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March 23, 2018 In The News

Teachers, social workers and other public servants at risk of missing out on federal student loan forgiveness because they enrolled in the wrong repayment plan now have a shot at debt relief under the spending bill signed into law Friday.

March 22, 2018 In The News

The bill could fund a nationwide health study that would include residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties who were exposed to PFAS in drinking water.

A gigantic federal budget bill passed by lawmakers this week includes nearly $100 million for activities related to PFAS chemicals, including $10 million for a nationwide health study.

March 22, 2018 In The News

Britain’s departure from the European Union could unravel the Belfast Agreement, a US congressional committee has been warned.

March 22, 2018 In The News

Donald Trump is replacing national security adviser HR McMaster with the hawkish former Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton in the latest administration shake-up.

In a sign of the administration’s unusually high rate of turnover, the pro-Iraq war hardliner will become Mr. Trump’s third National Security Adviser.

March 22, 2018 In The News

Congressional Democrats on Thursday were quick to condemn President Trump's decision to name former United States Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton as his next national security adviser.

Trump tweeted early Thursday evening that Bolton, the hawkish former Bush administration official, will take over for H.R. McMaster beginning April 9.

March 21, 2018 In The News

Washington (CNN) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden was back on Capitol Hill meeting with Democrats on Wednesday ahead of the midterm elections, attempting to bridge a divide in his party between progressives and blue-collar voters.

March 20, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle, D-Pa, grew up in the Olney neighborhood of upper North Philadelphia. There, the congressman’s mother worked as a crossing guard shepherding school children across bustling North 5th Street, the neighborhood’s shop-lined commercial spine.

March 17, 2018 In The News

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The annual St. Patrick’s Day commemoration ceremony was held at Philadelphia’s Irish Memorial on Saturday. The ceremony focused on the challenges faced by immigrants of the past as well as the present.

March 16, 2018 In The News

Life Sciences Pennsylvania, a Wayne-based trade group, handed out its annual industry awards this week. Here is who was honored:

Three organizations received patient impact awards.

March 15, 2018 In The News

A federal administrative law judge signed a letter this week ruling that Adrianne Gunter’s multiple sclerosis has left her too sick to work, qualifying her for the government assistance known as Supplemental Security Income (SSI) — three months after she finally got a remote hearing via TV hookup and more than two years after she applied.

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