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June 11, 2021
You are cordially invited to join us virtually to celebrate our 2021 Martin Luther King, Jr. Summer Interns. July 28, 2021 6:00-7:15 pm
June 10, 2021
Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Acting Secretary Jennifer Berrier announced today that a new version of the Pennsylvania Teleclaims system (PAT), which allows individuals to file for unemployment benefits by phone, is now online. PAT, which replaces a different file-by-phone system
June 10, 2021
Governor Tom Wolf today announced recipients of a new round of funding for housing programs made available through the Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement (PHARE) fund. Grants totalling $44.9 million will fund 223 housing initiatives in all 67 counties
June 10, 2021
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project has published the May 2021 edition of PHLP Health Law News. You can subscribe to receive the PHLP Health Law News on the PHLP website at www.phlp.org. This edition features the following articles: Certain Medicaid Eligibility Changes Allowed for People with
May 24, 2021
Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Acting Secretary Jennifer Berrier has announced that work search requirements for individuals receiving unemployment benefits will restart the week of July 11, with individuals to begin certifying on July 18 that they have looked for work during the previous week
May 24, 2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Aging today announced that older adults who will soon be turning 65 and are not yet enrolled in Medicare can attend a free virtual event to learn about their healthcare coverage options when enrolling for Medicare. The "Welcome to Medicare" event on June 23, open from
May 21, 2021
President Biden has issued a Memorandum reinvigorating the White House Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable, established as a White House initiative by President Obama, and directing the Department of Justice to consider expanding DOJ’s planning, development, and coordination of access-to-justice policy
May 21, 2021
The Pennsylvania Bar Association, in collaboration with ABA Free Legal Answers, is launching Pennsylvania (PBA) Free Legal Answers and is just now seeking volunteer lawyers to participate in the program. Client questions will be solicited once enough lawyers have signed on to the site. The program

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