The Allentown and Bethlehem schools lost out on a total of more than $4 million in federal COVID-19 relief money because of the way the state distributed the money.
After months of partisan squabbling, congressional leaders have reached agreement on a nearly $900 billion coronavirus relief package.
Hours before the federal government runs out of money, congressional leaders were still negotiating on a coronavirus relief package to attach to the annual spending bill.
Pennsylvania’s two Senators say they support a new COVID-19 relief package that a bipartisan group of lawmakers unveiled Monday. The plan would prioritize areas of agreement while leaving more contentious issues to be resolved later.
Governor Tom Wolf is calling on Congress to pass a pandemic relief package. He and New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy met Monday calling the situation in their states, “dire.”