HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania lawmakers have agreed on a plan to use $2.2 billion in remaining federal stimulus money from the pandemic on housing, conservation, and child care programs.
The agreement came as the state finalized a $45.2 billion budget a week after the deadline.
None of the money will be used for direct payments to Pennsylvanians, as Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf had called for. Instead, Spotlight PA identified 20 programs that will be funded using the stimulus dollars. Here’s an overview of the spending: