Stories tagged: "American Rescue Plan"


President Joe Biden speaks at Carnegie Mellon University at Mill 19 in Pittsburgh, Friday, Jan. 28, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Five Ways Democrats Have Helped Pennsylvania Under Biden’s Leadership

From the American Rescue Plan to the Inflation Reduction Act and everything in between, the Biden administration and Democratic leaders in Congress have passed an impressive array of bills that aim to improve America’s economy and infrastructure, invest in physical and mental health care, and combat climate change.

A small business in Pennsylvania.
Millions in American Rescue Plan Funding Heading to Pennsylvania’s Small Businesses

Over $10 billion in funding will be distributed to nine states through the State Small Business Credit Initiative and Pennsylvania is set to get the largest amount of money.

Dave White speaks during a debate with other Republican Party candidates seeking to win the party nomination in the 2022 election for Pennsylvania Governor in this photo made on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, in New Castle, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
GOP Gov. Candidate Opposes American Rescue Plan, After Collecting $1.4M in PPP Loans

Dave White is a businessman and a Pennsylvania GOP gubernatorial candidate within striking distance of the leading the primary pack.

Shown is the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Republicans Have Billions to Help Pennsylvanians Impacted By the Pandemic. So Why Aren’t They Helping?

Republicans Have Billions to Help Pennsylvanians Impacted By the Pandemic. So Why Aren’t They Helping?

An oil delivery truck idles on the street prior to an oil delivery in Hatfield. (Getty Images/William Thomas Cain)
PA Residents Can Apply for Funds to Cut Heating Costs

Pennsylvanians can apply for cash to help them pay heating bills and prepare their homes for winter.

Carlos Ponce joins other demonstrators participating in a protest asking Senators to support the continuation of unemployment benefits on July 16, 2020 in Miami Springs, Florida.  The protesters were asking Senators to support the new Schumer/Wyden legislation that extends unemployment benefits for all laid-off Americans as the coronavirus pandemic continues to disrupt the economy.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
PA Lawmakers Want to Cut Federal Pandemic Unemployment Benefits. Here’s Why That’s a Bad Idea.

State GOP lawmakers don't want Pennsylvanians to receive unemployment bonus anymore. That could be bad for the state's economy.

State Rep. Bridget Kosierowski doesn't want to see Republicans waste a rare funding boom from the federal government (Flickr/Governor Tom Wolf)
Kosierowski: Republicans Are Ready to Make Your Money Disappear Again

State Rep. Bridget Kosierowski wants to see the state legislature spend American Rescue Plan funds on needed programs, not to fill budget holes.