President Joe Biden’s 100 day plan

A glimpse into what President Biden has done, and what he plans to do.


Courtesy of the White House

President Joe Biden standing near the American Flag, pondering what he is going to do next.

Jayla Cruz, Staff Writer

46th President Joe Biden has taken a very aggressive approach for his first 100 days of Presidency. 

Within hours of his inauguration on January 20, President Biden reversed several actions taken by his predecessor, replacing it with his own progressive agenda. Under this new administration, the United States has rejoined both the Paris Agreement and the World Health Organization, and has repealed the controversial Muslim and Africa Ban that was imposed by the previous administration in 2017. 

But that was just the beginning. President Biden has made it very clear that his main focus will be on COVID-19; His administration is determined to slow the spread of this dangerous virus and provide struggling families with the economic assistance they need. By April 30, Biden’s Administration hopes to have vaccinated 100 million Americans, and safely reopened the majority of elementary and middle schools. 

The administration plans to increase the vaccine supply to states, and allow select pharmacies across the country to administer the vaccine. 

“Take the vaccine when it’s your turn and available,” President Biden said. “That’s how to beat the pandemic. The vaccines are safe.” 

So far, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported that at least 22.4 million Americans have been vaccinated since Biden took office on January 20th. 

In terms of a relief package, Biden hopes to directly send $1,400 to the majority of Americans, and increase the weekly unemployment money to $400. $15 billion worth of grants would be funneled into small businesses, and schools would be given $130 billion in order to help them reopen safely. 

The Administration also hopes to raise the national minimum wage to $15 an hour, and produce more funding for community health care clinics, which they believe will help with the nation’s long-term recovery. 

Yet, the success of Biden’s first 100 days relies heavily on the support of Congress. Without approved Congressional funding, the administration would be far less successful, and even with Democratic control of both chambers, it is uncertain how much Republican support he will be able to rally. 

Biden also has plans to combat climate change. He has reinstated environmental regulations that former President Donald Trump had gotten rid of, like the regulation on methane emissions. The administration is also increasing the demand for eco-friendly products, and has revoked the Keystone Pipeline permit that was predicted by scientists to increase the Earth’s temperature by at least 35.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 

As for Immigration, Biden has already proposed a bill that would create a pathway for over 11 million undocumented immigrants living in and contributing to this country. He has halted the border’s wall construction, and plans to create a task force that will reunite the 600+ separated children with their parents. His hope is to create a safer and stronger country that has a fair immigration system.