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October 30, 2018
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project is offering a free webinar to educate advocates, providers, and professionals who work with dual eligibles and other low-income Medicare beneficiaries about Medicare in 2019. Dual eligibles are people who get coverage through both Medicare and Medicaid. The
October 26, 2018
North Penn Legal Services has announced that Lori A. Molloy, Esq. has been named the new Executive Director of North Penn Legal Services. After a thorough search process, a Search Committee appointed by the Board of Directors unanimously recommended NPLS’ Director of Legal Advocacy and Acting
October 22, 2018
Attorney General Josh Shapiro issued a call today to all mortgage borrowers and home loan applicants in the Philadelphia area to file complaints with his office if they believe they may have been victims of redlining or experienced irregularities when looking for a mortgage or home loan.
October 19, 2018
Pennsylvania courts have launched a “stop abuse” outreach campaign in English and Spanish to educate victims of abuse that protection orders are an option to help stop their abuse. “Courts play an important role in helping to keep a victim, and the victim’s family, safe from future abuse through
October 17, 2018
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project has published the September/October 2018 edition of Health Law PA News , a free newsletter containing the latest news relating to Health Law in Pennsylvania. You can subscribe to receive the PHLP eNews, which links to the Health Law PA News on the PHLP website at
October 16, 2018
Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. is now accepting nominations for its 2019 Excellence Awards. The Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network Excellence Awards honor members and friends of the legal aid community who exemplify excellence in their commitment and accomplishments as advocates for low-income
October 16, 2018
The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) announced today that it is awarding 26 Technology Initiative Grants (TIG) to 24 legal services organizations in 21 states for a total of $3,891,457. The TIG program funds projects that use technology to provide greater access to high-quality legal assistance for
October 15, 2018
Governor Tom Wolf has made it harder for domestic abusers to use firearms to kill, terrorize, and control their victims and others by signing Act 79 of 2018, which includes a reform long-sought by domestic violence and gun safety advocates. The bill was signed on Friday, October 12. Governor Wolf

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