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Biden administration vows economic and justice reforms for Black Americans
President Joe Biden and two of his top cabinet members on Wednesday promised U.S. economic and criminal justice reforms that would benefit Black communities at a conference organized by longtime activist Al Sharpton.
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- The American Rescue Plan. President Joe Biden formally announced his $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus plan on January 14, 2021. On March 11, 2021, he made it a reality.
- Healthcare. Official data from the United States Census Bureau indicates that the uninsured rate at the time of interview in 2019 was 9.2% vs. an uninsured rate of 8.9% in 2018.
- Taxes. President Biden wants a pro-growth, progressive tax code. His plan is expected to raise nearly $4 trillion in additional revenue over a decade. According to the Tax Policy Center, "The highest-income 20% of households (who make about $170,000 or more) would bear nearly 93% of the burden of Biden’s proposed tax increase, and the top 1% nearly three-quarters."
- Student Debt. President Biden has said he wants to make tuition free for those who earn up to $125,000 and attend two- and four-year public colleges and universities.
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Over the last month, Biden has been laying out his vision for a stronger, resilient, and inclusive economy. He believes in an economy where every American enjoys a fair return for their work and an equal chance to get ahead. An economy more vibrant and more powerful precisely because everybody will be included in the deal.
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