Groups go to court to try to keep Pa.’s cash assistance for state’s poorest residents from ending on Aug. 1

Jan Murphy | Tuesday, July 23, 2019, Harrisburg Patriot News

Organizations that assist poor and disabled individuals have turned to the courts to try to salvage the state’s cash assistance program scheduled to end next week.

Community Legal Services of Philadelphia and the Disability Rights Pennsylvania filed paperwork in Commonwealth Court on Monday asking for a preliminary injunction to keep the program alive for the 11,844 poor and disabled people who came to depend on it.

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