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Ahead of Harrisburg school’s demolition, William Penn High School alumni find strength in shared memories
The Harrisburg School District, under state control because of financial hardship, approved a $6.8 million demolition plan in June.
Two anti-abortion activists who say Harrisburg is improperly applying its law banning protests within 20 feet of a healthcare facility argued their case Thursday at the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia.
Harrisburg became debt-free in March, when it made its last $8.3 million payment to bond insurer AMBAC. In September 2022, the city finished paying off a $125.6 million debt dating back to the Reed Administration in 1997.
In Pennsylvania, where nearly 2 million depend on SNAP, there was an average loss of $181 SNAP dollars per household after the emergency allotments ended in March, according to the state Department of Human Services.
Undocumented immigrants pay billions in taxes each year, but still face many barriers that deter them from reporting their income, like a lack of translation services and misinformation about the process of filing taxes.