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Biden’s ‘Build Back Better’ Plan (that’s a lot of B’s)

Joe Biden rolled out the third phase of his ‘Build Back Better’ plan on Tuesday.

The $775 billion over 10 year budget aims to create 3 million new caregiving and/or education jobs. Two big pieces of the plan are childcare and access to elder care for older Americans.

The highlights in Biden’s ‘BBB’ plan:


  • Increased Medicaid funding
  • Eliminate waitlist for home and community care services available under Medicaid
  • Allocate $450 billion to more people the option to receive home care
  • New child care construction tax credit to encourage businesses to build child care faciitlities
  • Low and middle-class families would receive a tax credit to offset childcare costs (up to $8,000)

The first two phases of Biden’s plan included a pathway to reopen school safely and a roadmap for protecting the coronavirus supply chain.

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