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Monday, May 20

In this May 2023 file photo, anglers take part in Penn State Health Lancaster Medical Center’s EMS fishing derby on Swarr Run. (Source: Lancaster Medical Center)

• Bill would expand range of legal raw milk products: State Rep. Dave Zimmerman’s H.B. 2293 would allow the holder of a raw milk permit to sell other products containing it, such as butter, yogurt or cheese. Zimmerman said the legislation is unrelated to the state’s legal fight against Amish farmer Amos Miller. (Source: WITF | LNP)

• Eden Bridge Foundation funds conservative advocacy: Critics say the foundation, headquartered on the Lancaster Bible College campus, donates to organizations seeking to undermine church-state separation. (Source: LNP)  

• Police prepare to enforce Pa. ban on cell phone use while driving: For the next year, drivers will be warned; after that, citations will be issued. (Source: Fox 43)  

• Lancaster hospital hosts fishing derby for EMS workers: Penn State Health Lancaster Medical Center hosted the contest and cookout Sunday at Swarr Run to kick off National EMS Week. (Source: ABC 27)

• Nation/world: Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi killed in crash. (Source: UPI) International Criminal Court prosecutor seeks warrants for Netanyahu, Hamas leaders. (Source: AP) Trump trial nears end with Cohen cross-examination. (Source: NBC News) Red Lobster files for bankruptcy. (Source: CBS News) Team refloats, moves ship that hit Baltimore bridge. (Source: USA Today) MoveOn petitions to remove Alito over upside-down flag. (Source: Newsweek)