As extreme heat sweeps the U.S., Biden warns that states must act to protect workers

By: - July 28, 2023 5:00 am

Construction worker Felipe Campuzano pours water on his face to cool off as he digs a sanitation pipe ditch during a heatwave Aug. 4, 2022 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Mark Makela/Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.