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February 16, 2010
Profile of the Pennsylvania Health Law Project appearing in the Feburary 2010 issue of Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal. var gaJsHost = (("https:" == document.location.protocol) ?
February 12, 2010
With the recession pushing more Americans into poverty, PALawHELP.org offers critical help in learning about and obtaining much-needed tax credits. PALawHELP.org, part of the national LawHelp.org network of nonprofit legal information portals, offers a variety of free tools and information for those
February 12, 2010
Report from WPVI-TV (Action News 6), Philadelphia, featuring an interview with Suzanne Young of Community Legal Services discussing the issue of unpaid wages.
February 11, 2010
The January 2010 edition of the Health Law PA News , a free bi-monthly newsletter from the Pennsylvania Health Law Project is now available on PALawHELP.org .
February 11, 2010
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) today approved the plan for implementing a 2-1-1 abbreviated dialing system for access to the state’s Information and Referral Services notification system. The Commission voted 5-0 to approve the United Way of Pennsylvania’s petition, thereby
February 11, 2010
I-CAN!® E-File is a FREE internet-based resource that can help low to moderate income taxpayers file their tax returns and claim the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Just answer simple questions on each screen and I-CAN!® E-File will complete your tax return.
February 11, 2010
Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security, has announced that the agency is adding 38 more conditions to its list of Compassionate Allowances . This is the first expansion since the original list of 50 conditions - 25 rare diseases and 25 cancers - was announced in October 2008. The new
February 10, 2010
Governor Edward G. Rendell announced that state offices in the Capitol Complex will operate on a two-hour delay on Thursday, Feb. 11, while state offices throughout the state, including Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Reading, Scranton, Allentown, and Erie will operate on normal schedules. “Everywhere in

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