Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., kneels with protesters in Lancaster on Monday, June 8, 2020. (Source: Office of Sen. Casey)
Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., kneels with protesters in Lancaster on Monday, June 8, 2020. (Source: Office of Sen. Casey)

Headlines for Tuesday, June 9, 2020:

State lawmakers push police reforms: On Monday, Democratic leaders and Black Caucus members called for a special session to pass measures outlawing police chokeholds and increasing law enforcement accountability. (Source: WGAL)

Lancaster's Luca, Ma(i)son restaurants close to address employee complaints: Two black employees criticized the restaurants' ownership online for staying silent about the Black Lives Matter protest movement, and said they felt their concerns were met with a lack of sympathy or understanding. (Source: LNP)

Sen. Casey kneels with Lancaster protesters: Casey, a co-sponsor of federal police reform legislation, met with protesters and members of the Lancaster NAACP. A follow-up meeting is planned in three months. (Source: ABC 27)

Covid-19 testing ends at Clipper Stadium: Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health and UPMC Pinnacle wound up their operations Monday at the outdoor tent on stadium grounds. LGH is maintaining three other testing sites, while UPMC Pinnacle has one in the Lancaster area. (Source: LNP)

State orders Covid-19 testing at nursing homes: Initial testing must be done by June 24. (Source: WGAL)

National roundup:  George Floyd will be buried today in Houston. (Source: AP) Judge temporarily blocks removal of Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond. (Source: CBS News) Covid-19 cases continue to rise in many parts of the U.S. (Source: US News | Health Day) The doctrine of "qualified immunity" is receiving renewed scrutiny. (Source: Vox)

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