Biden's spending plan could cost nearly $5T if made permanent, analysis shows

Posted on AllSides November 15th, 2021
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President Biden has unveiled a framework for a modified social spending plan that imagines spending close to $1.75 trillion over the next decade, but budget experts say the true cost of the legislation would be closer to $5 trillion because of the way the programs are structured.

The newest "Build Back Better" proposal – pared down from the original $3.5 trillion request – would expand Medicaid, establish universal preschool, provide new funding for child care and offer green energy tax credits, though it notably omits progressive priorities like free community college and Medicare coverage...

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