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May 4, 2022
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project (PHLP) has published its latest quarterly Impact Report for January-March 2022. PHLP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit law firm that represents Pennsylvanians who need help getting or keeping Medicaid and other publicly-funded health care coverage and services. It serve
May 2, 2022
The Legal Services Corporation has released a new report, The Justice Gap: The Unmet Civil Legal Needs of Low-income Americans. It reports on the findings of its 2022 Justice Gap Study which provides a fresh assessment of low-income Americans’ civil legal needs and the extent to which their legal
April 29, 2022
UPDATED - View: The Justice Gap: The Unmet Civil Legal Needs of Low-income Americans Members of Congress and leaders from the legal and business communities will join the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) on Thursday, April 28, for the release of The Justice Gap: The Unmet Civil Legal Needs of Low
April 28, 2022
Department of Human Services (DHS) Acting Secretary Meg Snead today reminded Pennsylvanians that support from the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) is still available. The LIHEAP season has also been extended by two weeks
April 27, 2022
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project has published the April 27, 2022 edition of PHLP Health Law News.
April 26, 2022
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) today offered consumer tips on door-to-door sales and marketing activities by agents of competitive electric and natural gas suppliers, reminding consumers of their rights as well as their options when it comes to shopping for and selecting a
April 25, 2022
The Internal Revenue Service has announced that the application period for Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) matching grants for calendar year 2023 will open on or around May 2, 2022. The LITC Program is a federal grants program administered by the Taxpayer Advocate Service, led by National Taxpayer
April 21, 2022
The American Bar Association is offering a virtual training program on the The New ABA Standards for the Provision of Civil Legal Aid on May 23 and 24, 2022 from 1:00 PM-4:00 PM Eastern. Six MCLE Credit Hours have been requested including 1.0 hour of Ethics. Detail on the training are below from the

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