Durbin Statement On President Biden's FY2022 Budget

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today released the following statement after President Joe Biden unveiled his Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 budget proposal:

“If America wants to lead in the 21st century, we can’t be afraid of investments in our people. With this budget, President Biden prepares workers for the jobs of the future, rebuilds our infrastructure, gives families and children a foundation for success, and protects our public health and environment for decades to come.  It is now up to Congress to take this progressive vision and pass a budget that reflects President Biden’s priorities.”