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State Senators Announce Pilot Program for ‘Youth Courts’ | The Legal Intelligencer (

Wolf, state lawmakers trying to push through natural gas tax incentives (

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

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

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

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


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 (

Tips to prevent cyberattacks for small business owners – Philadelphia Business Journal (



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

Convicted PA public educators avoid strict pension forfeiture law (

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

Penn State the latest university to grapple with controversial speech |

Student loan borrowers could get up to $20,000 relieved (

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

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

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

Lackawanna College hopes to buy district Administration Building | Education |

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




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

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 (

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


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

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

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

4 takeaways from the Fetterman-Oz debate (

Fetterman’s health takes center stage in PA Senate debate (

Political analysts react to PA Senate debate (

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

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

Area Democrats, Republicans say senate debate hasn’t changed their positions on candidates | News |

Rising Crime is Theme Running Through PA 2022 Campaigns – DV Journal (

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

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? (


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 (

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

Where do Wild, Scheller, Cartwright and Bognet stand on abortion, inflation? (

Letter: PennEnvironment endorses northeast PA Democrats (

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

More than 9 million voters already have cast their ballots in November elections – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (



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

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 (



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 (

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



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 (

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

Low-wage workers are bearing the financial brunt of denied abortions (

Philly psychiatrist on what Adderall shortage means for kids with ADHD (


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 (

How is your municipality using American Rescue Plan Act money? (

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

Feds file a secret response to suit to unseal Perry’s phone warrant (

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


National News

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

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


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 (

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 (

New Recylcing Center Debuts in Marcus Hook – DV Journal (

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

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

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

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

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

Allentown superintendent’s separation agreement revealed (

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 (

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

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

EMBR bar closes for good after DA stops liquor sales (

Police investigating crash involving school bus, bicyclist in Richland Township – CBS Pittsburgh (



Who are Philadelphia’s mayoral candidates for 2023? – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Christmas Village returning to Philadelphia with a new look – Philadelphia Business Journal (

African American chamber to honor chairman emeritus Bradley | Local News |

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

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