The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recently announced a recall of gel fuels that are manufactured by nine companies-including Bird Brain, Inc. of Michigan, Real Flame of Wisconsin, Lamplight Farms, Inc. of Wisconsin and Luminosities, Inc. of Minnesota. The companies involved have all agreed to pull their products off of store shelves voluntarily.
This Labor Day Caroselli, Beachler & Coleman, L.L.C. partners William R. Caroselli and David S. Senoff wrote an op-ed that appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette which highlights the need to bring back adultBasic for Pennsylvania's hard-working families and individuals. On a day when we honor the contributions of working men and women, it only seems right to remind Governor Corbett and the state legislature that adultBasic can provide affordable insurance to Pennsylvania's working poor at NO taxpayer cost. It's time to bring it back.
Original article posted on September 1, 2011.
State Representative Kate Harper was recently honored for her life's dedication to conservation and the law. Harper has been a long-time advocate for the preservation of open space and conservation of natural resources, both as a Republican representing the 61st District, and as a lawyer. This past summer, she was recognized for her work as a legislator by both the Pennsylvania Association for Conservation Districts and the Pennsylvania Association for Justice.
Pennsylvania healthcare advocates say there are two milestones this week in the long-running push for affordable healthcare and insurance. The state's low-cost insurance program, adultBasic, ended six months ago. At the Spectrum Health Services clinics in West and North Philly, lots of long-time patients are having more trouble paying their way. The Spectrum's chief medical officer said, "They've turned into uninsured patients and accessing all those resources we supply for uninsured patients. We have our case management staff work with people and complete patient assistance applications."