Biden lays out a ‘fund the police’ budget plan

President’s request to Congress asks for $30 billion for state, local governments to add more officers across the nation

By: - March 28, 2022 12:10 pm
U.S. President Joe Biden

U.S. President Joe Biden greets guests after an event to mark the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act at the East Room of the White House on March 16, 2022, in Washington, D.C. Biden, who helped to write the original piece of the legislation in 1994 when he was a senator on Capitol Hill, held the event to make the reauthorization of the law that helps to protect women from violence. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.