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Sunrise: BIF Is Not a Climate Bill

WASHINGTON -

Today, after the corporate sponsored infrastructure bill was signed into law by President Biden, Varshini Prakash, Executive Director of  Sunrise Movement, released the following statement: 

“Today, as politicians in D.C. celebrate what they see as a victory, young people, BIPOC, and marginalized communities, who sacrificed so much to get Democrats elected, still have no reason to believe that putting Democrats in office will meaningfully improve their lives. 

“The infrastructure bill is not a climate bill. It won't win elections. It is not what we were promised when we put Democrats in the House, Senate and White House. If Biden is concerned at all about the future of our country, or at the very least voter turnout in 2022, he must pass Build Back Better immediately. Only then can we begin to combat the climate crisis.”

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Sunrise Movement is a movement to stop climate change and create millions of good jobs in the process.

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