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January 12, 2022
Governor Tom Wolf today was joined by state and local officials and older Pennsylvanians to celebrate recently signed legislation to expand eligibility in the Pharmaceutical Assistance Contract for the Elderly (PACE) and the Pharmaceutical Assistance Contract for the Elderly Needs Enhancement Tier
January 11, 2022
Welcoming America and the Immigration Advocates Network will be presenting a webinar entitled How to Support Citizenship in Your Community on January 27, 2022 at 2:00 PM Eastern. As the number of immigrants coming into the US increases, it can be a challenge for community leaders to help immigrants
January 10, 2022
The Wolf Administration today announced a new initiative to help long-term care facilities respond to COVID-19 and improve resiliency. The Long-Term Care Resiliency, Infrastructure Supports, and Empowerment program (LTC RISE) gives long-term care facilities the support they need to battle COVID-19
January 10, 2022
The Internal Revenue Service announced that the nation's tax season will start on Monday, January 24, 2022, when the tax agency will begin accepting and processing 2021 tax year returns. The January 24 start date for individual tax return filers allows the IRS time to perform programming and testing
January 10, 2022
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission is reminding electric customers that the start of the new year is a good time to explore ways to conserve energy and save – including comparing prices for electric generation, evaluating competitive supplier offers and looking at competitive market options
January 10, 2022
Pennsylvania courts today launched an awareness campaign to educate Pennsylvanians about the signs and risk factors of the many forms human trafficking can take and the resources available for victims of human trafficking. Human trafficking is a type of human rights abuse where people profit from
January 7, 2022
Today, the Biden-Harris Administration announced that due to passage of the American Rescue Plan, Pennsylvania has received a record $480.5 million for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) available this fiscal year (October 2021 to September 2022).
January 6, 2022
Governor Tom Wolf announced the statewide launch of the Pennsylvania Homeowner Assistance Fund, or PAHAF, administered by the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency. The fund supports Pennsylvania homeowners whose household income is at or below 150% of the area median income (AMI) that now must

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