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News: Monday, June 21

Sen David Argall, R-Schuylkill/Berks (Source:

Sen David Argall, R-Schuylkill/Berks (Source:


Pa. may not make 70% vaccination threshold before June 28 mask mandate lift: According to the Department of Health, 57.8% of Pennsylvanians 18 and older are fully vaccinated, and 73.7% have received their first dose. (Source: FOX 43)

Biden infrastructure plan could help improve majority of Lancaster bridges: Only 31% of bridges in Lancaster County are rated as being in "good" condition, with 13% rated "poor" and 56% rated "fair". (Source: LNP)

A look at police hiring in Pennsylvania: Law enforcement agencies have joined the list of industries that are struggling with an employee shortage, with a study revealing that 41% of departments surveyed are experiencing the worst employee shortage in five years. (Source: CBS 21)

Pa. state Senator backs Arizona-style election audit: Despite two audits and assurances from every level of government that the election was free of widespread fraud, GOP Sen. David Argall told Spotlight PA he does not see the “damage in doing it one more time to try to answer the concerns that people have.” (Source: Spotlight PA)

National/world roundup: U.S. extends travel restrictions to Canada, Mexico borders. (Source: Reuters) Supreme Court decides against NCAA in compensation case. (Source: AP) Claudette strengthens to tropical storm; 13 dead so far. (Source: USA Today) India hits vaccination record with free Covid-19 shots. (Source: Reuters) Tokyo Olympics limit local spectators to 50% capacity. (Source: UPI)