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January 6, 2022
Community Legal Services of Philadelphia, through the National Record Clearing Project, is presenting a webinar entitled FCRA 101: What Every Legal Aid Lawyer Needs To Know on January 24, 2022 from 2:00 PM-3:00 PM.
January 5, 2022
A new analysis by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) reveals how changes in complaint responses provided by nationwide consumer reporting companies resulted in fewer meaningful responses and less consumer relief. In 2021, Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion together reported relief in
January 3, 2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) today announced the launch of the Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP), which will help Pennsylvanians with low incomes maintain access to drinking and wastewater services. Applications for LIHWAP open tomorrow, January 4, 2022.
December 30, 2021
In 2021, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) investigated more than 4,000 complaints of alleged labor law violations and returned more than $3.5 million in earned wages to Pennsylvania workers whose employers violated a labor law, according to data released today by L&I Secretary
December 22, 2021
The Internal Revenue Service announced today that it will issue information letters to Advance Child Tax Credit recipients and to recipients of the third round of the Economic Impact Payments that can be used when preparing a tax return.
December 21, 2021
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project has published the December 2021 edition of PHLP Health Law News.
December 20, 2021
Governor Tom Wolf today was joined by the Pennsylvania Insurance Department (PID), stakeholders, and a consumer who has fallen victim to surprise billing to celebrate the upcoming implementation of the federal No Surprises Act on January 1, 2022. The No Surprises Act will protect patients from
December 20, 2021
Joint Letters Remind Landlords and Mortgage Servicers to Adhere to the CARES Act and Additional Legal Requirements Under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act.

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