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Plans for COLA for PA pensioners announced by state senators Muth and Kane (

Rep. Donna Bullock calls on lawmakers to listen to Black PA residents (

New bill could require insurance to cover breast milk donations (

Pennsylvania lawmakers push for diaper funding, access (

Bill that would end Sunday ban on football and baseball passes Pa. House – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

‘What a difference a year makes:’ More than 5,000 attend first Pennsylvania March for Life since Supreme Court ruling – City & State Pennsylvania (

Thousands attend Pa. March for Life in first event since Roe’s reversal – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner mounts defense against impeachment effort | WITF

Philly DA Larry Krasner providing some records to Pa. House committee investigating him (

With a $200,000 State Grant, Fonthill Is Looking at Big Changes Outside the Castle Walls | Doylestown, PA News TAPinto


Coronavirus – COVID-19

Biden’s claim that the ‘pandemic is over’ could make COVID harder to fight : Shots – Health News : NPR

Joe Biden said the COVID-19 pandemic is over, but the data says otherwise : NPR

Although Biden says COVID-19 is ‘over,’ some still have doubts | Local News |

COVID omicron boosters are here, but Drew Weissman wants a vaccine for all coronaviruses (



Hard Rock casino company is spending $100 million on raises for its employees : NPR

Black companies still need help recovering from pandemic | Business |



Corrections officer union says PA state prison staffing a crisis (

Eddystone is first borough police department in Delaware County to receive Pennsylvania Chiefs Of Police Association ‘Gold standard’ accreditation (

What you need to know about Pennsylvania’s Marijuana Pardon Project (

Berks County Jail System facing correctional officer shortage (

Panelists: Leaders must stay aware of hate groups recruiting police officers | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Judge sets trial date for accused Tree of Life gunman Robert Bowers | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Pa. teacher shortage worsens as interest in teaching falls (

West Chester students learn from the experiences of others – Daily Local

Biden College Debt Bailout Backed By Local Students, but Its Future is Uncertain   – DV Journal (

Efforts to ban, restrict LGBTQ curriculum in Pa. schools — opposed by at least one Bethlehem Area school director — hinge on who becomes the next governor – The Morning Call (

Widener Law Commonwealth, East Stroudsburg University formalize partnership that will allow students to graduate college and law school in 6 years –



Residents sue Chester County over ballot drop boxes – WHYY

Pennsylvania election offices challenged by surge of voting record requests | WITF

Republicans, allies have blitzed the courts with voting, election lawsuits | Tuesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

PA House Preview: North by Northwest (

Ad spending shows Democrats hinging midterm hopes in Pennsylvania and other keys states on abortion | WITF

In the must-win Philly suburbs, with Santorum at his side, Doug Mastriano mines for votes – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Veterans call out Mastriano for ‘shameful’ Confederate Army uniform photo – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Shapiro touts workers’ rights at Pittsburgh campaign stop with health care organizers | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Josh Shapiro rallies with union workers ahead of ‘pivotal’ election | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Young people say they feel energized about 2022 Pa. election, but will they vote? –

Pa. Senate 2022: Mehmet Oz talked to drug users in Philadelphia (

Luzerne County tackling mail ballot concerns | Times Leader


Gun Safety

As shootings continue unabated, they exact an emotional and economic toll | Editorial (



East Coast struggles as climate alters weather, neighborhoods, ocean (

Billions in Climate Deal Funding Could Help Protect U.S. Coastal Cities – The New York Times (



PennDOT emphasizes importance of roundabouts as new ones spring up in Harrisburg –

Safety of roundabouts touted in new PennDOT study | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Lack of Data Still Blunts US Response to Outbreaks – The New York Times (

How to support a child’s mental health when they’re exposed to gun violence : NPR

Poconos provides options for vets seeking mental health help (

‘Out of control’ STD situation prompts national call for changes –


State News

Pennsylvania gets millions for drug addiction programs | Pennsylvania |

A complete guide to Spotlight PA’s investigations of Pennsylvania’s flawed medical marijuana program · Spotlight PA

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire will receive the full $5.8 million in pandemic relief | Business |

Changes needed to make a Pennsylvania hydrogen hub work | Pennsylvania |


National News

Hurricane Fiona, Puerto Rico and the lessons from Hurricane Maria : NPR

Fiona dumps more rain on Puerto Rico; troops rescue hundreds – Daily Local

Fiona barrels toward Turks and Caicos as Category 3 hurricane | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

In Pictures: The state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II : The Picture Show : NPR

U.S. will phase down HFCs, polluting compound found in ACs and refrigerators : NPR

Baltimore court overturns Adnan Syed’s prison sentence : NPR

Texas sheriff opens criminal investigation into DeSantis’ flight of migrants : NPR

Bill Clinton: ‘The world’s on fire,’ but teamwork can help | News |

U.S. court awards millions to victims of Hezbollah rockets (

After racial reckoning in sports, anti-hate leaders look to protect athletes in digital spaces | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

At UN, leaders confront COVID’s impact on global education | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Local News

Saint Vincent College breaks ground on Dunlap Family Athletic and Recreation Center | News |

Reedman warehouse plan worries longtime Middletown residents (

Sources: Delco May Settle With Aqua on DELCORA Sale Litigation – DV Journal (

Here are the Hispanic residents Morning Call readers named as difference-makers in the Lehigh Valley (

After a decade, Headquarters Road Bridge closure remains an explosive issue | The Bucks County Herald

Montgomery County commissioners, residents sound off about election security (



Pittsburgh Regional Transit bus fleet to go zero-emission by 2045 (

Film explores climate, climbing and identity through eyes of former White House advisor (

Pittsburgh communities receive over $5.2 million in grants, Neighborhood Capital program to launch | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Census snapshot shows Pittsburgh poverty has jumped 5% over past 2 years | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A program meant to help heavy users of expensive health care cut back sets up shop in Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Philly Mayor Jim Kenney’s chief of staff Jim Engler is resigning (

As Philly grapples with gun violence, libraries look to become a safe space for city youth – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Frank ‘Tick’ Coleman gets new honor with street renaming | Local News |



Congress now has full U.S. Indigenous representation : NPR