Pennsylvania counties and municipalities could see a windfall from the nearly $14 billion in aid that will be delivered to the Commonwealth through the recently passed American Rescue Plan Act (“Rescue Act”). While it will be welcome financial relief, counties and local governments should be aware of the rules and regulations regarding how those funds should be spent. In fact, the Rescue Act rules and requirements will present similar challenges to the CARES Act requirements for local governments.
Last year, Zelenkofske Axelrod (“ZA”) helped nearly half of the state’s 67 counties navigate the regulatory issues related to the federal CARES Act financial relief package.
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