How Congress will attempt the biggest expansion of U.S. social programs since FDR

By: and - August 12, 2021 4:17 pm

Universal pre-kindergarten for 3- and-4-year-olds, paid family and medical leave and tax cuts for Americans making less than $400,000 a year are part of a $3.5 trillion package being pushed by progressives and President Joe Biden. (Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob Fischler is a national correspondent for States Newsroom.

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Jane Norman

Jane as the Washington Bureau Chief directs national coverage, managing staff and freelance reporters in the nation’s capital and assigning and editing state-specific daily and enterprise stories.Jane is a veteran of more than three decades in journalism. Before coming to States Newsroom, she edited news coverage of national education policy and the congressional budget and appropriations process for Politico.

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