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Is CBS the new FOX? Setting the record straight on welfare fraud, Part 1

We at Just Harvest were very pleased with all the serious and sorely needed national news coverage of our October 30 public meeting with the head of the Department of Public Welfare. Unfortunately, this was soon followed by a CBS “news” piece on an anonymous DPW whistleblower perpetuating the worst kinds of myths about welfare.

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Is the DPW the new DMV?

Is the DPW the new DMV?

For years, Just Harvest has been helping Allegheny County residents overcome the obstacles they encounter when applying for public benefits at the County Assistance Offices. Despite our continued efforts to raise these systematic problems as a public concern, very little has been done by the state’s Department of Public Welfare to address these chronic issues. […]

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