Senate will attempt to override Biden veto of EV resolution

By Manuel Quiñones | 02/29/2024 06:38 AM EST

Congress approved legislation this year against exemptions from Buy America requirements for electric vehicle charging stations.

The Senate will try Thursday to override President Joe Biden’s veto of a resolution against the administration’s efforts to increase electric vehicle charging stations.

S. J. Res. 38, from Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), would undo a Federal Highway Administration waiver from domestic sourcing requirements for EV chargers funded through the bipartisan infrastructure law.
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The Congressional Review Act measure got bipartisan support in both chambers, but the administration said it would backfire and further weaken Buy America requirements. The president’s veto will likely stand.
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Democratic Sens. Sherrod Brown of Ohio, Jon Tester of Montana and Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Democrat-turned-independent Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona voted for the resolution.