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Industry, Commerce plead for CHIPS Act funding amid congressional skepticism

July 22, 2021 at 1:37 PM
Editor's note: This story has been updated to correctly identify Rep. Jim Himes as a Democratic member of the House Intelligence STAR subcommittee. As some lawmakers voice skepticism over implementing an “industrial policy,” the Commerce secretary and a coalition of semiconductor, auto, technology and business groups are pressing congressional leaders to fund the Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors Act. Semiconductors play a critical role in products that “fuel our economy, contribute to American innovation, provide healthcare to...


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