President Biden Releases “American Families Plan”

President Biden released on April 28 the “American Families Plan,” a $1.8 trillion companion bill to the $2.5 trillion “American Jobs Plan.” The American Families Plan would invest in education, childcare, and paid leave, among other priorities. The proposal calls for making community college free, expanding access to Pell grants, investing in universal preschool, expanding nutrition assistance for children, providing paid family and medical leave, and permanently extending enhancements to the childcare tax credit, earned income tax credit, and Affordable Care Act.

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