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Sec-Treas. Snyder Elected as PHC4 Vice-Chairman

Everyone deserves healthcare and medical treatment.  As healthcare costs continue to rise, the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4) aims to ensure access to quality healthcare for all Pennsylvanians regardless of ability to pay.  As an independent state agency, council members are tasked with addressing rising healthcare costs by collecting and studying data regarding the cost and quality of care.  Read More

Hundreds Rally in Franklin to Save Polk Center

Initially posted on AFSCME Council 13 A sea of red flooded the Venango County Courthouse on Labor Day as community members, elected officials, Polk Center employees and family of Polk residents expressed their outrage over the closure of Polk State Center. The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) announced the closure of Polk State Center and White Haven State Center on August 14. Read More