$40B Pa. budget revealed in Harrisburg; saves $5B in federal aid for future

BY: , and - June 25, 2021

Republican leaders indicated that Wolf has agreed to the proposal. A spokesperson for Wolf did not immediately reply to a request for comment.

To spend or not to spend, Harrisburg asks this budget season

BY: and - May 28, 2021

The question of how to spend $7.3 billion in federal stimulus funds has quickly -- and predictably -- cleaved along party lines.

City Council to probe how Philadelphia will use federal coronavirus funding

BY: - March 27, 2021

Half of the anticipated funding for the city is expected to come within 60 days of the signing of the bill, while the rest is expected to come 12 months after that.

Pa. Dems join majority to approve $1.9T COVID-19 relief bill on a near party-line vote

BY: - February 27, 2021

Two House Democrats voted against the bill—Reps. Jared Golden of Maine and Kurt Schrader of Oregon. Every Republican opposed it. 

Pa.’s Toomey, lawmakers resolve fed loan standoff, clearing path for COVID relief bill, report

BY: - December 20, 2020

In a statement released by his office, Toomey called the compromise "an unqualified victory for taxpayers. Senate Republicans achieved all four of our objectives regarding the CARES Act 13(3) Federal Reserve lending programs."

As deadline for COVID-19 stimulus deal closes in, Pa. residents ‘need help yesterday’

BY: - December 15, 2020

A new proposal that emerged Monday could provide help break a logjam over a relief bill.