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Friday, June 8

Shinzo Abe (Source: Office of the Cabinet, Government of Japan)

• Pa. House passes budget: The $42.8 billion spending plan includes increases for education and state police while boosting the Rainy Day fund to $5 billion and leaving another $3.6 billion unspent. (Source: CBS 21)

• Pa. Republicans advance late-night constitutional amendments on abortion, voter ID, election audits: Senate Bill 106 would add explicit language to the state constitution spelling out that it provides no right to abortions. Another amendment would require voters to present ID at all elections. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Coatesville to lose advanced ambulance service: The Tower Health, which closed two area hospitals, is discontinuing its ambulance service there as of Sept. 1. (Source: LNP)

• Deal could save ‘substantial portion’ of Armstrong Flooring: The bankrupt company employs about 600 people in Lancaster County. (Source: LNP)

• Nation/world: Former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe assassinated. (Source: CBS News) Biden to sign executive order on abortion rights. (Source: CNN) U.S. payrolls increase by 372,000 in June. (Source: CNBC) China demands end to U.S. military ‘collusion’ with Taiwan. (Source: AP) Cipollone testifies today. (Source: NPR) Derek Chauvin sentenced to 21 years on federal charges in George Floyd case. (Source: NY Times)