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The following testimony was delivered by CLS Employment Unit attorney Michael Hollander on May 5, 2015 at the Pennsylvania Senate Labor and Industry Committee Hearing on Raising the Minimum Wage....
CLS Attorney Beth Shapiro delivered the following testimony on February 18, 2015 to the Philadelphia City Council Committee on Law and Government Regarding Resolution No. 140764. Good morning....
The following testimony was delivered by CLS Energy Unit attorney Robert Ballenger on April 9, 2015 in support of Philadelphia City Council Bill No. 140607. My name is Robert Ballenger.  I’m...
In March 2015, Pennsylvania welfare offices started sending letters to most adults who have Medical Assistance (MA).  The letters tell people how their MA will change in the next weeks and...
If you get SSI, you can work and keep more than half of the money you earn. There are a few things to keep in mind: Report your earnings right away! If you do not report your income, you could...
What is Section 301? Section 301 requires the Social Security Administration (SSA) to continue providing benefits for SSI and SSDI recipients even when recipients no longer meet the SSA disability...
You have the right to be served in your language when you deal with the Social Security office.  They are required to provide free interpretation for people who don’t speak or understand English...
What is a Social Security/SSI overpayment? An “overpayment” is when the Social Security Administration (SSA) gave you benefits when they shouldn’t have or paid you more than they were supposed to...
On March 27, 2015, Pennsylvania’s Department of Human Services (DHS) published the Adult Medicaid benefits package for all adult recipients. Children’s Medicaid coverage will not change. Many...
What is SSI for children? SSI for children is a cash assistance program for low-income families who are caring for children with physical and/or mental disabilities. How does the Social...