6 questions, answers about Biden’s spending plan — Monday, April 12, 2021 —

President Biden offered a first glimpse last week into his fiscal 2022 budget, outlining a $1.5 trillion plan for discretionary spending that would boost many energy and environmental programs.

Biden, during remarks to reporters Friday, said the budget “makes major investments in the fight against climate change.”

While the proposal contains top-line spending figures and highlights a host of major domestic initiatives, it also leaves out many details — ranging from specific program costs to tax and revenue plans.

Those details will come later this spring when the administration sends its comprehensive budget to Capitol Hill.

As Congress, agencies and

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