Linebarger to speak at White House event focusing on infrastructure, clean energy

WASHINGTON — Cummins Chairman and CEO Tom Linebarger will be at the White House today to speak at an event focused on the potential benefits to businesses of a package of social and environmental initiatives that cleared the House last year but has since stalled in the Senate.

The bill, called the Build Back Better Act, would include, among other things, $550 billion in spending and tax credits aimed at promoting clean energy, as well as other provisions that would bolster family services, health care and other programs.

Linebarger, who will join President Joe Biden and chief executives of other major U.S. corporations, is advocating for efforts that address climate change, provide tax credits for hydrogen production and other provisions that reduce carbon and drive job creation and enhance American competitiveness, Cummins said.

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