Climate Panel Will Tap Former House Aides to Top Staff Positions

Feb. 26, 2019, 3:07 PM

A one-time senior aide to the previous House select climate committee, Ana Unruh Cohen, will be named as staff director of the new select climate committee, congressional aides told Bloomberg Environment Feb. 26.

Alison Cassady, once aide to the architect of cap-and-trade legislation in the House, former House Energy and Commerce Chairman Henry Waxman (D-Calif.), will be named deputy staff director, the aides confirmed.

The new House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis is chaired by Rep. Kathy Castor (D-Fla.), who also sits on the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

Unruh Cohen has worked as ...

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