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04/05/2018

The Federal Trade Commission and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) are teaming up to make it easier for consumers to report tax-related identity theft and to receive assistance to help recover. The IRS will now allow consumers to report identity theft to the IRS electronically through the FTC's IdentityTheft.gov website.

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04/05/2018

Shriver Center logoThe Clearinghouse Community, part of the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, will be holding the April episode of the Advocacy Exchange webcast, entitled Overcoming the Collateral Consequences of Juvenile Court Involvement, on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Eastern. 

The Advocacy Exchange is a monthly conversation hosted by the Clearinghouse Community with advocates advancing change.

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04/04/2018

National Crime Victims Rights Week logoAs part of the Office of Victims of Crime’s (OVC) commemoration of National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW), OVC will host a webinar entitled NCVRW Creating a Vicarious Trauma-Informed Organization: Strategies for Success on April 11, 2018 from 2:00 pm–3:30 pm Eastern, that focuses on evidence-based strategies for your organization to address vicarious trauma.

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04/04/2018

Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Pennsylvanians struggling to pay home heating bills will now have until April 13, 2018, to apply for financial help through the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

The federally funded program was slated to end April 6, 2018, but the Wolf Administration decided that given the unpredictable weather this winter, Pennsylvania would extend the program, giving people extra time to apply for funding.

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04/03/2018

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The Pennsylvania Health Law Project has published the March 2018 edition of Health Law PA News, a free newsletter containing the latest news relating to Health Law in Pennsylvania. You can subscribe to receive the PHLP eNews, which links to the Health Law PA News on the PHLP website at www.phlp.org
 
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