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Pa. redistricting panel rolls back new policy to count incarcerated people in home districts, not state prisons · Spotlight PA

Three priorities for Pennsylvania lawmakers – The Morning Call (

In reversal, Pa. redistricting commission votes to count 3,000 more prisoners in their cells | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pennsylvania legislative reapportionment commission tweaks prisoner reallocation policy | Pennsylvania |

Redistricting panel pares plan on where to count inmates (

Pa. redistricting panel revises plan on where inmates should be counted –

Racehorse betting magnate’s art and antiques up for auction –

Pa. Supreme Court hears arguments over crime victims’ amendment Marsy’s Law | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Justices ponder victim rights amendment that’s been in limbo (

Pa. voters’ private info subpoenaed by state Senate Republicans (

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

Court Asked to Block Release of Voter Data: Ballots & Boundaries | Bloomberg Government (

Pennsylvania Republicans’ ‘forensic audit’ of the 2020 election: Everything you need to know (

PA Gun Rights Activists Call On State Senate To Act – Bearing Arms

Do Not Sell Firearm Registry To Reduce Suicides – WDAC

Gun rights advocates call on Pa. Senate to act on bills | News |

Pennsylvania lawmaker seeks vote on legislator perk reform package | Pennsylvania |

State grant sought for second phase of planned renovations at Hazleton YWCA | News |

Pennsylvania Senate Committee Passes Measure Aimed at Improving Transparency in the State’s Campaign Finance Laws – Tennessee Star

Pa. Senate panel advances bill that would move up date of Pa.’s presidential primary | Pennsylvania News |

Pennsylvania Attorney General On His Fight To Protect Voters’ Private Information | Delaware First Media (

Pennsylvania senators return from summer recess ready to get to work | WHP (

Senate Committees Look At Long Term Care Facility Regulations – WDAC

Pennsylvania one step closer to renewing disaster declaration for storm damage | Pennsylvania |

Pa. General Assembly votes to extend Wolf’s Hurricane Ida disaster declaration | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

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

Push for Shawn’s Law in Pennsylvania awaits Governor Wolf’s signature (

PA Legislative Leaders Outline Storm Damage, Masking and Opioid Addiction Goals – DV Journal (

Pa. state Democratic lawmaker quietly stripped of committee leadership, Capitol access · Spotlight PA

Letter: Shame on Republicans for election probe stunt (

Pennsylvania Republican lawmakers consider pushback on statewide school mask order – The Morning Call (

Constitutional amendments are better determined during high voter turnout elections | Opinion | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

House Republicans punt on school masks vote after returning early to address it | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


Coronavirus – COVID-19

Official: Pennsylvania ‘well prepared’ for vaccine boosters | WITF

Pa. officials order providers to be ready to give COVID-19 booster shots | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Latinos surpass non-Latinos in COVID-19 vaccination in Pa., but devil’s in the details | WITF

Modelers Project A Calming Of The Pandemic In The U.S. This Winter : Shots – Health News : NPR

The U.S. Is Buying 500 Million More Pfizer Vaccine Doses To Donate To Other Countries : NPR

COVID-19 booster shots coming soon to Pa. and N.J. for eligible groups (

Geisinger updates visitation policy amid climbing COVID-19 cases | Times Leader

Cambria hits triple digits for new COVID-19 cases, current surge more severe locally than spring spike | Coronavirus |



How raising the minimum wage would help some, hurt others | City & State PA (

Dr. Kimberlee Josephson: Why Philly businesses should welcome Amazon’s expansion (

Price Rite Marketplace hosting company-wide job fair in Pa. (

New Amazon warehouse bringing jobs to York (

Amazon is opening a new facility along I-83 and plans to hire 1,200 people to work there –

New graduates prize remote work — and they are taking pay cuts to get it. – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Extreme Heat Protections Added To Federal Worker Protections Under Biden’s OSHA : NPR

Pitt staff members launch unionization drive | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Airline jobs have always been easy to fill, but carriers can’t get enough workers (

US sues to stop deal between American Airlines and JetBlue | WITF

Coalition to Back Black Businesses seeks applicants for grant funding | Business |



Allegheny County Jail warden looks to other guard training after contract canceled | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Allegheny County Jail board ends contract with a controversial training company, warden Harper objects | News | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Delaware County out of juvenile detention options – at the moment (



Back to School Review: Five days of education policy in Pa. | Opinion | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

West Chester University Reflects on Its 150th With Eyes to the Future (

Lancaster County School District board unanimously votes yes on COVID-19 testing mandate (

Law Firm Files Injunction Against Mask Mandate in T-E Schools – DV Journal (

Quaker Valley School District officials: No critical race theory is taught in QV schools |

Burrell School District and Penn State among 21 grantees for $1.1 million in Arconic donations |

Superintendent: Pittston Area looking at testing for unvaccinated | Times Leader

Alvernia University cuts ribbon on CollegeTowne (

Lancaster schools to require weekly COVID-19 testing for unvaccinated teachers, staff | Local News |



Who wants to run for governor as a Republican in 2022? | City & State PA (

Kearni Warren Makes History in Race for Chester City Council – DV Journal (

CARPENTER: The Right Way to Achieve Election Integrity – DV Journal (

Election Board fires back in suit over DA election | Times Leader

Voters can use mail-in ballots in Northampton County this eleciton – The Morning Call (

False voter fraud claims, COVID and heavy workloads are contributing to Pa.’s poll worker shortage | WITF



Wolf Administration to call for statewide action on climate change in new action plan (

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos pledges $1 billion to protect 30% of Earth’s land and sea (

Environmental groups push Pa. to raise oil and gas bonds to cover full cost of well cleanup | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



PennDOT to hold public comment period for long-range transportation, freight movement plans –

Open house on options for U.S. Route 322 in Centre County gives the public a chance to weigh in | WITF



The flu season poses unique challenge to the COVID fight | Smart Talk (


State News

Pennsylvania could see billions in federal aid for infrastructure | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pennsylvania could receive more than $1B in opioid settlement | News |

Area casinos see drop in internet gaming revenue in August | Business |

Pa. Supreme Court hears arguments over crime victims’ amendment Marsy’s Law | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


National News

Brazil’s Bolsonaro Remains Defiant On COVID And Environmental Issues At The U.N. : NPR

Gabrielle Petito Coverage Looks Like Racist Clickbait To Some Native Americans : NPR

LGBTQ Vets Discharged Under ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Have New Chance For Full Benefits : NPR

Gabby Petito’s Remains Are Identified. She Died From Homicide. : NPR

China Pledges To Stop Financing Coal Power Plants Abroad : NPR

U.S. preparing to nearly double deportations to Haiti | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

What are Nones? Millions of Americans are leaving organized religion (


Local News

Red Rose Rent Day returns on Sept. 25 | Chester County Press

Reading Gun Violence: shootings were caused by social media and gang disputes police chief said. (

Schuylkill River Trail new bridge (

With many in Berks facing hunger, Helping Harvest embarks on big project (

York County veteran memorial site receives much needed upgrades (

New Small Business Recovery center opens in York, helps with Hurricane Ida recovery (

Scranton council tables mayor’s ordinance to decriminalize fentanyl test strips | News |

Area stores fare better with nationwide shortages | News |

Hazleton City Council approves gaming grant applications | News |

Robeson Township: Residents battle zoning proposal (

Berks businesses affected by Ida eligible for disaster loans (

Bucks County weather: Flash floods, severe storms possible Thursday (

Humane society make changes during pandemic (

Rude driver rankings: How does Erie compare? (

Somerset County extends tax-exempt status for business park; officials plan open house | News |

Nearly $48 million in COVID-19 rental assistance remains available for Lancaster County renters | Local News |

Lancaster city saves $7.1 million refinancing debt | Local News |

11 still in hospital days after LCBC bus crash on I-81; thousands raised for teens’ medical expenses | Local News |

Preliminary West Chester budget includes ‘modest’ tax increases – Daily Local



Pittsburgh awards first child care center grants from $2M fund | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Port Authority set to begin $30 million of work to improve platform stops, tunnel tracks for light rail system | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh introduces $2M proposal to reduce Mt. Washington landslides |

Robots to deliver books, medicine, food to Pittsburgh neighborhoods |

U.S. Steel is challenging an Allegheny County air quality regulation | News | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (



PHL Inno – Philadelphia’s startup ecosystem climbs 15 spots into the top 30 worldwide, report says (

Comcast donating laptops and $15M in internet service to low-income households – Philadelphia Business Journal (

8 Greater Philadelphia schools receive 2021 National Blue Ribbon honor – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Philly teachers and administrators are end-of-year exhausted and school has only just begun (

Philadelphia’s soda tax added jobs thanks to increased funding for child care, a new study says (

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

Philly DA’s office needs city funds to help relocate witnesses, victims | Local News |



Biden, in UN address, pledges ‘relentless diplomacy’ on global challenges | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

House passes stopgap bill to avert government shutdown and debt default (

House OKs debt and funding plan, inviting clash with GOP | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

House Passes A Bill To Avert A Government Shutdown And Boost The Debt Limit : NPR

U.S. Top Military Officer Talks Counterterrorism Support With Russian Counterpar : NPR

White House faces bipartisan backlash on Haitian migrants | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

U.S. House Dems propose $28.6B in disaster aid for recovery from hurricanes, wildfires, floods | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (