Use code SO13PA when registering for special pricing: $150 per person ($15 off) or $1800 for a table of 12 ($15 off) through the close of online registration (midnight before the day of the Conference).
Yesterday, Pennsylvania's Department of Public Welfare announced that it was sending a request to the USDA to re-implement asset tests to ascertain eligibility for the SNAP (food stamp) program. If the request goes through, asset limits will go into effect on May 1, 2012.
Implementing an "asset test" means that in addition to income eligibility guidelines, applicants may not have above a certain amount in additional resources. Under the proposed measure, Pennsylvanians with more than $2,000 in savings or assets ($3,250 for adults 60 and over) would not be able to obtain food stamps, even if they meet income guidelines…
If you live in Pennsylvania and are eligible to vote, you need to be registered by May 18, 2020. (If you live in another state, please visit 866-OUR-VOTE to find your state's information.)
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NEW THIS YEAR: Mail-In Ballots, Extended Voter Registration Period, and More Pennsylvania made some changes to election law on October 29, 2019. Mail-in ballots: PA voters may choose to mail their ballot instead of voting in person. You do not need a reason to ap…
Census data tells us that 13% of Pennsylvania households live in poverty. In reality, even more households don’t have the income they need to reach self-sufficiency. One in four Pennsylvania households – over 846,000 – lack enough income to cover just the necessities.
Since 1997, PathWays PA has worked with Dr. Diana Pearce and the University of Washington to calculate The Self-Sufficiency Standard for Pennsylvania. Over the last 23 years, The Self-Sufficiency Standard of Pennsylvania has documented the continuing increase in the real cost of living, illuminating the economic crunch experienced by so many families today.
Since 2010, PathWays PA and the University of Washington have also issued three versions of the Overlooked and Undercounted report, which looks at the number of households living above and below self-sufficiency.
You can now use the interactive materials below to find out what it takes to be self-sufficient in your county. Click here to read the 2020 Overlooked and Un…