PENNSYLVANIA — Thanks to the success of President Biden’s economic plan and the American Rescue Plan, Pennsylvania has turned the corner on the COVID-19 pandemic. While Harrisburg Republicans continue to fight against bringing aid to work class families, Pennsylvanians are reading about the relief that families, towns and schools across the commonwealth have received, including the beginning this week of a major new tax cut for working families from President Biden’s Child Tax Credit. 

See below for local coverage:

Beaver County Times: Municipalities receiving first batch of American Rescue Plan funding

WESA: Pennsylvania May See The Strongest Post-Pandemic Sales Tax Boost In The Nation  

Pennsylvania News Today: Elizabeth Twp. Rehab a basketball court with funds from the American Rescue Plan

WJET/Your Erie: Multi-Cultural Health Evaluation Delivery System to receive nearly $800k to support COVID-19 response efforts        

Pittsburgh Business Times: These Pittsburgh-area restaurants and other food service companies were approved for the largest Restaurant Revitalization Fund grants – Pittsburgh Business Times 

WITF: Pa. may see the strongest post-pandemic sales tax boost in the nation

Ellwood City Ledger: Municipalities receive American Rescue Plan payments

Lebtown: Federal relief payments made to 17 Lebanon County municipalities

Penn Capital-Star: The Pa. State System of Higher Ed. has $75M in one-time funds. Here’s the preliminary spending plan

The American Independent: COVID relief and vaccination efforts have put Pennsylvania on the rebound

Patch: These North Hills Restaurants Received COVID-19 Relief Money

WFMZ: Parents may be qualified for more government issued COVID relief checks

Eminetra: Biden administration urges use of COVID-19 relief funding to address uptick in violence – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Williamsport Sun-Gazette: Commissioners allocate more funding to Let’s End COVID

Indiana Gazette: Officials discuss grant opportunities | News | indianagazette.com