Posts Tagged ‘ House of Representatives ’

Inflation Reduction Act Promotes Renewable Energy, Looks to Drastically Cut Emissions

Aug 15th, 2022

The Inflation Reduction Act passed the House this past week becoming the country’s most ambitious energy and climate policy to date. The legislation paves the way for more clean energy, updated building codes, billions of dollars for communities in need of climate change help as well as providing an array of tax incentives to push […]

USGBC Urges the House to Pass the Inflation Reduction Act

Aug 12th, 2022

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is a proponent of the Inflation Reduction Act, which has been working its way through Congress for the last few weeks and is now before the House of Representatives for a vote. Ahead of that vote, USGBC interim president and CEO Peter Templeton said, “The House of Representatives has […]

South Carolina Could be Third in the Southeast to End Subminimum Wage

May 13th, 2022

Joint resolution (S.533), a bill to end subminimum wage in South Carolina, recently went to the floor of the House of Representatives following a favorable report with amendment from the Labor, Commerce, and Industry Committee. South Carolina could become the third state in the Southeast, following North Carolina and Tennessee, and the fourteenth state in […]

Stimulus Package Update

Mar 27th, 2020

The House of Representatives approved the $2 trillion stimulus package that the Senate passed earlier this week. The approval was granted today. The bill now goes to the president for his signature. The Stimulus package’s main goal is to aid U.S. households and businesses amid the COVID-19 outbreak.