Stories tagged: "coronavirus relief"


FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2020, file photo, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf speaks during a news conference in Harrisburg, Pa., regarding the counting of ballots in the 2020 general election. Facing a deep, pandemic-inflicted budget deficit, Gov. Wolf will ask lawmakers for billions of dollars funded by higher taxes on Pennsylvania’s huge natural gas industry for workforce development and employment assistance to help the state recover. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
Wolf Signs $912 Million Pandemic Relief Bill

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf signed legislation Friday by lawmakers that carries over $900 million in pandemic-driven aid.

President Joe Biden signs his first executive order in the Oval Office of the White House on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Eviction Freezes and Student Loans: What Biden’s First 100 Days Could Mean For Pennsylvanians

A lot of Biden’s plans—and how they will affect the Keystone state—are centered on grappling with the novel coronavirus pandemic that has ravaged the state and nation.

US Rep. Dan Meuser, R-Luzerne, speaks in on the House floor on Dec. 18, 2019. (House Television via AP)
These Eight Pennsylvanians in Congress Voted Against $2,000 Coronavirus Relief

The US House of Representatives passed a measure to boost coronavirus relief payments to $2,000 on Monday. But eight of the 18 Pennsylvanians in the lower chamber of Congress opposed it.

President Donald Trump speaks about the election after presenting the Medal of Freedom to former college football coach Lou Holtz in the Oval Office of the White House on December 3, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images)
Trump’s Busy Tuesday Night: Pardoning Political Allies and Blowing Up COVID Aid Deal

The president didn't participate in negotiations over COVID aid deal, but now he wants stimulus checks of $2,000, not $600. Republicans almost certainly won't agree with that.

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 20: Dusk falls over the US Capitol building on December 20, 2020 in Washington, DC. Republicans and Democrats in the Senate finally came to an agreement on the coronavirus relief bill and a vote is expected later today or tomorrow. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)
Am I Going To Get $600 in Relief? Your Questions Answered on the New $900 Billion Stimulus Package

Including how unemployment benefits, student loans, and the eviction moratorium are changing, and for how long.

Flight attendants, airline pilots and other aviation workers hold a protest urging the US Congress to pass a Covid-19 relief package on September 9, 2020. (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)
Congress Might Finally Approve Stimulus. Here’s What Americans Say They Need It For.

As a breakthrough in negotiations appears imminent, COURIER asked Americans what they would do with a new stimulus check as the coronavirus continues to rampage across the country.

Despite their service to the country, the US military has not been spared the economic ravages of the pandemic and hunger has soared among military families, according to reports.
Almost 40% of Military Families Are Struggling to Put Food on the Table

Despite their service, military families have not been spared the economic ravages of the pandemic and food insecurity is reportedly soaring.