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Chronically ill patients could get easier access to new treatments if Pa. lawmakers act soon · Spotlight PA

Pennsylvania legislators push to legalize cannabis (

Coatesville’s ChesLen Preserve Marks Millions in New Conservation Investments (

Officials gather to celebrate creation of Big Elk Creek State Park | The Unionville Times

Lawmaker proposes toll collection fix – Times News Online (

Boscola’s Proposal Extends Property Tax & Rent Rebate Program to More Seniors | The Valley Ledger | Its All About The Lehigh Valley

Guardianship Laws To Be Strengthened Under PA Lawmakers’ Proposal | Abington, PA Patch

Wolf visits Kiddie Space Heights in WB to discuss child care tax credits (

House committee targets DA practices, ‘dramatic’ increase in gun cases not prosecuted | Pennsylvania |

Pa. Rep. Schlossberg among lawmakers at White House summit on mental health issues – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (



Starbucks workers have unionized at record speed; many fear retaliation now | WITF

Two more independent Philly coffee shops move to unionize (

Advocates, business owners and legislators focus on child care in Montgomery County (

Bucks County warehouse boom shows no signs of slowing (

Gen Z on TikTok show how they feel about inflation. It’s not what economists say : NPR

Report: With expanded benefits, a ‘cliff’ policy discourages work | Pennsylvania |

Grocery prices prompt ‘trading down’ to cheaper alternatives, more awareness of food waste (



What it’s like serving a life sentence in prison with no chance of release : NPR



Conservatives are in a legal battle to stop Biden’s student loan forgiveness : NPR

Kutztown University dedicates new headquarters of Pa. German center (

Early Beginnings in Reading celebrates achieving Keystone STAR 4 status (

Central Bucks teacher advocacy policy raises free speech concerns (

Pennridge bans crosses, flags, other ‘advocacy’ from the classroom (

Guest Opinion: Marcell should resign school board role to campaign (

A student loan win for borrowers years in the making : NPR

Scranton teachers seek, receive diversity training from Penn State | Education |

Dr. Yamil Sanchez Rivera named assistant superintendent of Reading schools (



2022 Pennsylvania Election News and Information from Spotlight PA

Pa. 2022 election: Lori Mizgorski and Lindsey Williams on the issues | 90.5 WESA

Doug Mastriano says ‘lawlessness is killing Philadelphia,’ as protesters outside call him ‘extremist’ | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Millions are pouring into PA’s race for governor – here’s where the money’s coming from – City & State Pennsylvania (

Democrat John Fetterman hits back at Republican Mehmet Oz’s attacks on his health at rally in Pittsburgh | WITF

Mehmet Oz criticizes John Fetterman but not Doug Mastriano for avoiding media questions | WITF

Democratic leaders, protestors on site at Mastriano’s rally in North Philly today | Al Día News (

Donald Trump: ‘King’ to some in Pennsylvania, but will it help GOP? | WITF

Analysis: Woke PA sets sights on sex, sexuality and…Mein Kampf? (

Guest Opinion: Reasons to vote straight Democratic this November (

New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg attempted to fund Philly elections offices in 2020, emails show (

Mehmet Oz visits Philly Black clergy members in midst of tight U.S. Senate race in Pa. (

Trump allies interviewed nearly 200 election officials in Pa., elsewhere to probe for weaknesses – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Wisconsin group launches effort to counter Christian nationalism in state politics – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Election 2022: The race to represent the 6th Congressional District (



Opinion: Susquehanna, Delaware rivers prone to climate-induced floods (

Pitt and Pa. health department no longer part of public forum on fracking studies, organizers say | StateImpact Pennsylvania (



Pittsburgh International Airport is going green to clean the air | WITF

I-83 project uproots Dauphin County residents, businesses: ‘Not knowing causes anxiety’ –



To stop fatal overdoses, hospitals turn to addiction treatment teams : Shots – Health News : NPR

More than 500,000 Medicaid recipients at risk of losing coverage once eligibility verification resumes (

How to schedule a COVID, monkeypox or flu vaccine in the Poconos (

More veterans die by suicide in Carbon County than anywhere else in Pa. A new center aims to save them – The Morning Call (


State News

Memorial service to be held for Chief Justice Max Baer (

Pa. Supreme Court Chief Justice Max Baer dies at 74 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pa. Supreme Court Chief Justice Max Baer, a Pittsburgh native, dies, called ‘a tireless champion for children’ |

Political realities could leave the seven-member Pa. Supreme Court one justice down –

Lessons of the pandemic: What Pa. can do to reduce future evictions | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Sesame Place discrimination case: Seven families join lawsuit (


National News

Home buyers this summer saw mortgage rates swing up and down more than at any time since 1987 (

Data shows child poverty declined in 2021, locally and nationally; but nonprofits say this year is a different story | Local News |

Supreme Court welcomes the public again, and a new justice – Daily Local

Supreme Court begins a new term with more contentious cases on its docket : NPR

Feds vow major aid for Hurricane Ian victims amid rescues | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Some Black residents of Fort Myers are still waiting for post-hurricane help : NPR

Lula and Bolsonaro will face off in a runoff presidential election in Brazil : NPR

Puerto Rico: There are still thousands without power 2 weeks after Fiona : NPR

Abortion debate in Puerto Rico follows U.S. Supreme Court reversal of Roe : NPR

125 die as tear gas triggers crush at Indonesia soccer match | ABC27

National politics, career arcs explain why Kemp polls ahead of Abrams | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

How Buffalo is ensuring the Black community isn’t left behind after mass supermarket shooting | Across America |

Swedish scientist Svante Paabo wins Nobel Prize in medicine for evolution research (


Local News

Editorial: Local newspapers remain relevant (

‘Rooted in progress’: State officials announce 2023 Farm Show theme | Five for the Weekend – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Erie County Executive Brenton Davis re-budget of Rescue Plan under fire (

Delaware County Literacy Council receives grant from Delaware County Interactive Gaming Revenue Authority to promote literacy (

Returning soldier surprises son at Drexel Hill Middle School (

Hempfield staff shift positions, change policies months after controversial drag show [Lancaster Watchdog] | Local News |

Hundreds gather in West Chester to support the LGBTQIA+ community – Daily Local

Here are the Hispanic residents Morning Call readers named as difference-makers in the Lehigh Valley (

Bucks boy among finalists in nationwide STEM contest | The Bucks County Herald

Newtown Township supervisors should’ve left abortion debate alone (

Pennsylvania American lifts boil-water advisory for Montco towns (



PGH officials dedicate new low-barrier homeless shelter with wraparound services – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Allegheny County police review board nears completion with addition of four more appointees | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Spectator at Steelers game dies after fall from escalator – The Morning Call (

Pittsburgh joins global protests in solidarity with Iranian women following death of Mahsa Amini | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Kennywood reopens with new security measures in place after triple shooting |

Conversion of historic North Side commercial building into apartments ready to start | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Editorial: Carrie Furnace on the cusp of long-awaited breakthrough | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Jim Sweeney, former Steelers and Pitt offensive lineman, dies at 60 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

What the Shell cracker plant looks like: The visible and invisible | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



OutFest street festival canceled, but other Philly gayborhood events remain – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Eagles free Wendy’s Frosty: How to get one (

Doug Pederson get standing O, tough loss to Eagles in return to Philadelphia | WITF

Rev. Dr. Leon H. Sullivan Centennial Celebration | Local News |

Philadelphia has never had an openly LGBTQ City Council member. Can that change? (

Philly’s school board isn’t elected. That’s a problem. | Opinion (

Plan to create horse stables in Fairmount Park could provide base for city’s iconic urban cowboys (

Meet some of the Chinatown leaders weighing the wisdom of a 76ers arena next door (

The George Washington cheer team has reached — and passed — its $30,000 goal (



‘We’re with you,’ Biden tells Puerto Rico ahead of visit – Daily Local