Here's your look at five stories we're following today:

1. Sting case: District Attorney Seth Williams is expected to announce charges against three more Democratic Philadelphia politicians in a corruption sting case that Attorney General Kathleen Kane had dropped, deeming it not prosecutable. Expected to be charged are State Reps. Louise Williams Bishop and Michelle Brownlee, as well as former Rep. Harold James.

2. Menendez speculation: New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez is proceeding with business as usual, despite reports that he may be about to face federal corruption charges for allegedly improperly using his office to aid a friend and political donor.

3. Jury deliberations: Jurors will resume deliberations in a few high-profile trials today, including a priest accused of sexually abusing a 10-year-old altar boy and a Feltonville man who allegedly shot a police officer.

4. N.J. budget: New Jersey legislative committees are hitting the road this week for listening-session hearings about the state budget, beginning today in Paramus and Wednesday in Collingswood. Gov. Chris Christie, meanwhile, will be holding a town hall event in Somerville to press his budget plans.

5. Pre-K funding: A hearing on funding for pre-kindergarten programs in Pennsylvania will take place in Montgomery County today.