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Wednesday, Aug. 3

A Congressional delegation led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, center, meets with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, in gray jacket at Pelosi’s side, on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. (Source: Office of Speaker Pelosi)

• Lawmakers, advocates react to mail-in ballot ruling: Republicans attacked the Pa. Supreme Court, while Democrats and voting rights advocates praised its 5-2 majority for ruling that Act 77 is constitutional. (Source: ABC 27)

• Gov. Wolf reintroduces ‘PA Opportunity’ proposal: The program would send $2,000 checks to Pennsylvania households making less than $80,000. (Source: CBS 21)

• Feds close investigation of pension fund’s real estate buys: The U.S. Department of Justice will not be bringing charges against the Public School Employees’ Retirement System, PSERS’ board chair said. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Pa. joins task force on robocalls: The group of 50 attorneys general will investigate and take legal action against robocalls originating outside the U.S. (WGAL)

• County did not treat comments on Lancaster Stands Up poster as actionable threats: County Commissioner John Trescot and Chief Clerk Larry George said the references to “Revolution” and “1917,” which Commissioner Josh Parsons has described as threatening violence on social media, did not warrant investigation. (Source: LNP)

• Nation/world: Kansans reject constitutional amendment banning abortion. (Source: NBC News) Senate passes PACT Act, aiding veterans exposed to toxins, after uproar over previous rejection. (Source: NPR) Pelosi ends Taiwan visit. (Source: UPI) Broadcaster Vin Scully dies at 94. (Source: CNN)