‘What You Need to Know:’ Abortion rights, the state budget and spotted lanternflies

Written by on July 1, 2022

‘What You Need to Know:’ Abortion rights, the state budget and spotted lanternflies

By Brad Klein and Megan Frank
July 1, 2022

The U.S. Supreme Court, Friday, June 24, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

WLVR’s Brad Klein and Megan Frank review the top local and regional stories from the WLVR newsroom. 

This week: a look at how the Supreme Court’s abortion rights ruling may affect the Pennsylvania governor’s race; an update on the state budget negotiations and what’s holding them up; and good news that some native Pennsylvania critters are making a meal of the invasive spotted lanternfly, an invasive insect pest which made its North American debut in Berks County.

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