Bill to move Pa.’s spring primary earlier would put time crunch on election officials – BCTV

Philadelphia students ‘hope to learn everything’ this new school year – Chalkbeat Philadelphia

Mortgage assistance program launches after 2022 redlining settlement (inquirer.com)

Pa. ambulance service awarded $150K grant for new cardiac monitors (ems1.com)

2023 PA Dems Independence Dinner – Democratic Underground

Legacy Admissions Under Fire: Carleton Abandons, Georgetown Students Petition, Pa. Senator Proposes Ban – WorldNewsEra

Empowering Seniors: September Financial Education & Investor Outreach Events by PA DoBS – MyChesCo

Taxpayers sidelined amidst school funding tit-for-tat | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Pa. considers moving 2024 presidential primary from April to March | 90.5 WESA

Garfield Community Farm hosts environmental justice event | 90.5 WESA

Pennsylvania Senate bills rekindle fight over Gov. Shapiro’s school voucher deal | PhillyVoice

Mortgage assistance program launches after 2022 redlining settlement – Opera News (dailyadvent.com)

Mary Gay Scanlon joins Philly advocates in calling for assault weapons ban – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

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


Dunkin’ offers free coffee on Mondays to celebrate the Philadelphia Eagles – pennlive.com

Pa. winery listed for $3.4M planning to close in mid-September – pennlive.com

Business owner used drone to drop damaging dye into pools: police – pennlive.com

New company launched to include Ann Taylor, Loft and Talbots – pennlive.com


Jill Biden tests positive for COVID-19; President, testing negative, maintains schedule – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Thousands of Pennsylvanians have lost Medicaid coverage | WITF


Authorities expand search area for killer who escaped Pa. | WITF

Police shoot, kill suspect during drug investigation at Pa. motel: reports – pennlive.com

2 arrested for smashing shortcut through Great Wall with excavator – pennlive.com

Coroner IDs pedestrian killed while crossing central Pa. intersection – pennlive.com

13-year-old Pa. girl charged with attempted homicide after family fight over posters: police – pennlive.com

Shots fired inside central Pa. CVS: police – pennlive.com

Individual used bear spray to attack victim, officers during Cumberland County incident: police – pennlive.com

2 men drown in N.J. beach rip currents during dangerous weekend – pennlive.com


Millions enrolled in new student loan repayment program – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Philadelphia School District welcomes students back to school – YouTube

New education bills would block CRT, back parents | National | thecentersquare.com


2023 Pa. election: candidates guide for state Supreme Court | WITF

One year out, here’s what we know about how the presidential race will look on Labor Day 2024 (aol.com)

Everything you need to know to vote in the Nov. 7 general election – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)


U.S. oil production returns to pre-pandemic levels | National | thecentersquare.com

Environmental survey finds shrinking open space a concern | WITF

It could feel like 101 degrees in Central Pa. during heat | WITF

Temperatures could feel as hot as 102 on Wednesday as central Pa. heat wave peaks – pennlive.com


Rule allowing rail shipments of LNG will be put on hold | WITF

Gun Safety

Mary Gay Scanlon joins Philly advocates in calling for assault weapons ban – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)


Thousands of Pennsylvanians have lost Medicaid coverage | WITF

Prescription fruits and vegetables work to improve heart health : Shots – Health News : NPR

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

State News

Governor Shapiro Signs Executive Order to Open Up New Opportunities for Small Businesses and Small Diverse Businesses, Improve State Procurement Practice | Erie County Democratic Party (eriedems.com)

New Biden 2024 campaign ad to debut in Pennsylvania – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Mussel found in western Pa. might soon be listed endangered | WITF

Pennsylvania sees ‘dramatic increase’ in reports of child labor law violations – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

National News

366 illegal foreign nationals targeted for removal arrested in ICE operation | National | thecentersquare.com

States with weaker marijuana laws see more impaired driving, report says | National | thecentersquare.com

Seeing ‘Red’ after Taylor Swift debacle, lawmakers weigh concert ticket rules – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Book ban push fuels library exodus from national association | WITF

Job growth exceeds economists’ expectations as unemployment inches up – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

11 Democrats Vie for Rhode Island House Seat – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

First Lady Tests Positive for Covid, but President Does Not – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Biden visits Florida to see hurricane damage : NPR

Burning Man Updates: Attendees Begin to Leave Festival Site – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

From Mississippi to Bahrain to See the Future of the Navy – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Local News

Chester County manhunt for convicted killer enters sixth day – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. town embraces high school football player who collapsed: ‘Our community’s like that’ – pennlive.com

After weeks of controversy, Gettysburg school board votes to retain transgender tennis coach – pennlive.com

Central Pa. couple scammed out of $125K – pennlive.com

Boil water advisory issued for one central Pa. municipality due to large water main leak – pennlive.com

Three industrial buildings in Upper Macungie have a new owner (mcall.com)


Pittsburgh, homeless people dealing with new guidelines on encampments | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

‘Stop calling the police’: Advocates say no trespassing policy at Smithfield Church hurting city’s unhoused population | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Belle Vernon hires former Plum superintendent despite community concerns | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Allegheny County Sheriff: Deputy tested positive for cocaine after Garfield standoff | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Planning commission approves plan to renovate Upper Lawrenceville firehouse plus mixed-income housing, retail | TribLIVE.com

Owners of unfinished Pittsburgh luxury student high rise release updated move-in dates | TribLIVE.com


Philadelphia students ‘hope to learn everything’ this new school year – Chalkbeat Philadelphia

First day of school for almost 113,000 Philly students | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philadelphia School District welcomes students back to school – YouTube

President Biden touts jobs and economy in Philadelphia on Labor Day – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

EQT Exeter’s new 327-unit apartment building sign of West Philadelphia development push – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Philadelphia’s police chief steps down | Local News | phillytrib.com