$1 billion in COVID-relief aid is tied up in Harrisburg

If the state were to fail to distribute the money by Dec. 30, it would go back to the federal government. Democrats want to turn it into small business relief grants, or some other form of direct assistance. Republicans who control the legislature want to use it to prop up a state budget that’s suffering from pandemic-related tax revenue shortfalls. | From: WHYY (Read more.)