An independent news publication of
United Way of Lancaster County


Tuesday, June 20

Hunter Biden (Source: AP)

• Local unemployment at historic lows: Lancaster County’s unemployment rate is 2.4%, a 23-year low, and Lancaster city’s rate is 3.3%. (Source: LNP)

• School District of Lancaster mulls tax hike: The board is scheduled to vote on its 2023-24 budget tonight. (Source: ABC 27)

• Judges accused in ACLU bail lawsuit seek dismissal of disparate treatment claim: They are challenging an American Civil Liberties Union filing that purports to show that bail practices resulted in inmates being detained based on wealth. (Source: LNP)

• FAFSA bill passes state committee: The bill, sponsored by state Sen. Scott Martin, R-Lancaster, would mandate that high school students fill out the application for federal higher education assistance. (Source: ABC 27)

• Lawmakers continue to lie about 2020 election: Because of that, WITF will continue to note in its election coverage the actions that election deniers took in the wake of Trump’s loss. (Source: WITF)

• Nation/world: Hunter Biden to plead guilty to tax charges, faces firearms charge. (Source: AP) Search continues for Titanic submersible. (Source: NPR) Trump trial tentatively scheduled for August. (Source: ABC News) 56% of Americans think Trump should end campaign, but 76% of Republicans support him. (Source: U.S. News) Parliament approves report concluding that Boris Johnson misled it. (Source: UPI)