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Jul 26

Semiconductor and Workforce Provisions Legislation; Cannabis Decriminalization Bill Introduced

Posted to The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder on July 26, 2022 at 1:19 PM by Legislative Staff

 This week, the U.S. Senate is expected to work on advancing workforce development and needs provisions, and Senator Booker is set to introduce federal cannabis decriminalization legislation.   

Senate Aims to Advance CHIPS Act with Workforce Provisions 

 On Tuesday, the Senate is scheduled to hold a cloture vote on the CHIPS Act of 2022. If it receives the necessary 60 votes, a vote for final passage will be scheduled for later this week. Public reports indicate the House will consider it later this week once it passes the Senate. This legislation includes $52 billion in subsidies to domestic semiconductor manufacturers to pursue the goals of both spurring domestic manufacturing of semiconductors and easing global supply chain issues. 

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