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On July 18, 2018, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, in a unanimous decision, found that Act 80 of 2012 was enacted in a manner that violated the Pennsylvania Constitution.  Act 80 did many...
The Pennsylvania General Assistance Program Is Ending August 1, 2019 People can still receive and apply for General Assistance (GA) until July 31. For more information about applying for and...
On July 26, 2012 Community Legal Services held a townhall to discuss changes in programs administered by the Department of Public Welfare.  The townhall discussed the elimination of General...