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Companies facing 1st tax on stock buybacks in Biden bill

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

Democrats have pulled off a quiet first in their newly signed legislation addressing climate change and health care: the creation of a tax on stock buybacks, a cherished tool of Corporate America that had long seemed untouchable.
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Biden signs expansive health, climate bill into law

Biden signs expansive health, climate bill into law

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

President Biden signed into law a sweeping bill to lower health care costs and address climate change on Tuesday, sealing a legislative victory more than a year in the making.
The $740 billion bill was significantly slimmed down from the original $3.5 trillion package some envisioned last fall, but nevertheless represents an undeniable win for Biden and Democrats in Congress. It includes some of Biden's key campaign promises and makes the largest investment in federal climate programs in history.
“With unwavering conviction, commitment, and patience, progress does come,” Biden said in the...
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Biden signs landmark domestic bill

1 month ago   |   By Politico

President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed a historic climate, health care and tax bill , saying his administration is in “a season of substance” after the legislation lingered on his domestic agenda for more than a year.
“With this law, the American people won, and the special interests lost,” Biden said during the White House ceremony, flanked by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn .
The president returned to Washington earlier in the day from a family vacation in South Carolina to sign the legislation. The House cleared what was labeled the Inflation...
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Biden signs massive climate and health care legislation

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

By ZEKE MILLER and SEUNG MIN KIM
WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden signed Democrats' landmark climate change and health care bill into law on Tuesday, delivering what he has called the “final piece” of his pared-down domestic agenda, as he aims to boost his party's standing with voters less than three months before the midterm elections.
The legislation includes the most substantial federal investment in history to fight climate change - some $375 billion over the decade - and would cap prescription drug costs at $2,000 out-of-pocket annually for Medicare recipients. It also would help an...
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Biden signs massive climate and health care legislation

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

President Joe Biden signed Democrats' landmark climate change and health care bill into law on Tuesday, delivering what he has called the "final piece" of his pared-down domestic agenda, as he aims to boost his party's standing with voters less than three months before the midterm elections.
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Biden to sign massive climate and health care legislation

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

President Joe Biden will sign Democrats' landmark climate change and health care bill on Tuesday, delivering what he has called the "final piece" of his pared-down domestic agenda, as he aims to boost his party's standing with voters less than three months before the midterm elections.
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