Biden pairs ‘down payment’ on climate crisis with rebuilding infrastructure

Parts of the proposal seemed intended to draw comparison to the New Deal

By: - March 31, 2021 4:03 pm
U.S. President Joe Biden arrives to give a primetime address to the nation from the East Room of the White House.

In this file photo, U.S. President Joe Biden arrives to give a primetime address to the nation from the East Room of the White House on March 11, 2021, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.

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