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A domestic bill funding semiconductor manufacturing could give a boost to tech companies pushing chip shortage concerns

(Drew Angerer via Getty Images) The House of Representatives recently passed the America COMPETES Act which aims to make the United States more competitive with other countries like China. It includes provisions of the CHIPS for America Act that would award $52 billion to semiconductor chipmakers in a bid to bring chip production back to […]

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Bill tracks foreign investment in US mergers

In a bid to bolster competition with China, U.S. lawmakers have introduced a bipartisan antitrust bill requiring disclosure of foreign investment in mergers. Its goal is to prevent China and other governments from taking control of American companies and assets through mergers. the Foreign Merger Subsidies Disclosure Act calls for transparency of companies merging […]

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Internal bill removes green card cap for STEM PhDs and introduces start-up visa

Biden seeks Republican support, urges House and Senate to quickly resolve differences A new bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives to boost U.S. competitiveness with China includes a proposal to exempt STEM doctorate holders from caps on green cards or permanent residency. The America Competes Act passed 222-210, largely to party lines Friday, […]

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AFL-CIO Strongly Supports US China Competition Bill and Chips | Investment News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The AFL-CIO, the largest U.S. labor organization, said on Monday it strongly supports a U.S. House of Representatives bill aimed at improving competition with China, boosting semiconductor production in the United States and to reform key trade provisions. The trade federation representing 12.5 million workers said in a letter to lawmakers that […]

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AFL-CIO Strongly Supports U.S. House China Competition and Chips Bill

The flags of the United States and China fly from a lamp post in Chinatown in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., November 1, 2021. REUTERS/Brian Snyder Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Jan 31 (Reuters) – The largest U.S. labor organization said on Monday it strongly supports a House of Representatives bill to […]

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Some House Bill 6 supporters are still in charge of PUCO nominations: Capitol Letter

Dress advice: About 18 months after the House Bill 6 scandal broke, more than a third of the board responsible for selecting candidates for Ohio’s Public Utilities Commission is made up of men who supported, lobbied or even co-sponsored the infamous energy law. As Jeremy Pelzer reports, that includes Chairman Mike Koren, who helped FirstEnergy […]

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White House construction project “normal maintenance” on the fountain

The White House says nothing extraordinary is being built on its land. An explanation has been given after social media has been abuzz in recent days with images showing construction work on the North Lawn of President Joe Biden’s residence. “There is a normal maintenance construction project underway at the North Fountain in front of […]

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Local Family Witness Signing of Loved One Bill at White House | Local

After a tragedy just over two years ago, the Bomba de Tioga family found themselves in an unexpected place last month. “We went to the White House on November 18,” said Angela Bomba, a substitute teacher at RB Walter Elementary School. “The day before, we were called and invited. It was kind of last minute, […]

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A bill would hurt long-term economic growth

TThe Senate will soon consider the multibillion-dollar “Build Back Better” tax and spending bill passed by the House in a narrow partisan vote. The largest peacetime tax and spending increase in our history, the bill would cause serious long-term damage to the US economy. It would spend $ 2.4 trillion on a host of temporary […]

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Bill makes child tax credit fully refundable, a boon for low-income earners

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Speaks at a press conference, with House Democratic leaders, after the House passed the Build Back Better law on November 19, 2021. Anna Moneymaker | Getty Images News | Getty Images The House of Representatives passed legislation on Friday that would make the child tax credit fully refundable on a […]

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House Bill calls for record spending to slow climate change

(Bloomberg) – The spending bill that House Democrats passed on Friday and sent to the Senate calls for the largest investment ever in the fight against climate change: $ 555 billion in energy clean, electric vehicles and resilience to global warming. The White House said the bill, which faces an uncertain fate in the Senate, […]

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Capito attends the signing of the White House Bill of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

WASHINGTON DC – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (RW.Va.), a senior member of the Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works (EPW), today joined President Joe Biden in the White House as he signed the Law on investment in infrastructure and employment, which the Senate passed this summer and the House passed earlier this […]

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AG Knudsen on Mandate of Vaccines – Exceptions to Bill 702

Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen was a popular Talk Back guest on Friday as KGVO phone lines were blocked even before his visit began. Knudsen said the vaccination mandate proposed by President Joe Biden will be enforced by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). “People don’t like these health care decisions being forced on […]

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Mega-IRA tax changes resurface in House bill

House Democrats are reviving changes to individual retirement accounts containing millions of dollars as lawmakers seek to finalize taxes on the rich to fund President Joe Biden’s agenda. Changes included in a House bill released on Wednesday limit tax-advantaged accounts and give the Internal Revenue Service more control over them. The legislation, which House leaders […]