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: Chicago Weather: Slight Chance Of Storms Overnight; A Quiet Pattern To Come
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: At Least 2 People Killed, 32 Wounded In Gun Violence In Chicago So Far This Weekend
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: 1 Killed, 2 Wounded In West Pullman Shooting
He arrives at O’Hare Airport at 11:35 a.m.