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United Way of Lancaster County


Monday, May 1

Heart patient Chantha Reth is seen in a family photo. (Source: GoFundMe)

 Legislators not sold on tax credit for essential workers: Gov. Shapiro’s proposal for targeted tax credits for police, nurses and teachers appears unlikely to become law. (Source: Spotlight PA)

 Home rule could change Lancaster’s tax structure: Under a home rule charter, the city would likely raise its earned income tax and realty transfer tax rates. (Source: LNP)

 Local refugee needs heart transplant: Chantha Reth has been in and out of Penn Medicine Hospital for more than a year since his diagnosis. (Source: CBS 21)

 Group fighting hate crimes partners with mental health organizations: The coalition, Uniting to Prevent Targeted Violence, hopes to deter individuals at risk of committing violence. It operates in Adams, Dauphin, Franklin, and York counties. (Source: WITF)

 SACA celebrates 50 years: Carlos Graupera founded the Spanish American Civic Association in 1973 Graupera, 72, established SACA with the help of Catholic Social Services. (Source: LNP)

 Nation/world: Manhunt expands for Texas shooter. (Source: USA Today) JPMorgan to take over First Republic Bank. (Source: ABC News) 1,000 Americans evacuated from Sudan. (Source: NPR) El Paso declares state of emergency over immigration. (Source: UPI) Trump seeks mistrial in Carroll lawsuit. (Source: CBS News) Workers worldwide hold May Day rallies. (Source: AP)