Struggling Pa. families need more support; Lawmakers, Wolf need to boost TANF payments | Opinion
Benefits have not increased since 1990, even though the cost of living has more than doubled since then.
Report: Feds need to close racial gaps in program that helps kids living with disabilities | Tuesday Morning Coffee
A federal program aimed at helping kids living with disabilities is leaving Black and Brown children behind, researchers found.
Pa. needs to fix child abuse registry errors that turn into permanent barriers to employment | Opinion
The child abuse registry is a racial and economic justice issue that cannot be ignored. Pennsylvania must once again be a leader on removing unnecessary and onerous barriers to employment.
Pa.’s Board of Pardons sees spike in applications after eliminating fees
In the four weeks since Pennsylvania announced it would be free to apply for pardons, the number of ex-offenders asking the state to forgive their crimes has nearly doubled, data from the lieutenant governor’s office shows. The Board of Pardons, which makes recommendations to the governor to grant pardons and clemency or commute sentences, has […]