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HILL ENERGY BRIEFING: Senate Preps for Weekend Climate Bill Vote

Aug. 5, 2022, 10:09 AM

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said the chamber will convene on Saturday to begin working toward passage of the Democrats’ tax and climate legislation, meaning a final vote could come as soon as Sunday.

Last night, Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) said she’ll back the bill after fellow Democrats agreed to drop a provision that would have narrowed a tax break for carried interest. The deal with Sinema removes one of the last hurdles for the budget bill. Erik Wasson and Laura Davison have more.

The Senate will have to work through potentially hundreds of proposed amendments all day ...