E69. What’s in the Biden Spending Plan?
The American Jobs Plan has been touted by Vice President Kamala Harris as the biggest jobs investment since World War II. But how exactly will we pay for $2 trillion in new spending on infrastructure, green energy, housing, and education reform? Do the benefits of increased spending outweigh the proposal’s impact on deficits and tax rates? Last week, Avik Roy held a panel discussion to dive in to the details with FREOPP scholars: Energy Scholar Robert Bryce, Health Care Scholar Gregg Girvan, Housing Scholar Roger Valdez, Education Scholar Dan Lips, Education Scholar Preston Cooper, and Financial Services Scholar Jon Hartley. Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/american-wonk/whats-in-the-biden-spending-plan/.Now become a Ricochet member for only $5.00 a month! Join and see what you’ve been missing: https://ricochet.com/membership/.Subscribe to American Wonk in Apple Podcasts (and leave a 5-star review, please!), or by RSS feed. For all our podcasts in one place, subscribe to the Ricochet Audio Network Superfeed in Apple Podcasts or by RSS feed.