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November 2, 2009
From: Public News Service Press Play (►) for Audio Report Times are tough all over the country, but a new report shows that Pennsylvanians are losing their employer-provided health insurance faster than people who live in many other states. The report comes from the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy
October 30, 2009
The Pennsylvania Bar Association Committee on Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility has addressed the issue of a lawyer’s responsibilities regarding metadata in Formal Opinion 2009-100, Ethical Obligations on the Transmission and Receipt of Metadata.
October 30, 2009
The Philadelphia Bar Foundation has chosen Community Legal Services' Executive Director, Catherine C. Carr, as the 2009 recipient of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation Award. Created in remembrance of Louis D. Apothaker, a renowned Philadelphia attorney and past President of the Foundation, the award
October 29, 2009
As the weather forecast continues to tease at winter weather, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) urges consumers without electric and natural gas service to respond to outreach efforts by their utility that could lead to having service restored.
October 29, 2009
Reuters story announcing that Dechert LLP, Berner Klaw & Watson LLP will receive the Citizens Bank Pro Bono Award, and Catherine C. Carr, Executive Director of Community Legal Services, will receive the Philadelphia Bar Foundation Award, presented to an attorney in the non-profit legal community
October 29, 2009
Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. is seeking nominations for its 2010 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 people.
October 27, 2009
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project will be presenting a program entitled, Medicare 2010: More Changes Ahead at a number of locations in Southwestern and Southeastern Pennsylvania during November.
October 27, 2009
Video recordings of the workshops from Consumer/Housing (Mortgage Foreclosure) Track of the recent Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network Conference are now available on the Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. website at www.PaLegalAid.net. The video of the workshops can be accessed on the Housing

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