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March 29, 2017
The Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network (PLAN) honored the recipients of the 2017 Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network Excellence Awards on March 28, 2017 at the annual awards dinner held at the Hilton Harrisburg. The Keynote Speaker at the event was The Honorable Josh Shapiro, Attorney General of Pennsylvania
March 24, 2017
Justice in Aging will be holding a webinar entitled Legal Basics: Supplemental Security Income (SSI) on April 11, 2017 from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Eastern. This webinar is designed for legal services and other advocates who are just getting started in the field and others who want to learn more about the
March 7, 2017
Last night House Republican leaders released a bill that details their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, scrapping the mandate that nearly all Americans have health insurance and replacing it with a system of tax credits aimed at enticing Americans to purchase health care on the
March 1, 2017
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project has released the February 2017 edition of Health Law PA News . Health Law PA News is a free newsletter containing the latest news relating to Health Law in Pennsylvania. You can subscribe to receive the PHLP eNews, which links to the Health Law PA News on the PHLP
February 27, 2017
Chief Justice of Pennsylvania Thomas G. Saylor has directed a letter to all members of the bar of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania thanking them for their financial support of legal aid, and joined with Pennsylvania Bar Association President Sara Austin in requesting that attorneys consider making
February 27, 2017
HARRISBURG, PA – Today, the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee, a bicameral, bipartisan Committee of the Pennsylvania General Assembly, released a report on the use of the Access to Justice Act filing fee funds that support the provision of civil legal aid low-income Pennsylvanians and
February 24, 2017
The National Housing Law Project (NHLP) is hosting a free webinar on March 1, 2017 from 2:00 pm-3:30 pm Eastern on HUD's Final Rule Implementing VAWA 2013 . The webinar will provide specifics on provisions outlined in HUD’s final rule, effective December 16, 2016, that implements critical
February 9, 2017
More than a million Pennsylvania residents would lose their health insurance and more than 2.5 million seniors could lose protection from large prescription costs if the Affordable Care Act is repealed, according to data contained in a major report released by the Pennsylvania Health Funders

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