Written by Michelle Botello
California will fully open its economy June 15, if every 16 year old and over gets vaccinated and if patient count remains low, announced Governor Gavin Newsom, the same day when, locally, the vaccine given count was four million and applied to the critical covid-centered areas.
As of April 8, 2021, 23 percent of people in San Diego are fully vaccinated, and the lockdown will be over as San Diego begins to reopen its city.
Thanks to Lena Evans, creator of San Diego Vaccine Hunters, many will get their shot with the help of this Facebook group that assist in setting appointments for people, so they can get vaccinated. Because of so many Americans getting their shot, so far, the state has distributed over 20 million vaccines and hospitalizations are lower, and we are almost back to the usual lifestyle we once enjoyed.
Jobs are coming back and we are looking at the unemployment rate for California. What we are working with is a rate of 7.7 percent, to a lower 6.8 percent for the rest of the year. The economy needs consolidation and our new president has a plan.
President Joe Biden is investing in a $2.3 trillion proposal called the American Jobs Plan. This infrastructure and jobs investment will last over eight years and he will raise corporate taxes to cover the cost.
In the infrastructure plan Transportation costs the highest at $621 billion, R&D/Workforce/Manufacturing follows at $580 billion, and Elder Care costs $400 billion. This accounts for $1,601 trillion that the president will introduce into the country to help Americans back on their feet.