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President Franklin D. Roosevelt wanted to measure the impact of the New Deal's first 100 days during a special session of Congress. Decades later, that's transformed into the tradition of measuring a president’s accomplishments in their first 100 days. It's been a busy few months, and USAFacts has the metrics to take stock of President Joe Biden’s first days in office. This new report presents data on many issues facing the nation from January 20 to April 28.
Dive deeper into the data retrospective here and see how Congress allocated those American Rescue Plan funds, from stimulus checks to public transit and more.
Average college costs are rising as more Americans are getting degrees. What’s driving up average costs and what are students getting for the investment?
What professions now have more workers with degrees? Get the data here.
On average, American air quality is improving, but that depends upon location. Find out where people are breathing a little easier and where quality is declining with the State of the Earth in Numbers.
USAFacts just won an Innovation Services Gold Medal at the 2021 Edison Awards for the coronavirus case spread map and data-tracking hub. Fast Company also recently recognized USAFacts with an honorable mention in the Pandemic Response category in its World Changing Ideas competition. As Chief Product Officer Richard Coffin said, "USAFacts believes in making government data and content available to Americans and this initiative demonstrates the lengths we’ll go to to find and share those facts."
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