Reading from Communities in Action: Building a Better Georgia

Today, the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs and the Office of Public Engagement hosted more than 40 Georgia elected officials and community leaders at the “Communities in Action: Building a Better Georgia” event at the White House. The half-day forum featured a visit from First Lady Jill Biden who was recently in Georgia for a Joining Forces event. Attendees heard from top Biden-Harris administration officials, including Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Reagan, policy adviser Susan Rice, the President’s Senior Advisor for Public Engagement Keisha Lance Bottoms, White House Infrastructure Coordinator Mitch Landrieu, Gene Sperling, White House U.S. Bailout Coordinator, and Gabe Amo, Deputy Director of intergovernmental affairs. The event included discussions on the benefits and impact of President Biden’s US bailout, the Bipartisan Infrastructure Act, the Cut Inflation Act, and the CHIPS and Science for Families Act. workers in Georgia. White House officials highlighted the strong partnership between the Biden-Harris administration and Georgia state and local government officials, labor leaders, businesses, nonprofits and business leaders. business, and opportunities to continue to partner to leverage these historic investments to create and grow opportunities. for active families. This was the sixth in a series of “Communities in Action” events the White House will host with state, local, tribal and community leaders to demonstrate how the Biden-Harris administration is delivering results for the American people.

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Jennifer C. Burleigh