PRESS RELEASE: STATEMENT: IN YEAR ONE, BIDEN CREATED RECORD JOB, ECONOMIC GROWTH; BUILD BACK BETTER WILL CONTINUE PROGRESS  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
January 19, 2022

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Jack Miller, Communications Director

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STATEMENT: IN YEAR ONE, BIDEN CREATED RECORD JOB, ECONOMIC GROWTH; BUILD BACK BETTER WILL CONTINUE PROGRESS

POLLING: 65% of Voters — Including 64% of Independents — Support the Build Back Better Act 

 

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, President Joe Biden highlighted his administration’s accomplishments in the first year, including record job creation, the lowest level of unemployment in 52 years, and the 210 million Americans who are now fully vaccinated. President Biden also emphasized the urgent need to pass the Build Back Better Act to lower costs for hard-working families and address rising prices brought by the pandemic.

Invest in America senior advisor Zac Petkanas issued the following statement:

“Facing an unprecedented economic downturn and a botched pandemic response, President Biden took charge and has more than delivered in year one, bringing our economy back from the brink, reducing unemployment to its lowest level in decades, and attacking the COVID pandemic head-on. The American Rescue Plan and Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal are landmark public infrastructure investments that have revitalized our economy.

“But as the president said: there is still work to do. Congress must finish the job and pass the Build Back Better Act, which 65 percent of voters support. Build Back Better will make key investments in our economy, infrastructure, education, child care, clean energy, and more. These investments are critical and urgently needed to cut costs for families, grow our economy, and deliver for middle class workers.”

About Invest in America

Invest In America is a national rapid response operation advocating for robust public investment to rescue the economy from the COVID crisis and create prosperity for the future, and to fight back against fear-mongers who use deficit concerns as a scapegoat to starve American communities and businesses of resources.

The operation consists of two components: Invest in America, the charitable and public education arm, which is a fiscally sponsored project of Economic Security Project funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and Economic Security Project co-chair Chris Hughes; and Invest in America Action, the advocacy and social welfare arm, which is a fiscally sponsored project of Economic Security Project Action funded by Chris Hughes and the Omidyar Network.

Learn more at InvestInAmericaNow.com and @InvestNowUSA, and InvestinAmericaProject.com.

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