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PRESS RELEASE: NEW POLL: VOTERS OVERWHELMINGLY SUPPORT BUILD BACK BETTER AGENDA, WANT WEALTHY CORPORATIONS TO PAY THEIR FAIR SHARE 

Not only do a large bipartisan majority of voters support all pay-fors in the budget reconciliation plan — a plurality of Republicans also support each of them, according to a new poll released today by Invest in America and Data For Progress. Additionally, the poll found that a significant majority of voters support every major initiative in the Build Back Better agenda and want it passed through the reconciliation package.


PRESS RELEASE: STATEMENT: JOBLESS CLAIMS HIGHLIGHT NEED FOR BUILD BACK BETTER INVESTMENTS TO REACH FULL ECONOMIC STRENGTH

Last week, 332,000 Americans filed for unemployment benefits, according to the latest data released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. While jobless claims have trended downward since the passage of the American Rescue Plan, Americans are still eagerly awaiting the passage of both the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal and the Build Back Better agenda to create millions of jobs and further strengthen the economy.



PRESS RELEASE: NEW DIGITAL AD: BUILD BACK BETTER AGENDA HAS ALL THE GREATEST HITS! 

Today, Invest in America launched a digital ad, “Greatest Hits,” introducing Now That’s What I Call Public Investment: The Build Back Better edition! Featuring crowd-pleasers like millions of good-paying jobs, lower taxes for working families, and lower costs for the middle class, this collection has everything you need for a roaring economy that rewards work, not wealth. View the digital ad here.


INVEST IN AMERICA WEEKLY ROUNDUP

Invest in America Action hosted a press conference in Arizona urging Congress to support the Build Back Better agenda’s critical investments in affordable housing for working families, featuring Tempe Mayor Corey Woods, Arizona Housing Coalition Executive Director Joan Serviss, and Gorman & Company President and CEO Brian Swanton. The speakers discussed Arizona’s 136,000-unit affordable housing shortage and how the Build Back Better agenda’s $40 billion investment in affordable housing will lower housing costs for low-income renters.



PRESS RELEASE: STATEMENT: JOBLESS CLAIMS FALL SHARPLY, BUT BUILD BACK BETTER INVESTMENTS STILL NEEDED TO REACH FULL ECONOMIC STRENGTH

Jobless claims fell by 35,000 to a new pandemic low, as 310,000 Americans filed for unemployment benefits, according to the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The significant drop in unemployment claims follows the downward trend taking place since Congress passed the American Rescue Plan, which helped Americans get vaccinated and back to work. However, Americans are still eagerly awaiting the passage of both the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal and the Build Back Better agenda to create millions of jobs and strengthen the economy.



FACT CHECK: CLOSING TAX LOOPHOLES WON’T STIFLE JOB GROWTH DESPITE OPPONENTS’ FALSE CLAIMS 

President Biden’s proposed Build Back Better agenda will create millions of jobs through investments in clean energy, caregiving, education, and more — paid for by rewarding work, not wealth. The plan will eliminate unfair aspects of the tax system like the carried interest loophole, which allows millionaire and billionaire hedge fund managers to pay a lower rate on their work than other working Americans. 


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