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Legislature

The Pennsylvania state Senate’s election investigation gets its day in court – nearly a year after it started | WITF

State senator calls for performance audit of Pittsburgh tourism agency – WPXI

Pa. lawmakers seek report on inflation as prices soar (mcall.com)

House Democrats call for action on labor, wage issues as session end nears – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

State officials mark Suicide Prevention Awareness Month (abc27.com)

‘You are not alone’: Pa. leaders advocate for suicide prevention | News | tribdem.com

Pennsylvania bill may offer new opportunities to veteran-owned businesses (abc27.com)

What to watch for as Pa.’s legislature returns · Spotlight PA

Pennsylvania students to be provided with free breakfast | Al Día News (aldianews.com)

Pennsylvania districts announce universal free breakfast program (mainlinemedianews.com)

$246.8 million awarded to support small businesses across Pennsylvania (dailylocal.com)

Wolf admin announces more than $246M in small biz assistance | Wednesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. lawmaker challenges proposed increase in fishing license fee | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Halifax firefighters get state grant money (abc27.com)

Philadelphia DA files lawsuit, refuses state subpoena | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

House votes to hold Krasner in contempt for subpoena refusal – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Philadelphia DA Krasner held in contempt by PA House Committee (abc27.com)

Pa. voters deserve all the facts on those proposed constitutional amendments | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

 

Coronavirus – COVID-19

5 things to know about updated covid-19 booster shots | TribLIVE.com

 

Business/Jobs

Inflation Report Dampens Biden’s Claims of Economic Progress – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Driven by consumers, US inflation grows more persistent – Daily Local

Stocks slump, post worst day of year after worrying inflation data : NPR

Workers at 22 nursing homes in Pa. have a contract after striking for over a week | WITF

 

Crime/Punishment

PA residents with criminal records could get help (ydr.com)

Dauphin County refuses to release records on fights, force and medical issues in jail – pennlive.com

Several law enforcement officers in Philly suburbs held membership in the far-right Oath Keepers (inquirer.com)

 

Education

Penn State trustees committee OKs alcohol sales at Beaver Stadium, sends it to the full board | WITF

Meet York County’s most influential educators (ydr.com)

Bucks County Community College welcomes US veterans with new outreach (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Student loan forgiveness: When and how to apply for up to $20K relief – pennlive.com

Shorter days, asking parents for help: What the ‘teacher shortage’ looks like in 4 Pennsylvania districts | WITF

Kutztown University recently honored the school’s first Black graduate (readingeagle.com)

 

Elections/Politics

Pennsylvania officials tout expanding voter access statewide | WITF

Pa.’s top election official, Wolf administration stress participation in Nov. 8 general election – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

PA Governor Race: Donald Trump Jr. to rally with Doug Mastriano in Chambersburg (abc27.com)

In Mastriano’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election, a chilling template for future races | Editorial (inquirer.com)

PA Governor’s Race May Hinge On Parental Rights, ‘Mama Bears’ – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Oz backs U.S. Senate bill to protect same-sex marriage rights | TribLIVE.com

If political candidates want votes, they should earn them by participating in public debates [editorial] | Our Opinion | lancasteronline.com

Long before run for Pa. governor, Josh Shapiro seized political opportunities – pennlive.com

Proposal to limit abortion rights nationwide underscores importance of Pennsylvania U.S. Senate race | WITF

 

Environment

In Pa., climate change can increase flooding risk in places that rarely worried about it. This community is seeking solutions | StateImpact Pennsylvania (npr.org)

 

Transportation

Train travelers may need to alter their plans. There may be a strike : NPR

Amtrak prepares for impending freight railroad strike (abc27.com)

White House urgently discussing contingency plans amid rail shutdown threat | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Businesses, White House plan for possible rail strike Friday (inquirer.com)

 

Health

ACA’s free health screenings threatened by a court decision : Shots – Health News : NPR

Success of COVID-19 vaccine could lead to better flu shots now being tested on humans – pennlive.com

Monkeypox vaccine may have an impact as cases decline in Philadelphia and nationwide (inquirer.com)

Prescription drugs are too expensive. Gutting our patent system is not the way to lower prices. | Opinion (inquirer.com)

 

State News

Pennsylvania 911 funding, hiring expected to remain challenging | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Staffing, funding trouble Pa.’s 911 centers: legislative report | News | tribdem.com

Pa. law protects workers who are approved for medical marijuana — but once they use it, it’s a different story. · Spotlight PA

Sept. 13, 2022 marks Milton Hershey’s 165th birthday (abc27.com)

Pennsylvania owes a lot to Latino culture; this is the month to say thank you | Social Views – pennlive.com

Pennsylvania museum to host Disney’s 100th anniversary exhibit – pennlive.com

 

National News

Who Won and Lost in New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Delaware – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

GOP Gen-Z candidate wins New Hampshire primary : NPR

Indiana’s law bans nearly all abortions with narrow exceptions : NPR

Nearly 50 million are part of “modern slavery” in latest global estimate : Goats and Soda : NPR

Ken Starr, Whitewater prosecutor, dies at age 76 : NPR

Poverty and uninsured rates drop, thanks to pandemic-era policies : Shots – Health News : NPR

Census: Inequality last year grew, but child poverty dropped | News | phillytrib.com

West Virginia Republican-led legislature outlaws abortion | WITF

In war between Russia and Ukraine, Ukrainians are still fighting for survival (inquirer.com)

Crowds flock to London to see Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin procession (inquirer.com)

 

Local News

Voters will make decision on Crebilly Farm (dailylocal.com)

Chesco residents react to steady inflation (dailylocal.com)

Delco’s Outside Legal Bills Top $2 Million for Second Consecutive Year – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Delco began receiving payments last month under a $1 billion-plus opioid settlement (delcotimes.com)

Somerset plans to generate $58,000 monthly via fund investments | Local News | tribdem.com

National issues dominate Tuesday Lancaster County commissioners’ meeting | Local News | lancasteronline.com

St. Edwards Episcopal Church to host anti-gun violence event | Local News | lancasteronline.com

How Bucks County used COVID-19 relief money, including a pony rental (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Chester receiver laying groundwork for potential city bankruptcy (delcotimes.com)

Developer requests tax breaks for larger warehouse project in Hazleton, Hazle Twp. | News | standardspeaker.com

Councilwoman calls for action after another fatal shooting in Reading (readingeagle.com)

Route 10 warehouse would ‘impair the welfare of residents,’ Cumru officials say (readingeagle.com)

 

Pitt

Allegheny County Council names new solicitor, approves creation of a Department of Sustainability | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Former Fort Pitt Brewery, 7 other blighted Jeannette buildings recommended for demolition | TribLIVE.com

Mutt Strut: Pittsburgh event benefits group that provides service dogs to veterans | TribLIVE.com

Chicago developer proposes 299-apartment complex in Lawrenceville, including firehouse rehab | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Proposal to create Sustainability Department on County Council agenda | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Transit app adds Pittsburgh bike-rental program POGOH to its system | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Philly

Abortion rights: 3 Philadelphia Council members press for local protections (inquirer.com)

City Council invests $7.6 million to clear tangled titles | Local News | phillytrib.com

Officials call for public to help solve murder of rec center worker | Local News | phillytrib.com

Rocked by resignations, a depleted Philly City Council says it’s staying on task – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Federal judge: Philly DA Larry Krasner’s office gave misleading information while trying to free a man from death row (inquirer.com)

New Sixers arena will benefit all Philadelphians | Opinion (inquirer.com)

 

Washington

How lawyers from Jones Day influenced Trump’s Supreme Court picks : NPR

Graham seeks nationwide abortion ban | Times Leader

Biden to tout electric vehicles at Detroit auto show (inquirer.com)