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Taxes

State deducting restitution from personal income tax refunds
https://observer-reporter.com/news/localnews/state-deducting-restitution-from-personal-income-tax-refunds/article_3e8b5d9c-bb82-11e8-8e61-6745ed3b09ad.html

Health

Health care coverage costs make taking risk an option for some in Valley, nation
http://www.dailyitem.com/news/health-care-coverage-costs-make-taking-risk-an-option-for/article_6cf94d80-e15e-50a1-a1f5-88d754a920d3.html

Catholic Diocese

Capitol Roundup: Rozzi to host news conference Monday on justice for clergy abuse victims
https://www.timesleader.com/news/719228/capitol-roundup-rozzi-to-host-news-conference-monday-on-justice-for-clergy-abuse-victims

Pa. grand jury report on clergy sexual abuse sets stage for Capitol showdown
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/faith-religion/2018/09/23/Pennsylvania-grand-jury-clergy-sex-abuse-legislature-catholic-church/stories/201809230141

Time for a federal commission on sex abuse of children | Opinion
http://www2.philly.com/philly/opinion/commentary/catholic-sex-abuse-grand-jury-report-pennsylvania-federal-inquiry-20180918.html

Elections

Erie Democrats seek to energize minority voters
http://www.goerie.com/news/20180922/erie-democrats-seek-to-energize-minority-voters

Campaigns

‘I am not sick of winning’: Donald Trump Jr. rallies the troops in Hershey | Analysis
https://www.pennlive.com/opinion/2018/09/i_am_not_sick_of_winning_donal.html

Gov. Wolf Agrees To Only One Debate Against Scott Wagner, Breaking Decades-Long Tradition
https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/video/3927422-gov-wolf-agrees-to-only-one-debate-against-scott-wagner-breaking-decades-long-tradition/

Stumping for Pa. Dems, Obama declares midterm vote ‘most important of my lifetime’
https://whyy.org/articles/stumping-for-pa-dems-obama-declares-midterm-vote-most-important-of-my-lifetime/

Obama visits Philadelphia, touts ‘blue wave’
http://www.wfmz.com/news/southeastern-pa/obama-visits-philadelphia-touts-blue-wave-/798205183

Obama in North Philly: ‘We’re at a moment when there’s backlash against progress’
https://www.phillyvoice.com/obama-north-philly-were-moment-when-theres-backlash-against-progress/

Legislature

Time running short for lawmakers
http://www.dailyitem.com/opinion/time-running-short-for-lawmakers/article_8b79d9d0-7450-5562-94f5-346bac224faf.html

Criminal Justice

What exactly do we want from prisons? | Editorial
http://www2.philly.com/philly/opinion/editorials/pennsylvania-prison-reform-life-without-parole-sharif-street-larry-krasner-20180921.html

Animal Protection

The impact of Libre’s Law on puppy mills, and what’s next in animal protection
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/09/the_impact_of_libres_law_a_lat.html

Energy

Energy coalition wants taxpayers to help with permit fees
http://www.phillytrib.com/news/energy-coalition-wants-taxpayers-to-help-with-permit-fees/article_f2269733-8b8b-578d-adfa-bfd394b49885.html

Transportation

PennDOT to study extended services
http://www.altoonamirror.com/news/local-news/2018/09/penndot-to-study-extended-services/

Does western Pa. need more rail service? Wolf commissions study to find out
http://www.tribdem.com/news/does-western-pa-need-more-rail-service-wolf-commissions-study/article_fa699dc8-be19-11e8-b043-7bd18e014896.html

Revenue

Pa. casino revenue for August shows mixed bag, new numbers for fantasy sports
https://www.pennlive.com/expo/news/erry-2018/09/f9a7c79c0b9739/pa-casino-revenue-for-august-s.html

Seniors 

PHOTOS: Senior expo held
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/photos-senior-expo-held-1.2388208

Sports

ESPN will bring College GameDay to State College for Ohio State game
http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/psu/2018/09/22/ESPN-College-Gameday-show-penn-state-ohio-state-september-29-beaver-stadium/stories/201809220103

Immigration

US considers limit on green cards for immigrants on benefits
http://www.philly.com/philly/news/nation_world/20180923_ap_30552d5fb82245a9b163950083c1a6ab.html?arc404=true

Supreme Court

Tentative deal reached for Kavanaugh accuser to testify on Thursday
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/nation/2018/09/22/Lawyers-for-Kavanaugh-accuser-say-she-has-accepted-Senate-committee-s-request-to-testify/stories/201809220079

AP source: Kavanaugh, Ford agree to testify on Thursday
http://www.philly.com/philly/news/politics/20180922_ap_1e4a28d230914d678fa17036ecab90ac.html?arc404=true

Allegations against Brett Kavanaugh feel like Anita Hill 2.0. But there are key differences.
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/brett-kavanaugh-christine-blasey-ford-anita-hill-clarence-thomas-arlen-specter-similarities-differences-year-of-the-woman-sexual-assault-20180917.html

Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh plans to pave more streets, demolish more buildings in 2019
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14103576-74/pittsburgh-plans-to-pave-more-streets-demolish-more-buildings-in-2019

Philadelphia

In the city’s poorest neighborhoods, libraries close earlier and more often
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/free-library-of-philadelphia-branches-hours-closures-20180919.html