CHN’s latest Human Needs Report: Biden’s American Jobs Plan, hate crimes legislation and more


April 19, 2021

CHN just released another edition of the Human Needs Report. Read on for a breakdown of what’s in President Biden’s American Jobs Plan and FY22 budget request, a hate crimes bill moving in Congress, and more. Click here to download a PDF of the report.

In This Edition

President Biden’s $2.3 trillion American Jobs Plan includes funding for both the physical infrastructure and the human infrastructure necessary for economic growth. See highlights of the “once-in-a-generation investment,” including those involving workforce development, redressing racial inequities, and more, as well as where the proposal goes from here. READ MORE »

On April 9, the Biden Administration released a summary of its $1.5 trillion Fiscal Year 2022 budget request for annually-appropriated programs. Read on for some of the key components of the request, including highlights from the Departments of Education, Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, and more. READ MORE »

The House passed and President Biden signed into law last week a bill to avert billions of dollars in Medicare cuts during the pandemic. However, much larger cuts may follow after the Senate stripped a provision to waive “pay-as-you-go” requirements. READ MORE »

As crimes and incidents of harassment against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders soar, the Senate last week advanced legislation to strengthen federal efforts to address the hate. At the same time, President Biden announced a key new nomination aimed in part at improving his outreach to the Asian American Pacific Islander community. READ MORE »

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