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Tuesday, June 11

Steve Groff, owner of Cedar Meadow Farm, shows Gov. Josh Shapiro and Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding around the premises during their visit on Monday, June 11, 2024. (Source:

• Pa. House passes education ‘fair funding’ bill: The $6 billion plan passed 107-94. (Source: Capital-Star) Meanwhile, protesters decried billionaire Jeff Yass’ support for school vouchers and his contributions to state legislators, including Lancaster state Sen. Scott Martin. (Source: WITF | LNP)

• Lawsuit challenges Lancaster County’s rejection of mail-in ballots: The county improperly rejected State Department guidance that failing to write the year on a ballot envelope should not be disqualifying, the Pennsylvania Alliance for Retired Americans said. (Source: Fox 43)

• Sen. Fetterman, wife involved in vehicle crash: Maryland State Police said Sen. John Fetterman rear-ended a car shortly before 8 a.m. Sunday on I-70. He was treated for a bruised shoulder. (Source: WGAL)

• Gov. Shapiro visits Lancaster County farm: Shapiro and Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding touted the $10.3 million allocation to spur agricultural innovation in the governor’s proposed 2024-25 budget. (Source: ABC 27)

• Elizabethtown Area School Board proposes retaining Independence Law Center: The conservative pro bono firm advises school districts on issues involving policy, ethics and religion, such as library materials and treatment of transgender students. (Source: LNP)

• Nation/world: Malawi VP dies in plane crash. (Source: AP) UN says Israel, Hamas may both be guilty of war crimes. (Source: UPI) Activist records Alitos endorsing return to ‘godliness.’ (Source: CNN) Jury continues deliberations in Hunter Biden gun trial. (Source: ABC News) U.S. instructors stabbed in China. (Source: NBC News)