low income

Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
January 21, 2020 - 3:54 pm
Philadelphia City Councilmembers say they plan to reintroduce a bill that died last year when the mayor refused to sign it. The bill would provide a wage tax break to low-income workers. Read more here.
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Vape shop
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Pat Loeb
January 08, 2020 - 3:45 pm
The Philadelphia Department of Public Health has pulled cigarette sale permits from 149 stores — the first enforcement action under beefed-up rules to prevent tobacco sales to minors. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf
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Tony Romeo
June 28, 2019 - 2:37 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania lawmakers have now finished work on a new state budget. Gov. Tom Wolf said the spending plan and its companion bills will become law. The new budget has more money for education — nearly doubling early childhood education funding in five years — and...
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Dreamstime
Dan Wing
December 11, 2018 - 11:37 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Corporation for Aging , which helps low-income senior citizens by providing home care, food, transportation, crisis intervention, and a number of other services, is in desperate need of help from the public. The nonprofit has been helping older...
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Low-income senior citizens stood in long lines at Reading Terminal Market for free produce vouchers, highlighting the sheer number of Philadelphians who suffer from food insecurity.
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Hadas Kuznits
July 11, 2018 - 2:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Low-income senior citizens stood in long lines at Reading Terminal Market for free produce vouchers, highlighting the sheer number of Philadelphians who suffer from food insecurity. The Philadelphia Corporation for Aging set up a distribution point for vouchers, which...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
June 27, 2018 - 5:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative plans to launch an ambitious campaign Wednesday to give every middle schooler in the city the chance to play an organized sport. And in the process, the organization hopes to raise $1 million for the effort over the next...
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