Stories tagged: "biden administration"

Florida - Puerto Rico - Hurricane
‘I’m Committed to You’: Biden Will Visit Florida and Puerto Rico as Soon as ‘Conditions Allow’

The president said Gov. DeSantis, with whom he has clashed politically, was "extremely happy" with the federal response he is providing after one of the strongest hurricanes to hit the US.

Puerto Rico - Jones Act - Fiona
Biden Administration Provides Temporary Waiver to Boost Puerto Rico Diesel Supply

Fuel disruptions have forced grocery stores, gas stations, schools, and other businesses to temporarily close as the demand for diesel to feed generators grows after Fiona hit the island more than 10 days ago.

Infrastructure - Airports - Florida
Orlando International Airport to Receive $50 Million to Improve Infrastructure

The Gainesville Regional Airport is also part of the investment from Biden’s infrastructure plan that will award nearly $1 billion to improve 85 airports nationwide.

"[This is] the strongest economic growth this country has seen in nearly 40 years,” President Biden said in January.
Las buenas noticias: US Economy Sees Historic Economic Growth Under Biden

With a record 6.6 million jobs added during the Democratic administration's first 12 months, combined with a low 4% unemployment rate, the United States has seen unprecedented gains.

Cano - Martin - Pena
Biden Administration Awards $163M to Restore Caño Martín Peña

The urban waterway project will dredge and make infrastructural repairs to the channel that connects all of San Juan's bodies of waters, bringing environmental justice to the surrounding communities.

Biden Plans to Remove Offensive ‘Illegal Alien’ Term From US Laws

The demeaning reference dates back to 1789 in US law and is overused by right-wing conservative media to vilify undocumented immigrants in the country.

cesar chavez oval office
César Chávez Has a Prominent Place in Joe Biden’s Oval Office

“As the daughter of a farm-working father...thank you, Mr. President," Tucson Mayor Regina Romero said.