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Unemployment call
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Kristen Johanson
May 25, 2020 - 5:01 pm
With New Jersey’s unemployment now at a staggering 15% — an all-time high — attorneys within the state’s legal aid office have doubled their caseload to cut through red tape, so thousands of jobless workers can claim their cash. One attorney offers advice on how to get every penny you deserve. Read...
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Hadas Kuznits
May 07, 2020 - 2:45 pm
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency is encouraging college-bound high school seniors to fill out the necessary financial aid forms before the May 15 deadline. Read more here.
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U.S. Capitol
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Tim Jimenez
April 24, 2020 - 7:44 am
The House of Representatives approved a $484 billion relief package Thursday night to e ase the economic toll for small businesses and hospitals, as well as fund expanded coronavirus testing. Read more here.
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WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 04: The U.S. Capitol is seen on February 4, 2020 in Washington, DC.
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Kristen Johanson
March 25, 2020 - 7:34 pm
The $2 trillion stimulus package would give money directly to taxpayers, expand unemployment benefits, support small businesses and aid hospitals throughout the Philadelphia-area. Read more here.
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Rubble covers the street after a 6.4 earthquake hit just south of the island on January 7, 2020 in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico.
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Justin Udo
January 09, 2020 - 2:50 pm
A relief effort led by Philadelphia-area organizations is underway to help Puerto Ricans impacted by the recent earthquakes that hit the island. Read more here.
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