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Democrats’ climate, health care bill fulfills some Biden promises, not others

A bill on climate change, health care and corporate taxation advances some of the key promises President Joe Biden campaigned on in 2020. But the scaled-back bill also offers a reminder of other Biden campaign promises that had to be pushed off until later, if ever. The bill passed with Democratic votes only in the …

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Senate Passes Landmark Bill With Climate, Tax, Energy and Health Care Implications | Insights | Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

On August 7, 2022, the Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act (the Act), which is expected to have a significant impact on climate, tax and health care policy in the United States. The result of intense negotiations among Democrats including Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., the Act sets a goal …

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Biden signs N.J. congressman’s bill to help police respond to those with mental health issues

Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr.’s bill to spend $270 million on training for police and other first responders to help those suffering from traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder was signed into law by President Joe Biden. Biden signed the measure Tuesday without fanfare. It would renew the existing Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program …

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What’s in the Inflation Reduction Act, Democrats’ health care, climate and tax bill?

Washington — More than a year after President Biden unveiled his sweeping domestic spending plan, the Senate on Sunday approved a more narrow $740 billion package that aims to tackle health care costs, tax large corporations and make historic investments in combating climate change. The plan, called the Inflation Reduction Act, passed the upper chamber …

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Biden Signs Climate, Health Bill Into Law as Other Economic Goals Remain

WASHINGTON — President Biden signed into law a landmark tax, health and energy bill on Tuesday that takes significant steps toward fulfilling his goal to modernize the American economy and reduce its dependence on fossil fuels. The vast legislation will lower prescription drug costs for seniors on Medicare, extend federal subsidies for health insurance and …

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What’s in big Biden bill? Health, climate goals become law

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden arrived at the White House promising to “build back” America, and legislation he’s signing Tuesday delivers a slimmer, though not insignificant, version of that once sweeping idea. Approved by the divided Congress, the bill brings the biggest investment ever in the U.S. to fight climate change. Also in the legislation …

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Senate passes Democrats’ sweeping health care and climate bill

The Democrat-controlled House, which is expected to take up the legislation on Friday, August 12, must approve the bill before Biden can sign it into law. It would raise over $700 billion in government revenue over 10 years and spend over $430 billion to reduce carbon emissions and extend subsidies for health insurance under the …

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Reconciliation bill includes nearly $80 billion for IRS including enforcement, audits: What that means for taxpayers

Senate Democrats on Sunday passed their climate, health and tax package, including nearly $80 billion in funding for the IRS. Part of President Joe Biden’s agenda, the Inflation Reduction Act allocates $79.6 billion to the agency over the next 10 years. More than half of the money is meant for enforcement, with the IRS aiming …

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In Biden’s big bill: Climate, health care, deficit reduction

By LISA MASCARO WASHINGTON (AP) — The biggest investment ever in the U.S. to fight climate change. A hard-fought cap on out-of-pocket prescription drug costs for Medicare recipients. A new corporate minimum tax to ensure big businesses pay their share. And billions left over to pay down federal deficits. All told, the Democrats’ “Inflation Reduction …

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Congress passes expanded health care benefits in sweeping bill

Congress on Friday passed Democrats’ major bill aiming to reduce inflation that will in part lower health care costs for those enrolled through the Affordable Care Act and Medicare. But as lawmakers in Connecticut praised the federal relief, they’re also raising concerns about proposed rate hikes that could affect plans for thousands of people in …

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