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Pa. House set to vote on a GOP-crafted election bill that a Democratic member called ’red meat nonsense’

Pa. GOP advances election bill that would ban drop boxes, get mail-in ballots to voters earlier

A lot of Pennsylvania’s election rules are still up in the air with 2 months to go

After waffling, Gov. Tom Wolf says he can’t extend Pa.’s eviction ban, looks to lawmakers

Wolf eviction ban, now expired, faces pending challenge in court

Extend ban on evictions, foreclosure

Make the Road PA calls for state Legislature to pass eviction moratorium

Lawmakers not in favor of Wolf’s proposal to legalize recreational marijuana

Coronavirus – COVID-19

Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf renews the COVID-19 disaster declaration for another 90 days

Wolf extends statewide disaster proclamation, eviction moratorium expires as advocates call for action

Nursing home COVID-19 case, death data still missing from Pa.’s public reports

‘Assume that everyone around you is infected,’ city tells Temple students; Cherry Hill schools go virtual

Area colleges report low rates of COVID-19

University of Scranton reports 40 tested positive for COVID-19 last week

There’s more to COVID safety than 6 feet of social distance. Here’s what else to consider.

Pitt reports 35 new coronavirus cases in 3 days

COVID-19 Update: Allegheny County reports 29 new cases, 4 more deaths

Allegheny County sees new covid-19 cases decrease for 2nd straight day

Westmoreland County sees 3rd straight day of single-digit new covid-19 cases

10 new COVID-19 cases in Luzerne County

One new COVID-19 death in Lackawanna County; 23 new cases in NEPA

As Pa. coronavirus cases decline, Berks is rising — and the state is taking notice

Montgomery County records 1 coronavirus death over latest 7-day period

York County sees 2nd highest single-day COVID-19 case increase on record


Pa. attorney general sues Gillece Services for allegedly misleading customers

So long, Monroeville: Medical equipment company moving to Westmoreland County

Hemp industry struggles with federal regulations

The payroll tax deferral took effect Tuesday. It’ll boost your paycheck, but it’s not free money.

Frontline workers need to be paid a living wage | Opinion


Chester County prison inmates cashed in on emergency pandemic unemployment aid, U.S. says


Scranton, other school districts returning virtually to save on transportation costs

USDA extends waivers that allow delivery of school meals. But funding could run out this year.

Under pressure, Trump administration reverses course, easing way for Philly, U.S. kids to get school lunch during pandemic

Zoom and gloom: Virtual schooling has begun, and it is unsustainable | Maria Panaritis

Reading School District warns families of scam involving laptops

Wilkes, LCCC sign new agreement expanding dual admission


Pennsylvania Supreme Court takes over Democrats’ election lawsuit

Jill Biden says parents are ’losing sleep’ as kids go back to school, but ‘we haven’t given up’

Pence visits Northeast Pennsylvania and says ‘it’s Trump country now’

Both sides make their case prior to Pence rally

Editorial: Voter errors can lead to ballot rejection

Old Navy will pay its employees to work the election polls in November

Bucks election board: Apply only once for mail-in ballot


Pennsylvania tries again to auction a mini-casino license, and opens the field for bidders

Health Care

Tower Health posts loss of $246 million in three months of the coronavirus pandemic, $378 million for the fiscal year

Local News

Large-scale warehouse project might sprout from Berks farmland along Route 222

New Luzerne County Cares Commission plans food/clothing drive with a twist

Harrison shared-use path on Springhill Road in jeopardy if township rejects maintenance pact, county says

Murrysville earns conservation partnership award for 2020

With a month to go, Lehigh Valley cities lagging behind at filling out census forms

Cumberland County Democrats call for DA’s resignation over Facebook comment, report says

National News

CDC to halt evictions using quarantine rules

Roger Goodell: ‘The NFL stands with the Black community’

King of a cultural moment


On back-to-school eve for 125,000 Philly students, ‘a level of excitement,’ but concerns about finances

In fast-developing corner of North Philly, vacant lots become priceless

First day of school assignment: Make sure your kids have internet access for virtual learning | Opinion

Can Par Funding receiver collect enough cash from business to pay investors?

Lawsuit over Philly jails’ pandemic response alleges grim conditions, 24-hour lockdowns

Philly says no to the Linc and Wells Fargo Center as polling places — but sees another election use

‘A slap in the face’: West Philadelphians, police decry vandalism of mural honoring slain sergeant

Is a Sixers arena at Penn’s Landing good for Philly? | Pro/Con

Instead of clearing homeless encampments, city leaders should create plans for permanent housing | Opinion


Peduto administration unveils 20-year citywide land use plan

ForgingPGH land-use plan to be developed in Pittsburgh

A ‘funky public space’: Hazelwood Green owner seeking to redevelop old industrial riverfront for recreation

PennDOT: Expiration dates on commercial driver licenses, commercial learner’s permits extended

Speakers decry Chinese treatment of Uighurs

17 nonprofits receive grants to explore innovative education

Operator of Heinz History Center sues after insurance company rejects claim

Mayor Peduto says protest tensions have eased in Pittsburgh, activist disagrees

Pittsburgh Parking Authority resumes ticketing in residential permit-only zones

State News

Southwestern Pennsylvania women to be honored for contributions to conservation

How Pa. strips people living with autism and intellectual disabilities of personal choice | Opinion

Solar energy project planned for Snyder County coal ash basin site

August collections reach almost 9% more than anticipated: Pa. Dept. of Revenue


Construction to proceed on Mon-Fayette Expressway’s next section, but funding may delay last leg