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United Way of Lancaster County


Thursday, July 21

Elections staff and volunteers open and sort mail-in ballots at the Lancaster Couty Government Center on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. Elections Chief Clerk Christa Miller is at right. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher)

• Heat advisory issued for midstate: The heat index is expected to exceed 100 in Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon and York counties, said the advisory, which runs from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. today. (Source: WGAL)

• Battles continue over election procedures: Pennsylvania certified the May primary in 64 of 67 counties while it awaits the outcome of a lawsuit filed against Lancaster, Berks and Fayette. (Source: AP) Republicans filed suit to halt mail-in balloting this fall. (Source: AP) Audit the Vote PA is targeting nursing home administrators as part of a broad “election integrity” initiative. (Source: LNP)

• Local hotels face staffing shortages: Staff are taking on multiple roles to compensate. (Source: WGAL)

• Pregnancy crisis center need not disclose subcontracts: The Commonwealth Court ruled 2-1 that Pennsylvania’s Right-to-Know Law does not require Real Alternatives, which received more than $30 million in state contracts from 2012 to 2017, to reveal its program development and advancement agreements with service providers. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Nation/world: Tonight’s Jan. 6 hearing will focus on Trump’s actions during unrest. (Source: ABC News) Italian PM Draghi resigns. (Source: UPI) Report: Labor traffickers bribed Georgia government staffers. (Source: USA Today) European Central Bank implements first rate hike in 11 years. (Source: CNBC) Housing market cools. (Source: AP)