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Monday, June 13

Lancaster city police Chief Richard Mendez (Source: City of Lancaster)

• Pa. Dems call for minimum wage hike: They are holding a press conference today at the Capitol in Harrisburg. (Source: Fox 43)

• Baby formula plant at Reading gets another $8.25 million from state: The additional funding from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program will allow ByHeart to scale up its manufacturing capacity, Gov. Tom Wolf said. (Source: WHYY)

• Meet Lancaster city’s new police chief: Richard Mendez was working at an auto dealership 22 years ago when a relative suggested he apply to join the department. (Source: LNP)

• More retirement-age Pennsylvanians are still working: Nationwide, 22% of individuals age 65+ are working, up from 19.5% a year ago. Looking at the increase state-by-state, Pennsylvania had the third-highest jump. (Source: Fox43)

• National/world: Former Trump campaign manager cancels appearance at Jan. 6 hearings (Source: NBC News) Senators announce gun law plan. (Source: CBS News) Police arrest 31 on suspicion of planning to incite a riot near Pride event. (Source: ABC News) Brookings president resigns amid probe. (Source: AP) Toby Keith discloses cancer diagnosis. (Source: NPR) Broadway celebrates with Tony Awards. (Source: Variety)