International Overdose Awareness Day marked in Harrisburg with remembrances, and frustrated calls to action | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Should Spring Primary Election Be Earlier? – LevittownNow.com

Moving Pa.’s spring primary date has election officials concerned (mcall.com)

Berks County commissioner: Attend Board of Elections meeting to comment on changing primary date | Berks Regional News | wfmz.com

Pennsylvania’s budget reaches deja vu | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Senate Moves Two Fiscal Bills, But Core Budget Controversies Remain | WHP 580 (iheart.com)

Neighbors helpless after nearby construction damages properties | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pennsylvania is considering an earlier 2024 presidential primary, partly to avoid voting on Passover | Nation | bradfordera.com

Parking garage meeting an embarrassment | The Bucks County Herald

Possible gridlock looms over parts of Pennsylvania budget, vouchers (wgal.com)

Pa. Senate moves on budget code bills, House Dems say ‘critical programs’ left out | CNHI | cnhinews.com


Owners of Scranton Times-Tribune, 3 other Pa. dailies sell to publishing giant – pennlive.com

Battery maker launches $500 million expansion in Pa., promises 1,000 jobs – pennlive.com

Former school building to be transformed into central Pa. company’s new corporate headquarters, manufacturing facility – pennlive.com


Ex-Proud Boys organizer gets 17 years in prison | WITF

Texas Supreme Court Allows Transgender Medical Ban to Begin – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

YouTuber who gave parenting advice arrested on suspicion of child abuse – pennlive.com

Police stop driver over animal passenger, and that’s no bull – wait, yes it is – pennlive.com

Pa. police ID 12-year-old boy found dead in a trash can: report – pennlive.com

Man waited in line before shooting cashier at Pa. market: reports – pennlive.com

Convicted killer has escaped from Pa. jail: report – pennlive.com


State public education funding’s teachable moment – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Campus food pantries are seeing greater demand — and more state dollars – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)


There’s no need to worry about the weather in central Pa. this Labor Day weekend – pennlive.com

Idalia extends its destruction along the southeastern U.S. coastline : NPR


State waives bus driver regulation amid persistent shortage | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

‘Field of dreams’ electric vehicle transition policy scrutinized | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Millions of travelers expected to use the Pennsylvania Turnpike for Labor Day weekend (abc27.com)

Pennsylvania agencies urge responsible, designated driving ahead of Labor Day (abc27.com)


Overdose Prevention Program launched to limit deaths | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Crisis response in Maui shifts from a sprint to a marathon : NPR

Poll finds 88% of voters support some form of abortion | National | thecentersquare.com

Biden administration chooses first 10 drugs for Medicare price negotiations – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

How seniors can save on prescription drug costs (mcall.com)

State News

Higher ed system hopes for boost from certificate programs | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Date changed for annual Pennsylvania Chamber Dinner featuring Bradley Cooper (abc27.com)

No college credit required for Pa. State Police Academy | WITF

Municipalities say Pennsylvania court ruling on stormwater fees could drain them financially (abc27.com)

National News

Texas Supreme Court Allows Transgender Medical Ban to Begin – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Judge Temporarily Blocks Texas Law That Would Restrict Drag Shows – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Hurricane Idalia updates: Florida assesses damage; South Carolina sees flooding : NPR

Tougher sentencing for trafficking minors poised to move forward in California | California | thecentersquare.com

Governments across America spending millions to put homeless in hotels | National | thecentersquare.com

Two Years After Afghanistan Exit, Biden Resists Calls for More Taliban Contact – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Local News

Neighbors helpless after nearby construction damages properties | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Already struggling, Pa. farmer is on the hunt for her 30 missing cows, calves: reports – pennlive.com

Date changed for annual Pennsylvania Chamber Dinner featuring Bradley Cooper (abc27.com)

Allentown councilman will call for providing funds to hire investigator to assess claims of racism in City Hall | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

St. Michael’s Warriors: A new Lehigh Valley nonprofit helps first responders, veterans find services to treat mental trauma (mcall.com)

Owen J. Roberts grad overcomes brain injury to summit Mount Everest (dailylocal.com)

Parking relief and monthly contest aimed at bolstering downtown businesses in Reading (readingeagle.com)

Kipona Festival to return to Harrisburg for Labor Day weekend (abc27.com)


New Granada Square Apartments aimed to house local creators | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

PWSA request for water rate hike has Pittsburgh officials concerned | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh airport board to vote on settlement with evicted airmall operator | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

1 dead, 2 injured in shooting in Downtown Pittsburgh | TribLIVE.com

Morning Roundup: Fire destroys vacant Hempfield home | TribLIVE.com

Pittsburgh synagogue shooter arrives at federal death row in Indiana | TribLIVE.com


Philly’s new African America Museum gets developers | Local News | phillytrib.com

Hotel Anna & Bel planned at former site of 162-year-old Penn Home in Fishtown – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Bodycam footage refutes police reports of deadly shooting of Eddie Irizarry, attorneys say | Local News | phillytrib.com

‘Safety zones,’ campus monitors, and gun detection systems make up Philadelphia’s back-to-school safety plan | Local News | phillytrib.com

Murder of mother of five sparks rally in Southwest | Local News | phillytrib.com


Sen. Casey visits Warren County to talk orphaned well funding | News, Sports, Jobs – Times Observer

Bob Casey, Chris Deluzio, Others calling on Russia to release imprisoned IUP Alumnus | News | thepenn.org

Senator Casey announces over $300 million loan to Eos Energy Enterprises (msn.com)

Sen. Bob Casey campaign took $220K from bro’s law firm, with partner vetting judicial picks (msn.com)