fitzpatrick, Ashley Ehasz debate in race for PA 1st District seat in Congress (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Where do Wild, Scheller, Cartwright and Bognet stand on abortion, inflation? (poconorecord.com)

Letter: PennEnvironment endorses northeast PA Democrats (poconorecord.com)

Top national Republicans stump for Bognet, Oz in Kingston campaign stop | News | citizensvoice.com

More than 9 million voters already have cast their ballots in November elections – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)



Climate Pledges Are Falling Short, and a Chaotic Future Looks More Like Reality – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Greenpeace report finds most plastic goes to landfills as production ramps up : NPR

Electric vehicles pose a charging challenge for home renters : NPR

Letter: Clean Water Act at 50 still not effective enough (delcotimes.com)



PennDOT to host virtual public meeting for Jacksonville Road intersection improvement project | The Bucks County Herald

Lehigh Valley bus riders face limited or no service on some trips (mcall.com)

Luzerne County Council urged to use gaming funds to pay for bridge replacement | News | citizensvoice.com



Switching from a shot to a pill saved one patient thousands on a cancer drug : Shots – Health News : NPR

Coalition sets goals to prevent childhood lead poisoning in Delaware County by 2027 (delcotimes.com)

Flu season off to an early start in the region | News | citizensvoice.com

Low-wage workers are bearing the financial brunt of denied abortions (inquirer.com)

Philly psychiatrist on what Adderall shortage means for kids with ADHD (inquirer.com)


State News

Justices to sort out if Pennsylvania mail-in ballot envelopes need dates | WITF

Letter to the Editor: Our veterans deserved better at SEVC (broadandliberty.com)

How is your municipality using American Rescue Plan Act money? (nextpittsburgh.com)

‘We’re all Phillies fans’: Montgomery County residents ready for World Series (mainlinemedianews.com)

Feds file a secret response to suit to unseal Perry’s phone warrant (ydr.com)

Hummingbirds, other Pa. birds on new list of 70 species ‘at the tipping point’ – pennlive.com


National News

Antarctica’s emperor penguins will receive endangered species protections : NPR

Russian court rejects Griner appeal against 9-year sentence | News | phillytrib.com


Local News

Willistown Township residents oppose sewer system sale to AQUA Pennsylvania – Daily Local

Chester County Chamber to honor executive, citizen of the year at annual dinner (dailylocal.com)

Special needs riding program touches children in Chester County – Daily Local

Longwood Gardens breaks its annual attendance record, plans new Christmas displays – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

New Recylcing Center Debuts in Marcus Hook – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Paradise Twp. budget draft shows no tax increase | Community News | lancasteronline.com

Wilkes-Barre council to again consider $7.8M health care contract | News | citizensvoice.com

Further action on Halcovage’s potential impeachment won’t happen this legislative session | News | standardspeaker.com

City council ratifies parking regulations for trucks, oversized vehicles | News | standardspeaker.com

Allentown to benefit from $60 billion in Inflation Reduction Act funds for industrial clean-up, public transportation, officials say – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

Allentown superintendent’s separation agreement revealed (mcall.com)

Luzerne County Council to receive ARP screening training | Times Leader

LCCC board extends president’s contract, approves raise | Times Leader



Outdoor Inclusion Coalition aims to make parks more accessible for all (nextpittsburgh.com)

New report calls for more resources, educational supports for Pittsburgh’s Black families | Social Justice | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (pghcitypaper.com)

Allegheny County councilwoman disputes claim that Shuman closure led to spike in gun, youth violence | TribLIVE.com

EMBR bar closes for good after DA stops liquor sales (wtae.com)

Police investigating crash involving school bus, bicyclist in Richland Township – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)



Who are Philadelphia’s mayoral candidates for 2023? – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Christmas Village returning to Philadelphia with a new look – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

African American chamber to honor chairman emeritus Bradley | Local News | phillytrib.com

West end of Washington Avenue will get some traffic calming measures after all, city says (inquirer.com)

Philly Phanatic has always been city’s greatest mascot. Sorry, Gritty. (inquirer.com)