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September 6, 2022
The Department of Human Services (DHS) today announced the release of the 2021 Annual Child Protective Services Report, which includes statewide and county-level data relevant to the child welfare system. DHS also urges all Pennsylvanians to report potential child abuse or neglect to ChildLine
September 6, 2022
Nominations open today for the 2023 Excellence Awards, an annual event recognizing the efforts of the best legal aid advocates in Pennsylvania. Three new categories are being introduced as part of this year’s awards – Best Legal Services Advocacy, Best Pro Bono Advocacy, and Best Community Advocacy
August 30, 2022
Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Secretary Jennifer Berrier today reminded Pennsylvania employers of their responsibilities under the commonwealth's Child Labor Act enforced by L&I to protect child workers from exploitation and dangerous working conditions. Berrier also urged members of the
August 29, 2022
September is National Preparedness Month. With the height of hurricane season fast approaching and the ongoing threat of wildfires in many places, the Internal Revenue Service urges everyone to develop an emergency preparedness plan, or if they already have one, update it for 2022. Everyone, from
August 25, 2022
Governor Tom Wolf today joined students, educators and legislators in the Southeast Delco School District to celebrate the administration’s historic $3.7 billion investment in public education over the past eight years. “When I came into office, I promised the people of Pennsylvania that I would
August 25, 2022
The Department of Justice announced today nearly $50 million in Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) grants to provide survivors of gender-based violence with access to legal services and improve effective coordination of justice systems impacting victim and family safety. Specifically, OVW
August 25, 2022
Attorney General Josh Shapiro filed a lawsuit today against Progressive Leasing for violating a state disclosure law that ensures hefty leasing fees are clearly and conspicuously shown to consumers who are considering rent-to-own financing. The Rental Purchase Agreement Act (RPAA) requires certain
August 24, 2022
Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced today that his office has filed a lawsuit against Philadelphia-area used car dealerships, A Impuls Auto Inc. and Great Auto Deals Inc., for allegedly violating Pennsylvania consumer protection laws. Owners and operators Yudik Aysenshteyn and Yuriy Klimin are

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