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The following testimony was delivered by CLS Managing Attorney Amy Hirsch in front of the Council of the City of Philadelphia Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform on February 10, 2017....
The following testimony was delivered by CLS Managing Attorney Michael R. Froehlich to the Division of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) on February 7, 2017. Community Legal Services (CLS)...
Congress is considering converting the federal Medicaid program to a block grant.  Through block grants, the federal government makes lump sum payments to states based on a formula. ...
On November 16, 2016, the Pennsylvania Senate finished its last scheduled voting day of the legislative session without passing HB 2375, which would have reauthorized Act 34 of 2013 and provided $57....
Senate Bill 9 would require all Pennsylvanians who are applying for many public benefits, including unemployment compensation (UC), to provide government-issued ID and to sign an affidavit attesting...
Senate Bill 9 would require all Pennsylvanians who are applying for many public benefits, to provide government-issued ID and to sign an affidavit attesting to their U.S. citizenship or lawful...
For 50 years, Medicare has made it possible for older adults and people with disabilities to access the health care they need, and has contributed to longer life expectancies and greater economic...
Congress is considering converting the federal Medicaid program to a block grant.  Through block grants, the federal government makes fixed payments to states based on a formula.  Funding...
Congress is weighing proposals to significantly cut or eliminate Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for children with disabilities. SSI is a Social Security benefit that provides vital...
In February 2017, Pennsylvania enrollment in Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) reached 700,000 people. Through Medicaid expansion, families that need help affording medical care...