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Angela Bradbery

Angela Bradbery

Angela Bradbery worked as a progressive communicator for more than 20 years before joining academia this year. She was communications director at Public Citizen in Washington, D.C., for 14 years and had other communications roles there before becoming director. While in D.C., she co-founded a nonprofit advocacy organization, Smokefree DC, and helped lead the successful campaign for a smoke-free workplace law in the District. Prior to that, she was a newspaper reporter for 10 years. She started in August 2020 as the endowed chair in public interest communications at the University of Florida, teaching and expanding the academic program in public interest communications.

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Infrastructure? Or jobs? Controversy over name of Biden proposal highlights long tradition in politics

By: - April 19, 2021

President Joe Biden caught flak this month when he released his infrastructure plan and named it the American Jobs Plan. Republicans said he was being misleading by stretching the definition of “infrastructure,” and they questioned his claims about the number of jobs the proposal would create. It’s neither an infrastructure nor a jobs plan, they […]