BlueGreen Alliance Celebrates Passage of Transformative Reconciliation Bill
The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the Inflation Reduction Act, a budget reconciliation bill that includes $369 billion in energy and climate investments and will create an estimated 9 million jobs over 10 years. Additionally, the bill will reduce emissions by 40% by 2030, support economic and racial justice programs, and create good-paying, union jobs across the nation. With today’s vote, the bill will be sent to the president’s desk to be signed into law.
Following the vote, the BlueGreen Alliance released the following statement from Executive Director Jason Walsh.