HomeLocal NewsGov. Tom Wolf is asking PA legislators to pass the PA Opportunity ProgramGov. Tom Wolf is asking PA legislators to pass the PA Opportunity ProgramSat, May 14, 2022 by wcednewsSHARE NOW READING – Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf continues to press the General Assembly to pass legislation which would send checks of up to $2,000 to certain Pennsylvanians. The legislation is called the PA Opportunity Program, and it is funded by $500 million from the Federal American Rescue Plan Act. Wolf’s plan would provide money to state households earning $80,000 or less. The General Assembly has not yet committed to a plan for how the federal funding should be used.