A Democratic Senate could help advance Biden’s agenda

Source: USA Today staff

Democrats won control of the U.S. Senate, giving them majorities in both houses of Congress and the presidency. Here's a look at some top agenda items.

Economy: Biden has laid out a plan for unemployment benefits: He would create a health crisis unemployment initiative to help all workers facing a loss of work because of the pandemic;  extend COVID-19 crisis unemployment insurance, and provide guaranteed emergency paid sick leave and caregiving leave.

Housing: Biden plans to provide a refundable tax credit of up to $15,000 that will help Americans pull together a down payment to purchase a home, shore up rental aid provided by the federal government, and dedicate $10 billion toward expanding a tax credit that spurs the building or revamping of rental housing for low-wage earners. 

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