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A business owner’s guide to Pa.’s next wave of COVID-19 relief grants

The aid is targeted at businesses with fewer than 300 employees that have lost at least 25% of their sales as a result of the pandemic.

By Charlotte Keith/Spotlight PA

Pittsburgh City Council extends coronavirus eviction ban

The legislation would ban landlords from evicting tenants for nonpayment of rent, if the failure to pay stems from the coronavirus.

By Ariel Worthy/WESA

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Pa.-based Sheetz to build West Virginia distribution depot, bring 30 jobs

Gov. Jim Justice announced Monday that Sheetz will build the facility in Kearneysville. It will support Sheetz distribution centers in North Carolina and Pennsylvania.

By The Associated Press

New coronavirus grants for small Pa. businesses aim for inclusivity, but can’t track success

Applications open next month for $145 million in state grants for small hospitality businesses, with a significant change by lawmakers intended to make the money is more accessible to people of color.

By Charlotte Keith/Spotlight PA

Wolf promotes natural gas tax to boost pandemic economy

Those funds would fuel Back to Work PA, a $3 billion initiative to support workers and small businesses struggling due to restrictions designed to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

By Laura Benshoff/WHYY

Pa. Dems push for school infrastructure to be priority in next federal stimulus

A coalition of Democratic legislators in Harrisburg are calling on the commonwealth to prioritize fixing crumbling school infrastructure with a substantial portion of the federal funds in the latest proposed COVID-19 stimulus package.

By Miles Bryan/Keystone Crossroads