Gov. Wolf stops in Philly to announce $100 million in new funds to curb gun violence across Pa. (inquirer.com)

Clean Slate can give Pennsylvanians a second chance (inquirer.com)

Editorial: Expanding Clean Slate law is a no-brainer | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Ahead of 2022 Pa. election, Tom Wolf’s administration expands access to voter registration forms | WITF

Tom Wolf signs order expanding voter registration access (mcall.com)

Changes coming to Pennsylvania voter registration access (abc27.com)

Gov. Wolf signs executive order to expand voter registration access (mainlinemedianews.com)

Pa. recreation, conservation projects get $90 million boost | WITF

Allegheny County receives $1 million for park conservation and recreation | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

$548,000 coming to Berks to improve recreation, conserve natural resources (readingeagle.com)

Plum Creek Farm awarded $400,000 state loan to build new facility in Berks (readingeagle.com)

Senator from Bucks County Secures $200,000 in State Funds for Famous Museum in Doylestown – NewsBreak


Coronavirus – COVID-19

New COVID-19 vaccine debuts; case counts drop in Pa., around world | Coronavirus | tribdem.com



A Q&A with John J. Dougherty – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Pennsylvania breweries eye expansion into distilling spirits | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

Investors fear millions lost in Pennsylvania’s largest cryptocurrency scandal based in South Philly (inquirer.com)



Haverford Township: Thieves fishing mail out of mailboxes (delcotimes.com)

Fans, players shouldn’t have to worry about safety at football games (theintell.com)



The University of Pittsburgh spent $750,000 on lobbying for state budget — 9 times their usual amount | WITF

Penn State partners with Lyft to provide safe late-night transportation | WITF

Report: Penn second-worst in country for free speech | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

U.S. education secretary urges boost in teacher pay, touts college debt relief – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

America is in the middle of a labor mobilization moment – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

My Philly classroom is too hot. It needs air conditioning. | Opinion (inquirer.com)



Poll: Abortion and inflation collide as top issues in midterm elections : NPR

Analysis: Campaign finance reports suggest PA’s 1st District may stay red (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Group representing immigrants, working-class favors Shamaine Daniels over Scott Perry – pennlive.com

Cartwright, Bognet trying to agree on debate terms | Times Leader

Fetterman agrees to 1 debate against Oz in Pa. Senate race (abc27.com)

Pa. Senate 2022: What John Fetterman’s ‘auditory processing’ issues mean for run (inquirer.com)

PA Democrats target seats in 2022 general election (goerie.com)

Democrats highlight contentious Pennsylvania Senate primary ahead of Oz, McCormick reunion (abc27.com)

GOP Rep. Chris Quinn Seeks Re-Election In More Dem-Friendly District – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

American democracy is up to us | PennLive letters – pennlive.com

Gloves off, Biden embraces tough tone on ‘MAGA Republicans’ | TribLIVE.com



Editorial: Water conservation can make a difference (mainlinemedianews.com)



Patient satisfaction surveys leave off race and other forms of discrimination : Shots – Health News : NPR

Texas judge rules coverage of anti-HIV medicine violates religious freedom | KUT Radio, Austin’s NPR Station

Monkeypox cases dropping, but racial disparities growing (inquirer.com)


State News

Police, constables in Pa. joined ‘anti-government’ Oath Keepers  | WITF

Elected officials, police chiefs on leaked list of far-right extremist group Oath Keepers (inquirer.com)

New maps will help decide where up to $1 billion in federal money goes for Pa. broadband expansion · Spotlight PA

‘Reenergizing communities’: For Mexican Independence Day, a celebration of Mexicans in Pa. – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Pa. report: Relatives, family friends most often perpetrate abuse against kids | News | tribdem.com

Pa. auditor general calls for ‘innovative solutions’ to solve turnpike finance problems (abc27.com)

Poll: Pa voters back Dreamers; path to citizenship for the undocumented | Thursday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Sesame Place viral video mom alleges CEO snubbed her twice in meetings (theintell.com)

Ammo inventories are better than 2021 in Pennsylvania (poconorecord.com)

Pa. Fish and Boat Commission to create private trout stocking rules (poconorecord.com)

Here’s what you need to know about the deadly rabbit disease reported in Pennsylvania (readingeagle.com)


National News

A Michigan law criminalizing abortion is struck down : NPR

Abortion floor debate splits South Carolina Republicans | News | phillytrib.com

Antony Blinken makes an unannounced visit to Ukraine, will announce more aid : NPR

Blinken, in Kyiv, unveils $2B in U.S. military aid for Europe | TribLIVE.com

Americans fear for their lives in their own neighborhoods, a poll finds : NPR

Queen Elizabeth II is under medical supervision as doctors are concerned about her health (inquirer.com)

Shock Waves Hit the Global Economy, Posing Grave Risk to Europe – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Credit Karma to pay $3M to users tricked by preapproved credit card offers : NPR

A hacker bought a voting machine on eBay. Michigan officials are now investigating : NPR

Apple maintains prices on new iPhones despite inflation | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

From Atlanta to Mar-a-Lago, this lawlessness can’t be allowed to continue | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Barack and Michelle Obama make first joint return to the White House for unveiling of official portraits | Across America | phillytrib.com

Shelling resumes near Ukraine nuclear plant, despite risks | News | phillytrib.com

Memphis police say shooting suspect has been arrested after killing four in livestreamed rampage (inquirer.com)

IRS will look into setting up a free e-filing system | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Local News

Bucks County Commissioners don’t support sewer sale to Aqua (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Aqua Pennsylvania terminates talks with Bucks County over $1.1 billion sewer sale (inquirer.com)

Erie County Executive Brenton Davis tours EMI, but not sold on plan (goerie.com)

Palisades celebrates new playground as a community accomplishment | The Bucks County Herald

No bones about it: Rotary Drive in need of repairs, West Hazleton officials say | News | standardspeaker.com

HCA approves tapping fee increase for new customers | News | standardspeaker.com

Explosions heard near Reading were part of training exercises (readingeagle.com)

Allison Hill stands at center of Harrisburg’s Latino history | Column – pennlive.com

‘There’s a sense of urgency’: Allentown City Council expedites vote to give $3 million to IronPigs, Da Vinci Science Center – The Morning Call (mcall.com)

County to ask state to help fund local development projects | News | thetimes-tribune.com



Pittsburgh Regional Transit aiming for zero-emissions bus fleet by 2045 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Taking the field: Former Washington Commanders executive to oversee Pittsburgh’s major sports venues, convention center | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Duquesne University’s law school to get record $50 million donation from renowned lawyer and alumnus Thomas R. Kline | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh bus fleet to go zero-emission by 2045 | Pittsburgh City Paper (pghcitypaper.com)



Councilmember Derek Green resigns, enters race for Philly mayor | Local News | phillytrib.com

Cherelle Parker resigns and joins what is expected to be a crowded race for Philly mayor – WHYY

Federal Reserve of Philadelphia hosts forum to boost careers, salaries | Local News | phillytrib.com

City Council invests $7.6 million to clear tangled titles | Local News | phillytrib.com

Philadelphia gives funds for tangled title clearing to legal aid groups (inquirer.com)

Forbes ranks 4 Philadelphia-area schools among the top 100 colleges in America – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

Jill Biden will attend Phillies game on Friday for first time as first lady (inquirer.com)

6 takeaways from a new report on Philadelphia’s property tax system (inquirer.com)

UC Townhomes residents issue demands, including new ownership to protect their homes (inquirer.com)



Garland Faces Tough Calls in Weighing Response to Trump Ruling – The New York Times (nytimes.com)