In Pennsylvania, as we all know, the cost of living is rising, with petrol costing $4.202 per gallon, diesel costing $5.358 per gallon, and grocery prices rising as well.
As a result of the high cost of living, millions of Americans in Pennsylvania may be eligible for a $2,000 stimulus check.
New legislation proposed by Pennsylvania legislators would direct payments to residents of the state who earn less than $80,000 per year to their bank accounts.
Governor Wolf proposed that $500 million in funding from the American Rescue Plan, which was approved by the Biden administration in March 2021, be used to give direct payments to individuals and families.
According to Governor Wolf, Pennsylvania taxpayers will be better equipped to spend their money on the things that are most important to them and their families if they get direct payments from the government.
In addition, he anticipates that a portion of the funds will be distributed to local businesses that are currently struggling.
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Among the $1.7 billion in funding requested by the governor are $225 million for small-business assistance, $204 million for property tax relief, $325 million for the state’s healthcare system, and $450 million for community conservation, preservation, and regeneration.
Governor Wolf has demanded that Republican leaders “get on board and get a bill for this program on his desk as soon as possible.”