US House Passes BBBA; Universal Pre-K and Child Tax Credits Included (November 19, 2021)

On November 19, 2021, the US House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better Act (BBBA) in a close 220-213 vote. The 1.75 trillion bill is the cornerstone of President Joe Biden’s domestic social agenda, with programs covering education, healthcare, housing and the environment. For K-12 education, the bill includes funding for universal pre-K and an extension of child tax credits for another year.

The bill now moves on to the US Senate, however, remains uncertain.

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