As expected, House budget bill’s climate provisions draw mixed reviews

November 19, 2021
House passage of the sweeping $2 trillion economic policy bill with over $550 billion in climate-related spending is drawing mixed reviews, with environmental, labor and clean energy groups lauding its passage, even as the oil industry and Hill Republicans are sharply critical of the measure. Below is some early reaction to the chamber’s 220-213 vote on Nov. 19, which sends the budget “reconciliation” package to the Senate. “Together with the bipartisan infrastructure law, it makes the most significant investment in...

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