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Friday, Sept. 2

President Joe Biden speaks about democracy in Philadelphia on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022. (Source:

• Nursing home workers strike: About 700 workers are picketing at 14 facilities, including 36 counties, including Rose City Health & Rehab in Lancaster. (ABC 27)

• Workforce Development Board responds to lawsuit: In a court filing, it called former executive director Cathy Rychalsky’s legal action frivolous and said she was fired for insubordination and policy violations, not as retaliation for whistleblowing, as she alleges. (Source: LNP)

• Mastriano sues Jan. 6 committee: The Republican gubernatorial candidate claims the committee was not properly appointed and lacks authority to compel depositions. (Source: CBS 21)

• Fetterman gives interview on MSNBC: It was the first national TV appearance for the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate since his stroke. (Source: WGAL)

• Legislature, Wolf reach agreement on opening pathway for legacy child abuse cases: The legislature will prioritize a constitutional amendment creating a two-year window for allegations to be filed regardless of the date an incident occurred. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Music for Everyone repairs School District of Lancaster instruments: The nonprofit arranged for 272 instruments to be repaired by Menchey Music or replaced. (Source: LNP)

• Nation/world: Biden calls out GOP extremism in Philadelphia speech. (Source: UPI) Economy added 315,000 jobs in August. (Source: CNBC) Justice Thomas’ wife Ginni urged Wisconsin lawmakers to overturn 2020 election. (Source: AP) Gun jams, thwarting attempted assassination of Argentine VP. (Source: NBC News) Judge OKs releasing more detailed list of items seized at Mar-A-Lago. (Source: NBC News) Red flag laws are toothless. (Source: AP)