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August 5, 2022
Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Secretary Jennifer Berrier announced that changes to regulations in Pennsylvania's Minimum Wage Act take effect today, Friday, August 5, with the goal of protecting wages earned by thousands of workers across the commonwealth and leveling the playing
August 3, 2022
The Department of Human Services (DHS) today ​reminded all Medicaid recipients enrolled in a physical health managed care plan to select a new plan by August 16. While no consumers will lose coverage, if someone who needs to choose a new plan does not do so by the deadline, they will be auto
August 2, 2022
Governor Tom Wolf today announced that older Pennsylvanians ​and Pennsylvanians with disabilities who qualify for a rebate on rent or property taxes paid in 2021 will be receiving even more money this year than they anticipated. A proposal to give one-time bonus rebates to claimants of the Property
August 2, 2022
Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that Pennsylvania has joined an Anti-Robocall Litigation Task Force of 50 attorneys general to investigate and take legal action against the telecommunications companies responsible for bringing a majority of foreign robocalls into the United States
August 1, 2022
The Department of Human Services (DHS) today announced supplemental Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) payments to eligible households that received LIHEAP benefits during the 2021-22 season. These supplemental payments will be sent to the eligible household in order to pay any
August 1, 2022
Governor Tom Wolf today announced more than $384 million in grant funding for early childhood education, providing more children and families in Pennsylvania with access to high-quality early learning programs through Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts and the Head Start Supplemental Assistance Program
July 28, 2022
Department of Labor and Industry (L&I) Secretary Jennifer Berrier today announced in-person services for Unemployment Compensation (UC) claimants are now available by appointment at all PA CareerLink® centers throughout the commonwealth. In total, 58 PA CareerLink® centers are accepting appointments
July 28, 2022
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project has published the July 28, 2022 edition of PHLP Health Law News. You can subscribe to receive the PHLP Health Law News on the PHLP website at www.phlp.org. This edition features the following articles: A Retirement Farewell to David Gates COVID-related Public

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