Pelosi Statement on Biden American Jobs Plan

March 31, 2021
Press Release

San Francisco – Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued this statement on President Biden’s American Jobs Plan:

“President Biden’s American Jobs Plan is a visionary, once-in-a-century investment in the American people and in America’s future.  This package is about jobs, jobs, jobs: creating millions of good-paying union jobs, investing in American workers and turbocharging America’s global competitiveness – all while reimagining and revitalizing our infrastructure in a transformative, resilient way.

“This plan charts a course for progress and opportunity for all Americans.  It will make a significant investment in broadband while also investing in long-neglected areas of our infrastructure, from clean water to schools, housing and child care facilities to seniors’ and long-term care and veterans’ facilities.  And it will be centered squarely on justice: with a Made in America tax plan that ensures that big corporations pay their fair share and with a laser-focus on creating opportunities for communities of color and rural areas too often left behind.

“The House is already at work to advance a transformational infrastructure package.  Investments in infrastructure have long been bipartisan, and in that spirit, we hope to craft and pass an historic package to Build Back Better: creating jobs, justice and opportunity for all.”