FarmPolicy

January 26, 2020

Climate Legislation; Harvest; Animal Agriculture; Nutrition Programs; and Biofuels

Climate Legislation

Lisa Lerer reported on Friday at Poltico.com that, “While Sen. Barbara Boxer was celebrating her committee’s passage of a sweeping climate change bill Thursday, other Democrats and Republicans were already looking for a Plan B.

“Rank-and-file members from both parties dismissed the Boxer bill, coal-state senators were unhappy and many said Boxer’s move to approve the bill without any Republicans even in the committee room had poisoned the process.

“‘It dooms that particular legislation. The question is what comes next,’ said Alaska Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski. ‘We will see what Plan B is.’”

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