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Congress has given final approval to the “Inflation Reduction Act” reconciliation bill, clearing the legislation to be signed by President Joe Biden. The House on August 12 voted 220 to 207 to approve without change a broad package of tax, energy, and healthcare provisions, which was approved 51 to 50 on August 7 by the evenly divided Senate with the tie-breaking vote of Vice President Kamala Harris. White House officials have indicated that the President will sign the legislation in coming days.