IN THE STATES: While GOP Devolves Further into Chaos, President Biden Continues to Deliver

President Biden visited Philadelphia to highlight new funding for hydrogen hub projects made possible by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law that will create thousands of good-paying union jobs in the Keystone State.

  • In Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Capital-Star: Biden touts ‘transformational’ hydrogen hub economy in Philadelphia visit
  • In Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Capital-Star: Biden administration to send $7 billion for clean hydrogen hubs in 16 states
  • In Pennsylvania: 10 Philadelphia: Pres. Biden announces $7B for clean hydrogen hubs across the country
  • In Pennsylvania: City & State Pennsylvania: Five For Friday: PA leaders react to Biden’s hydrogen hub announcement
  • In Pennsylvania: The Philadelphia Inquirer: New hydrogen hub will create 20,000 jobs and may power SEPTA buses and trash trucks
  • In Pennsylvania: The Philadelphia Inquirer: Joe Biden visited Philly to announce funding for ‘transformational’ hydrogen energy projects
  • In Pennsylvania: Politics PA: Biden Announces State Wins $1.675B In Hydrogen Hub Grants
  • In Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Appalachian hydrogen hub gets green light, and up to $925 million, from feds
  • In Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Southwestern Pa. is part of ‘transformational’ investment in clean hydrogen, Biden says
  • In Pennsylvania: Lehigh Valley Business: Biden announces federal funding for Pa. hydrogen hubs

This week, Vice President Harris wrapped up her “Fight for Our Freedoms” college tour at Northern Arizona University, speaking directly with students about how the Biden-Harris administration is delivering for young Americans and tackling the issues that matter the most to them.

  • In Arizona: KAFF News: Vice President Kamala Harris Encouraged NAU Students To Register To Vote Tuesday
  • In Arizona: AZ Central: ‘We need you’: Vice President Kamala Harris speaks at Northern Arizona University
  • In Arizona: KVOA News 4 Tucson: Northern Arizona University receives visit from Vice President Kamala Harris
  • In Arizona: KJZZ: Vice President Kamala Harris speaks at NAU on college campus tour
  • In Arizona: Jack Central: Kamala Harris mobilizes young voters during NAU visit

Under President Biden and Vice President Harris’ leadership, jobs are booming in states across the country as communities continue to see record low unemployment rates.

  • In Colorado: 9News: Unemployment applications fall to lowest level in more than 8 months
  • In Connecticut: FOX61: Connecticut’s unemployment rate remains below national average for 2nd consecutive month: Report
  • In Minnesota: Pioneer Press: State adds 8,000 jobs in Sept.; unemployment steady at 3.1%
  • In Ohio: Ohio adds jobs in September, keeps 3.4% unemployment rate
  • In Pennsylvania: KDKA: Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate once again sets new record low in September
  • In Rhode Island: GoLocalProv: RI Unemployment Rate Drops to 2.6%, RI-Based Jobs Up 1,400
  • In Tennessee: Chattanoogan: Tennessee Unemployment Remains Near Historic Low

In stark contrast, MAGA Republicans in the House of Representatives continued to demonstrate their inability to govern – devolving further and further into chaos while doing nothing to deliver for the American people or support our allies abroad.

  • In California: Sacramento Bee: California Republicans start backing ‘fearless’ Jim Jordan for House Speaker amid GOP chaos
  • In Illinois: Chicago Sun-Times: Opinion | Republican’s failure to elect a House speaker is proof the party is broken
  • In Illinois: ABC7: House speaker vote: Jim Jordan goes down in second-round vote, loses more Republican support
  • In Minnesota: News Tribune: Stauber flips on speaker vote as House remains in chaos
  • In New York: As House speaker fight drags on, Rep. Malliotakis worried if anyone can unite congressional Republicans
  • In North Carolina: Mountaineer: Rudderless Republicans push US Congress deeper into chaos
  • In Pennsylvania: WFMZ: Vacant House speaker seat keeps legislation on hold
  • In Virginia: WVEC: House Speaker Chaos: Jim Jordan struggles to get GOP support
  • In Washington: Seattle Times: Opinion | GOP anarchists create chaos and gridlock
  • In Wisconsin: Cap-Times: Opinion | There’s a name for the Republican agenda; it’s chaos
  • In Wisconsin: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Stalled voting on Jim Jordan’s bid to become House speaker frustrates Wisconsin Republicans

Meanwhile, President Biden’s landmark Inflation Reduction Act and Bipartisan Infrastructure Law continued to pay huge dividends for Americans this week, funding critical infrastructure and clean energy projects across the country.

  • In Colorado: KOAA News5: Pueblo plant expansion driven by Inflation Reduction Act
  • In Florida: Tampa Bay Times: Rapid buses to USF? A trolley to airport? Tampa wins planning grant
  • In Florida: Local 10 News: PortMiami receives over $16M in funding to help modernize cargo operations
  • In Maryland: WBAL TV 11: Exclusive: Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg touts benefits of infrastructure law in Maryland
  • In Nebraska: Nebraska Examiner: State takes ‘first step’ in developing plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Nebraska
  • In Nebraska: Nebraska Public Media: Nebraska added 750 clean energy jobs in 2022, report found
  • In Nevada: Las Vegas Sun: Nevada environmental groups get $18M boost in federal funding
  • In North Dakota: KFYR TV: Federal funds for ND roads will help the economy, according to ND DOT engineers
  • In Ohio: The Highland County Press: Renewable energy the big winner when it comes to federal subsidies
  • In Pennsylvania: 90.5 WESA Pittsburgh: Appalachian Regional Commission grants $10M to Pittsburgh group to support green manufacturing efforts
  • In West Virginia: The Register-Herald: Glen Ferris to get funding from infrastructure law
  • In Wisconsin: Wisconsin Politics: Healthy Climate Wisconsin: U.S. Sen. Baldwin and climate leaders celebrate federal investments in climate-smart agriculture at Wisconsin’s Brickstead Dairy
  • In Wisconsin: Wisconsin Watch: In Wisconsin, federal grants could break bottleneck on climate funding
  • In Wisconsin: WSAW-TV 7: New partnership created to eliminate over 8,000 lead service lines in Wausau