The Biden administration will raise the annual refugee cap to 62,500 people, up from the cap of 15,000 set by the previous administration.
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Speaker Nancy Pelosi invited President Biden to address a joint session of Congress on this date.
The Biden administration announced The American Family Plan, which includes support for education and child care. The plan includes $1 trillion in new spending and $800 billion in tax credits.
President Biden signed an executive order raising the minimum wage for federal contractors to $15 an hour. It had been at $10.95 since 2015.
President Biden will virtually host 40 world leaders at the Leaders Summit on Climate.
The Biden administration announced new sanctions on Russia over the Solar Winds hack that breached U.S. government agencies and companies.
President Biden announced that the United States will withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, 2021, following a 20 year presence there.
President Biden issued an executive order forming the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court to study the issue of Supreme Court reform.
President Biden outlined several executive actions on gun violence, including classifying homemade guns ("ghost guns") as firearms under the Gun Control Act.
President Biden and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky held their first official call.
President Biden will hold his first full cabinet meeting, with the American Jobs Plan being a main item of discussion.
President Biden announced a USD 2 trillion infrastructure plan, funded by a raise in corporate taxes.
President Biden announced his first nominees for 10 federal judgeships.
President Biden has designated an area off the coast of New York and New Jersey as an offshore wind zone.
President Biden held his first formal press conference.
The Senate confirmed Martin Joseph Walsh to be Secretary of Labor, 68 to 29.
The Biden administration has extended the Affordable Care Act enrollment period until August, from the original May deadline.
President Biden nominated Lina Khan for Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission.
The Senate confirmed Xavier Becerra, of California, to be Secretary of Health and Human Services, 50 to 49.
The Senate confirmed Katherine Tai as the U.S. Trade Representative, 98 to 0.
US Senate: 117th Congress, Sesssion 1st, Vote #123:
President Biden visited a small business in Pennsylvania to tout the passage of his stimulus bill.
The Senate confirmed Isabella Guzman to be Administrator of the Small Business Administration, 81 to 17.
The Senate confirmed Debra Haaland as the Secretary of the Interior, 51 to 40.
US Senate: 117th Congress, Sesssion 1st, Vote #119:
President Biden will deliver his first prime time address and will commemorate the one-year anniversary of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States.
The Senate voted to confirm Merrick B. Garland as attorney general, 70 to 30.