Opinion: General assistance in Pa. is too important to lose

Share List From: Philadelphia Inquirer Danielle, 40, wanted to leave an abusive relationship but relied on her partner for food and housing. When she finally was able to escape, she needed help to afford her utility bills, food, toiletries, medications, and transportation to the doctor. Without General Assistance, she wouldn’t have been able to afford…

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Blight: Where will the money come from to fight it?

Share List From: Washington Observer-Reporter State and local officials from both major political parties on Thursday tackled the issue of removing a scourge from local cities, boroughs, suburbs and rural areas. State Rep. Tim O’Neal, R-South Strabane, convened a roundtable discussion in the Canonsburg Borough building to formulate plans of attack on blight. And while…

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Wolf Administration Increases Affordable Housing Opportunities

Share List FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 30, 2019 Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced new investments to support 11 affordable housing projects across the commonwealth. Funded through the HOME program, $3.4 million will be disbursed to 10 counties to expand the supply of decent and affordable housing for low-income Pennsylvanians. “One of our most basic responsibilities…

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