Squeezed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Pa. farmers look to state, feds for help. But some are falling through the cracks

BY: - June 7, 2020

While some programs have been able to provide a decent amount of money to small dairy operations, some small, specialty producers in the state say they’re finding themselves left out.


Report: Smaller states with lower caseloads got a larger share of federal cash to fight COVID-19 | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 26, 2020

A new study details the uneven way CARES Act funding was allocated. Pennsylvania received the 7th-lowest share, per case, nationwide.

Wolf announces $51M in assistance to child care providers

BY: - May 20, 2020

The funds, designated for eligible, licensed providers, are intended to cover costs associated with reopening as counties move into the yellow phase of COVID-19 mitigation. 


Pa. Dems hit Toomey in new web ad over aid to Big Business in CARES Act | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 4, 2020

A 60-second digital spot accuses the Lehigh Valley Republican of forgetting the little guy. As usual, it's a little more complicated than that.

Erie’s Crime Victim Center faces technological challenges while providing community resources during pandemic

BY: - April 26, 2020

Should federal lawmakers be successful in their push for increased domestic violence prevention funding in the CARES Act, the center’s director, Paul Lukach hopes to make “our technology even better than it is.”

Toomey: Pa. hospitals will receive $1.25B in first wave of CARES Act assistance

BY: - April 10, 2020

Two weeks ago, Pennsylvania lawmakers approved, and Gov. Tom Wolf signed, a $50 million emergency relief fund for hospitals complimenting the federal aid.