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2012-13 Budget Analysis

Pa. Welfare Dept. to change name to Human Services, but slowly Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 2, 2013

PA Welfare Dept. Name Change Passes House; Heads Back to Senate July 1, 2013

PA Welfare Department Name Change Passes Senate, Moves to House for Full Vote July 1, 2013

PA Welfare Dept. Name Change Passes Senate Committee; Headed for Vote June 26, 2013

PA Catholic Conference and Meals on Wheels Association of PA Sign on to Support Name Change of Department of Public

Welfare: Bishop Zubick Calls on Governor to Support Passage of Legislation June 18, 2013

Majority of House Members, Senators Cosponsor Historic PA Welfare Department Name Change June 13, 2013

Op-Ed: State agency needs a name change Philadelphia Inquirer June 10, 2013

Why the Budget Issue Isn’t an Issue: Final Cost for DPW Name Change Estimated at $1 Million or Less June 10, 2013

Child Abuse Prevention Resolution Sponsored by Rep. Julie Harhart Adopted by PA House of Representatives June 6, 2013

Legislation to Change DPW Name to Department of Human Services Gains Support in House of Representatives and Senate – Rep. Turzai Becomes Cosponsor June 4, 2013

Guest Column: ‘Welfare’ stigma hurts public, costs Pa. money Delaware County Daily Times May 22, 2013

Campaign for What Works Warns of Declining Access to Critical Human Service Programs, Calls for Increased Data Reporting and Sufficient Program Funding Press Release May 16, 2013