Build Back Better Wasn’t So Great

Moderates claim that Biden’s BBB failed because it simply “went too far.” The truth is that even if it had passed, it would have excluded scores of working families.

In April 2021, President Joe Biden unveiled his American Families Plan (AFP), which promised to enact a slate of family welfare supports to help tackle some of the severe cost-of-living crunches families face when they have children. The AFP later became part of the broader Build Back Better (BBB) legislation, which seemed poised to pass […]

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