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PHA Partners with T-Mobile provide 4,500 free tablet computers and internet Service to needy families

March 24, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Families are presented with free tablets from T-Mobile during PHA’s Family Self -Sufficiency Program Community Day. The Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) hosted a Community Day and a news conference at 300 N. Busti Street, announcing a partnership with T-Mobile to distribute 4,500 free tablet computers and two years of  access to T-Mobile’s high-speed…

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Brady says funding for the NEH and the NEA cannot be abandoned

March 24, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Congressman Bob Brady (AP photo) Congressman Bob Brady (D – PA) in a strongly worded letter, urged President Trump to support full funding for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the National Endowment  for the Humanities (NEH) “Defunding the NEA and the NEH  would adversely affect communities in which the arts…

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The home design trend you need to know about

March 10, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Mix and layer materials used for surfaces at home to create dramatic, beautiful spaces – this kitchen features High Pressure Laminate on tabletop and cabinets, as well as Solid Surface and Quartz on countertops, island and backsplashes. BPT With the new year underway, the housing world is buzzing about the next transformative trend…

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Flood insurance: does your excuse hold water?

March 10, 2017

BPT We know the old saying: when it rains, it pours… and when it pours, it floods. With winter snow storms coming to an end, the threat of flooding increases as the snow begins to melt and the rivers and creeks begin to swell. It’s easy to forget about how powerfully destructive water can be….

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Governor Wolf announces appointment of Kerry L. Kirkland as Deputy Secretary for Diversity, Inclusion and Small Business Opportunities

March 3, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Gov. Tom Wolf  (Photo: George Sheldon / shutterstock) Harrisburg, PA – Governor Wolf on Wednesday announced the appointment of Kerry L. Kirkland to serve as the Deputy Secretary for Diversity, Inclusion and Small Business Opportunities in the Pennsylvania Department of General Services. “We are excited to be bringing Kerry on board in this…

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A conversation with Rev. Jesse Jackson about his upcoming 20th Annual Rainbow PUSH Wall Street Project Economic Summit on Feb. 15

February 3, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Rev. Jesse Jackson (pictured on the right) chats with Rev. Joseph Williams, pastor of the Mount Airy United Fellowship Church at the PUSH Wall Street Economic Summit.  (Photo: Courtesy Arlene Edmonds) By Arlene Edmonds Correspondent African Americans can still open businesses and find high paying jobs even amid the 2017 political climate. This…

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Four life changes that affect your taxes and how to tackle them

January 27, 2017

BPT Life changes often mean tax changes. Whether it’s getting married, buying or selling a home, moving abroad or having a baby, misunderstanding the tax and financial implications of these life changes can lead to taxpayers making mistakes or leaving money on the table. Depending on your situation, there are new tax implications that will…

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Color Of Money

PHA Partners with T-Mobile provide 4,500 free tablet computers and internet Service to needy families

March 24, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Families are presented with free tablets from T-Mobile during PHA’s Family Self -Sufficiency Program Community...

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ABOVE PHOTO:  FILE – In this Feb. 26, 2012 file photo, rock ‘n’ roll legend Chuck Berry...

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