Growing the Middle Class

Growing the middle class is fundamental to strengthening the U.S. economy, and yet for decades, Americans’ ability to secure and maintain a place in the middle class has been increasingly out of reach. New laws—the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, the CHIPS and Science Act, and the Inflation Reduction Act—are spurring public and private investments to revitalize American industry, tackle climate change by boosting clean energy production, and create good jobs you can raise a family on. Pairing these investments with new efforts to crack down on corporate greed will also help lower the cost of living—from prescription drugs and energy, to transportation and everyday goods—and grow the middle class.

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Two employees work on the production line at Ford’s electric vehicle assembly plant in Dearborn, Michigan, September 2022. (Getty/Jeff Kowalsky/AFP)


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Biden’s Policies Are Revitalizing Chip Manufacturing in America Article
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Biden’s Policies Are Revitalizing Chip Manufacturing in America

New laws are incentivizing chip manufacturers to bring operations to the United States, creating tens of thousands of American jobs, boosting the use of made-in-America semiconductors, and spurring investments in workforce training and education programs.

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