covid-stimulus

COMMENTARY

Transitional? Biden is on his way to being the most transformational president in decades | John L. Micek

BY: - April 1, 2021

With the plan Biden unveiled Wednesday, we're being presented with that very opportunity, to hearken to our higher angels, and to aspire the way our parents and grandparents did.

Collapsing union pension plans win long-sought help from rescue package; How Pa. benefits

BY: - March 23, 2021

The $1.9 trillion pandemic relief measure included $86 billion that will be used for grants to help shore up the most troubled of those pension funds, covering the cost of retiree benefits for the next 30 years.

COMMENTARY

Pa. residents will see expanded healthcare through the American Rescue Plan. Here’s how | Opinion

BY: - March 23, 2021

The COVID stimulus bill represents the boldest expansion of health care in a decade that will lower health care costs and expand access to coverage.

COMMENTARY

Mike Connolly was wrong: The $1.9T COVID plan does not rescue the economy or American families | Opinion

BY: - March 21, 2021

When Connolly says “families don’t get to control their own debt,” neither does America. It is imperative that our government gets a grip on reckless spending before we lose our financial independence.

COVID-19 stimulus could pump $1.4B into Philly’s coffers, Kenney’s office says

BY: - March 18, 2021

The city is facing a $450 million budget gap going into the new fiscal year, which begins July 1.

COMMENTARY

Here’s what Toomey, the deficit hawk, got wrong about the COVID-19 stimulus | Mike Connolly

BY: - March 16, 2021

Let’s remember in the years to come that every time the deficit hawks cry and screech, we don’t have to listen.

Monthly checks to flow to Pa. children, families under tax credit tweak in new federal stimulus

BY: - March 14, 2021

The sweeping legislation includes billions of dollars to support child care facilities, expand food assistance benefits, and send cash straight to families' bank accounts.

COMMENTARY

There’s a reason individual stimulus checks are popular. They work | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - March 8, 2021

A California town's experiment revealed real economic benefits to a basic income payment.