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Updated: May 21, 2020 | 4:16 pm

Lancaster, Reading transit workers call for more pay, coronavirus protections

“We’re at a big risk, we’re dealing with the community. I’m not only concerned about the health of the riders, but I’m concerned about myself.”
By Anthony Orozco

Here’s Lancaster County’s plan to reopen Friday ahead of the governor’s timeline

Commissioners approve economic recovery, public health plans at Wednesday meeting
By Benjamin Pontz

Is your county planning to move to ‘yellow’ on its own? Here’s the latest

We breakdown the issue in eight counties and the latest developments.
By Ed Mahon

Q&A with Tom Murse, executive editor of LNP

How Pa. news organizations are handling the COVID-19 pandemic
By Staff

A day in the life of someone caring for a person with disabilities during COVID-19

“We've yet to even begin to imagine the kind of mental health toll that all of this will take on everyone. And particularly people with various disabilities.”
By Keira McGuire

Lancaster County district latest in midstate to shift school start times

The board for Ephrata Area School District recently approved a plan to push back the start of the school day by about 45 minutes for middle and high school students.

By Rachel McDevitt

What does the future of farming in Pennsylvania look like? Who and where are the big questions

Agriculture accounts for 18 percent of the state’s economy, but it faces serious challenges.

By Rachel McDevitt

Updated: December 11, 2019 | 3:35 pm

Paying rent to your jailers: Inmates are billed millions of dollars for their stays in Pa. prisons.

Wardens say it teaches financial responsibility, inmates and prison researchers say it’s too burdensome.
By Joseph Darius Jaafari

Pa.’s first-time hemp growers had high hopes, but it could take years to see if the crop is worth it

Many in Pennsylvania were ready to gamble on what some advocates tout as the state’s next cash crop. 

By Rachel McDevitt

Last-minute bill amendment addresses scanner, privacy issues at the polls

Republican Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill's amendment responds to problems during the general election Nov. 5 in York County, which she represents, but would have statewide benefits.
By Emily Previti