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April 26, 2021
NBC & CBS Polls Show Caregiving Is Extremely Popular Part of Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan

Caregiving is infrastructure – at least according to the overwhelming majority of Americans who rank care for the elderly as one of the most popular provisions of the widely supported American Jobs Plan.



An NBC News poll released Sunday found that 59 percent of Americans think the American Jobs Plan is a good idea when explicitly told that it will increase pay for caregivers of the elderly and disabled.



Surprisingly, Americans seem to like this bipartisan plan to create millions of good-paying jobs and provide a “big boost to blue-collar America.”  They especially like its support for caregiving for the elderly and disabled.

The New York Times may have put it best: