President Biden’s Budget Doubles Down on Free Association Cohesion
The president’s budget proposes funding initiatives that accelerate climate action and defense investments in the Indo-Pacific, Latin America, and the Caribbean.
In early March, U.S. President Joe Biden released his budget for fiscal year (FY) 2024. Biden proposed $537 million in new funding to the Department of the Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs (OIA) in his $6.8 trillion budget.
In his announcement, Biden reiterated that economic growth should be from the middle and bottom upward…