Biden signs into law Democrats’ wide-ranging climate change, health care and tax bill

The law, which passed the U.S. Senate following a 51-50 vote and the U.S. House on a party-line 220-207 vote, totals about $750 billion in new spending

By: - August 16, 2022 2:43 pm

President Joe Biden signs the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 with (left to right) Sen. Joe Manchin III of Virginia, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, Frank Pallone of New Jersey and Kathy Castor of Florida. (Jennifer Shutt/States Newsroom)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.