SANTA FE – President Joe Biden increased federal support Saturday for federal relief addressing New Mexico’s catastrophic wildfires and made his first visit to the state since taking office in 2021. Biden committed the federal government to paying 100 percent of the cost of debris removal and emergency remediation for wildfires […]
Biden Ramps up Federal Help for New Mexico Wildfire Fight | Political News
By CHRIS MEGERIAN and MORGAN LEE, Associated Press SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — President Joe Biden said Saturday he was escalating federal assistance for New Mexico as it faces its largest wildfire in recorded state history. The fire began with prescribed burns that were set by the U.S. Forest Service, […]
Biden elevating federal assistance for New Mexico wildfire fight
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — President Joe Biden said Saturday he was escalating federal assistance for New Mexico as it faces its largest wildfire in recorded state history. The fire began with prescribed burns that were set by the U.S. Forest Service, a standard practice that’s intended to clear out […]
Biden Advocates More Legal Pathways To Reduce Illegal Immigration
President Joe Biden speaks during opening ceremony of the the 9th Summit of the Americas at the Los … [+] Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California, on June 8, 2022. (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images) AFP via Getty Images In a declaration at the Ninth Summit of […]
Starbucks Is the Country’s Worst Labor Law Violator. Joe Biden Should Rein It In.
Every few decades one company stands head and shoulders above the rest in the contest for the country’s “worst labor law violator.” In the 1960s and 1970s, the textile giant J.P. Stevens most deserved the title; the New York Times wrote that the settlement eventually reached between the company and […]
President Biden Announces New Actions to Ease the Burden of Housing Costs
New Biden-Harris Administration Housing Supply Action Plan To Help Close the Housing Supply Gap in Five Years As President Biden said last week, tackling inflation is his top economic priority. Today, President Biden is releasing a Housing Supply Action Plan to ease the burden of housing costs over time, by […]
FACT SHEET: The Biden Administration Responds to Early Wildfires in New Mexico
Early season wildfires in New Mexico and across the Southwest are devastating communities and ravaging landscapes. So far this year, the number of acres burned across the United States is approximately 78% above the 10-year average. Much of the West, Plains, and Texas remain in a historic drought with above […]
What is Title 42, the COVID-19 immigration policy Democrats want Biden to end?
Despite making some changes to U.S. border policy, the Biden administration for over a year maintained the most sweeping border restriction enacted by former President Donald Trump: a pandemic-era order known as Title 42 that has led to the quick deportation of hundreds of thousands of migrants in two years. […]
Can Biden get away with not enforcing the immigration law?
Republicans plan to use Biden’s immigration enforcement policies against the Democrats in the upcoming midterm elections, and recent polls indicate many voters are worrying “a great deal” about illegal immigration — and that they think the Biden administration is encouraging it. There are two Biden administration actions at the heart […]
Remarks By President Biden on Earth Day and at Signing of an Executive Order Strengthening the Nation’s Forests, Communities, and Local Economies
Seward ParkSeattle, Washington 11:07 A.M. PDT THE PRESIDENT: Hello, everybody. (Applause.) My name is Joe Biden. I work for Patty Murray. (Applause.) Been doing it for a long time. I can’t think of a better place to celebrate Earth Day — this magnificent park. I’ve only been here once before. […]