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US Congress passes social safety net expansion plan

US Congress
US Congress
On November 19, 2021, the US Congress passed the largest expansion of America's Social Safety Net in decades, a massive $1.75 trillion bill that funds pre-kindergarten for all, expansion of Medicare, renewable energy credits, affordable housing, and a year of expanded child tax credits.
After being approved by the House of Representatives, the bill goes to the Senate where it is likely to be reviewed in the coming weeks, and if the bill is signed into law, it is expected to dramatically change the lives of a number of Americans, especially families with children. Seniors and people with low incomes.

What are the provisions of the bill for the social safety net in America?

  1. A nursery for all 3 to 4 year olds In addition to helping millions of children better prepare for school, this feature will enable parents of young children to return to the workforce early.
  2. 4 weeks of paid parental leave.
  3. A $35 per month limit on the cost of insulin under Medicare, and a maximum out-of-pocket cost of $2,000 per year.
  4. $500 billion to combat climate change, the largest ever federal investment in clean energy.
"This bill will speak for itself to the millions and millions and millions of Americans whose lives will be safer and richer in terms of quality of life, whose educational opportunities will be greater and their employment prospects will be greatly improved," Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said.
باحث اقتصادي هدفي إنشاء موسوعة عن الدول العربية توضح جوانب القوة في كل دولة، واتمني أن يأتي اليوم الذي يتحد فيه العرب لتعم الفائدة علي كل الشعوب.


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