Big money influence in Philadelphia politics: Ethics Board loses (billypenn.com)

When is the 2024 Pa. primary? State lawmakers want to move up the presidential primary, but haven’t agreed on a new date (inquirer.com)

Free Senior Expo | Haverford Area YMCA, Havertown, PA | September 28, 2023 (happeningnext.com)

Lehigh Valley Ramblings: Is It Time to Ban Guns in Public Parks?

Pa. Treasury has $10.7 million of unclaimed property from Indiana County | Indiana | tncontentexchange.com

Attorney general races to watch heading into 2024 | News | gazette.com

Philly City Council bans supervised injection sites for drug use (broadandliberty.com)

Legislative roundup – Lower Bucks Times

Traffic camera programs in Pa. are reducing fatalities and speeding, officials say – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

John Fetterman is endorsing progressive Working Families Party candidates for Philly City Council (inquirer.com)

Physical Therapy Chain Expands Presence With New Levittown Location – LevittownNow.com

New Mentorship Program Underway in Abington to Help Troubled Teens – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

PA Environment Digest Blog: DEP Publishes Interim Final Environmental Justice Policy Changing Permit Review Process; Opens Comment Period Setting 9 Public Hearings (paenvironmentdaily.blogspot.com)

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

Pennsylvania’s EMS System on the Brink: Critical Shortages and Overwhelmed First Responders – The Keystone (keystonenewsroom.com)

PA Congresswoman and Son Address Stigma of Substance Abuse Recovery – PennWatch

Grinch bots targeted in new bill | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

‘Risky’ energy retail market deterring consumers | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com


Small businesses blast IRS over new tax credit announcement | National | thecentersquare.com

Will you go to homecoming with Burger King? (Say yes, it includes a milkshake and a crown!) – pennlive.com

Walmart will hold ‘Holiday Kickoff’ sale to coincide with Amazon Prime Day in October – pennlive.com

Raising Cane’s restaurant looks at 2nd Lehigh Valley location (mcall.com)


A new COVID-19 booster is here. Will those at greatest risk get it? – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.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


Abraxas Academy fugitive teens in custody | WITF

A. Pa. Jan. 6 rioter was convicted, sentenced in secret | WITF

Records show Allegheny County Medical Examiner did not perform full autopsy on incarcerated man – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Decomposing body found in wooded area in Pa.: reports – pennlive.com

North Catasauqua double homicide: Girl was abused, threatened days earlier (mcall.com)


Free speech suffering at many top universities across the country | National | thecentersquare.com

U.S. News Revamped College Rankings, But Little Changed for Top Schools – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Despite public outcry, WVU will cut 28 majors, 143 faculty jobs – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Lawmakers look for answers to fix Pennsylvania’s unconstitutional school funding system – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

West Chester University Marching Band headed west to Tournament of Roses Parade – Daily Local

3 more Philadelphia-area schools join top 100 in U.S. News Best Colleges rankings – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)


September 19: Special Election Day (politicspa.com)

Pennsylvania adds automatic voter registration – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Attorney general races to watch heading into 2024 — THE MILLENNIAL PRESS

What to expect in Pennsylvania’s special election | WITF

By The Numbers: September Voter Registration (politicspa.com)


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

‘Risky’ energy retail market deterring consumers | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Regenerative farming and soil health practices in Pa. | WITF


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

Auto worker: Want to be able to afford the vehicles we build | Michigan | thecentersquare.com

Strike! United Auto Workers declares historic strike against Detroit Three automakers. – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Gun Safety

Lehigh Valley Ramblings: Is It Time to Ban Guns in Public Parks?

Students taught to counter shooter in new safety drill ALICE | WITF

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

California passes call for US constitutional convention to limit gun access | California | thecentersquare.com

New Mexico governor abandons restrictions on guns except in parks, playgrounds | New Mexico | thecentersquare.com


Firefighters fear the toxic chemicals in their gear | WITF

7 daily habits can cut the risk of depression by 57%, a new study finds : Shots – Health News : NPR

What you need to know about a new type of synthetic opioids (mcall.com)

State News

Shapiro Implements Automatic Voter Registration in PA (politicspa.com)

Pa. to register voters automatically, Gov. Shapiro announces – pennlive.com

Former PA Governors Call For Repeal of Closed Primaries (politicspa.com)

Not all states see ambulance service as ‘essential’ – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Andrew Yang debates value of alternative political parties | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Innovation hyper-focused in Philly, Pittsburgh, State College | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

National News

Biden to Urge Nations to Protect and Nurture Democracy – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Bipartisan coalition of experts call for fiscal commission amid soaring national debt | National | thecentersquare.com

Report: U.S. unable to show effectiveness of $3 billion spent in Mexico | National | thecentersquare.com

New Jersey man sues to keep Trump off 2024 ballot | New Jersey | thecentersquare.com

‘My Vote Was Rejected’: Trial Underway in Texas Over New Voting Law – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Why Los Angeles Has Avoided the Migrant Crisis Hitting New York – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Northern Lights Are Seen Overnight in Parts of U.S. – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

5 Americans freed in Iran prisoner swap arrive in U.S. : NPR

WJBE Knoxville prevails in FCC case that sought to strip its broadcast license : NPR

A black bear in Walt Disney World temporarily shut down parts of the park : NPR

Two pilots were killed in a midair collision on the last day of Nevada air races : NPR

Local News

Learn to fish, hunt, shoot a bow at event at Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area – pennlive.com

Vice President Kamala Harris to visit Reading on Tuesday | Berks Regional News | wfmz.com

West Chester University Marching Band headed west to Tournament of Roses Parade – Daily Local

Dublin adding Manhattan Bagel, Little Devils and more (phillyburbs.com)

Demolition of former Rebman’s store begins [photos, video] | Local News | lancasteronline.com

Marvin Smith enters “no contest” plea in sex assault case (delcotimes.com)

Meet York County Pa.’s 2023 most influential business people (ydr.com)

Erie lawyer faces discipline for showing up at hearing high on cocaine (goerie.com)


Voters in Pittsburgh Area Will Determine Balance in Pennsylvania House – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Steelers superfans get married at tailgate before Monday Night Football game | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Norfolk Southern sets up fund to compensate for homeowners’ losses | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Police: Natrona Heights man set home on fire with woman, child inside | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Morning Roundup: 1 injured in crash on Duquesne Bridge; Pa. Turnpike lanes blocked following crash | TribLIVE.com

Land transfers from Urban Redevelopment Authority to Land Bank look to bolster affordable housing, small businesses | TribLIVE.com

Michael Keaton takes in Steelers, Pirates games in Pittsburgh | TribLIVE.com


Students taught to counter shooter in new safety drill ALICE | WITF

Fashion District tenant files for bankruptcy, citing mall’s struggles – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Wanamaker building placed in receivership as lenders seek foreclosure – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Philadelphia names new Youth Poet Laureate | Local News | phillytrib.com

Many West, Southwest Philly residents oppose supervised injection sites | Local News | phillytrib.com

Despite record global heat, Philly had coolest summer since 2014 | Local News | phillytrib.com


Pa Sen. Bob Casey wants hunter safety courses | WITF

‘Ding-A-Ling Pics’: MTG, Fetterman Clash Over Senate Dress Code Updates | The Daily Caller

John Fetterman baffles by attacking journalist who defended him | Pop Culturely

John Fetterman claps back at Marjorie Taylor Greene for showing photos of … trends now (mogaznews.com)

John Fetterman is endorsing progressive Working Families Party candidates for Philly City Council (inquirer.com)

John Fetterman Is Backing Kendra Brooks and Nicolas O’Rourke (phillymag.com)