Wolf: Pa. counties, cities to benefit from $14.2M in CARES Act grant money | Tuesday Morning Coffee
Projects ranging from broadband expansion in Fayette County to housing rehab in Lawrence County will benefit from the cash.
These Pa. Republicans opposed the Biden stimulus; then touted it back home | Tuesday Morning Coffee
U.S. Reps. Mike Kelly and Glenn 'GT' Thompson voted against the American Rescue Act. That didn't keep them from touting its benefits to the folks back home.
Wolf, lawmakers need to release pandemic relief funds to nursing homes next | Opinion
While hospitals are battling front-line issues now, the trouble for nursing homes started long before the pandemic.
Gov. Tom Wolf has failed to address the collapse of Pa.’s intellectual disability system
With billions of dollars in stimulus money at their disposal, Wolf, General Assembly must act now.
In first in-person town hall, Pa.’s Dean touts infrastructure law, Biden’s domestic agenda
'These ... bills remind us of the effective governing that is being done,' the Montgomery County lawmaker said
Why state personal income is up from pre-pandemic levels, despite less aid | Tuesday Morning Coffee
Adjusted for inflation, personal incomes were up 4.1% in the second quarter of 2021 from the last full quarter before the pandemic, new research shows.
Lancaster Co. residents advocate for citizen input on spending American Rescue Plan Act funds
The advocacy group, Lancaster Stands Up, will hold an online town hall on Thursday night at 7 p.m.
Here’s the cost of not spending $3.5T to transform Americans’ lives | Trish Zornio
Yes, it's expensive. But inaction on climate change, education will cost us far more.
Wolf admin announces $655M in aid to child care providers
Licensed providers can submit applications for one-time grants. If approved, they will have 9 months to use the funds and report to DHS.
Alle.Co. Port Authority nabs $216M COVID grant; will use money to recover from pandemic losses
'Public transit is vitally important to our region’s recovery from this global pandemic,' a spokesperson said.
What COVID windfall? States have been slow to spend stimulus cash, report | Thursday Morning Coffee
Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. A missed opportunity. That’s how Pennsylvania House Minority Leader Joanna McClinton, D-Philadelphia, characterized the decision by the Legislature’s Republican majority to bank $5 billion out of $7 billion in federal stimulus funds, instead of spending it on the most vulnerable Pennsylvanians. “It’s always good to prevent tax hikes on working families, and we […]
Biden Admin. approves Pa’s plan to spend $1.6B in aid to schools | Friday Morning Coffee
In a recent poll, districts overwhelmingly said they planned to use the money to close the pandemic's learning gap.