VICTORY! CCAN Action Fund applauds US Senate passage of historic climate bill, Inflation Reduction Act!  With $370 Billion in climate investments, this landmark legislation now moves to the US House of Representatives for vote as early as Friday. See CCAN Action Fund Statement.


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