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With BBB Act in Peril, Philadelphians Set to Lose $1 Billion in Benefits

Gibson Hurst

With Biden’s Build Back Better Act now in peril, Philadelphians could miss out on $1 billion in benefits. WHYY’s Laura Benshoff has more.

(Original air-date: 12/21/21)

Laura Benshoff covered stories of statewide interest for Keystone Crossroads and WHYY, with a focus on immigration. She previously reported on the suburbs, public education, and mental health. Her work has aired nationally on NPR, Marketplace and Reveal/CIR. Prior to becoming a journalist, she worked for the City of Philadelphia’s Commerce Department. Laura attended McGill University in Montreal, Canada. She diligently works at speaking Spanish and knows a little French.