covid relief

President-elect Joe Biden outlined his plans for economic relief from the coronavirus crisis on, citing the need for a more robust vaccination plan as well as for additional direct payments to American families to help recover the U.S. economy.

Pennsylvania State Rep. Lisa Boscola wants to give tax relief to struggling restaurants and bars so that they can stay in business during the pandemic.

President Donald Trump signed the latest federal stimulus bill yesterday, but federal unemployment benefits may still be delayed for recipients. In the interim, WLVR’s Brittany Sweeney has more on other Pennsylvania resources for people struggling to make ends meet.

Congress passed a $900 billion pandemic relief package that may finally deliver a new round of cash to people and businesses. It took months for legislators to come to an agreement. WLVR’s Ben Stemrich has reactions to the bill from Pennsylvania’s federal lawmakers.

More than one hundred million dollars in federal COVID relief meant for homeowners and renters, never made it into their hands. It was given to Pennsylvania as part of the CARES Act, but rules created around the money made it difficult to access.


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