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February 6, 2023
Acting Attorney General Michelle Henry and her Office’s Bureau of Consumer Protection issued a warning to Pennsylvanians to be alert for scams when purchasing Super Bowl LII tickets or other products relating to the event. Consumers and sports fans can be scammed and end up buying fraudulent tickets
February 6, 2023
As part of a continuing effort to improve service this tax season, the Internal Revenue Service today announced special Saturday hours for the next four months at Taxpayer Assistance Centers (TACs) across the country. The special Saturday availability across the nation will take place from 9 a.m. to
February 2, 2023
As a part of ongoing efforts to prevent and end Veteran homelessness, the Department of Veterans Affairs is announcing $30 million in grant funding for organizations to help formerly homeless Veterans maintain their independence and housing stability. This funding opportunity will give organizations
February 1, 2023
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project has published the January 31, 2023 edition of PHLP Health Law News. You can subscribe to receive the PHLP Health Law News on the PHLP website at www.phlp.org.
February 1, 2023
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project and Pennsylvania Health Access Network are hosting a Virtual Information Session entitled The Future of Parents as Paid Caregivers on February 9, 2023 from 1:00 PM-2:30 PM Eastern. Throughout the public health emergency (PHE), and in some cases even prior to the
January 27, 2023
Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) Acting Secretary Val Arkoosh today advised Pennsylvanians of upcoming changes to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Due to passage of the recent federal Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023, starting in March, SNAP recipient
January 27, 2023
The Internal Revenue Service and partners nationwide today kicked off their Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day outreach campaign to help millions of Americans who earned $59,187 or less last year take advantage of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). "This is an extremely important tax credit
January 25, 2023
The Biden-Harris Administration is announcing new actions to increase fairness in the rental market and further principles of fair housing. Administration also launches Resident-Centered Housing Challenge, a call-to-action to improve the quality of life for renters

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