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National News

The Inflation Reduction Act’s Impact on Climate Change

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) was recently passed by Congress and is now expected to be signed by President Joe Biden. The bill, a key part of the President’s agenda, allots the largest federal clean energy investment in U.S. history. 

Split Congress Passes Inflation Reduction Act

On August 7th, after an all-night session, the U.S. Senate passed major climate, health care and tax legislation called the Inflation Reduction Act. During the session, legislators voted on dozens of proposed amendments in a process known as “vote-o-rama.”

Biden Takes Action to Protect Abortion Rights but is it Enough?

Since the conservative majority in the United States Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade last month, President Biden stated that the court’s decision was not driven by the Constitution or the history of protecting women at the time when they were dying from unsafe abortions. He expressed the importance of the American people voting for two additional pro-choice senators and a pro-choice House to codify Roe as federal law.