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Biden's Budget

In addition to the American Jobs Plan and the American Families plan, the budget proposal calls for:
$36.5 billion for Title I schools, in which children from low-income families make up at least 40% of enrollment. It's a $20 billion increase from 2021 enacted levels
$6.5 billion to launch the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H), a new program aimed at driving innovation in health research that will focus initially on diseases like cancer, diabetes and Alzheimer's
$8.7 billion in discretionary funding for the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
$10.7 billion in discretionary funding in the Department of Health and Human Services, an increase of $3.9 billion from 2021 enacted levels. The proposal also includes $621 million specific to the Department of Veterans Affairs' Opioid Prevention and Treatment programs
An increase of more than $14 billion compared to 2021 enacted levels across nearly every agency to tackle the climate crisis
$2.1 billion for the Department of Justice to address gun violence, which is an increase of $232 million above 2021 enacted levels
$30.4 billion for Housing Choice Vouchers to expand housing assistance to 200,000 additional families, and a $500 million increase for Homeless Assistance Grants to support more than 100,000 households, including survivors of domestic violence and homeless youth
$1 billion for Department of Justice Violence Against Women Act programs, which is nearly double 2021 enacted levels
$1.3 billion in community policing that includes $13.6 million in funds for Task Force Officer Body Worn Camera Support as a part of the $35.3 billion Department of Justice budget
A $22.4 million increase in funds for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
$421 million for state and local grant programs that include efforts by states to craft gun licensing laws
A proposed $1.6 billion budget to counter international and domestic terrorism, including $4 million for the National Institute of Justice research to find root causes for domestic terrorism threats
$861 million in assistance to the Central America to address the root causes of irregular migration
Increases the budget of the Executive Office for Immigration Review by 21% to $891 million to reduce court backlogs and hire 100 new immigration judges and support teams
Increases funding for the Indian Health Service by $2.2 billion and provides $900 million to fund tribal efforts to expand affordable housing, improve housing conditions and infrastructure, and increase economic opportunities for low-income families
An increase of more than $450 million to facilitate climate mitigation, resilience, adaptation, and environmental justice projects in Indian Country
An additional $2 billion for the Department of Health and Human Services to care for unaccompanied migrant children following a record number of minors at the US-Mexico border this year. In its fiscal year 2022 budget request, the Administration for Children and Families -- an office within HHS tasked with caring for migrant children -- requested $3.3 billion for the unaccompanied children program, up $2 billion from fiscal year 2021, citing fluctuations of the number of children in care. As of May 26, there were 17,847 children in HHS care, according to government data
A proposal to establish a "Separated Families Services Fund" to provide mental health and other services to families separated at the US southern border under the Trump administration. The administration is requesting $30 million for that effort
$10.1 billion for global health programs, including nearly $1 billion to "fund global health security programs and support to end the COVID-19 pandemic, an increase of over $800 million above the FY 2021 enacted level," according to a State Department fact sheet. The request is part of a $58.5 billion budget request for State Department and US Agency for International Development -- a 10% increase from the enacted budget for FY21 -- with specific investments in global health, combatting climate change, increasing their workforce and strengthening their cybersecurity
An increase in the number of visas for Afghans who assisted the US during the war, Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Brian McKeon said, adding that they were "working with the interagency to accelerate SIV processing so we can make use of those visas." McKeon said that in recent years Congress had authorized funding for 4,000 Afghan Special Immigrant Visa slots; in the coming fiscal year, the administration is seeking 8,000 as the US pulls its military forces from Afghanistan
$750 million to nine federal agencies significantly impacted by the devastating SolarWinds cybersecurity incident, including the departments of State, Homeland Security, Treasury and Justice. The budget also increases funding for the DHS cybersecurity branch by $110 million up from last year, for a total of $2.1 billion


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