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Thursday, April 11

‘Safe Communities’ founder Linda Crockett. (Source: Provided)

• Pa. House passes bill requiring insurers to cover telehealth: Proponents say House Bill 1512, which passed 197-3, will enhance access to health care, especially for rural patients. (Source: Capital-Star) The chamber also passed a bill requiring disclosure when content is generated by AI and criminalizing AI-generated child pornography. (Source: ABC 27)

• ‘Safe Communities’ founder nears retirement: Linda Crockett, who was abused and raped as a child and teenager, is recovering from an aortic aneurysm and recruiting successors to continue the nonprofit she founded in 2019. (Source: LNP)

• Dauphin County Housing Authority seeking landlords: Far too few property owners are accepting Section 8 vouchers, Executive Director Leah Eppinger said. (Source: CBS 21)

• PCAD President Michael Molla resigns: The retirement is effective immediately; Molla said he stepped down for personal reasons and will be taking some time off. (Source: LNP)

• Groups appeal ruling on undated mail-in ballots: A coalition led by the American Civil Liberties Union asked the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals to rehear their appeal that failing to date a ballot envelope should not invalidate it. (Source:  Capital-Star)

• Nation/world: Judge rejects Trump’s third attempt to delay porn star hush money trial. (Source: NBC News) Republicans block attempt to repeal 1864 Arizona abortion ban. (Source: AP) Justice Department announces rule to narrow gun-show loophole. (Source: NPR) Vietnamese billionaire sentenced to death for bank fraud. (Source: BBC News) Biden hosts Japanese PM Kishida at state dinner. (Source: UPI)