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United Way of Lancaster County


Thursday, July 6

Donna Kreiser (Source: McNees Wallace & Nurick)

• Pa. House passes budget, but Republicans cry foul: The House took action after Gov. Shapiro promised to use the line-item veto to strike a $100 million appropriation for private school vouchers. Republicans called Shapiro’s reversal an act of bad faith. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Help pours in after Rapho Township building explosion: The Red Cross and neighboring municipalities are providing aid. (Source: WGAL)

• Lancaster Chamber board names new chair: The new chair, Donna Kreiser, heads the Lancaster office of law firm McNees Wallace & Nurick. (Source: LNP)

• Code Orange declared for ozone: The alert, coming amid hot, muggy weather, applies to Lancaster, Lebanon, York, Dauphin, and Cumberland counties. (Source: WGAL)

• ALICE report documents racial disparities in economic security: In Berks County, 62% of Latino and 52% of Black households fall below the report’s “survival budget” threshold, versus 35% of White households. (Source: WITF)

• Nation/world: Belarus leader says Wagner chief Prigozhin is in Russia. (Source: BBC News) 4 dead in Lviv missile attack. (Source: UPI) Study: Half of U.S. drinking water contains ‘forever’ chemicals. (Source: AP) Meta launches Twitter rival Thread. (Source: NPR) Beijing halts outdoor work as temperatures hit 104 degrees. (Source: AP)