CHICAGO (CBS)– President Joe Biden will be in Crystal Lake, Illinois, on Wednesday.
His focus is on the American Families Plan, which the administration says is about children and education.READ MORE: COVID Test Confusion After Suburban Family Believes They Got False Result from University Of Illinois SHIELD Program
Biden will speak at McHenry County College and plans to meet with both Governor JB Pritzker and Mayor Lori Lightfoot during his first visit to Illinois as president.
Biden’s plan will provide universal preschool to all 3 and 4-year-olds and two years of free community college.READ MORE: Jussie Smollett Trial: Defense Attorney Calls For Mistrial And Accuses Judge Of Lunging At Her; Judge Denies Claims And Motion
There’s also a plan to make sure low- to middle-income families spend no more than 7% of their income on child care. It also creates a national paid family and medical leave program.
Then there’s tax cuts, also for lower and middle income families and workers, which includes the expanded child tax credit and earned income tax credit.
President Biden is likely to discuss his infrastructure deal as well.MORE NEWS: CTA Red, Orange, Green Line Trains Left Standing At Roosevelt During Afternoon Rush Due To Police Activity
He arrives at O’Hare Airport at 11:35 a.m.