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News: Tuesday, Apr. 27

Lancaster County Prison (Source: Lancaster County)

Lancaster County Prison (Source: Lancaster County)
Lancaster County Prison (Source: Lancaster County)


Lancaster County Prison to begin inmate, staff Covid-19 vaccinations today: 183 inmates —about 26% of the population — and seven staff members have signed up for their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine. (Source: LNP)

Pa. to lose seat in the U.S. House: The U.S. Census  confirmed Monday that Pennsylvania will only have 19 seats, down from 20. It is the 10th consecutive decade that Pennsylvania's below average rate of population growth has caused the state to lose representation. (Source: WGAL)

Pa.'s new traffic law goes into effect today: The ‘Move Over’ law requires drivers to switch lanes and slow to at least 20 miles per hour less than the speed limit when emergency crews or others are on the side of the road. (Source: CBS 21)

Proposed bill could boost pollution reduction on Lancaster County farms: GOP Sen. Gene Yaw visited York County on Monday to promote his Senate Bill 465, which targets improving polluted streams and has support from farmers and conservationists alike. (Source: LNP)

National roundup: Biden to update CDC masking guidance today. (Source: UPI) Biden to raise minimum wage for federal contractors to $15 per hour. (Source: Reuters) U.S. House to examine treatment of unaccompanied migrant children at the border. (Source: UPI) Prince Harry and Meghan to lead "Vax Live" benefit concert. (Source: AP)