Jessica
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Research Assistant, Tax and Budget Policy

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Jessica Vela is a research assistant with the Tax and Budget Policy team at American Progress. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Middlebury College, where her studies focused on the intersection of international politics and economics. She is an Ohio native who enjoys listening to podcasts and watching football.

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Opinion: Hispanic and Latino workers deserve equal economic opportunity, not a return to the pre-pandemic status quo In the News

Opinion: Hispanic and Latino workers deserve equal economic opportunity, not a return to the pre-pandemic status quo

Rose Khattar and Jessica Vela discuss how equitable implementation of the Biden administration's major economic accomplishments, such as the Inflation Reduction Act, can help better support Hispanic and Latino workers.

Rose Khattar, Jessica Vela

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