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Pa. just eliminated general assistance. The need for it hasn’t gone away

Pa. just eliminated general assistance. The need for it hasn’t gone away

By Katie Muth, Maria Collett and Lindsey Williams This week marks the end of General Assistance (GA) as we know it. The life-saving program that has helped thousands of Pennsylvanians get back on their feet and bridge the gap to self-sustainability ended on Aug. 1. After a difficult battle through the legislative process and an underhanded maneuver to tie the elimination of GA to millions of dollars of hospitals, we accept that the program will cease to exist. However, that does not mean that the need has vanished.
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Dignitaries thanked for Korean War Peace Park fundraising

Dignitaries thanked for Korean War Peace Park fundraising

MONTGOMERY TWP. — A steamy Friday morning marked another major milestone for a planned peace park honoring Korean War veterans. Representatives and dignitaries from South Korea and Montgomery County turned over shovels meant to symbolize the start of work on the...

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Democrats launching plan to save General Assistance, again

Democrats launching plan to save General Assistance, again

It is often said that if you want to understand a government’s priorities, just look at its budget. This year’s Pennsylvania state budget offers encouraging boosts to education, health and human services, and sewer and stormwater management projects. As the Democratic...

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Ambler art gallery sheds light on toxic chemicals in drinking water

Warrington breaks ground on new $8.6M police station

The #MeToo movement has been instrumental in raising awareness of the pervasiveness of sexual harassment and sexual assault. It has highlighted the unfortunate reality that no industry or community is immune to this epidemic and brought to the light the lack of formal...

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The proposed Family Care Act

The proposed Family Care Act

Expected to finish next summer, the new building will include several modern upgrades not available the current police station and township administration building at 852 Easton Road. Warrington’s police department will soon have a building of its own, as officials...

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Guest Opinion: Putting people over party will yield better PA budgets

Pa. Sen. Maria Collett introduces two PFAS bills

When you or a loved one is diagnosed with a serious illness, taking time off from work for treatment can be costly, or even impossible. Families can risk financial hardship when faced with long-term treatments or even for routine medical events like the birth of a...

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Ambler art gallery sheds light on toxic chemicals in drinking water

Pa. lawmakers considering paid medical leave measure

Sen. Maria Collett, D-12, of Lower Gwynedd, introduced two bills Monday that she says would help Pennsylvania tackle problems relating to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS. As told in a special report Sunday, five years after the unregulated chemicals were...

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Ambler art gallery sheds light on toxic chemicals in drinking water

Senators shop bill to give AG more environmental authority

Expected to finish next summer, the new building will include several modern upgrades not available the current police station and township administration building at 852 Easton Road. Warrington’s police department will soon have a building of its own, as officials...

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Ambler art gallery sheds light on toxic chemicals in drinking water

Wolf visits Horsham, stumps with Stephens for PFAS funding

State Sens. Steve Santarsiero and Maria Collett want to give the state attorney general the ability to prosecute environmental crimes, without waiting for a referral from another agency. But detractors say authority should remain with the state DEP. State Sens. Steve...

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Dignitaries thanked for Korean War Peace Park fundraising

Lawmakers, advocates share stories at D.A.R.A. forum

HARRISBURG — When Pittsburgh passed restrictions on guns last month, it reignited a fight over which level of government should regulate firearms. In recent weeks, two Republican lawmakers began pushing to strengthen the state’s control over gun regulations and make...

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Pennsylvania legislation aimed at workplace harassment

Pennsylvania legislation aimed at workplace harassment

MONTGOMERY TWP. — A steamy Friday morning marked another major milestone for a planned peace park honoring Korean War veterans. Representatives and dignitaries from South Korea and Montgomery County turned over shovels meant to symbolize the start of work on the...

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Officials break ground for Lions Pride Park in Warrington

Officials break ground for Lions Pride Park in Warrington

HATFIELD — A new 12,000 square-foot building housing orthopaedic services is slated to open on Route 309 next to the Colmar train station in May of next year, Grand View Health CEO and President Jean Keeler said during a ceremonial groundbreaking at the site Wednesday...

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Ambler art gallery sheds light on toxic chemicals in drinking water

Senate bill would allow towns to ban firearms on public property

It is often said that if you want to understand a government’s priorities, just look at its budget. This year’s Pennsylvania state budget offers encouraging boosts to education, health and human services, and sewer and stormwater management projects. As the Democratic...

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Pennsylvania legislation aimed at workplace harassment

Pennsylvania nurses rally for law to set safe patient limits

Democratic U.S. Sens. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania and Tom Carper of Delaware met with local politicians and community leaders from Bucks and Montgomery Counties Monday to discuss the remediation of a toxic class of chemicals known as PFAS, which has contaminated...

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The proposed Family Care Act

Report says EPA refuses to regulate two PFAS chemicals

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - Nurses rallied at the state Capitol on Tuesday to call for limits on the number of patients they can be asked to care for in Pennsylvania hospitals. The nurses support House Bill 867 and Senate Bill 450, proposals that would set limits on...

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Officials break ground for Lions Pride Park in Warrington

State Sen. Maria Collett to introduce PFAS bills

Career and technical schools like Middle Bucks Institute of Technology in Warwick play a vital role in replenishing a skilled workforce, those who spoke at Friday’s event said. Pennsylvania needs to step up its support of career and technical schools in the state,...

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