We can and we must do more to reduce the likelihood that tragedies like this will ever happen or occur again. To ensure that Black and Brown people — or anyone — don’t fear interactions with law enforcement.
Our nation grieves with the families who lost loved ones in Indianapolis and we pray that those who were wounded recover quickly. As I said last week, we’ve had more tragedy than we can bear and solutions to prevent gun violence exist. @POTUS and I urge Congress to act.
Every American who wants a job that pays fairly, and one where they can do meaningful work, deserves it. I wrote about how the American Jobs Plan will not only strengthen our nation's infrastructure but also our nation's workforce. usatoday.com/story/opinion/2…
COVID has highlighted health inequities that have long existed, hitting struggling communities the hardest. @POTUS and I are committed to ensuring equity is at the heart of everything we do. #WorldHealthDay
916,000 jobs were added in March. Women accounted for an overwhelming majority of newly employed workers. @POTUS and I called the mass exodus of women from the workforce a national emergency that demands a national solution. With these numbers, we know our response is working.
Happy Easter and happy spring to all! Today, we are celebrating hope and faith in renewal. Hope in the number of people vaccinated, children going back to school, and hugging your loved ones for the first time. Hope for a brighter tomorrow for us all.
The American Jobs Plan will:
- Modernize 20,000 miles of highways and roads
- Repair 10,000 bridges in need of upgrade
- Build new rail corridors and transit lines
- Reduce bottlenecks at our ports and airports
- Tackle the climate crisis