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January 23, 2020

Deal Reached On Waxman-Markey Climate Bill

Categories: Climate Change

John M. Broder reported in today’s New York Times that, “The House is moving toward a vote Friday on energy and climate change legislation, with several significant issues still unresolved but with Democratic leaders expressing confidence that they will muster the votes to pass it.

President Obama endorsed the measure on Tuesday at a White House news conference, calling it ‘extraordinarily important.’ He has sent aides to Capitol Hill to lobby for the bill almost daily and dispatched cabinet officers and senior advisers to a half-dozen states this week to try to drum up public support.”

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