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December 21, 2023
Members of the Shapiro Administration today reminded Pennsylvanians of resources that are available to support them during the holiday season and beyond. The departments of Human Services (DHS), Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP), and Health (DOH), came together to reinforce the Shapiro Administration
December 20, 2023
At the heart of our mission lies a powerful unity that is driven by the unwavering commitment of advocates within the Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, the steadfast support of our private bar partners, and the collaborative spirit of community leaders. Together, they break through the conventional
December 19, 2023
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has ordered U.S. Bank to pay nearly $21 million for keeping out-of-work consumers from accessing unemployment benefits at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
December 19, 2023
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today issued a new report finding that many consumers are still being hit with unexpected overdraft and nonsufficient fund (NSF) fees, despite recent changes implemented by banks and credit unions that have eliminated billions of dollars in fees
December 15, 2023
Governor Josh Shapiro has signed into law HB 689 (Clean Slate 3.0) after its approval by the PA Senate on Dec. 13. Under the law, most drug felonies and many property felonies can be sealed after 10 crime-free years.
December 15, 2023
Using input from a coalition of Attorneys General, led by Attorney General Michelle Henry, the Federal Communications Commission has amended a rule governing telemarketing communications, requiring individual businesses to obtain written consent from consumers before sending robotexts and making
December 13, 2023
The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services has announced the Washington County Assistance Office has temporarily relocated to 201 West Wheeling Street, Washington, PA, 15301 and will immediately begin serving clients.
December 11, 2023
Lt. Gov. Austin Davis joined Administration officials and community health experts to remind Pennsylvanians of Pennie’s first open enrollment deadline, Dec. 15, 2023, which is the last day to enroll in health coverage that will start Jan. 1, 2024.

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