Biden, Buttigieg Exaggerate Projected Job Gains in Infrastructure Plan

Posted on AllSides April 5th, 2021
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President Joe Biden’s infrastructure proposal, called the American Jobs Plan, is projected to add 2.7 million jobs over 10 years, according to an analysis by Moody’s Analytics.

Biden and members of his administration have cited the Moody’s analysis to leave the misleading impression that the nearly $2.3 trillion plan would add 19 million jobs to the U.S. economy. But that includes 16.3 million jobs that Moody’s projects would be added even if the president’s infrastructure proposal never comes to pass.

“Independent analysis shows that if we pass this plan, the...

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