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US Senate passes major $430 billion bill to fight climate change, cut drug costs – SABC News

The US Senate on Sunday passed a sweeping $430 billion bill designed to fight climate change, lower drug prices and raise some corporate taxes, a major victory for President Joe Biden that Democrats hope will help their chances of retain control of Congress in this year’s elections. After a marathon, 27-hour debate session over the weekend and efforts by Republicans to derail the package, the Senate approved the legislation, known as the “Reduce Inflation Act,” on a 51-50 party-line vote, with Vice President Kamala Harris casting the tie-breaking ballot .…

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A bill with tax breaks for “North American” electric cars passed the US Senate

Links to breadcrumb trail World Canada Article author: An electric car is charged in Ottawa, Wednesday, July 13, 2022. A new plan to encourage Americans to buy more electric vehicles made in North America, rather than just in the United States, cleared its biggest hurdle Sunday when it passed the U.S. Senate by a 50-51 margin. Photo credit: Sean Kilpatrick /Canadian Press Content of the article WASHINGTON — A new plan to encourage Americans to buy more electric vehicles made in North America, rather than just in the United States,…

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A slim majority. The US Senate passed a bill on social and climate issues

A slim majority The US Senate passed the social and climate bill US Vice President Kamala Harris cast the deciding vote with a simple majority. photo: © John Raoux/AP/dpa After lengthy negotiations, the Senate passed a bill on massive environmental and social investment. But there is not much left of Biden’s originally planned package. With a narrow majority of Democrats, the US Senate passed a bill on social security and climate protection, among other things. Vice President Kamala Harris, who also serves in the Senate, cast the deciding vote with…

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The US Senate has approved the largest climate package in history

Oh US Senate voted this Sunday afternoon (7) to approve the Democrats’ broad health and climate bill, sending it Chamber of Deputies, what a significant victory for the president Joe Biden and your party. The bill is called The law of deflation – would represent the largest climate investment in US history and would make major changes to health policy by giving Medicare the authority, for the first time, to negotiate the prices of certain prescription drugs and to extend for three years expired health care subsidies. The legislation would…

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Senate Democrats approve Biden’s big health and climate deal

Policy The package of an estimated 740 billion dollars is next to the house. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York answers a final question before leaving after a news conference Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Mariam Zuhaib) The Associated Press By ALAN FRAM and LISA MASCARO, Associated Press August 7, 2022 | 16:27 WASHINGTON (AP) – Democrats pushed their election-year economic package through the Senate on Sunday, a hard-fought compromise less ambitious than President Joe Biden’s original domestic vision but one that still…

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First lady Michelle Bolsonaro supports the candidacy of Minister Damares for the Senate in DF; watch the video

Written by Editorial Board 5 on August 6, 2022 at 2:57 pm | Updated on August 6, 2022 at 2:58 p.m Brazil – First lady Michelle Bolsonaro was moved in a speech in support of Damares Alves’ candidacy for the Senate, which was officially announced last Friday (6) in Brasília during the Republican convention. Two weeks ago, Damares withdrew his candidacy in favor of former Minister of Government Secretariat Flávio Arruda (PL-DF), who was seeking the same seat, after joining Ibaneis Rocha (MDB) and José Roberto Arruda (PL) as a…

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Cristian Brazil withdrew his candidacy for the Senate of Sao Paulo

×: Photo: Luis Macedo/Chamber of Deputies The São Paulo State Council of the Brazilian Labor Party supported that decision. “I want to personally thank the state president of our party, Otavio Fakhuri, who handled the whole matter with me in a professional, friendly and very respectful manner. Also, thank you for the support of the entire executive. I decided to refuse to join forces and help our state of São Paulo and Brazil. We are together with Tarcisio de Freitas and Marcos Pontes.” stated Christian Brazil. Thus, the platform on…

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Cristiane Brasil withdraws from the Senate candidacy to support Marcos Pontes

Roberto Jefferson’s daughter stated that her decision seeks to ‘join forces’ and help São Paulo and Brazil; she will run for the Chamber of Deputies Lúcio Bernardo Junior/Chamber of Deputies Cristiane Brasil (PTB-PS) will run for a seat in the Chamber of Deputies Former federal deputy Cristiane Brazil (PTB-PS) announced this Saturday, the 6th, its withdrawal from the dispute for Federal Senate in Sao Paulo to support the candidacy of the former minister Marcos Pontes (PL), which has the support of former minister Tarcísio Gomes de Freitas (Republicans), a candidate…

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PSB withdraws the candidacy of Vanderlei Luxemburgo in the Senate

The former coach published an open letter on Twitter and classified the party’s decision as a “dictatorial and secret stance”. Anderson Stevens/Lightpress/Cruzeiro EC Former coach Vanderlei Luxemburgo announced this Friday the 5th his departure from the controversy of the 2022 elections. former coach Vanderlei Luxemburgo announced, this Friday, the 5th, its withdrawal from the 2022 electoral dispute after PSB withdraw your candidature for it The Senate for Tocantins. This is because he was replaced by the regional president of the PSB, the former mayor of Palmas, Carlos Amastha, who formalized…

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