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Election Security Experts Say The Pennsylvania GOP Is Trying To Play ‘Russian Roulette’ With Voters’ Personal Info | 90.5 WESA

Guest Opinion: PA Republican election clown show must end (

Pennsylvania Senate Democrats File Suit, Allege GOP ‘Overreaching’ in Election Subpoena – Tennessee Star

A voters’ private info subpoenaed by State Senate Republicans (

3 reasons why PA Democrats are suing their Republican colleagues | City & State PA (

Dentons Lawyers Back Pa. Democrats in Challenge to GOP’s 2020 Election Review Subpoenas | The Legal Intelligencer

Pennsylvania Senate Democrats file suit, allege GOP ‘overreaching’ in election subpoena | State |

Pennsylvania Senate Democrats file suit, allege GOP ‘overreaching’ in election subpoena | Pennsylvania |

Letter: Republican senators should be ashamed of themselves (

PA Senate Democrats Sue Republicans to Block 2020 Election ‘Investigation’ |

With return to session, the PA GOP outlines its fall agenda | City & State PA (

PA Senate Judiciary Committee looks at Probation and Parole Reform | WHP (

Child sex abuse survivors push for statute of limitations reform (

‘We waited our entire childhood.’ Advocates urge Senate to approve window for sex abuse cases | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Ward rebuffs calls for action on bill to allow lawsuits by adult survivors of child sex abuse | News |

Advocacy Groups Push for Passage of House Bill 951 – Erie News Now | WICU and WSEE in Erie, PA

Elections, Emergency Powers, And Mapmaking Among The Items On Pennsylvania Lawmakers’ Fall To-Do List | 90.5 WESA

Gun rights advocates call on Pa. Senate to act on bills to advance Second Amendment rights –

Bill would provide grants to help Pennsylvania municipalities reduce blight | Pennsylvania |

Pennsylvania legislative leaders set sights on mask mandate, regulatory waivers | Pennsylvania |

Pennsylvania legislation would allow remote learning for real estate licensing schools | Pennsylvania |

Pennsylvania hunters offered digital option to carry licenses | Pennsylvania |

GOP leaders say agenda is more than masks, rallies welcome them back (


Coronavirus – COVID-19

COVID-19 Has Now Killed About As Many Americans As The 1918-19 Flu : Coronavirus Updates : NPR

U.S. easing virus restrictions for foreign flights to America | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

UMPC to host community COVID-19 vaccination clinics around the Midstate | ABC27

Johnson & Johnson Says Its Booster Shot Provides Increased Protection From COVID : NPR

Alabama Had More Deaths Than Births In 2020 : NPR

Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine works in kids ages 5 to 11 – Daily Local

Rivas Deli Grocery II mobile vaccine clinic in front of store (

Pfizer announces COVID-19 vaccine safe for kids, Lehigh Valley parents relieved – The Morning Call (

Pennsylvania mobile clinics seek to goose vaccination rate | WITF



Labor shortages are getting worse. Small businesses are feeling heat. – Philadelphia Business Journal (

SBA sees slowdown in EIDL loans, Targeted Advance EIDL grant approvals as changes, deadline loom – Philadelphia Business Journal (

CVS Health to hire about 1,000 in Pennsylvania and 900 in New Jersey – Philadelphia Business Journal (

‘Can’t Compete’: Why Hiring for Child Care Is a Huge Struggle – The New York Times (

Fast-food customers are back, but workers are not. It’s triggering major change | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

How FEMA, SBA can help small businesses (



Family of Black teen beaten by police during arrest: investigate, then arrest and fire cops (

Family demands answers after videos show white Chester officer punching Black teen | WITF

Chester residents, family members of Bahir Green demand action from law enforcment (

York police commissioner: “We’re getting back to how police work used to be” (

Bucks County to expand mental health co-responders program to 2 towns (

A grand jury is investigating Philly jails amid ‘crisis’ and court orders to improve care (



Central York school board rescinds banned book list (

Central York school board lifts ban on diversity resources | WITF

Central Pa. school district rescinds diverse book ban after parents rally against it –

Jennifer Lindner: Mom and children take an educational stand in the name of liberty (

University of the People aims to educate those with ‘no other alternative,’ including Syrian refugees and Afghan women – The Business Journals (

‘You’re stuck between Tom Wolf and us’: Lancaster County parents still polarized over school mask mandate | Local News |



U.S. Senate Candidates Strut Their Stuff for Chester County Dems – DV Journal (

Important voter deadlines for Bucks County’s election a month away (

Election law stacks the deck against political independents (

Barletta signs anti-tax pledge in GOP campaign for Pennsylvania governor | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

2021 judicial candidates for Pa. appellate courts make their pitches to voters | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (



Trees Killed By Climate Change Increase Power Outages : NPR

President Biden confronts extreme heat, a silent climate killer (



Bridge tolling moves forward as PennDOT names potential development teams | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



It’s past time to make critical investments in public health for communities of color | Opinion | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


State News

‘Care can’t wait’: Sen. Bob Casey Jr. fights for more money for home care aides –

Pennsylvania casino revenue grows in August as internet gaming continues to expand – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Group Launches Petition to Stop Mask, Vax Mandates in Pennsylvania – DV Journal (

Guest Opinion: Our policies should reward work, not wealth (

Pennsylvania appeals court judge candidates talk temperament, not cases | WITF

Justices to hear argument in victims’ rights amendment case – The Morning Call (

Auditor General investigation finds flaws and irregularities in the pandemic business shutdown | Smart Talk (

State Farm Bureaus back proposal for $737M Chesapeake Watershed cleanup initiative | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


National News

2 students taken to hospital after shooting at Heritage High in Newport News, suspect now in custody (

Blacks respond to crime, shootings and racism by buying guns | Local News |

A Texas Doctor Says He Broke Texas’ Abortion Ban. Now He’s Being Sued : NPR

Trudeau’s Liberals Win Canada Election, But Miss Majority : NPR

Deported by U.S., Haitians Are in Shock: ‘I Don’t Know This Country’ – The New York Times (

Surfside Agonizes After Condo Collapse, With a Memorial Hanging in the Balance – The New York Times (

Supreme Court to hear direct challenge to Roe v. Wade in Mississippi abortion case | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

U.S. Supreme Court schedules Dec. 1 oral arguments in major abortion case | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero sentenced to 25 years on terror charges | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Law student armed with shotgun kills at least 6 at Russian university | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Local News

The Stroller, Sept. 20, 2021: Events in the Alle-Kiski Valley |

Sainato highlights services for veterans | Local News |

Schuylkill River Trail new bridge (

Wellness grants go towards helping Dauphin County firefighters stay healthy (

York County residents impacted by Hurricane Ida can apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (

New recycling plant opens in York, plans to grow in future (

$48M housing plan at Stockyard Inn site draws flak from neighbor | Local Business |

Law firm takes step toward suing Lancaster County over unpaid bills from former District Attorney’s lawsuit | PA Power and Policy |

Chester County officials renew push for preparedness in light of Ida flooding – Daily Local

Much fanfare for dedication of new $2.5 million addition to Fame Fire Co. – Daily Local

National Recovery Month celebration to be held at ESU (

Presque Isle Beach 8 solar panels part of climate sustainability plan (

Central Pa. grocery shoppers encounter hiccups in inventory as COVID-19 pandemic drags on –

Horses on the loose? A Lehigh Valley township wants to end that – The Morning Call (

Church bus crash in Schuylkill County sends 30 to hospitals, some critically hurt | WITF



$7.1 million deposited in fund to revitalize Pittsburgh’s Hill District |

Allegheny County parents react to news that 5- to 11-year-olds could be vaccine eligible by Halloween | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Allegheny County focusing on hiring more poll workers for Nov. 2 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh pediatrician hopes ‘a lot of kids’ vaccinated by Halloween |

Allegheny County ran out of pediatric ICU beds and added tents to increase bed capacity | Coronavirus | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (



Philadelphia delivery giant Gopuff opening retail stores – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Philly’s failure to improve conditions for intercity bus riders is an equity issue | Inga Saffron (

Philadelphia DA says victim relocation requests are up 50% as the shootings crisis persists (

Philly student board reps seek to uplift voices | The Learning Key |

Annual Philadelphia Black Women’s March tackles health issues | Local News |

City Council tackles healthy schools, tangled titles in new session | Local News |



Senate Democrat asks Facebook, Twitter and YouTube for policies on extremist violent content – Forbes Talk

Biden Follows Through On A Campaign Promise To Take In More Refugees : NPR

The Biden Administration Is Fighting In Court To Keep A Trump-Era Immigration Policy : NPR

Justice Dept. Urges Supreme Court to Uphold Roe v. Wade – The New York Times (

Democrats Begin Effort to Curb Post-Trump Presidential Powers – The New York Times (

Bankers opposed to reporting additional information on customer accounts to IRS | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

In UN speech, President Biden aims to enlist U.S. allies to tackle climate change, COVID-19 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Democrats unveil new plan to fund government, suspend debt ceiling as major showdown with GOP looms | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette