FarmPolicy

December 16, 2017

Climate Change; Biofuels; CFTC Issues and the Budget

Climate Change- Speaker Pelosi Backs Off Deadline Demands

Mike Soraghan reported yesterday at The Hill Online that, “House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) softened her demand Thursday that committee chairmen finish work by June 19 on her signature cap-and-trade bill.

“‘That’s not a hard deadline, it’s a goal,’ Pelosi said. ‘If they’re making progress and moving forward’ they could get more time, she added.

“The statements backed off an ultimatum Pelosi issued Wednesday to her committee chairmen to move climate change legislation by June 19 or risk losing jurisdiction over the bill.”

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