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“Penna.’s aid to the disabled, others on line”

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This article found on June 27, 2012 on Philly.com talks about the situation with General Assistance it was posted a little before 6am this morning so I may have posted newer information already, but this article explains who has qualified, how long they qualify for, and what is required of them to qualify.

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“Latest Pa. budget proposal keeps cuts to human services, ditches county block grants”

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This article dated June 27, 2012 on the Philly.com website talks about some of what is known about the PA state budget.  At the time I posted this the article was about an hour old.

“No Notice: DPW Memo Says General Assistance Benefits to be Eliminated Without Notice”

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This article found on the Housing Alliance website dated June 26, 2012 includes a copy of a memo from the PA DPW about General Cash Assistance

Below is a copy of a memo about the elimination of General Cash Assistance as of June 30, 2012

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“Tim’s Place, Restaurant Run By 26-Year-Old With Down Syndrome, Serves Hugs With Lunch “

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This June 22, 2012 article found on the Huffington Post website is one I found to be inspiring on many levels.  The article with an accompanying video talks about what may be the first person with Down Syndrome to own a restaurant in the United States.  Very inspirational story to say the least and one that brought a smile to my face as I looked over it.

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