Our infrastructure crisis is bigger than just roads and bridges.

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Some Republican senators are trying to stall President Biden’s infrastructure and jobs proposal by claiming that funding for home care workers doesn’t count as “infrastructure.”

But here’s the thing: Home care work is infrastructure. Investing in home care workers — who are disproportionately women of color — is just as essential to the functioning of our society as having smooth roads and stable bridges.

If you agree with President Biden that we need to invest in care workers and create millions of good-paying jobs, will you add your name in support of his American Jobs Plan?

TAKE ACTION: Tell your…


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Just over 1 month since the President Biden’s American Rescue Plan was passed, federal, state, and local officials from across America and of both parties have been using its funding to provide critical relief to states and localities struggling under the coronavirus pandemic. See examples below of how the American Rescue Plan is providing tangible benefits to localities everywhere:

HELP IS HERE STATE AND LOCAL STORIES:

CO: “We have never seen this much money”: Federal cash pours into Colorado’s cities and counties. [The Denver Post, 04/05/2021]

CT: Connecticut is receiving $1.1B in COVID-19 stimulus for K-12 schools. Here’s how the…


It’s no surprise that McConnell and his allies don’t want you to know what’s in Biden’s plan.

TAKE ACTION: Tell your senators to pass the American Jobs Plan.

73% of Americans support Biden’s American Jobs plan.

Ever since President Biden announced his latest plan, some Republican senators have been trying to shift the narrative to avoid debating the merits of this bill.

Here’s the truth: It’s no surprise that Mitch McConnell and his allies don’t want you to know what’s in Biden’s American Jobs Plan. After all, it’s REALLY popular.

Don’t just take it from us, though. Check out this recent Invest in America/Data for Progress poll:


This piece was originally published in the April 14, 2021 edition of CAP Action’s weekly newsletter, What’s Trending? Subscribe to What’s Trending? here.

Hey, y’all.

It’s been a minute, but I promise it’s for good reason: Last week I got my Covid-19 vaccine! I took a day to sleep off the side effects, but now I’m back and ready to dive into what Facebook holds in store.


This piece was originally published in the April 8, 2021 edition of CAP Action’s newsletter, the Progress Report. Subscribe to the Progress Report here.

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“Care work makes all other work possible. Care work is infrastructure.”

Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-NY)

It’s time for our elected officials to start taking gun violence seriously.

Share this graphic on Twitter and Facebook to get the facts out:


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Over the past few weeks federal, state, and local officials from across America have been using funding from President Biden’s American Rescue Plan to provide critical relief to states and localities struggling under the coronavirus pandemic. See examples below of how the American Rescue Plan is providing tangible benefits to localities everywhere:

HELP IS HERE STATE AND LOCAL STORIES:

Estimated Local Allocations in the American Rescue Plan. [National League of Cities]

AK: The CARES Act flooded Alaska tribes with funds for pandemic programs. Now they’re bracing for a bigger deluge. [KTOO, 04/05/2021]

FL: State Senate may add funds to pay…


This piece was originally published in the April 1, 2021 edition of CAP Action’s newsletter, the Progress Report. Subscribe to the Progress Report here.

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“We intend to deliver.”

— White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain

It’s time for America to get serious about rebuilding and modernizing our infrastructure.

Share this on Twitter and Facebook to get the facts out about Biden’s plan:


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Over the last week, state and local officials from across America have praised President Biden’s American Rescue Plan for providing critical relief to states and localities struggling under the coronavirus pandemic. See how the American Rescue Plan is helping State and Local governments below:

HELP IS HERE STATE AND LOCAL STORIES:

AZ: American Rescue Plan is about to make life much better for Arizona schools, families. “An expansion of the child tax credit also will lift an estimated 112,000 Arizona children out of poverty.” [AZ Central, 03/25/2021]

GA: Georgia public schools to receive $3.8 billion in federal stimulus funds. …


The dual public health and economic crises continue to test families across the country, but help is here. On March 11th, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan, the most consequential legislation for low and middle income Americans in modern history. It saved at least 27,000 jobs in the moments after it was signed, and direct payments worth up to $1,400 were sent to more than 127 million Americans in less than three weeks after passage, with another 30 million expected by April 7th. …


This piece was originally published in the March 31, 2021 edition of CAP Action’s weekly newsletter, What’s Trending? Subscribe to What’s Trending? here.

Hey, y’all.

Just when you think there’s a light at the end of the tunnel, you look at Facebook.

And you realize that despite all the incredible work by the Biden administration to attack the coronavirus pandemic and get the economy back on track, conservatives are going to find something to scare people with.

First, it was immigration. Then, it was transphobia. Now, it’s guns.

There are strategies you can use to combat this rightwing fear mongering…

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