Here in Pennsylvania, the state has invested over $197 million in clean energy projects, and over 450 new, good-paying jobs have been created since the IRA’s passage, as of July 2023.
Its legacy of restricting asylum petitions may continue as President Joe Biden takes steps to reduce the flow of illegal immigration to the country.
Community school programs in eastern and western Pennsylvania are among the 42 institutions that will share in $63 million in federal grant money aimed at expanding or establishing community school programs nationwide, the Biden administration said this week.
Pennsylvania is getting around $172 million in federal funding over five years dedicated to expanding electric charging infrastructure across the state.
On August 12, the House passed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) sending the bill to President Joe Biden’s desk to be signed into law. This historic legislation will significantly reduce the cost of prescription drugs and healthcare in the US.
The bill, a key part of the President’s agenda, allots the largest federal clean energy investment in U.S. history.
Pennsylvania’s US Senator Bob Casey voted in favor of the bill, while Sen. Toomey voted against it.
Micron Technology said in an announcement, ‘With the anticipated grants and credits made possible by the CHIPS and Science Act, this investment will enable the world’s most advanced memory manufacturing in America.’
Every Republican in the Senate voted against the Inflation Reduction Act.
The three former officials called the bill ‘the most significant piece of climate legislation in United States history.