By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HARRISBURG (KDKA) — Millions in COVID-19 relief funds are going towards the salon industry, the Wolf administration announced this past Thursday.READ MORE: Report: Attorneys For Christian Bey Want Certain Evidence Suppressed In Criminal Trial
In total, $20 million in funds from the American Rescue Plan can benefit hair care professionals.READ MORE: Butler Transit Authority Stops Local Service Due To Driver Shortage
“The pandemic created tremendous challenges for the hair care industry and the thousands of workers who provide in-person services to customers,” Wolf said. “This pandemic relief funding will provide direct support to these businesses, which are important to local economies and provide vital jobs in many communities.”
The administration says this is a part of efforts to distribute relief funds to industries hard-hit by the pandemic.MORE NEWS: Federal Judge Dismisses Some Of The Sexual Abuse Lawsuits Against Ohio State And Dr. Richard Strauss
They say that millions have already gone to hospitality and frontline workers.