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06/23/2009

Get Help Now PA! logoGovernor Edward G. Rendell has announced the launch of the "Get Help Now PA!" volunteer initiative to provide financial and legal help to the many Pennsylvanians who still face difficult situations while the economic recovery takes hold. The program is part of a nationwide effort initiated by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, who have asked all governors and first ladies to join them in a service initiative designed to help fellow citizens in need.

PALawHELP.org News
06/23/2009

PennDOT agrees to reissue cancellation notice with an extended deadline and corrected information about documents needed to contest cancellation and verify identity.

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PALawHELP.org News
06/01/2009

The Equal Employment Opportunities Commission invites interested advocates to a free seminar to learn more about the recent Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA), which took effect January 1, 2009. The seminar will take place on June 17, 2009, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the EEOC's Philadelphia District Office, 801 Market Street, Suite1300, Philadelphia, Pa 19107.

PLAN E-News
05/11/2009

Over 500 attended Northwestern Legal Services' Reception on May 7th, 5:30 PM at the Federal Courthouse in Erie honoring the mission of access to justice and the 38 original incorporators of NWLS.

PLAN E-News