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Friday, Feb. 23

The mouth of Cuffs Run on the Susquehanna River. Inset map shows the footprint of a reservoir the proposed hydroelectric project would create. (Source: Lancaster Conservancy)

• York Energy Storage responds to Cuffs Run opponents: In a letter, the company said the $2.5 billion hydroelectric project would increase clean power production and local tax revenue while being almost invisible to the public. (Source: WGAL)

• Pa. student loan borrowers receiving relief: About 56,000 individuals will receive a total of $45.1 million in the first phase of the Biden administration’s nationwide rollout. (Source: ABC 27)

• Pa. Supreme Court dismisses GOP lawmakers’ 2000 election subpoena: The court said the subpoena became unenforceable once the 2021-22 legislative session ended. (Source: WITF | AP)

• House committee advances housing bills: The bills, if enacted, would implement a range of zoning reforms and tenant protections. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Manheim Township agrees to $4 million settlement in class-action lawsuit: If approved, it would resolve a years-long battle over excessive hookup fees assessed by the township water system. (Source: LNP)

• Nation/world: Biden announces sanctions on Russia. (Source: UPI) Odysseus lands on moon. (Source: CNN) Netanyahu proposes Gaza plan with security buffer, ongoing role for Israeli military. (Source: CNBC) Alabama IVF ruling raises alarms over church-state separation. (Source: AP) Trump maintains robust lead over Haley on eve of South Carolina primary. (Source: NPR)