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November 29, 2022
On Giving Tuesday, the Internal Revenue Service and its Security Summit partners warned taxpayers to be on alert for scammers using fake charities to commit fraud not just during the holiday season but year-round. On day two of Nationwide Tax Security Awareness Week, the IRS and its Security Summit
November 29, 2022
The National Housing Law Project is hosting a webinar entitled The Violence Against Women Act 2022 Reauthorization: Overview and Updates on November 29, 2022 from 1:30 PM-3:00 PM Eastern. This webinar will provide an overview of key VAWA 2022 changes and review the key existing VAWA 2013 protections
November 28, 2022
The Administrative Conference of the United States and Legal Services Corporation are hosting a public forum entitled Assisting Parties in Federal Administrative Adjudication. Millions of people each year navigate adjudication processes to access critical benefits and services administered by
November 21, 2022
The Federal Trade Commission today released the National Do Not Call Registry Data Book for Fiscal Year 2022. The FTC’s National Do Not Call (DNC) Registry lets consumers add their phone number and choose not to receive most legal telemarketing calls. In the last fiscal year, over 2.5 million people
November 18, 2022
Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. is seeking the services of a Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) Consultant to help us with a DEIB assessment of our network of programs and to develop a training curriculum for our network needs. The work of the consultant will assist in
November 18, 2022
Regional Housing Legal Services is hosting a webinar entitled Renting a LIHTC Apartment: What Tenants and Their Advocates Need to Know on November 30, 2022 beginning at 10:30 AM Eastern. The Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program is unlike any other subsidized housing program. The rules are
November 18, 2022
The Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. is seeking a creative freelance graphic designer, design firm, or agency to design our organization’s 50th anniversary logo. In keeping with our current brand and style, we are seeking to create a new logo that emphasizes our organization’s 50th anniversary
November 17, 2022
The Department of Justice, in close coordination with the Department of Education, announced today a new process for handling cases in which individuals seek to discharge their federal student loans in bankruptcy. The new process will help ensure consistent treatment of the discharge of federal

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