Biden pitches new $1.75 trillion spending blueprint to Dems that drops paid family leave

$1.75 trillion blueprint includes funding to bolster universal pre-K, child care and health care programs

By: - October 28, 2021 3:27 pm
Sen. Joe Manchin

In this file photo, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) speaks to reporters outside of the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 30, 2021, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana Figueroa is a reporter in the States Newsroom Washington, D.C, bureau. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance. Before joining States Newsroom, Ariana covered public health and chemical policy on Capitol Hill for E&E News. As a Florida native, she's worked for the Miami Herald and her hometown paper, the Tampa Bay Times. Her work has also appeared in the Chicago Tribune and NPR. She is a graduate of the University of Florida.