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United Way of Lancaster County


Wednesday, May 8

(Source: Goodwill Keystone Area)

• Warwick School district considers change to library policy: The school board is considering giving itself the final say over library materials that are challenged by community members; at present, a review committee makes those decisions. (Source: WGAL)

• Pa. Senate passes $3 billion tax cut: Republicans used a procedural move to pass a bill that would cut the state income tax from 3.07% to 2.8%. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Goodwill Keystone Area introduces free electronics recycling: Items can be dropped off at Goodwill stores and donation centers, including several in Lancaster County. (Source: Fox 43)

• Gun bills fall short in Pa. House: Bills banning the sale of accelerated trigger activators and requiring electronic submission of gun sale records both failed by 101-100 votes, with one Democrat joining all 100 Republicans in voting “no.” (Source: Capital-Star)

• Cumberland Valley School Board member resigns over speaker: Brian Drapp voted twice against letting actor Maulik Pancholy speak at a middle school assembly, and said he was disheartened by the disruptive behavior allowed by the board at an April 24 discussion of the issue. (Source: WGAL)

• Nation/world: U.S. announces $578 million in aid to address ‘irregular migration.’ (Source: UPI) Stormy Daniels testifies against Trump. (Source: NPR) U.S. puts hold on ammunition to Israel. (Source: Axios) Taliban pledges to flog, stone women for adultery. (Source: Voice of America) Judge indefinitely delays his classified documents trial. (Source: CNN)