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Government shutdown averted with little time to spare as Biden signs funding before midnight

October 1, 2023

BY LISA MASCARO, KEVIN FREKING AND STEPHEN GROVES WASHINGTON (AP) — The threat of a federal government shutdown suddenly lifted late Saturday as President Joe Biden signed a temporary funding bill to keep agencies open with little time to spare after Congress rushed to approve the bipartisan deal. The package drops aid to Ukraine, a White House priority opposed by a growing…

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Arkoosh warns of potential phone scam, reminds public of safe way to apply for assistance   

September 29, 2023

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Dr. Val Arkoosh today informed Pennsylvanians of a potential scam in which individuals receive a phone call from the “Department of Public Welfare” — the former name of DHS — asking for information about individuals’ utility assistance. The scammer then states that the individual overpaid…

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State officials join U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean and son to highlight the need for equitable supports for recovering residents

September 21, 2023

ABOVE PHOTO: STATE SEN. ART HAYWOOD (D-4th Dist.) speaks to the audience as DDAP Secretary Dr. Latika Davis-Jones and U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean (D-4th Dist.) look on. ( Photo/DDAP)  HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) Secretary Dr. Latika Davis-Jones, Congresswoman Madeleine Dean ( D- 4th Dist.) and her son Harry Cunnane,…

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