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The Inflation Reduction Act, Explained

The bill provides “game changer” funding for clean energy investments and measures to reduce prescription drug costs. Here's Vox's coverage:

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    How Democrats plan to overhaul taxes, climate spending, and health care before the midterms

    How Democrats plan to overhaul taxes, climate spending, and health care before the midterms

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    Vox - Li Zhou

    After months of back and forth, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) has finally found a version of Build Back Better that he actually likes. Now the question for Democrats is whether they can hold their caucus together to quickly pass it. On Wednesday, Manchin put out a statement in support of a new compromise, …

    Would the Inflation Reduction Act actually reduce inflation?

    Would the Inflation Reduction Act actually reduce inflation?

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    Vox - Li Zhou

    As its name suggests, Democrats’ new budget reconciliation bill — the Inflation Reduction Act — claims it will help bring down inflation. The legislation is a landmark bill that makes massive investments in climate, tax, and health care policy, and contains multiple provisions that could help …

    The US finally has a law to tackle climate change

    The US finally has a law to tackle climate change

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    Vox - Rebecca Leber

    Editor’s note, August 16: This story was originally published on July 28, 2022, and has been updated to reflect the signing of the Inflation Reduction Act. After 18 months of haggling and will-they or won’t-they news cycles, President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law at the White …

    Why the Inflation Reduction Act is such a big deal

    Why the Inflation Reduction Act is such a big deal

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    Vox - Li Zhou

    President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law on Tuesday. The new law — which authorizes massive climate investments, as well as significant new health care and tax policies — represents a landmark achievement for Democrats, and marks a central piece of Biden’s policy agenda …

    The Inflation Reduction Act, explained

    The Inflation Reduction Act, explained

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    Vox - Emily Stewart

    It turns out that Democrats’ agenda in Congress didn’t die last December after all. In fact, President Joe Biden signed much of it into law Tuesday. A surprise deal, the Inflation Reduction Act announced in July by Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), brought Democrats’ policy goals back to life. The law …

    What could the Inflation Reduction Act mean for you?

    What could the Inflation Reduction Act mean for you?

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    Vox - Ellen Ioanes

    The Inflation Reduction Act — a bill meant to provide key funding for clean energy investments and measures to reduce prescription drug costs — has now been signed by President Joe Biden. The legislation was crafted as a compromise between Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Sen. Joe Manchin …

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