Career Development

September 30, 2021

Paul Fain’s “The Job Newsletter” highlights how the White House and top Democratic lawmakers want to cut down $4 trillion in economic initiatives, as reported by The Washington Post, in an effort to save the Build Back Better package from a major delay. 

The House Education and Labor Committee proposed $80 billion for infrastructure funding—already down from the $100 billion called for by the Biden administration—and Politico Pro reported that amount could be slashed to $14 billion. 

“The National Skills Coalition says $100 billion is the “amount we need to respond to the pandemic’s impact on the workforce and the decade worth of digital and technological change that happened in just the last year.”