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This pair of Pa. bills would help ex-offenders find gainful employment results

Apr. 13, 2016 2:27 pm

This pair of Pa. bills would help ex-offenders find gainful employment

Two identical "Clean Slate" bills were just introduced in the state Senate and House with bipartisan support.
The city’s new fair hiring law is a big deal. Here’s why results

Mar. 16, 2016 12:35 pm

The city’s new fair hiring law is a big deal. Here’s why

Ban the Box is a big step in the right direction, but there's still lots of work to be done.
Eight years in, this city program is still saving homes from foreclosure results

Jan. 26, 2016 2:16 pm

Eight years in, this city program is still saving homes from foreclosure

The Philadelphia Mortgage Foreclosure Diversion Program has helped save over 9,000 homes since 2008. It remains strong since fading from the national spotlight.
There’s a communal house in West Philly incubating nonprofit workers method

Jan. 25, 2016 9:15 am

There’s a communal house in West Philly incubating nonprofit workers

You may have heard of the Haverford House, a communal home in West Philly where six fellows from Haverford College are living, working and hosting "guac-offs."
Corbett Administration’s Alternative Plan to Medicaid Expansion Now Under Federal Review people

Apr. 3, 2014 12:04 pm

Corbett Administration’s Alternative Plan to Medicaid Expansion Now Under Federal Review

Image via The Advisory Board Company The Corbett administration has put together an alternative plan to the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) Medicaid expansion. The plan, dubbed Healthy Pennsylvania, is now being reviewed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), which is the federal agency that administers Medicare and works with the states to administer […]

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