Manchin and U.S. Senate Democrats strike a deal on major health, climate, tax package

By: and - July 27, 2022 6:54 pm

The Inflation Reduction Act, which Democrats hope to push through the Senate using a budget reconciliation process, allows Medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.

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