Pa. Lawmakers Move To Codify Legal Uses For Electronic Welfare CardsIt is already the current policy of the state's Department of Public Welfare to prohibit the use electronic benefits transfer cards for tobacco and alcohol, and to prohibit their use in casinos or adult entertainment establishments.
Gov. Corbett Welfare Shift Finds $300 Million For Food Stamp RecipientsCorbett’s move will maintain about $60 to $65 in average monthly food assistance for 400,000 low-income Pennsylvania families.
Pa. Auditor General Slams Management of Home Care Workers' PayrollAuditor general Eugene DePasquale says an audit found that the state Department of Public Welfare did not adequately monitor the contractors who managed the payroll for workers who provide services for the elderly and disabled.