What’s in — and out — of Biden’s $1.75 trillion social spending and climate bill

Snipped from the proposal are a number of key priorities for Democrats, including attempt to create first paid family leave program

By: and - October 29, 2021 3:43 am
President Joe Biden at the Boise Airport

In this file photo, President Joe Biden steps off of Air Force One on Sept. 13, 2021, at the Boise Airport. (Jim Max/For the Idaho Capital Sun)

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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.

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes the Idaho Capital Sun. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.

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