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July 18, 2022
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) today urged Pennsylvania consumers to be alert for potential energy marketing scams, especially unsolicited telemarketing calls requesting immediate action and promising far-reaching savings on energy bills. Questionable Robocalls and Other Possible
July 13, 2022
A survey conducted by the National Housing Law Project finds that, despite $46.5 billion in federal emergency rental assistance and a federal law protecting tenants from hasty evictions, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) continues to allow public housing authorities and
July 12, 2022
Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Secretary Jennifer Berrier today encouraged Pennsylvania employers and workers to register for one of the department's webinars on updated Minimum Wage Act regulations that will go into effect August 5. The final-form regulation updates how employers
July 8, 2022
The Pennsylvania Institutional Law Project has releaseed a new report entitled Medication for Opioid Use Disorder in Pennsylvania Jails and Prisons. The goal of this study was to understand the availability of Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) in the 62 county jails across Pennsylvania. MOUD
July 7, 2022
The Social Security Administration issued its 2022-2023 Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) Strategic Plan. The detailed plan, which outlines goals and priorities in each of the four areas, includes establishing a Chief Equity Officer and a DEIA Implementation Team. “Social
July 1, 2022
Pennsylvania Acting Insurance Commissioner Michael Humphreys and Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency Director Randy Padfield, reflecting on the impacts of Hurricane Agnes 50 years ago, urged property owners to prepare for hurricane season by considering flood insurance to protect their homes
June 30, 2022
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project has published the June 30, 2022 edition of PHLP Health Law News.
June 29, 2022
The House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations last night approved funding legislation that includes $675 million for the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) in FY 2023. LSC funding was included in the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies (CJS) FY 2023 bill

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