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Introducing: We’re Listening!

From Broke in Philly: Today, we’re announcing two new features on our site: The ear icon [??] and “We’re Listening” category. All stories that originated with a question, idea or tip from our audience will be tagged and identifiable so that you can make sure we keep up this part of our project. (Read more.)

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Philly officials: DHS proposal would penalize legal immigrants for kids’ public assistance ??

From WHYY: The proposed policy would take into consideration the person’s use of non-cash assistance programs, including heating assistance; food assistance programs such as SNAP and WIC; the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC); as well as Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), among others.
We learned about this story thanks to a reader like you. We’re listening. ?? (Read more.)