Durbin Statement On Senate Passage Of Bipartisan CHIPS And Science Act

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) today released the following statement after the U.S. Senate passed the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022, critical legislation for our economy and national security that provides billions to boost our domestic semiconductor manufacturing and scientific research capabilities:

“America needs to be at the forefront of innovation and scientific research once again. This once-in-a-generation, bipartisan bill makes strategic investments to boost our domestic supply chains, counter the threat posed by countries like China and Russia, helps American consumers, and creates good paying jobs right here in the United States. By passing this legislation, we are on track to kick-start a new generation of discoveries and I urge the House to pass it swiftly.”