Private Equity’s Potential Payday From Build Back Better Legislation with the size and scope of the $4 trillion “Build Back Better” agenda is like a Bat-Signal for lobbyists, urging them to swarm Capitol Hill without delay. Literally thousands of companies, organizations, and trade groups have lobbied on one or more of the bills in this… Continue reading Private Equity’s Potential Payday From Build Back Better
These workers were left out of the New Deal. They’ve been fighting for better pay ever since. President Joe Biden’s $2.25 trillion American Jobs Plan contains one particular provision that looks much different from physical infrastructure: $400 billion to make long-term care cheaper and raise care workers’ wages. For health care policy experts, the need… Continue reading These workers were left out of the New Deal. They’ve been fighting for better pay ever since.
Capitalism and the Caring Economy Joe Biden’s American Families Plan is something of a miracle. It carries out goals that advocates have only dreamed of. These include $225 billion for day care, so that no family pays more than 7 percent of its income on child care; universal pre-kindergarten; paid family and medical leave; as well as… Continue reading Capitalism and the Caring Economy
In Adarra Benjamin’s family, care work has been generational. It has been passed on from woman to woman — her great-grandmother first, then her grandmother and her mother. In 2012, it was Benjamin’s turn.
President Biden introduced a $2 trillion plan on Wednesday to overhaul and upgrade the nation’s infrastructure, calling it a transformational effort that could create the “most resilient, innovative economy in the world.”
Caregiving advocacy groups launch $20 million campaign on infrastructure bill Ahead of President Joe Biden’s expected rollout on Wednesday of a wide-ranging infrastructure plan, a coalition of advocacy groups focused on caregiving announced a $20 million campaign aimed at shoring up support for their priorities. The #CareCantWait coalition is calling on the administration and Congress… Continue reading 19th News: Caregiving advocacy groups launch $20 million campaign on infrastructure bill