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United Way of Lancaster County


Tuesday, March 19

(Source: MESA)

• Route 30 shut down after tractor-trailer crash: A hazmat team was called to the crash site on Route 30 eastbound near Route 222 northbound. (Source: WGAL

• MESA sends out bills: The emergency services authority reported about 200 discrepancies in 15,000 bills, due to misclassifications in the county’s property records. (Source: LNP)

• Election experts advise discontinuing use of touchscreen machines: Twenty Pennsylvania counties still use them. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Parents protest West Shore School Board meeting with Independence Law Center: The nonprofit firm, which advocates for conservative causes, has been advising school districts on transgender policies. (Source: WGAL)

• Allegheny County settles lawsuit over ballot drop boxes: County Executive Sara Innamorato had planned to place the drop boxes without the Board of Elections’ formal approval by public vote, a violation of state law. (Source: WESA)

• Nation/world: EPA fully bans asbestos. (Source: USA Today) Hong Kong passes China-aligned security law. (Source: CNN) Five states hold primaries. (Source: Reuters) Haitian gangs attack power stations. (Source: NBC News) Trump team says he can’t post $454 million bond. (Source: NPR)