Author Archives: Michael Swayze

About Michael Swayze

Former county welfare agency administrator, using a combination of social work and computer skills to share information about community resources via the Internet. Online since 1995.

2019 Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Information

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a refundable tax credit for families and individuals who have income from employment. It increases the amount refunded to a taxpayer or reduces the amount of tax owed. For 2018, 576,000 filers in … Continue reading

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Websites For Philadelphia Committeepeople

This guide is a collection of website links and other documents useful to Democratic Committeepeople in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, especially new ones. It covers such areas as voter registration, election results, party organizations and rules, elected officials and community resources. It … Continue reading

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Democratic Presidential Debate Update

The number of Democratic presidential candidates remains in flux. Back in July there were two dozen plus contenders. In a fourteen day period – November 14 to December 3 – four individuals withdrew from the race. Two, however, joined the … Continue reading

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More Democratic Presidential Debates

The Democratic Presidential debate series continue but with a smaller cast of candidates. Back in July there were twenty-four Democratic presidential candidates. The crowd has slimmed down so perhaps it is appropriate to refresh the list of who is in … Continue reading

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LIHEAP Deadline For New Jersey: August 31

This is a quick reminder that New Jersey energy consumers have until August 31 to submit an application under the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). New Jersey has a very late deadline because of a few factors: declining SNAP … Continue reading

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Democratic Presidential Debates

Did you watch the Democratic presidential candidates debate last night on CNN? If not, you have the opportunity to watch night #2 starting at 8pm ET live. Some say it is way too early to be thinking about the 2020 … Continue reading

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The Mueller Report

On May 29, 2019 Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, made his first and perhaps only public comment on the Russia investigation which he headed. The following is a transcript of his remarks, as published by The New York … Continue reading

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