Remarks by Vice President Harris at the 90th Annual Meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors

The Peppermill ResortReno, Nevada 12:52 P.M. PDT THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Good afternoon.  Good afternoon.  Good afternoon.  (Applause.)  Please have a seat.  Good afternoon. Thank you, Mayor Suarez, for your introduction, for your work.  It is good to see you again.  You have been an extraordinary leader not only for your city, but in our country.  So, thank…

FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Releases Tribal Playbook, Announces Massive New Tribal Funding from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Today, the White House released a Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Tribal Playbook to help Tribal governments unlock the benefits from the historic investments in our nation’s infrastructure, including the more than $13 billion set aside in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law for Indian Country.  The Tribal Playbook, found at build.gov, builds on the release of the Bipartisan…

FACT SHEET: The Biden-Harris Administration Responds to Immediate Needs of the Community in the Buffalo and Uvalde Attacks

The Biden-Harris Administration is using the full resources of the federal government to respond to the horrific massacres that took place at Tops Friendly Market in Buffalo, New York, and at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. This fact sheet summarizes some key federal social service programs and other supports that are part of that…

FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Report: “Advancing Equity Through the American Rescue Plan”

Highlights the Most Equitable Economic Recovery Ever Details Efforts to Ensure Equity in 32 Major American Rescue Plan Policies Today, the American Rescue Plan Implementation Team and the Domestic Policy Council released their interim American Rescue Plan Equity Report. It covers 32 different American Rescue Plan programs that represent nearly $900 billion or 60 percent of…

Biden-Harris Administration Outlines Historic Progress on Environmental Justice in Report Submitted to Congress

Report Includes Formal Responses to Recommendations from First-Ever White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council, Details Actions Taken Across Federal Government to Implement Recommendations Today, the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) released a report submitted to Congress, outlining the historic steps the Biden-Harris Administration has taken to implement recommendations from the first-ever White House…

FACT SHEET: Biden-⁠Harris Administration Hits the Ground Running to Build a Better America Six Months into Infrastructure Implementation

For decades, Washington policymakers have celebrated “infrastructure week” without delivering anything more than promises. In contrast, President Biden worked across the aisle, forged consensus, and secured the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law – a once-in-a-generation investment in our nation’s infrastructure and competitiveness.  President Biden promised to deliver results, change people’s lives for the better, and build a…

FACT SHEET: President Biden and Vice President Harris Reduce High-Speed Internet Costs for Millions of Americans

Biden-Harris Administration Secures Commitments from 20 Internet Providers to Cut Prices and Increase Speeds High-speed internet service is no longer a luxury—it’s a necessity. But too many families go without high-speed internet because of the cost or have to cut back on other essentials to make their monthly internet service payments. Lowering prices—including the cost…

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A Proclamation on Workers Memorial Day, 2022

Throughout America’s history, workers have sacrificed to grow our food, build our roads, transport our goods, provide care for our neighbors and families, and manufacture the products that are the envy of the world.  Our strength and resilience as a Nation is due in no small measure to the strength and resilience of our workers.…

FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Expands Second Chance Opportunities for Formerly Incarcerated Persons

America must offer meaningful opportunities for redemption and rehabilitation to empower those who have been incarcerated to become productive, law-abiding, members of society, and reduce crime and make our communities safer. Leaders on both sides of the aisle recognize that second chance opportunities offer people who have made mistakes and served their time a path…

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