Pa. Dept. of Human Services: Stimulus Package 'Going to be Huge' For Entitlement Programs
Last updated 3/19/2021 at 8:30pm
The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) said March 10 that the latest federal stimulus package will help it "prepare for life beyond the pandemic" in the face of rising costs.
"This is going to be huge," said DHS Secretary Teresa Miller during a budget hearing with the Senate Appropriations Committee. "This is a lot of funding. What we have been doing for awhile now ... we want to make sure we have a strong system and supports available after the pandemic."
Pennsylvania will receive $13 billion in state and local funding from the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan approved by Co...