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State to Provide Big Savings to Many Workers by Not Taxing Student Loan Forgiveness

State to Provide Big Savings to Many Workers by Not Taxing Student Loan Forgiveness

Harrisburg, Pa. – December 17, 2021 –  Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Pennsylvanians will not have to pay state income tax on the student loan debt relief they get from the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program and the Pennsylvania Student Loan Relief for Nurses (SLRN) Program. The decision by the Wolf Administration will save people eligible for those programs potentially thousands of dollars in state tax.

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$3.2M in state infrastructure grants announced

$3.2M in state infrastructure grants announced

A set of six infrastructure grants announced by state officials will bring more than $3 million to roads, trails and sidewalk projects in the region. The grants all come through the Pennsylvania Financing Authority through the Greenways, Trails and Recreation Program...

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Sen. Muth Presents Korean Ambassador For Peace Medals to Vets

Sen. Muth Presents Korean Ambassador For Peace Medals to Vets

ONEY BROOK, PA — State Sen. Katie Muth, D-44, visited a Chester County retirement community last week to bestow honors upon aging veterans during a special Veterans Day ceremony. Muth, who represents parts of Montgomery and Chester Counties, presented four Korean...

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New PA Water Quality Bill Would Hold Industry Accountable

New PA Water Quality Bill Would Hold Industry Accountable

HARRISBURG — A state senator from Montgomery County has joined with a state representative from Lancaster to introduce legislation in both chambers of the General Assembly that they say is designed to help improve water quality across the commonwealth. State Sen....

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Muth, Sturla introduce Pennsylvania Water Resource Act

Muth, Sturla introduce Pennsylvania Water Resource Act

HARRISBURG, November 8, 2021 – State Sen. Katie Muth, D-Chester/Montgomery/Berks, and State Rep. Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, announced today that they have introduced the Pennsylvania Water Resource Act in both the House (H.B. 20) and the Senate (S.B. 868) to improve...

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New legislation would increase Pennsylvania welfare benefits

New legislation would increase Pennsylvania welfare benefits

The cost of living in nearly every part of the country has increased, particularly in cities, since former President Bill Clinton signed the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program into law in 1996 as part of his welfare reform agenda. The TANF program...

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Legislators hear of water woes from pipeline neighbors

Legislators hear of water woes from pipeline neighbors

HARRISBURG — “All I want is good water,” said military veteran and Johnstown, Cambria County, resident Ron Shawley. Shawley told three elected officials, reporters and the public, during Wednesday morning’s event at the state Capitol Rotunda, about living 20 feet from...

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