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August 16, 2021
Kilolo Kijakazi, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, today announced 12 new Compassionate Allowances conditions. Compassionate Allowances is an initiative that quickly identifies severe medical conditions and diseases that meet Social Security’s standards for disability benefits.
August 13, 2021
PA Public Utility Commission Offers Easy Tips to Feel Cooler and Conserve Energy During Summer Heatwaves.
August 10, 2021
The National Center on Law & Elder Rights is hosting a free webcast entitled An Advocate’s Guide to Appealing Prescription Drug Denials on August 19, 2021 from 2:00 PM-3:00 PM Eastern. Medicare Part D, the prescription drug benefit, is the part of Medicare that covers most outpatient prescription
August 9, 2021
PA CareerLink® Sites Across the State to Host Job Fairs, Employer Talks, Open Houses and More to Celebrate Growing Pennsylvania Economy .
August 6, 2021
The Eviction Protection Grant Program will support experienced legal service providers in providing legal assistance at no cost to low-income tenants at risk of or subject to eviction.
August 5, 2021
The Wolf Administration today joined leadership from the legislative Women’s Health Caucus, the Maternity Care Coalition, and the Pennsylvania Health Access Network to announce Pennsylvania’s intent to extend the postpartum coverage period for mothers eligible for Medicaid because of their pregnancy
August 3, 2021
CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky today signed an order determining the evictions of tenants for failure to make rent or housing payments could be detrimental to public health control measures to slow the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. This order will expire on October 3
August 2, 2021
On Sept. 1, 2021 the statewide loan repayment assistance program (LRAP) will begin its next year of helping attorneys employed at civil legal services organizations funded by Pennsylvania Interest on Lawyers Trust Accounts (PA IOLTA) better manage their undergraduate and law school debt. Attorneys

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