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Pa. resumes unemployment for freelancers, self-employed and gig workers

Those seeking the funds can begin filing for the additional 11 claim weeks on Jan. 22.

By Darryl C. Murphy/WHYY

COVID relief brings more broadband funding to Pa., but it’s ‘tip of the iceberg’ of what’s needed

The latest coronavirus relief bill included $7 billion to expand broadband internet access, and Pennsylvania is expected to get $850 million, according to Gov. Tom Wolf’s office.

By An-Li Herring/WESA

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Unemployment benefits and one-time checks: What to know about the new stimulus in Pa.

If you’re wondering when your check will arrive, what’s up with your unemployment, or what else taxpayers should expect from the new program, here’s what you need to know.

By Miles Bryan/Keystone Crossroads

A half-million Pennsylvanians set to lose CARES Act benefits by end of month

Two federal programs will lose support: Pandemic Unemployment Assistance and Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation.

By Laura Benshoff/WHYY

CARES Act funding helps some Pa. counties improve broadband access, but some find it limiting

In Huntingdon County, more than $1 million has been allocated for two projects to expand high speed internet options.
By Min Xian/WPSU
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