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July 6, 2023
Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Dr. Val Arkoosh today announced the Shapiro Administration is re-opening the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) to help Pennsylvanians with low incomes maintain access to drinking and wastewater services. Applications for
July 5, 2023
The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) today announced a change in Medicaid, also known as Medical Assistance in Pennsylvania, that will allow certain enrolled medical providers to provide care outside a clinical setting to Medicaid beneficiaries who are experiencing homelessness – a
June 29, 2023
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project has published the June 29, 2023 edition of PHLP Health Law News . You can subscribe to receive the PHLP Health Law News on the PHLP website at . This edition features the following articles: Meet PHLP's 2023 Summer Law Interns: Isabelle, Celina, and
June 29, 2023
Today, Val Arkoosh, MD, MPH officially became Secretary of the Department of Human Services (DHS) in accordance with the Pennsylvania Constitution. Arkoosh brings to the role a wealth of experiences as a physician, public health professional, and former county commissioner. As Secretary, she will
June 26, 2023
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) is highlighting #SaveInPA opportunities to help millions of consumers manage summer energy usage and utility bills – including shopping with competitive suppliers, which could result in substantial savings on the energy portion of their monthly
June 26, 2023
Today, Governor Josh Shapiro announced the Commonwealth will receive more than $1.16 billion in federal funding to expand broadband in unserved and underserved areas to make sure every Pennsylvanian has access to affordable, high-speed internet. The funding is coming to Pennsylvania through the
June 26, 2023
Regional Housing Legal Services (“RHLS”) seeks to sponsor applicants for project-based postgraduate legal fellowships to start in the Fall of 2024. Applicants should be law students graduating in the Spring of 2024, current law clerks or other recent law school graduates. Applicants should have a
June 23, 2023
Lawyers from the Pennsylvania Institutional Law Project have announced that they won a court order that protects the right of people incarcerated in the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (DOC) to have religiously appropriate food for religious holidays and celebrations. The case was brought by

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