U.S. Attorney General William Barr (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
U.S. Attorney General William Barr (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Headlines for Tuesday, July 28, 2020:

State lawmakers consider plight of bars, restaurants: Operators say they can't survive under current rules. The House Majority Policy Committee is hearing testimony today (Source: CBS 21), while state Democrats say they have a package of relief bills. (Source: CBS 21)

Nursing homes start allowing visits: Landis Homes and Brethren Village resumed limited in-person visits last week, and Moravian Manor plans to resume them Thursday.  (Source: LNP)

School leaders want better Covid-19 guidance from state: District representatives said they lack the public health expertise to make the decisions they're being tasked with making.  (Source: CBS 21)

Essential workers testify: They told state lawmakers about shortages of Covid-19 protective equipment and about working long hours in risky circumstances without sick leave or hazard pay. (Source: WGAL)

National roundup: AG Barr to testify before House Judiciary Committee (Source: Business Insider) Portland protesters sue Trump administration. (Source: NPR) Social media removes video shared by President Trump with false Covid-19 claims. (Source: The Hill)

Tim Stuhldreher