Projections for two possible Covid-19 scenarios both show declining cases this fall. (Source: Covid-19 Scenario Modeling Hub)
Projections for two possible Covid-19 scenarios both show declining cases this fall. (Source: Covid-19 Scenario Modeling Hub)

Headlines:

Amendments to rescind school mask mandates stall in House:  Legislators had returned to Harrisburg a week early, with Republicans vowing to countermand the Health Department directive, but internal caucus disagreements led to the tabling of nine measures that would have partly or totally repealed the order. (Source: Capital-Star)

Harassment, work load contributing to poll worker shortage: Counties across Pennsylvania are having difficulties filling positions, a problem being seen nationwide. (Source: WITF)

Covid-19 cases lead to high school sports cancellations: The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association says teams should use backup players if at all possible. If not, they must either reschedule or forfeit. (Source: WGAL)

'Shawn's Law' goes to Gov. Wolf's desk: The measure would increase penalties for individuals who abet the suicide of a minor or someone with intellectual disabilities. (Source: ABC 27)

National/world roundup: Covid-19 Delta surge may be peaking. (Source: NPR) House passes funding bill that would raise debt ceiling. (Source: CBS News) U.S. to contribute 1 billion Pfizer vaccines to global vaccination effort. (Source: AP) Trump sues niece, N.Y. Times over tax story. (Source: NBC News) Aiming to influence upcoming contests, Trump backers seek roles as election officials. (Source: Reuters)

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