Moms are not okay. The pandemic has taken a toll and they are exhausted and struggling to find affordable child care. But help could be on the way, as President Joe Biden has a plan to pass a once-in-a-generation investment to help working families.
Starting July 15, families will start getting monthly checks thanks to the expanded child tax credit included in the American Rescue Plan. That could be a big deal for Pennsylvania families.
More than 2.3 million children—90% of all children under 18 in Pennsylvania—will benefit from the expansion of the child tax credit.
Legislation signed Thursday includes stimulus checks affecting 5.5 million in the state and a broad range of other types of pandemic relief.