“Food stamp cuts to affect 3 million in Pa. and N.J.”

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This article on the Philly.com website talks about the cut to food stamps that will be felt by every recipient in the country.

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“Here’s why voter ID will be requested, not required, in November elections: PennLive letters “

Nouormand: Êlections au mais d'Octobre 2008, Jèrri

Nouormand: Êlections au mais d’Octobre 2008, Jèrri (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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This October 15, 2013 article found on the Patriot-News powered Penn Live website in Central Pennsylvania, explains why voters will be asked for ID at the coming election, but NOT required in most cases to present it.  the long-standing rule about someone who is a first time voter at their assigned polling place will still apply.  Voters who have voted at their assigned polling place before will be asked for id, but NOT required to show it.  The new Voter ID law is still on hold by order of the state Supreme Court. Here’s a link to an August 16, 2013 article that talks about the court ruling on Pennsylvania’s Voter ID Law found on the HuffPost website

 

” NAMI office closing Mental health support agency cites lack of funds”

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This January 28, 2013 article on the tribdem.com website talks about the decision made to close the NAMI office in Cambria county.  Lack of funding is cited as the reason for closing despite their fundraising efforts.

Someone asked me to cite the link for this article, so here’s my attempt at citation which isn’t a strong point for getting everything in to it that should be in a citation, but it should be enough to be helpful I usually have to look up citation but in this case I went off the top of my head so I apologize if I missed something, but I believe I got the core components in place 🙂

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Lavis,  Tom, The Tribune Democrat, January 28, 2013, URL  http://tribune-democrat.com/local/x2056598010/NAMI-office-closing

“Cambria receives $364G to assist homeless”

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Cambria County

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Cambria County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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This article dated May 11, 2012 on the Tribune-Democrat website talks about a grant recently received by Cambria county to help homeless folks who struggle with mental illness and/or addiction

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