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AFL-CIO Chief Economist Bill Spriggs on the Economy and Infrastructure for All
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AFL-CIO Chief Economist Bill Spriggs on the Economy and Infrastructure for All

Bill Spriggs, chief economist at the AFL-CIO, joins the podcast to explore the state of the economy and how Biden’s jobs plans can help growth—and address decades of racial injustice.

Part of a Series

Congress returns to Washington this week, with party leaders resuming their negotiations with President Joe Biden over his ambitious infrastructure and jobs package. Daniella and Jesse dissect the status of the negotiations as well as continued Republican infighting in the House of Representatives. Plus, Bill Spriggs, chief economist at the AFL-CIO, joins the podcast to explore the state of the economy and how Biden’s jobs plans can help growth—and address decades of racial injustice.

Learn more about the podcast here.

Daniella Gibbs Léger is the executive vice president for Communications and Strategy at the Center for American Progress Action Fund. Jesse Lee is a vice president for Communications at the Action Fund. Chris Ford is the broadcast manager for Communications at the Action Fund. Adam Peck is the senior media coordinator at the Action Fund. Morgan Spivey is an executive coordinator at the Action Fund.

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Authors

Daniella Gibbs Léger

Executive Vice President, Communications and Strategy

@dgibber123

Jesse Lee

Senior Adviser

Chris Ford

Broadcast Manager

Adam Peck

Senior Media Coordinator

Morgan Spivey

Executive Coordinator

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Politics. Policy. Progress. All under one big tent. Produced by CAP Action, “The Tent” is a news and politics podcast hosted by Daniella Gibbs Léger. Listen each Thursday for episodes exploring topics that progressives are focused on.

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