Climate spending in new reconciliation deal a ‘turning point’ for the US, supporters say

The bill, which includes $369 billion in tax credits and spending for renewable energy, would reduce US emissions by 40% by 2030, they say

By: - July 28, 2022 4:45 pm

U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon, expressed some reservations about a compromise with U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-West Virginia, over the climate package in a spending package. (Bonnie Cash-Pool/Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.