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United Way of Lancaster County


Tuesday, April 12

(Source: Grandview Church)

(Source: Grandview Church)
(Source: Grandview Church)

• Bill banning ballot drop boxes passes Pa. Senate committee: The party-line vote in the State Government Committee sends the legislation to the full Senate. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Sen. Toomey joins Lancaster forum on opioid addiction: The pandemic led to increased abuse and overdose fatalities, with 84% of the latter due to fentanyl, panelists said. (Source: ABC 27)

• Grandview Church to ordain Elizabeth Fulmer: It's the first ordination for the church since it disaffiliated from the United Methodist Church over LGBTQ+ issues. (Source: LNP)

• Licensing to begin soon for addiction recovery homes: Two months before enforcement begins only a few dozen license applications have been submitted. (Source: Spotlight PA)

• Advocates push for better Black maternal care: Statistics indicate Black women are three times more likely to die from complications related to childbirth. (Source: CBS 21)

• National/world: War displaces almost two-thirds of Ukrainian children. (Source: CBS News) Putin says invasion is "helping and saving people." (Source: BBC) Annual inflation hits 8.5% in March. (Source: CNBC) Biden administration to allow ethanol gas blend in summer. (Source: USA Today) Oxfam: Disruption from inflation, war could push 860 million people worldwide into extreme poverty. (Source: UPI) Former police officer who stormed Capitol on Jan. 6 found guilty. (Source: ABC News)