Posted on February 2, 2016 by Webtypo
This February 2, 2016 article on the World Socialist Web Site (wsws.org) talks about an impending cut to food stamps that will affect millions of low-income people in the United States unless Congress does something to stop it.
Filed under: Department of Human Services, Disability, DPW, Elderly, employment, food insecurity, Men's Issues, Pediatric Issues, Politics, Poverty, Senior Citizens, SNAP (Food Stamps), Welfare, Whole health, Women's Issues | Tagged: cuts to foodstamps, cuts to SNAP, food insecurity, food stamps, foodstamps, hungry, low-income, Pennsylvania, poor, poverty, SNAP, SNAP Program, United States | Comments Off on “More than 1 million in US face food stamps cutoff”
Posted on April 23, 2015 by Webtypo
This April 21, 2015 article on the Philly.com website talks about a change coming to the SNAP (Food stamp) program. It has been said in this article that as of Monday the asset test is being removed from the SNAP program.
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Filed under: Anti-stigma, Department of Human Services, DPW, Government Afilliated Organizations, Men's Issues, Pediatric Issues, Pennsylvania, Politics, Poverty, Senior Citizens, SNAP (Food Stamps), Welfare, Women's Issues | Tagged: Asset Test, disabled, elderly, food, food stamp program, PA Food stamp asset test, PA Food Stamp program, PA Pennsylvania Food Stamp program, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania food stamp asset test, poverty, seniors, SNAP, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, welfare | Comments Off on “Pa. to eliminate asset test for food stamps”
Posted on March 8, 2015 by Webtypo
This March 5, 2015 The Inquirer article found on the Philly.com website talks about the hope that Medicaid Expansion in Pennsylvania using the Federal expansion plan will be completed in September of this year. This will be a multiphase process with the expectation that phase one will be completed in April.
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Filed under: Department of Human Services, Disability, DPW, Elderly, Healthy PA, Insurance Coverage, Issues, Laws, Medicaid Expansion, Men's Issues, Mental Health, Pediatric Issues, Pennsylvania, Physical Health, Politics, Poverty, Senior Citizens, State, Welfare, Whole health, Women's Issues | Tagged: Gov Wolf, Gov. Tom Wolf, Governor Tom Wolf, Governor Wolf, low-income, Medicaid, medicaid expansion, PA Medicaid Expansion, PA Medical Assistance, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Medical Assistance, Pennsylvania Medical Assistance expansion, Tom Wolf | Comments Off on “Pa. Medicaid expansion switch to be done by September”
Posted on October 25, 2014 by Webtypo
This October 24, 2014 talks about Tom Wolf’s plan to try to reinstate the General Assistance program in Pennsylvania and to also try to detach the car ownership from food stamps
Filed under: Pennsylvania, Politics, Welfare | Tagged: General Assistance, Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf | Comments Off on “Wolf says he’ll end food-stamp asset test if elected governor”
Posted on October 24, 2014 by Webtypo
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This October 24, 2014 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article talks about a change to Pennsylvania’s Medicaid program that will affect about 90,000 women. The article includes details about what women can do to make sure they continue to receive coverage for female health needs.
Filed under: DPW, Issues, Medicaid Expansion, Pennsylvania, Politics, Welfare, Women's Issues | Tagged: 90, health insurance, insurance, Medicaid, medical assistance, PA women, Pennsylvania, pennsylvanian women's health, Tom Corbett, woman, women, Women's Health | Comments Off on “Thousands of Pennsylvania women could lose some health coverage”
Posted on September 26, 2014 by Webtypo
This September 24, 2014 WFMZ-TV News segment talks about a new law signed by Governor Corbett that officially changes the name of the Department of Public Welfare to be the Department of Human Services. The name is felt to better encompass what the agency does or provides.
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Filed under: Department of Human Services, DPW, Laws, Pennsylvania, State, Welfare | Tagged: Corbett, department of human services, Department of public welfare, DHS, DPW, human services, Medicaid, PA Department of Public Welfare, PA Dept. of Human Services, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Department of public welfare, Tom Corbett, welfare | Comments Off on “PA welfare department gets a new name”
Posted on February 22, 2014 by Webtypo
This February 21, 2014 article on the Philly.com website written by staff writers of the Inquirer talks about Governor Corbett’s alternative plan to Medicaid expansion, which as of yet has not been approved, but is still viewed as the most extreme plan in the country despite being “softened”.
Filed under: Federal, Laws, Medicaid Expansion, Pennsylvania, Politics, Poverty, State, Welfare | Tagged: Corbett, Medicaid, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Pennsylvania, Tom Corbett | Comments Off on “Corbett’s final health plan: gentler, but still an outlier”