Roughly $1.9 trillion would be provided for state and local governments, health initiatives, schools, child care, workers, and more under a plan proposed Jan. 14 by President-elect Joe Biden.
The proposal would include $350 billion to help state and local governments, including to support first responders, expand testing, and reopen schools. The proposal would create a national vaccination program, provide funding to expand the health workforce by 100,000 people to conduct outreach and contact tracing, offer $50 billion to expand national testing, and provide $40 billion for supplies.
Biden also proposed:
- Providing a direct payment to of $1,400 per person, ...