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Microchips and drug pricing

CQ Budget, Ep. 250

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Chairwoman Maria Cantwell holds a semiconductor during a hearing in March.
Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Chairwoman Maria Cantwell holds a semiconductor during a hearing in March. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Before their August recess, lawmakers hope to pass a major funding package to bolster domestic semiconductor manufacturing and a measure designed to lower the cost of many prescription drugs. CQ Roll Call’s David Lerman, Aidan Quigley and Lauren Clason outline the challenges awaiting Congress to pass those bills.

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