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November 20, 2019
Andrew Saul, Commissioner of Social Security, and Gail S. Ennis, the Inspector General for the Social Security Administration, announce the launch of a dedicated online form at to receive reports from the public of Social Security-related scams. These scams—in which fraudulent
November 12, 2019
Jay Alberstadt, Esq., the President of the Board of Directors of Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network (“PLAN”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Patrick Cicero, Esq., as PLAN’s new Executive Director, effective January 15, 2020. Patrick will succeed the current Executive Director, Sam Milkes, who
November 8, 2019
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project has published the October 2019 edition of the Health Law PA Newsletter. You can subscribe to receive the PHLP eNews, which links to the Health Law PA News on the PHLP website at This issue includes the following articles: PA Medicaid Adopting a
November 5, 2019
The Pennsylvania Utility Law Project (PULP) has released its 2019-2020 Low Income Energy Assistance Program - Pennsylvania Advocates Manual. The manual is developed and produced by the Pennsylvania Utility Law Project (PULP) for use by members of the Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network and others who
November 5, 2019
The Legal Services Corporation’s (LSC) Disaster Task Force will hold an event marking the release of its report on Tuesday, November 12, at 9:30 a.m. at the New York City Emergency Management Department, 165 Cadman Plaza in Brooklyn. The report offers recommendations on how legal services providers
October 23, 2019
Consumers 60 and older report losing money to scams less often than younger adults, but when they do lose money, they report higher individual losses A new report from the Federal Trade Commission shows that adults aged 60 and older are less likely to report losing money to fraud than younger adults
October 21, 2019
Pennsylvania Health Law Project invites Community HealthChoices (CHC) participants, their family members and caregivers to share their perspective with senior state officials who run the CHC program during a Listening Session on October 23, 2019 from 9:30 AM-12:00 PM. The session will take place at
October 11, 2019
Governor Tom Wolf has issued a Proclamation proclaiming October 20 - 26, 2019, to be PRO BONO WEEK in Pennsylvania. The proclamation encourages all Pennsylvanians to recognize and appreciate the dedication and contributions of these law professionals to enhancing the lives of their clients, and to

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