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House Democrats Step Up Pace on Showcasing Climate Change

April 9, 2019, 10:58 AM

Today’s activity in the House is perhaps the most vivid sign of how Democrats seek to portray themselves as the party of addressing climate change, even as the GOP-controlled Senate evinces little interest.

  • The House Foreign Affairs Committee marks up H.R. 9, which would keep the U.S. in the Paris Agreement on climate change. The Energy and Commerce Committee advanced the bill last week on a party-line vote, a scenario likely to recur. Bloomberg Government has a detailed analysis of the bill.
  • Two separate committee hearings are being held: House Oversight and Reform discusses...
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