Here in Wisconsin, the state has invested nearly $450 million in clean energy projects, and over 500 new, good-paying jobs have been created since the IRA’s passage, as of July 2023.
More than 12,000 Wisconsinites will see their student debt wiped out under President Joe Biden’s program to help borrowers who have had their loans mismanaged under income-driven repayment plans.
As rural communities still suffer from the so-called digital divide, the Biden administration has announced the rollout of more than $42 billion for the expansion of high-speed internet access.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture began planning this month to develop outdoor recreation opportunities near national forests and grasslands, part of a broader Biden administration push to help communities reap economic rewards from the growing recreation sector.
From utility-scale solar projects that will replace aging infrastructure to plans for the manufacturing of the needed component parts here, progress is now a question of “when?’”and “how?” instead of ”‘if?”
On Sept. 6, the Department of Commerce announced a $50 billion plan focused on boosting U.S.-based manufacturing of semiconductor microchips entitled the CHIPS for America program.
Student loan debt has been a financial crisis for millions of Americans throughout the past decade with public college still becoming more unaffordable due to many years of funding cuts despite the state’s recent investments.
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.
On July 8th, Biden signed an executive order with the goal of protecting access to reproductive health care services.
Last week the Biden administration’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that a closed Abbott baby formula factory in Sturgis, Michigan would reopen soon.