Build Back Better Is Largest Welfare Increase in US History

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What Biden’s building: If the so-called Build Back Better Act would build anything, it would be the most bloated welfare system the United States has ever had.

Devil’s in the details: It doesn’t just sharply increase welfare payments, it strips work requirements, hikes marriage penalties, and includes payoffs to teachers’ unions and other special interests.

The real cost: Far from helping families out of poverty, this would trap them in costly and harmful government dependence.

Learn more: Heritage’s Robert Rector and Jamie Hall give a detailed breakdown of the act’s implications.


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