Daily Archive: November 7, 2021

Biden’s Build Back Better blocks religious facilities from using funds

President Biden’s Build Back Better agenda will specifically block religious facilities, such as churches, schools and synagogues, from using the infrastructure funds for improvements.

The bill, which House Democrats are gearing up to vote on Friday, seeks to invest roughly $390 billion in child care and universal pre-K, according to the Education and Labor Committee.

The legislation includes provisions that allow states receiving infrastructure and quality grants to apply some of the money toward “activities to improve the quality and supply of child care services,” such as remodeling or renovations.

But facilities used primarily for religious worship or sectarian instruction

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