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Monday, July 11

Steve Bannon (Source: Wikimedia)

• Consortium to buy Armstrong Flooring: The bankrupt company said the $107 million deal will keep its Lancaster plant operating. (Source: LNP)

• Gov. Wolf vetoes bills on trans athletes, poll watchers: In his veto message, Gov. Wolf said the transgender bill would hurt a vulnerable population already at risk and potentially conflict with federal anti-discrimination law. (Source: AP)

• Court blocks Pa. climate plan: The Commonwealth Court granted a preliminary injunction preventing the Wolf administration from implementing the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. (Source: ABC 27)

• Pa. GOP advances anti-abortion constitutional amendment: The language would not restrict abortion directly but would insulate anti-abortion measures from legal challenges. (Source: WHYY)

Advocacy groups react to state budget: Environmental and education groups celebrated, while economic equity groups lamented the budget’s corporate tax cuts. (Source: Capital-Star)

Nation/world: Justice Dept. says Bannon’s offer to testify about Jan. 6 is a ploy. (Source: NBC News) Drugmaker seeks approval for over-the-counter birth control. (Source: CBS News) Biden considers declaring public health emergency over abortion. (Source: UPI) Gas prices fall. (Source: ABC News | AP) Marchers in Uvalde call for gun control. (Source: Texas Public Radio)