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July 27, 2022
Pennsylvania Health Law Project is hosting a virtual information session on upcoming Medicaid Health Plan Changes on August 10, 2022 at 2:00 PM Eastern. On September 1, 2022, the Medicaid physical health plans available in Pennsylvania will be changing. Over 400,000 people on Medicaid will need to
July 27, 2022
Following a four-year investigation, Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced a settlement of over $20 million with former top home mortgage lender, Trident Mortgage Company, to resolve allegations of “redlining” in the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington region.
July 27, 2022
Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Secretary Jennifer Berrier today announced $2.5 million in grant funding available to community-based organizations that share the Wolf Administration's goal of helping Pennsylvania workers learn about, apply for and -- if eligible -- receive
July 26, 2022
Governor Tom Wolf today celebrated the success of his PA GI Bill, also known as the Military Family Education Program (MFEP), which allows members of the Pennsylvania National Guard (PNG) to earn college benefits for their spouse and children. The PA GI Bill was the first program of its kind in the
July 26, 2022
Governor Tom Wolf highlighted his new state child tax credit program, modeled after the federal program, to support Pennsylvania’s working families and ensure unbarred access to high-quality early childhood education.
July 25, 2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced that customers who have a Person with Disabilities Parking Placard now have the option to renew, receive a replacement or update their address on their permanent Persons with Disabilities Parking Placard online from the comfort of their
July 22, 2022
Nominations for the 2022 National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA) Annual Conference Awards are now open. You, or the organization for which you work, must be an NLADA member to submit a nomination. Nominations will be reviewed and award decisions made by the NLADA Strategic Issues Committee
July 19, 2022
The Pardon Project Steering Committee (PPSC) will host its first-ever live Town Hall prep session for pardon candidates whose public hearings are scheduled in August. The Town Hall will be held virtually on July 25, 2022. This discussion will allow others to benefit from the PPSC’s personal

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