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Friday, July 15

John Fetterman, left, and Dr. Mehmet Oz.

• AG Josh Shapiro vows to protect abortion access in Pa.: Shapiro, who is running for governor on the Democratic ticket, said he will protect abortion providers if other states try to “mess with them.” (Source: WGAL)

• Pa. court system rebuts DOJ discrimination lawsuit: The federal lawsuit says court-imposed limitations on medication for opioid use disorder violate defendants’ rights. The court system says it isn’t liable for individual courts’ actions. (Source: Spotlight PA)

• Chairs appearing at Red Rose Transit bus stops: The transit authority says it doesn’t know who is placing them and discourages their use. (Source: LNP)

• Fetterman quiet so far in Senate race: The Democrat has lain low since suffering a stroke in May, but his campaign says he will soon begin engaging with Republican opponent Dr. Mehmet Oz. (Source: AP)

• Biking for Brittany fundraiser debuts Sunday: Proceeds benefit Brittany’s Hope, a local nonprofit that helps families who adopt foreign children with special needs (Source: LNP)

• Nation/world: Report: Secret Service deleted texts from Jan. 5-6. (Source: CNN) Biden to meet with Saudi king, MBS. (Source: AP) Manchin blocks climate, tax provisions of Biden bill. (Source: NBC News) Texas conservatives want to authorize DAs to pursue abortion prosecutions outside their jurisdictions. (Source: NPR) Ivana Trump dies at 73. (Source: ABC News)