Build Back Better

Rep. Mike Levin on the Consequential Impacts of Congress’ Budget & Infrastructure Votes This Month

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Mike Levin

As Democrats in Congress work in the next two weeks to fashion and negotiate a $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill, VX News asked Representative Mike Levin (CA-49) to elaborate on the significance of the pending federal spending frameworks.

The View From Detroit: Fmr. White House Adviser Kerry C. Duggan on Local Capacity Building

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Kerry C. Duggan

VX News interviews Kerry C. Duggan, who an Obama/Biden White House official, spent 6.5 years embedded into Detroit City Hall to provide technical assistance to the city during and after its municipal bankruptcy in 2013, shares her insights into the importance of local capacity building and place-based policymaking in order to Build Back Better.

To Build Back Better, StreetsLA’s Adel Hagekhalil on ‘One Infrastructure’ Through Integration, Innovation, & Inclusion

Adel Hagekhalil

VXNews interviewed Adel Hagekhalil to elaborate on how StreetsLA leveraged resources and partnerships in a year of budget scarcity to continue its work to transform LA’s streets into urban oases that provide shade, stormwater capture, active transportation, urban cooling and more for communities across the City.

LA County’s Minh Le on Creating Clean Jobs, Increasing Efficiency & Deleting the Digital Divide

Minh Le

VX News interviews Minh Le for his perspective on both how LA County initiatives and federal investments in clean energy can drive resilient and equitable economic recovery and how deleting the digital divide is a top priority for ‘building back better’ in Los Angeles.

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