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January 20, 2023
Surrounded by family, friends and colleagues, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Debra Todd today made history as she was formally sworn-in as Pennsylvania’s 58th Chief Justice, becoming the first woman installed as chief in the Court’s 300-year history. “Today my heart is full of joy and gratitude
January 19, 2023
Former AT&T customers with unlimited data plans may be eligible to claim a refund due to AT&T's failiure to disclose that it would reducing their data speeds, a practice known as throttling, when a certain amount of data usage was reached.
January 18, 2023
Today, on his first full day in office, Governor Josh Shapiro announced that effective immediately, 92 percent of state government jobs – about 65,000 positions – do not require a four-year college degree. As part of that announcement, Governor Shapiro signed Executive Order 2023-03, the first of
January 17, 2023
The Internal Revenue Service's Free File Guided Tax Preparation service is live and ready for taxpayers to use. Free File went live January 13, 2023, 10 days prior to the 2023 filing season start date. The IRS starts accepting individual tax returns on January 23. IRS Free File marks its 21st filing
January 13, 2023
Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Secretary Jennifer Berrier today announced grant awards totaling nearly $740,000 to local organizations committed to connecting Pennsylvania veterans with family-sustaining jobs. The Wolf Administration has designed Veterans Employment Program (VEP) Grants to
January 12, 2023
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) will be hosting a series of webinars on five Wednesdays in February and March 2023 discussing approaches to combat elder financial exploitation. The series will be moderated by Jenefer Duane from the CFPB’s Office for Older Americans and veteran elder
January 11, 2023
Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) Acting Secretary Meg Snead today advised Pennsylvanians of a potential scam and reminded recipients that DHS will never ask for information about an EBT card, SNAP, or any other public assistance programs via unsolicited or random calls or texts.
January 10, 2023
Pennie urges all Pennsylvanians without health coverage to visit to access affordable monthly premiums on high-quality plans for their 2023 coverage. Pennsylvania Insurance Department and Pennie officials joined leaders at the Health Annex in Philadelphia to remind Pennsylvanians that the

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