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Biden’s Green Factory Push Is Benefiting Republican States

Posted on AllSides February 27th, 2024
From The Center
Atlas Public Policy and Utah State University’s Clean Economy Tracker (investments); U.S. House Office of the Clerk (voting history)

A U.S. manufacturing and mining boom launched under President Biden is just getting started. Most of it is heading to Republican-leaning communities.

Democratic lawmakers passed two key climate laws a little more than two years ago, with virtually no Republican votes. Since then, companies have announced $170 billion in new or expanded factories and mining projects in the U.S. that would add around 200,000 new industrial jobs, according to data from Atlas Public Policy and Utah State University.

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