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Legislature

Springfield representative introduces law impacting hospital closures (delcotimes.com)

GIORDANO: Krasner’s Day of Reckoning Is Here. – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Experts, advocates discuss challenges facing ‘grandfamilies’ in Pa. – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa.’s abortion amendment could be undone by a single word | The Grammarian (inquirer.com)

$110,000 for Bristol Borough watershed restoration – Lower Bucks Times

 

Coronavirus – COVID-19

Misinformation a deadly common thread between COVID-19 and HIV/AIDS (goerie.com)

 

Business/Jobs

Financial markets are a mess, investors are blaming the Fed and central banks : NPR

Op-Ed: Raise the wage or we’ll continue to fall behind (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Transportation company expected to create hundreds of jobs in Falls Township | The Bucks County Herald

 

Crime/Punishment

Judge Won’t Drop Manslaughter Charges Against Cops in Fanta Bility Shooting – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

 

Education

Central Bucks teachers refuse to follow LGTBQ name policy (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Op-Ed: Scrutinize rhetoric about ‘out-of-control’ college costs (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

OJR to host community forum on new school start times – Daily Local

Furious debate over a book ban reignites in central Pa. school district – pennlive.com

 

Elections/Politics

PennLive’s fall 2022 voters’ guide: Pa. State Senate – pennlive.com

Pa. election 2022: Where governor candidates Mastriano, Shapiro stand on crime, justice issues · Spotlight PA

Freedom From Religion Foundation launches campaign to counter Christian nationalism in state politics – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Pennsylvania election 2022: Josh Shapiro sets spending record, outraises Doug Mastriano in final weeks of governor’s race | WITF

EXPLAINER: Mastriano’s plan for Pennsylvania school choice (abc27.com)

Mastriano 2019 abortion “murder” comments find new life in Pennsylvania Governor race (abc27.com)

Doug Mastriano has been consistent about his abortion views for years | WITF

Pennsylvania State Trooper Association endorses Shapiro, Oz (abc27.com)

Mehmet Oz picks up key endorsement from national business organization for his ‘pro-growth’ views | TribLIVE.com

Fetterman sees unfavorable rating spike in latest Franklin & Marshall poll – pennlive.com

Pa. Senate race: Dr. Oz closes gap with Fetterman. Is it a warning? (poconorecord.com)

Republican commissioners remove ballot drop box from Westmoreland courthouse | TribLIVE.com

Two options for a Hazleton mail ballot drop box conditionally approved | Times Leader

Austin Davis among officials, activists calling for voters to elect gun reform candidates | Pittsburgh City Paper (pghcitypaper.com)

Barbs, but no fireworks, in Scott Perry/Shamaine Daniels debate (ydr.com)

 

Gun Safety

Police search for 5 shooters in high school football ambush | WITF

Councilmember releases report for ending gun violence in Philadelphia | Local News | phillytrib.com

Roxborough shootings renew calls for end to Philly gun violence (inquirer.com)

Shooting hits home for mom of victim: ‘We’re getting out of here. This city is getting crazy.’ (inquirer.com)

 

Environment

How you can help fight climate change: Adirondacks Wild Center (goerie.com)

Pa. announces $8 million cleanup plan for contaminated Bishop Tube site in Chester County (inquirer.com)

 

Health

Penn State Health celebrates opening of $375M Lancaster Medical Center; New hospital debuts 7 a.m. Monday | Local News | lancasteronline.com

Climate change is linked to the spread of viruses like monkeypox, experts say : NPR

Foundation for Delaware County Asks Court to Block Crozer Hospital Closure – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

U.S. veterans die by suicide because they feel alone. Let’s change that. (inquirer.com)

Lessons from Philadelphia’s vaccine lottery | Opinion (inquirer.com)

Autoimmune diseases targeted with $50 million gift to Penn Colton Center (inquirer.com)

 

State News

More than 2,500 apply for pardon under Pa. marijuana pardon project – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Unclaimed property dispute could net $20M to Pennsylvania from Delaware | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Members of Congress demand answers from DOJ after arrest of Bucks County pro-life activist (broadandliberty.com)

Pennsylvania child welfare agencies struggling to find staff (abc27.com)

State creates program to license recovery houses (abc27.com)

How to apply for a Pa. property tax or rent rebate | TribLIVE.com

Pa. leaders at White House forum to ‘shine a spotlight’ on recovery | Thursday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Hurricane Ian projected path central Pennsylvania impact effects (ydr.com)

 

National News

Millions without power as Ian cuts a soggy path across Florida: Live updates | NPR

Hurricane Ian weakens but is still expected to cause high winds and flooding | WITF

Ian swamps southwest Florida, trapping people in homes (inquirer.com)

Russia moves towards annexation of occupied Ukrainian territories : NPR

Russia to annex four regions of Ukraine on Friday (inquirer.com)

Uvalde prompted Texas to start taking mental health funding for schools seriously. Is it enough? | TPR

Migrant deaths at U.S.-Mexico border hit record high partly because of drownings : NPR

Coolio, rapper with hits including ‘Gangsta’s Paradise,’ has died at 59 : NPR

 

Local News

ChesLen marks milestone open space achievement – Daily Local

Bucks County Water and Sewer Authority rejects Aqua purchase proposal (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Helping Harvest receives donation from Veterans Making a Difference (readingeagle.com)

“Visita Hershey & Harrisburg” creates bilingual, marketing road tour for Hispanic Heritage Month – pennlive.com

Bensalem redevelopment to focus of residential along Delaware River (theintell.com)

Pike to restore county-wide recycling program (poconorecord.com)

 

Pitt

City Council considering resolution to allow greater discretion when awarding small grants to community groups | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

EV future in Pittsburgh clouded by problems, both mechanical and riders | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

$1.4B terminal at Pittsburgh International Airport takes shape | TribLIVE.com

Kennywood touts new security measures, dispels rumors as it prepares to open Friday | WITF

Kennywood announces enhanced security policies in wake of triple shooting during Phantom Fall Fest | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Enhancing history: Allegheny County using $9.2 million to build trails, spur development at Carrie Furnace | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Three years after being sold, former furniture store in Downtown back on the market | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sanjay Gupta brings health advice to Pittsburgh at GMIS conference | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Philly

Some solutions for a better, safer Philadelphia – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

If Walnut Street ever appears in flux, wait. It will be be back. (inquirer.com)

Philly was wasting tons of produce. Then a scrappy start-up stepped in. (inquirer.com)

Philadelphia City Council special elections: Republicans nominate Jim Hasher, Drew Murray (inquirer.com)

Philadephia mayor’s race: Cherelle Parker became a Harrisburg lobbyist (inquirer.com)

 

Washington

Here’s what happened at the White House’s big conference on food and nutrition : NPR

As Manchin pulls energy plan, Pa.’s Toomey votes against advancing stopgap spending bill – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Republicans in Congress say they’d keep federal abortion funding in cases of rape, incest – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

VP Harris seeks computer chip partners in Japan meetings | News | phillytrib.com

VP Kamala Harris caps Asia trip with stop at DMZ dividing Koreas (inquirer.com)