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February 28, 2024
The Department of Revenue is providing additional in-person assistance through more than 100 events across the Commonwealth following Governor Josh Shapiro’s work to expand the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program.
February 27, 2024
Please join the Pennsylvania Utility Law Project , Public Citizen , and the National Energy Assistance Directors Association for a free informational webinar entitled Exploring the Impact of LNG Exports on Pennsylvania Families on Friday, March 15, 2024 from 12:00 PM-1:00 PM Eastern. In 2022, the
February 26, 2024
The Internal Revenue Service today announced it will accept supplemental applications from all qualified organizations for Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) matching grants from Feb. 26 to April 10.
February 23, 2024
Peoples Gas has proposed to raise rates for its customers by approximately $156 million. The proposal could increase consumer bills by as much as 21%. The Public Utility Commission (PUC) is hosting six public input hearings to hear from communities about the impact this rate increase will have on
February 21, 2024
North Penn Legal Services (NPLS) is presenting a free program at the Wellsboro Green Free Library on the topic of Utility Rights & Assistance Programs on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 at 5:00 PM Eastern. Join the presenters for an engaging session on the topic of utility rights and assistance
February 21, 2024
As part of Governor Josh Shapiro's efforts to deliver results and make government more accessible, the Department of Revenue today launched a new lookup tool on its website to help applicants of the Property Tax/Rent Rebate (PTRR) program find in-person assistance in their communities. This
February 21, 2024
The Federal Housing Administration announced a new loss mitigation home retention option for delinquent borrowers with FHA-insured single family forward mortgages called the Payment Supplement, that provides mortgage servicers with an additional tool to temporarily reduce a borrower’s monthly
February 21, 2024
The American Bar Association Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence is hosting the Legal Resource Center on Violence Against Women interactive legal training, focused on advanced interstate custody issues. Training topics will include: Strategies for working with clients who are considering

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