In time for the June 30 deadline, Pennsylvania lawmakers are examining a new budget.

Residents of Pennsylvania could see an increase in their bank accounts as a result of new legislation.

Residents of Pennsylvania could see an increase in their bank accounts as a result of new legislation.

And tax revenue of $4.9 billion to spend, and politicians on both sides are promoting proposals to spend the funds.

Governor Tom Wolf has proposed sending state residents $2,000 stimulus checks.

As part of the PA Opportunity Program, $500 million of the excess American Rescue Plan Act money will be directed towards helping low-income families.

WGAL.com reports that many Republicans are critical of that plan, saying it could worsen inflation.

Homeowners and landlords would also be eligible for grants to renovate dilapidated properties. 

Republicans support a fund to repair homes in the Coal Region before they collapse and thus save state tax dollars.

A number of other projects and programs are also being considered for funding, including K-12 education 

And infrastructure, including school repairs. Republicans and Democrats expressed support for putting money toward

Environmental projects, such as clean water projects, land preservation, park repair, and Chesapeake Bay cleanup.

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