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August 30, 2023
Attorney General Michelle Henry announced that her office recently entered into an agreement with a global indoor game and amusement company that has committed to providing full and equal access to people with severe disabilities at all four of its Pennsylvania locations. The agreement between the
August 24, 2023
The PA Public Utility Commission has launched a comprehensive review of its current regulations relating to universal telecommunications service in the Commonwealth and is seeking input to guide future regulations.
August 21, 2023
As hot weather settles across Pennsylvania, and the summer season officially arrives, the Public Utility Commission (PUC) is encouraging consumers to explore simple #WaysToStayCool and #WaysToSave, conserving energy and keeping summer power bills manageable. Additionally, consumers struggling with
August 16, 2023
The PA Department of Human Services announced that Pennsylvanians have more time to apply for the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) for help in maintaining access to drinking and wastewater services. Applications for LIHWAP will now remain open until Friday, August 18, 2023.
August 15, 2023
PA Department of Human Services Secretary Dr. Val Arkoosh has announced that a new flexibility in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will allow certain college students who meet eligibility requirements to receive SNAP benefits but who traditionally do not qualify because of their
August 14, 2023
Kilolo Kijakazi, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, today announced 12 new Compassionate Allowances conditions. The Compassionate Allowances program quickly identifies claims where the applicant’s medical condition or disease clearly meets Social Security’s statutory standard for disability.
August 7, 2023
As residents and businesses across the Commonwealth brace for powerful summer storms – including the risk of high winds, heavy rain, and hail – the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) reminds Pennsylvanians of the steps they can take to prepare for, and recover safely from, storm-related
August 7, 2023
The Pennsylvania Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) application period begins on September 1 and continues through October17. LRAP’s focus is to help attorneys employed at civil legal services organizations funded by Pennsylvania Interest on Lawyers Trust Accounts (PA IOLTA) to better manage

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