A White House official says hundreds of guests will attend the signing event, including union leaders, industry executives from companies such as HP and Intel, congressional leaders from both sides of the aisle and state elected officials.
根据白宫, companies this week announced nearly $ 50 billion in additional investments in American semiconductor manufacturing as a result of the newly passed legislation.
“Micron is announcing a $ 40 billion investment in memory chip manufacturing, critical for computers and electronic devices, which will create up to 8,000 new jobs,” a White House fact sheet says. “This investment alone will bring the U.S. market share of memory chip production from 2 percent to 10 percent.”
另外, Qualcomm and GlobalFoundries are announcing a new partnership that includes $ 4.2 billion to manufacture chips.
周三, the President will sign the Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring our Promises to Address Comprehensive Toxics
) Act of
2022 into law
. 的 立法 expands health care benefits for millions of veterans exposed to toxic burn pits during their military service
The bill widely expands health care resources and benefits to those exposed to burn pits and could provide coverage for up to
3.5 million veterans who qualify
. It adds conditions related to burn pit and toxic exposure
, including hypertension
, to the Department of Veterans Affairs
’ list of illnesses that have been incurred or exacerbated during military service
. Biden has long speculated that burn pits played a role in the cancer that killed his son
, 花花公子, 在 2015.
The events come after the President had been isolating at the White House while dealing with a rebound case of Covid-19
. 拜登, who is at increased risk for a more severe case of Covid-19 due to his age
, 原为 cleared to emerge from isolation on Sunday following a second negative Covid-19 test
Before the month’s end, Biden could have some other major opportunities to claim political victories.
Biden faces the real prospect of soon signing into law the Inflation Reduction Act
— a version of his landmark climate change and health care bill
The sweeping bill passed in the Senate along party lines and the House is expected to vote on it later this week.
立法 would represent the largest climate investment in US history and make major changes to health policy by giving Medicare the power for the first time to negotiate the prices of certain prescription drugs and extending expiring health care subsidies for three years
. The legislation would reduce the deficit
, be paid for through new taxes
— 包括一个 15% minimum tax on large corporations and a
1% tax on stock buybacks
— and boost the Internal Revenue Service’s ability to collect
It would raise over $ 700 billion in government revenue over 10 years and spend over $ 430 billion to reduce carbon emissions and extend subsidies for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act and use the rest of the new revenue to reduce the deficit.
Before the month’s end
, the President will also have to make a decision about whether to extend the nation’s ongoing mass federal student loan forbearance
The President is also weighing the possibility of canceling some student loans. It’s an issue that’s sharply divided among partisan and generational lines, but one that could act as yet another political boon among some voters as the country continues to grapple with inflation raising the cost of everyday goods and services.