IN THE STATES: Democrats Defend Freedoms and Deliver Investments While Trump Unleashes Chaos  

In sharp contrast to Trump and his MAGA minions’ extremism, this week, Democrats reached voters in communities across the country to uplift historic investments and cost-cutting policies championed by the Biden administration. 

  • In Arizona: AZ Mirror: Biden focuses on health care costs in new battleground ad launching in Arizona
  • In Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Capital-Star: Biden campaign launches new ad focused on Affordable Care Act
  • In Wisconsin: WisPolitics: Biden ad warns Trump ‘coming for your health care’

Continuing her Economic Opportunity Tour, Vice President Harris traveled to Detroit, Michigan on Monday. There, she highlighted how the administration’s transformative investments are tackling historic inequities to uplift Black communities and Black-owned businesses.

  • In Michigan: Michigan Advance : Harris Touts Biden Administration’s Record on African Americans, Detroit Automotive Industry
  • In Michigan: Detroit Free Press: Kamala Harris Visits Detroit to Tout Biden Administration’s Economic Policies
  • In Michigan: The Detroit News: In Detroit, VP Harris Promotes White House Aid for Small Businesses
  • In Michigan: News Channel 3: VP Kamala Harris Highlights Economic Opportunity, Workforce Support in Detroit Visit
  • In Michigan: Bridge Michigan: Kamala Harris Touts EV Transition Loans in Detroit
  • In Michigan: WILX: VP Kamala Harris Announces New Programs to Help With EV Rollout in Visit to Detroit Monday

On Wednesday, Vice President Harris continued her push for reproductive freedom in Pennsylvania, slamming Trump for his role in overturning Roe and his refusal to rule out a national abortion ban if reelected. 

  • In Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Capital-Star: ‘We’ve Got to Have These Conversations Out Loud’: VP Harris Talks Abortion in Pennsylvania
  • In Pennsylvania: The Philadelphia Tribune: Kamala Harris and Abbott Elementary’s Sheryl Lee Ralph Talk Reproductive Rights in Philly Area Visit
  • In Pennsylvania: FOX 29: Kamala Harris Visits Pennsylvania to Highlight Abortion Rights as 2024 Election Issue
  • In Pennsylvania: WGAL 8: Vice President Kamala Harris Campaigning for Reproductive Rights
  • In Pennsylvania: The Philadelphia Inquirer: ‘Ovaries!’ Kamala Harris and Abbott Elementary’s Sheryl Lee Ralph Discuss Reproductive Rights in Montgomery County

Thanks to Trump and MAGA extremists, women and doctors across the country are living in fear and confusion as Trump’s extreme abortion bans take hold of state after state.

  • In Michigan: Michigan Advance: After being denied health care, women detail ‘emotional and psychological toll’ of abortion bans
  • In Virginia: WVEC: Florida’s 6-week abortion ban putting strain on Virginia clinics
  • In Georgia: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Georgia sees drop in medical resident applicants after Supreme Court abortion ruling
  • In Arizona: AZ Mirror: Arizona faces struggle, uncertainty around abortion, even after repealing the 1864 ban

Meanwhile, President Biden headed to Wisconsin to announce a $3.3 billion investment to build a new data center and create good paying, local jobs near the site of Trump’s doomed Foxconn – yet another jobs-creating project Trump promised and failed to deliver. 

  • In Wisconsin: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: President Biden touts Microsoft’s Racine County ‘comeback project,’ contrasts it with Foxconn failure
  • In Wisconsin: WisPolitics: Biden touts Microsoft’s planned $3.3B investment in Racine County stop, knocks Trump over Foxconn
  • In Wisconsin: WPR: Biden announces $3.3B investment from Microsoft for AI data center in Mount Pleasant
  • In Wisconsin: Urban Milwaukee: Biden Hails ‘Transformative’ Microsoft Project in Mount Pleasant

Also this week, the Biden-Harris administration continued to deliver on its promise to invest in infrastructure and provide for Americans in cities and towns across the country. 

  • In Arkansas: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette: State to see $93 million federal grant for solar power in underserved communities
  • In Connecticut: CT Mirror: After Norwalk fire, CT to get $3 million in federal funding for I-95 bridge repairs
  • In Kansas: Kansas Reflector: Federal law delivers $28.6 million to Kansas for replacing lead pipes for drinking water
  • In Michigan: WKAR: Michigan receives $61 million for clean drinking water projects
  • In Montana: Missoula Current: Federal Transportation Grants ‘transformative’ For Missoula
  • In Nebraska: Nebraska Examiner: Biden declares major disaster, opens federal funding to Nebraska after tornado outbreak
  • In Nebraska: The Daily Yonder: Center for Rural Affairs Receives $62 Million Federal Grant to Provide Solar Power to Lower-Income Nebraskans
  • In New York: The Buffalo News: White House adviser highlights impact of federal dollars while touring Buffalo infrastructure projects
  • In Utah: Deseret News: 2 Utah projects get federal funding to help improve water systems in the West
  • In Wisconsin: Wisconsin Examiner: Amtrak to start new Chicago-Twin Cities service through Wisconsin later this month