Pennsylvania’s school funding commission hears testimony from Philly – Chalkbeat Philadelphia

Panel looks into revamping Pa. school funding system (audacy.com)

The first week of Pa. school funding hearings are over. Here are six takeaways. (inquirer.com)

Philly City Council bans supervised injection sites for drug use | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Philadelphia council bans safe-injection sites in most of the city (vnexplorer.net)

Both parties take credit for Pennsylvania’s improved financial outlook | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pa. student aid agency asks for 13.2% increase to boost state grant awards | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pa. 21st state House election: Powell leads Autenreith in fundraising | 90.5 WESA

Pa. lawmakers consider tax hikes, tapping surplus for education funding | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Panel looks into revamping Pa. school funding system (audacy.com)

Bucks Co. Tour Will Highlight Roads Needing Repair | Levittown, PA Patch

Legislative roundup – Lower Bucks Times

Election officials say moving Pa. 2024 primary would add time crunch | 90.5 WESA

The fight to change the state’s firearm preemption law reaches Pa. Supreme Court – WHYY

The Lightning House, a new public art space at Awbury Arboretum, emphasizes Philly’s tree canopy | PhillyVoice


In an effort to make rides safer, Lyft launches Women+ Connect : NPR

Small businesses raise the alarm about rising prices | National | thecentersquare.com

Chemical companies to pay Pennsylvania $100 million for PCB | WITF

McDonald’s selling double cheeseburgers for 50 cents for one day. Here’s how to get yours. – pennlive.com


The latest COVID boosters are in for the fall. Here’s what that means for you : NPR

Everything you need to know about the new COVID boosters : Shots – Health News : NPR

Florida first state to officially recommend against COVID-19 boosters | Florida | thecentersquare.com

COVID-19 booster shots are recommended for all. How bad is the threat? – pennlive.com


Ex-Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio sentenced to 22 years | WITF

Fleeing sex assault suspect drove down embankment into Dauphin County plaza: police – pennlive.com

Penn State student dies after being hit by vehicle while jogging on sidewalk – pennlive.com

Warrant issued for central Pa. pastor accused of stealing $33K – pennlive.com

Man, woman ID’d after central Pa. standoff, murder-suicide: coroner – pennlive.com

Police make arrest months after central Pa. hit-and-run – pennlive.com


Takeaways from event on reporting misconduct at Penn State | WITF

Pennsylvania college has No. 4 ‘most vulgar fans’: study – pennlive.com

Drexel receives $10M gift to establish real estate institute – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)


Your election questions answered | 2023 Election Mailbag – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Philadelphia council bans safe-injection sites in most of the city (vnexplorer.net)

How Spotlight PA’s covering PA’s 2023 general election · Spotlight PA

Pa. election 2023: What to know about the judicial retention | WITF

The 2024 Executive Power Survey – F.B.I. Director – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

The 2024 Executive Power Survey – Presidential Indictability – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

The 2024 Executive Power Survey – Domestic Military Action – The New York Times (nytimes.com)


Feds pledge more than $1 billion to plant trees in cities – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Wildfire prep for homes is growing, thanks to climate change, insurance and tech : NPR

Pipeline problems could cut off nation’s 100-year gas supply | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pa.’s outdoor recreation industry and state government | WITF

A powerful earthquake in Morocco has killed more than 800 people, government says | WITF

A ‘whole lot of snow and cold’: Farmer’s almanacs say winter will require shovels and boots – pennlive.com


Experts fear electric vehicle race leaves power grid in the dust | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Gun Safety

State Supreme Court To Decide If Cities Can Enact Stiffer Gun Laws Than State (politicspa.com)

California lawmakers approve new tax for guns and ammunition | WITF


Pennsylvania provider tells DEA how telemedicine combats opioid crisis | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Economic pressure fraying rural mental health care services | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Fentanyl mixed with stimulants has created a polysubstance overdose crisis : Shots – Health News : NPR

Hospitals plead with Congress to avert $8 billion in cuts in Medicaid funding – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

State News

Gov. Josh Shapiro wants you to text him – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Feds pledge more than $1 billion to plant trees in cities – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

State Supreme Court To Decide If Cities Can Enact Stiffer Gun Laws Than State (politicspa.com)

Pennsylvania’s Congressional Delegation Speaks Out On Biden Impeachment Inquiry (politicspa.com)

Captured Pa. murderer planned to head to Canada, Puerto Rico | WITF

You probably didn’t notice, but an earthquake hit eastern Pa. – pennlive.com

Pa. Republicans plan to introduce bills to improve jail secu | WITF

After catching Pa. murderer, officers took a photo with him | WITF

Pa.’s outdoor recreation industry and state government | WITF

National News

As President, Biden Sees Broader War Powers Than He Did as Senator – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

White House slams ‘baseless’ House GOP impeachment inquiry as ‘political stunt’ – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

With two weeks until the money runs out, Congress grinds to halt on spending bills  – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Hunter Biden’s attorney blames ‘MAGA Republicans’ for new gun charges | National | thecentersquare.com

Daylight saving time 2023: Here’s when we gain an hour – pennlive.com

Read the full Hunter Biden indictment | National | thecentersquare.com

Montana Democrats want to contest more local races : NPR

Pipeline problems could cut off nation’s 100-year gas supply | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Read NASA’s full report on unidentified anomalous phenomena | National | thecentersquare.com

NASA says UFOs not extraterrestrial | National | thecentersquare.com

Lithium mine reopening on strength of $239.7M in federal grants | North Carolina | thecentersquare.com

Firefighters fear the toxic chemicals in their gear | WITF

Workers try to save the Joshua tree after wildfires | WITF

Rule allowing rail shipments of LNG will be put on hold | WITF

Local News

Three Pa. cities are among nation’s ‘most challenging’ if you have asthma – pennlive.com

Financially hit by fire, displaced Broad Street Market vendors look forward to ‘new day’ – pennlive.com

‘Live to fight another day’: Dauphin County takes steps to reduce overdose deaths – pennlive.com

Central Pa. apartment building opens for adults 55+ – pennlive.com

Lowhill Township supervisors vote for zoning change to prevent confusion about warehouse development (mcall.com)

‘So hard to believe’: Neighbors speak out after 2 found dead at North Catasauqua home | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com


Downtown Pittsburgh public restroom installed near Gateway Center | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Artworks believed stolen during Holocaust seized from museums including Carnegie in Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Family and friends plead for leniency for Joseph Nocito in tax fraud sentencing hearing | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sentencing in $15 million tax fraud involving Bell Acres mansion will continue Monday | TribLIVE.com

$9 million in federal grant money to fund Pittsburgh forestry efforts | TribLIVE.com

Pittsburgh Fashion Week returns with new ownership | TribLIVE.com


Philadelphia hosts National Black MBA Association Conference | Local News | phillytrib.com

City bans supervised injections in most of Philly | Local News | phillytrib.com

New home for younger adults ages 18-24 opens in North Philly | Local News | phillytrib.com

Wells Fargo CFO says more cuts to real estate and staff are expected – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

SAP North America president says region’s tech scene needs to make more noise – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Former Marshalls space in Center City to get new retail tenant – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)


‘I’ve Seen This Movie Before’: John Fetterman Compares GOP Senate Candidate to Failed Pennsylvania Senate Candidate Oz (ijr.com)

Democrats push to extend child care grant program – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Eye on the Capitol: How Casey, Fetterman voted last week | Local News | ncnewsonline.com

Fetterman, Braun introduce organic agriculture research bill to protect funding – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Casey signs on to letter asking MV Realty CEO for answers on allegations of predatory practices – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)