INVEST IN AMERICA WEEKLY ROUNDUP

  • Invest in America Action issued a statement after President Biden spoke in Pittsburgh to highlight the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and urge Congress to pass the Build Back Better Act’s historic investments in clean energy, education, child care, health care, and more. The statement applauded the President for leading America through a historic economic recovery and continuing to push for the Build Back Better Act.
  • Invest in America released a statement highlighting President Biden’s meeting with top U.S. CEOs, who joined the President to discuss the need to pass the Build Back Better Act and boost the U.S. economy. The CEOs discussed the climate change and child care provisions in Build Back Better as greatly beneficial for U.S. businesses and workers that would lift manufacturing and create a more productive workforce.

  • Invest in America Action released a statement in response to the BEA’s annual GDP report, where U.S. economic growth reached a 38-year high and GDP rose 5.7% in 2021. The statement applauded the President for his leadership and urged lawmakers to prioritize passing the Build Back Better Act’s historic investments to lower costs for families, address long-term inflation, and build on the tremendous success that President Biden has achieved in year one.

  • Invest in America distributed a factsheet detailing President Biden’s two major legislative achievements from his first year in office, the American Rescue Plan and the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal. Thanks to President Biden’s leadership, millions of Americans have returned to work, vaccines are readily available, and the American economy is growing at record pace.

  • Invest in America Action released a statement in response to President Biden’s press conference, applauding the administration’s first year accomplishments, including record job creation, the lowest level of unemployment in 52 years, and the 210 million Americans who are now fully vaccinated. The statement also stressed the urgent need to pass the Build Back Better Act to lower costs for hard-working families and address rising prices brought by the pandemic.

  • Invest in America Action called out House Republicans and Senator Rick Scott for taking credit for public investments they voted against, which are funded by President Biden’s American Rescue Plan and Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal.

  • Invest in America released a statement applauding the Biden administration’s new website for Americans to order free at-home COVID-19 tests, calling the initiative a smart, effective public health investment. The website builds on the success of previous public health investments in the American Rescue Plan, including $10 billion to get tests to K-12 schools and $6 billion to cover testing for uninsured individuals, shelters, and mental health facilities.

  • Invest in America highlighted data from the weekly unemployment report, noting that after the Biden Administration’s historic jobs recovery, middle class Americans are counting on Congress to continue progress and pass the Build Back Better Act to lower costs brought on by the pandemic.

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