Kate Giammarise

Journalist (Pennsylvania)
Reporter covering poverty and social services for Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Links: @KateGiammarise | (Current as of: September 27, 2016)


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Armed with high-tech assistance, legal aid attorneys aim to assist more people filing for bankruptcy

Kate Giammarise
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
January 22, 2018
Attorneys at Pittsburgh's Neighborhood Legal Services Association, with the assistance of volunteer attorneys, have started using Upsolve, a software program that automates much of the work that used to require the time and effort of a human attorney.

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Federal cuts would target civil legal aid for poor

Kate Giammarise
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
February 27, 2017
Funds for low-income people seeking legal help in civil cases — such as those involving domestic violence protection from abuse orders, child custody issues, evictions, mortgage foreclosures — could potentially become scarcer.

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Rent-to-own: Court case sheds light on business practice

Kate Giammarise
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
September 26, 2016
A recent report from the National Consumer Law Center about such contracts noted that they are marked by grossly unequal bargaining power.



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