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Schwank voices support for striking nursing home workers | Berks Regional News |

State senators announce $1.5M in grants for Ida recovery (

Caregivers Roundtable held in Luzerne County | WOLF (

Pa. lawmakers spent at least $3 million on private lawyers, experts during redistricting battle, invoices show · Spotlight PA

Philly DA Krasner sues House committee exploring his possible impeachment | Pennsylvania |

Jake Corman spent more than any other Republican State Senate candidate or officeholder in Pennsylvania | Pennsylvania |

General Assembly Candidate Spotlight: School Choice (

State officials gather in Harrisburg to kickoff National Recovery Month | Five for the Weekend – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Capitol Roundup: Gov. Wolf announces $185M to support local law enforcement | Times Leader

Wolf Admin. kicks off Hunger Action Month | News |

Editorial: Pennsylvania should act to protect consumers’ data (

Nursing home in Poconos offering scab pay up to $150 per hour. Why? (

Diapers, Feminine Hygiene, More Items Sought In Delco Collection Drive | Haverford, PA Patch


Coronavirus – COVID-19

Omicron boosters: Do I need one, and if so, when? : Shots – Health News : NPR

CDC endorses updated COVID boosters, shots to begin soon | Coronavirus |



Bucks County jobs: Recruiting comes up short amid labor shortage (

Point: Unions Have a Stake in Ending Minority Rule in the United States  – DV Journal (

From steelworkers to baristas: the new face of Pittsburgh’s evolving labor movement – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

This time the union comeback really could be just around the corner | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Pa. labor shortage data indicates employers need more than 100,000 workers – Reading Eagle

Workers at 14 Pennsylvania nursing homes go on strike | WITF

Assisted living workers in Easton begin indefinite strike over working conditions –

Berks nursing home ‘fully staffed’ as employees strike | Berks Regional News |

Labor leaders see growth in unionism |

How will student loan relief impact the economy, higher education? Western Pa. professors weigh in |

This Labor Day, America’s workforce is stronger than ever | Opinion (



Central Bucks School District unequal pay lawsuit now collective action (

Guest Opinion: Crusading parents can’t keep kids from sexual material (

School district union leaders take bumpy start of year in stride | Local News |

Ephrata Area school board approves over $200,000 of change orders from construction project | Community News |



Joe Biden and Donald Trump can’t stay away from northeastern Pa. | WITF

Trump endorses Mastriano, Oz and Bognet in front of Wilkes-Barre crowd (

Trump moves to general election mode with Wilkes-Barre rally – Daily Local

WSJ Poll: Independent Voters Now Leaning Democrat in Midterm Elections (

Trump Rallies PA GOP for Mastriano, Oz – DV Journal (

Activists and party faithful applaud Biden’s forceful speech | Local News |

Mastriano sues Jan. 6 committee, claiming it can’t force him to testify | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Returning to Pa., Trump calls Mastriano and Oz vital to a Republican takeover in 2022 and 2024 – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Donald Trump holds Pennsylvania rally, stumps for Doug Mastriano and Mehmet Oz | WITF

Candidates, mostly Republican, skip debates, bar press during midterm campaigns – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Claims of voter fraud, old as the republic, still work as weapons for Trump | WITF

Fetterman uses Pittsburgh Labor Day visit to push pot policy to President Biden | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



American Airlines is dropping 1,200 flights from its December schedule at PHL. Here’s why. – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Pennsylvania probably won’t adopt California’s electric car mandate | WITF



Local first responders step up to fill void left by Tower Health – Daily Local

Birth control access can be limited in places with Catholic health systems : Shots – Health News : NPR

Monkeypox spread appears to be slowing in major U.S. cities : Shots – Health News : NPR

monkeypox vaccine equity in Philadelphia challenged by scarcity of doses and funding (

VA will provide abortions in some situations — even where it’s banned : NPR

Four takeaways from The Inquirer’s analysis of the Philly overdose crisis


State News

Lancaster County native and Korean War veteran laid to rest after missing for 72 years | WITF

Pa. residents are still paying the price 1 year after Hurricane Ida | WITF

RNC Sues Pennsylvania For Failing to Administer Elections Equally (

Income tax: Pennsylvania’s flexible option, attractive lure | Pennsylvania |

Pennsylvania tax revenue estimates down $150M | Pennsylvania |

Harkins urges PA nursing homes to deal fairly with striking caregivers (

FBI implements new crime reporting system; Pennsylvania departments slow to adopt as state hasn’t shifted yet [Lancaster Watchdog] | Local News |

Pennsylvania will miss September RGGI auction as court battle continues | StateImpact Pennsylvania (


National News

Who is Mary Peltola? The first Alaska Native elected to Congress : NPR

Liz Truss wins race to replace Boris Johnson as U.K. prime minister (

The U.N. says part of Somalia will reach famine later this year : NPR

Avoiding the tap water in Jackson is a longtime way of life : NPR

Chile rejects progressive constitution with big changes : NPR

Russia revokes media license of top independent newspaper | Nation & World Business |

Taylor Hawkins’ 16-year-old son shreds the drums during tribute to his dad –

NASA won’t try to launch the Artemis 1 moon mission again for at least a few weeks | WITF

Read: Judge unseals the list of items FBI seized from Trump in Mar-a-Lago search | WITF

With Trump’s Mar-a-Lago stash, every picture tells a story. This one writes itself | Dick Polman – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

America’s secrets: Trump’s unprecedented disregard of norms |

Stabbings in Canada kill 10, wound 15; suspects at large (

No longer young, ‘dreamers’ uneasily watch a legal challenge (


Local News

Food insecurity spikes for seniors in West Chester – Daily Local

West Shore police concerned over recent spike in overdoses | ABC27

Good Brotha’s Book Cafe in Harrisburg relocating to build a ‘better brand’ –

Luzerne County leaders face numerous issues this fall | News |

3 long-term care facilities in Wilkes-Barre getting $37.5M in upgrades | News |

Housing, other uses eyed for former St. Joseph’s Hospital in Hazleton | News |

For one Delco resident, relapse was ‘like waking up a dragon’ (

Bridging the bureaucratic divide no easy feat over the closed Ridley Park span (



Pittsburgh region granted $62.7 million to grow our robotics industry (

Labor Day: Expect rain as parade returns after two-year hiatus | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Evictions in Pittsburgh are back to pre-pandemic levels. But now they cost more. | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Obituary: John J. ‘Jack’ Shea | Longtime Pittsburgh-area union leader dubbed ‘the Lion of Labor’ | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Goodwill of Southwestern Pa. CEO and President Michael Smith to retire | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Philly shelter sees increase in exotic animal surrenders (

A growing movement aims to disrupt violence by connecting incarcerated youth with mentors | News |

Philadelphia Violence Prevention Hotline now fully staffed | Local News |

CHOP moves a center closer to W. Philadelphia community – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Free Library of Philadelphia hours still lacking amid staff shortage (

Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Terminal distributors squeezed by inflation (



Who are John Podesta and Ali Zaidi on Biden’s climate team? : NPR

White House seeks $47 billion for Ukraine, COVID-19, monkeypox, natural disasters (