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November 8, 2019
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project has published the October 2019 edition of the Health Law PA Newsletter . You can subscribe to receive the PHLP eNews, which links to the Health Law PA News on the PHLP website at www.phlp.org . This issue includes the following articles: PA Medicaid Adopting a
November 5, 2019
The Pennsylvania Utility Law Project (PULP) has released its 2019-2020 Low Income Energy Assistance Program - Pennsylvania Advocates Manual . The manual is developed and produced by the Pennsylvania Utility Law Project (PULP) for use by members of the Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network and others who
November 5, 2019
The Legal Services Corporation’s (LSC) Disaster Task Force will hold an event marking the release of its report on Tuesday, November 12, at 9:30 a.m. at the New York City Emergency Management Department, 165 Cadman Plaza in Brooklyn. The report offers recommendations on how legal services providers
October 23, 2019
Consumers 60 and older report losing money to scams less often than younger adults, but when they do lose money, they report higher individual losses A new report from the Federal Trade Commission shows that adults aged 60 and older are less likely to report losing money to fraud than younger adults
October 21, 2019
Pennsylvania Health Law Project invites Community HealthChoices (CHC) participants, their family members and caregivers to share their perspective with senior state officials who run the CHC program during a Listening Session on October 23, 2019 from 9:30 AM-12:00 PM. The session will take place at
October 11, 2019
Governor Tom Wolf has issued a Proclamation proclaiming October 20 - 26, 2019, to be PRO BONO WEEK in Pennsylvania. The proclamation encourages all Pennsylvanians to recognize and appreciate the dedication and contributions of these law professionals to enhancing the lives of their clients, and to
October 10, 2019
Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for nearly 69 million Americans will increase 1.6 percent in 2020, the Social Security Administration announced today. The 1.6 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin with benefits payable to more than 63 million Social
October 10, 2019
The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) announced today that it is awarding Technology Initiative Grants (TIG) to 30 legal services organizations totaling $4,230,718. The TIG program funds technology projects that provide greater access to high-quality legal assistance and information for low-income

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