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United Way of Lancaster County


Tuesday, May 2

The interior of a legal supervised injection site in Vancouver, Canada. (Source: Vancouver Coastal Health)

 Pa. Senate votes to ban safe injection sites: The bill passed 41-9 but is unlikely to come up in the Democratic-majority House. (Source: ABC 27)

 Harrisburg receives $2.3 million HUD homelessness grant: The grant, one of 32 nationwide, will be used over three years to fund outreach workers, rapid rehousing and permanent housing. (Source: CBS 21)

 Lawmakers propose four-day workweek: Companies that shift to one would be eligible for tax credits. (Source: WGAL)

 Court says Pa. school district can’t bar After School Satan Club: The preliminary order obliges Saucon Valley School District in Northampton County to allow three meetings of the club this school year. (Source: WITF | Lehigh Valley News)

 Treasury holds $62.1 million owed to Lancaster County residents: The state’s unclaimed property database can be searched here. (Source: LNP)

 Nation/world: U.S. could default on debt June 1. (Source: ABC News) Hollywood writers go on strike. (Source: CNBC) Senators to hear testimony on Supreme Court ethics. (Source: NPR) Seven bodies found during search for Oklahoma teens. (Source: AP) Oklahoma bans gender-affirming care for minors. (Source: UPI) Singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot dies at 84. (Source: CNN)