Joe Biden "The bottom line isthat a mobilized caregiving and early education workforce wouldsave working families time and money," Biden said. (Photo: TiffanyHagler-Geard/Bloomberg)

(Bloomberg) –Joe Biden said Tuesday it is a moral and aneconomic necessity for the government to better support those whocare for children and the elderly, as he announced a sweeping planto address the country's "caregiving crisis."

As the third part of his agenda to rebuild the economy once thecoronavirus has been defeated, Biden outlined a $775 billionprogram over 10 years that would add jobs and boost pay forcaregivers, eliminate the waiting list for home and community careunder Medicaid and provide preschool for all 3- and4-year-olds.

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