(Source: Axon)
(Source: Axon)

Headlines for Wednesday, July 1, 2020:

Gov. Wolf to sign police reform bills: The measures strengthen background checks for officers seeking jobs and require de-escalation and anti-bias training. (Source: CBS 21)

Businesses criticize state shutdown: Leaders told a state Senate committee the lockdown was costly and the state's rulemaking was inconsistent. (Source: WGAL)

Recovery Lancaster phase 1 to provide $10.4 million to 423 firms: County commissioners were voting this morning on the allocation of CARES act funds. (Source: LNP)

State aid to long-term care facilities: More than $400 million is going to Covid-19 safety and mitigation measures. (Source: ABC 27)

Lititz police begin wearing body cameras: The devices are funded through a state grant.  (Source: ABC 27)

National roundup: Goldman Sachs: A national mask mandate would be more effective than another lockdown. (Source: NBC News) Columbus, Ohio, removes Columbus statue. (Source: NPR) Seattle moves to clear out autonomous zone. (Source: Reuters) Judge nixes Trump administration asylum restriction (Source: CBS News) America's public health systems are an underfunded shambles. (Source: AP)

Tim Stuhldreher