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Beyer Floor Remarks On Inflation Reduction Act

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Rep. Don Beyer, Chair of Congress’ Joint Economic Committee and a member of the House Committee on Ways and Means, today spoke during debate on the House Floor on the Inflation Reduction Act. Beyer’s prepared remarks follow below (remarks as delivered here): Madame Speaker, today we protect our world for future generations. The Inflation Reduction Act will do so much good for the…

Chairman Beyer Statement on Passage of the Inflation Reduction Act

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Congressman Don Beyer (D-VA), Chairman of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC), released the following statement after the House passed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. This legislation was previously passed by the Senate, and it will now head to President Biden’s desk for signing. “Today, Congressional Democrats are sending to President Biden fiscally responsible,…

Chairman Beyer on January Jobs Day Data: “Today’s data blew expectations out of the water”

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Today, Congressman Don Beyer (D-VA), Chairman of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC), released the following statement after the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that nonfarm payroll employment increased by 467,000 in January and the unemployment rate was steady at 4.0%. The unemployment rate was 6.9% for Black workers, 4.9% for Hispanic workers, 3.6% for Asian…