The new moratorium would temporarily halt evictions in counties with “substantial and high levels” of virus transmissions and would cover areas where 90% of the U.S. population lives.
More than 3.6 million Americans are at risk of eviction, some in a matter of days, as a moratorium comes to an end.
Previously, the child tax credit has been an empty gesture to millions of parents who didn’t earn enough money to owe income taxes.
The president said not everyone got what they wanted and that other White House priorities would be done separately in a congressional budget process known as reconciliation.
At the same time, Democrats are laying the groundwork to pass some or all of President Biden’s ambitious infrastructure package on their own.
Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband, Douglas Emhoff, paid a rate of 36.7% on income of $1,695,225.
In the nationally televised ritual of a president standing before a joint session of Congress, President Biden will lay out a proposal that also includes $225 billion for child care and monthly payments of at least $250 to parents.
Biden will call for free preschool for all three- and four-year-old children, a $200 billion investment to be rolled out as part of his sweeping American Families Plan.
The wage would be indexed to inflation, so it would automatically increase with each year to reflect changes in prices.
The figures in the state summaries paint a decidedly bleak outlook for the world’s largest economy after years of repairs being deferred and delayed.
The president turned fiery in an afternoon speech, saying that the United States is failing to build, invest and research for the future and adding that failure to do so amounts to giving up on “leading the world.”
President Biden faces growing criticism for the apparent secrecy at the border, including from fellow Democrats.
The level of spending is a testament to the complexity of addressing a disease that seeped so widely across the nation in less than a year, and the economic pain that it has wrought.
Armed with new signs of economic strain brought on by the pandemic, President Biden laid out his case Friday for moving fast and without Republicans, if necessary.
Ten Republican senators, including Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, on Sunday proposed spending about one-third of what President Joe Biden is seeking in coronavirus aid and urged him to negotiate rather than try to ram through his $1.9 trillion package solely on Democratic votes.