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June 22, 2023
The Federal Trade Commission filed a friend-of-the-court (amicus) brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit challenging a district court ruling that invalidated a key anti-discrimination rule in the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA).
June 21, 2023
The Pennsylvania State Senate today confirmed Governor Josh Shapiro's nomination of Nancy A. Walker as Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I). Since taking on the role of Acting L&I Secretary, Walker has led the department's efforts to build a resilient Unemployment
June 16, 2023
The National Center on Law & Elder Rights is hosting a free webinar entitled Family Violence and Abuse in Later Life on June 28, 2023 from 2:00 PM-3:00 PM Eastern. Family violence and abuse in later life is a pervasive and challenging issue affecting millions of older adults throughout the country
June 15, 2023
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) today announced a series of appointments to its Consumer Advisory Council (CAC), which provides input to the PUC on issues important to utility customers. Today’s appointees will serve on the CAC through June 30, 2025. The Commission appointed one new
June 13, 2023
Join the Legal Services Corporation and the Administrative Conference of the United States for an ongoing webinar series about increasing access to justice for parties in federal agency administrative proceedings. June 27, 2023 - 01:00 PM Eastern.
June 12, 2023
Pennsylvania Department of Aging Secretary Jason Kavulich recently helped to celebrate the groundbreaking of a first-of-its-kind older adult advocacy center in the Commonwealth specifically designed to serve older adults who are victims of abuse or neglect in Lackawanna and surrounding counties
June 8, 2023
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has announced the launch of a new LGBTQI+ Youth Homelessness Initiative, which will partner with local communities, service providers, and directly-affected young people to address barriers to housing and shelter access for lesbian, gay, bisexual
June 8, 2023
On March 15, 2023, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) launched a public inquiry into the data broker industry and the collection and sale of consumer information. To help ensure that the public has ample opportunity to share information, CFPB is extending the deadline for comments until

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