LATEST HEADLINES

Governor Tom Wolf (D) is continuing his call on Pennsylvania’s Republican-led General Assembly to pass legislation that would bring $2,000 checks to Pennsylvanians who make under $80,000. Gov. Wolf has continued to be vocal about using the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funded $500 million Opportunity Program to give back to those in Pennsylvania.

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced on April 28 that his office has filed a suit against the U.S. Postal Service claiming their new vehicle program fails to comply with environmental standards. According to the suit, the Postal Service plans to replace 90% of its fleet with vehicles that use fossil fuels. This fails to comply with the basic requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act and according to Shapiro, should be vacated.

A fun event filled with local produce is returning to State College on Friday’s starting in May. The Downtown State College Improvement District announced the farmers market is coming back on May 6 and its introducing the first Friday Market Jam Series. The Friday Market Jam Series will feature live music and be held the first Friday of each month through September. The market will be held on Locust Lane from noon to 2 p.m.

Protests are planned across the nation today for abortion rights. 

President Biden is headed to Alabama today. 

About 260 sailors are being moved off a Navy ship this week.  They’ll be offered temporary housing after seven sailors serving on the USS George Washington died.

Sports

The 2022 Penn State student football season ticket sale will begin on Monday, June 20 and run through Friday, June 24. Graduate students open the annual sale on June 20 with the sale continuing through the freshmen student ticket sale on June 24.

NBA – The top seeds in both conferences are jumping out to series leads in round two.  The Miami Heat cruised past the Philadelphia 76ers 106-92 in Game One of their East semifinal series to take a 1-0 lead.

NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs – The Penguins visit the Rangers,