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Biden's First Budget Request to Congress Prioritizes Domestic Spending

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Biden's First Budget Request to Congress, Prioritizes Domestic Spending.
Biden is seeking congressional authorization for a
$1.5 trillion spending plan to be implemented in 2022.
Overall, the plan increases non-defense
spending by 16 percent, .
while holding steady on defense spending.
The plan seeks a 41 percent increase in
education funding, aimed primarily at
Title I, high-poverty schools.
The Department of Health and Human Services
would see a 23 percent increase to its funding, .
with a nearly $9 billion increase earmarked
for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Public housing initiatives would
be increased by 15 percent.
and $14 billion would fund
environmental protections.
Together, America has a chance not simply to go back to the way things were before the COVID-19 pandemic and economic downturn struck, but to begin building a better, stronger, more secure, more inclusive America, Shalanda Young, Acting White House
Budget Chief, via 'The Washington Post'
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