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As lawmakers break for elections, $100M for mental health care remains out of reach – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Redevelopment of the former St. Joseph Hospital gets $1.5 million grant from the state | Business |

$2 million state grant awarded for Little Conestoga Creek restoration and trail project | Business |



Amid sluggish recovery, economist predicts more Alaska jobs in weed and mining – Alaska Public Media

Optimism for Pennsylvania economy, even as experts warn of 60% chance of recession | Pennsylvania |

New homes in high demand and so are workers to help build them | Business |

States, including Pa.,  are vying for money to start ‘hydrogen hubs.’ What are they? – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (



Feds arrest Philly deputy sheriff for gun trafficking | Local News |

New ACJ healthcare program to offer interdisciplinary, team-oriented care | Pittsburgh City Paper (



Penn State cancels its Center for Racial Justice after faculty push for funding decision · Spotlight PA

Why is Penn State canceling its Center for Racial Justice? (

Black faculty questioning Penn State’s commitment to diversity, anti-racism | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

What’s the real cost of charter school tuition in Pa.? It’s more than you think | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Feeling a ‘scarcity in the workforce,’ Western Pennsylvania schools struggle with staffing shortages | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette




Senate Control Hinges on Neck-and-Neck Races, Times/Siena Poll Finds – The New York Times (

Elections deniers have been hard at work. Here’s what they have previewed for the midterm elections: | Local News |

The GOP can’t be reformed as constituted, so defeat it at the polls (

Democrat policies are much better for your wallet (

In New England, Republicans Push to Flip More Seats as Moderates – The New York Times (

Voters decide pot in Arkansas, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Maryland : NPR

Buying guns in Oregon could become more difficult if voters pass ballot measure : NPR

Confident GOP unifies behind candidates once seen as risky |

Poll workers train for conflict: ‘A little nervous? I am.’ – Reading Eagle

All eyes again on the Peach State: Georgia voters asked to decide U.S. Senate control – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

‘Burning the candle at both ends’: Inside one of the nation’s busiest elections offices – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


This is why we won’t have results on Election Night | Leigh M. Chapman – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

The Battle for Blue-Collar White Voters Raging in Biden’s Birthplace – The New York Times (

Why are undated mail ballots such a big deal in Pennsylvania? · Spotlight PA

In town hall with Hispanic Council, Oz urges a push to ‘unleash’ energy ‘beneath our feet’ | Pennsylvania |

In town hall with Hispanic Council, Fetterman emphasizes investment and energy security | Pennsylvania |

Fetterman campaigns in Harrisburg in final election push (

John Fetterman rallies at Temple University days after halting debate performance (

Shapiro holds tailgate with Franco Harris in State College (

Battle for Catholic vote inflames Pa. governor’s race | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Where governor candidates Mastriano, Shapiro stand on the gas tax, business regulations and property taxes |

A Doug Mastriano ally has a plan to ‘stop the steal of 2022.’ It’s full of misinformation –

Pa. voters still have clout. Here’s how they stack up against other states | Monday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

PA Midterm Election: Ask your questions in Reddit AMA with reporter (

Democrats’ midterm messaging is failing | Opinion (


Kenyatta stumps in Blair County, says democrats can win within red county margins (

Group led by former Trump adviser runs anti-trans political ads on Pittsburgh radio stations | WITF

Demanda contra el Condado de York exige mayor ayuda para votantes hispanoparlantes | WITF

Al Sharpton talked election, voting at Philadelphia church with Larry Krasner and Omar Sabir (

Philadelphia ballot questions: How to vote on two City Charter amendments | Endorsement (



Turmoil inside American Airlines pilot union puts possible deal in jeopardy – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Johnstown airport leaders: Chicago and D.C. flights show ‘improved’ schedules in December | Local News |

Airport hoping to land Avelo Airlines for direct Florida service | Times Leader



I’m a stroke survivor: The Fetterman-Oz debate shows the challenges we face | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


State News

Pa. county charging ‘unusual’ fee for court docs · Spotlight PA

Taxpayers have tab for estimated $2B after ‘reckless policy changes’ in Pennsylvania Medicaid | Pennsylvania |

State to begin accepting applications for heating assistance Tuesday | News |

DCNR set to flood eastern Pa. stream for whitewater boaters –

Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission sets public input hearing on DELCORA-Aqua matter (

Congress comes to Valley Forge – Delco Times

If Pennsylvania utilities are going long on a little bit of solar, things have changed | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Billions gone from state pension funds (


National News

Western leaders blast Russia decision to leave grain deal : NPR

The death toll soars past 130 from suspension bridge collapse in India : NPR

Seoul Halloween stampede: 2 Americans are among the dead : NPR

South Korea probes Halloween crowd surge as nation mourns | News |

Brazil election: Lula wins over right-wing Bolsonaro : NPR

Lula defeats Bolsonaro to again become Brazil’s president (

Shanghai Disney Resort will be closed indefinitely due to COVID-19 : NPR

Paul Pelosi’s attacker reportedly carried zip ties, an echo of Jan. 6 : NPR

Hoax school shooting calls keep happening, and there’s a pattern : NPR

Trump Organization faces criminal tax fraud trial over perks |


Local News

Montgomery County projects 2022 tourism revenue to fall just shy of pre-pandemic levels – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Health care building boom: Lancaster County projects meant to provide ‘efficiencies and effective change’ for physicians, patients alike | Local News |

Brookside Development in East Hempfield Township awarded $2.5 million grant | Business |

Homeowners brace for higher heating costs this winter |

Scranton boasts most affordable housing market | News |

Children’s Lake drained as $4.3 million rebuilding project underway in Boiling Springs –

Dig finds evidence of Revolutionary War prison camp location in York County | WITF



Pittsburgh Mayor asks for public’s help to get guns off streets amid Brighton Heights shooting |

Editorial: Mayor must regain momentum on violence prevention | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Antisemitism decried four years after Pittsburgh Tree of Life Synagogue attack | WITF

6 people shot outside a funeral in Pittsburgh | WITF

Transit riders criticize disrupted service and language inaccessibility | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Amid recent uptick in violence, North Side life goes on as normally as possible | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

From the pulpit: Calls for rejecting hate and violence, embracing peace amid Allegheny County’s violence | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

How the heritage that spawned the term Yinzer laid the groundwork for where Pittsburgh is today | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Philadelphia spent $775M less than expected for fiscal 2022 – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Viewpoint: Philadelphia must address the issue of crime – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Philadelphia saw the most ZIP codes shift from owner to renter majority – Philadelphia Business Journal (

How one Philadelphia reproductive rights group is making its voice heard – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

City Council pushes lawsuit over juvenile justice center | Local News |

CHOP opens behavioral health center in West Philly | Local News |

Do Philly sports wins lead to lower crime? Maybe. | Opinion (

Philadelphia steps in to pay for hotels for residents displaced from collapsed apartment building (

Philly police officers must improve 911 response times in Black and brown neighborhoods | Opinion (



A GOP showdown over the debt limit could grip Congress and the nation next year – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Supreme Court revisits affirmative action in college admissions at Harvard, UNC : NPR

Secretaries of state warn ‘independent state legislature theory’ would upend elections | California |