Pa., Chesco, municipalities to get funds from American Rescue Plan

Chester County and its municipalities are expected to receive an estimated $153 million in total federal pandemic relief through the recently passed American Rescue Plan (ARP), state Senator Carolyn Comitta said. According to estimates from the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Appropriations Committee, Chester County will receive $101.82 million in estimated relief and its 73 municipalities will...

County, state continue to clash over vaccine distribution

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times @mikemcgannpa While President Joe Biden announced that states will have to allow universal scheduling of COVID-19 vaccine appointments after May 1 for everyone over age 18, local officials continue to express worry that the state Department of Health is still not sending the county its fair share of vaccine, leading to widespread frustration by those in the first...

Houlahan calls for ouster of Post Office leadership

U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-6) has seen enough. Wednesday, she called for the ouster of of the entire leadership of the United State Postal Service (USPS), including its board of directors and Postmaster General Louis DeJoy. DeJoy has been increasingly under fire for operating changes he made to the USPS, which has lead to slower mail delivery and a higher percentage of mail and packages being...