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The future of Marcellus Shale Money and what that means for PHARE

If Act 13 is reopened and the fee structure changes or it becomes a tax, housing advocates seek to to make sure that PHARE is not only sustained at its current levels and scope, but that its success is expanded to the rest of the state.
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CPCA Receives Grant, Matching Donation for CHORE Program

The program is geared toward assisting elderly, disabled and low income individuals. The CHORE Service is provided to maintain the person’s health and safety in the home.
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Help the Out of Reach 2014 minimum wage map graphic go viral

Please share this graphic on Twitter & Facebook, sample tweets included.

A Show of Support for a Three-state Severance Tax

Commentary: Let's Take a Common Approach to Taxing Shale Drilling in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia
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Job Opening: Executive Director - Indiana, PA

The Housing Authority of the County of Indiana is hiring!
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Senators Draft Housing Finance Overhaul

The highest-ranking Democrat and Republican on the Senate banking committee have agreed on a plan to abolish mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and fundamentally change the way the U.S. supports the housing sector.
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Research Shows Housing Vouchers Reduce Hardship and Provide Platform for Long-Term Gains Among Children

An analysis from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities reviews research on how housing vouchers affect families with children, people with disabilities, and other poor and vulnerable households.
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Bill to Protect Tenants Who are Victims of Domestic Violence Faces Roadblock

On March 11, the bill was voted out of the Senate Local Government Committee, but not before it was amended to prohibit local governments from requiring businesses within their jurisdiction to have certain leave policies for their employees.
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Ban on paid leave laws jeopardizes domestic violence bill in Pennsylvania

When the Senate took up the bill, Republicans attached controversial language that would prevent city and county governments from passing paid or unpaid leave legislation.
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