Manchin raises concerns over clean electricity plan

September 13, 2021
Senate energy committee Chairman Joe Manchin (D-WV) is raising concerns about fellow Democrats’ proposed $150 billion payment program to speed deployment of clean electricity in sweeping budget reconciliation legislation while renewing his push to slow consideration of the broader package and lower its price tag. Congressional observers have been keenly focused on comments from Manchin, given that he is arguably the most high-profile moderate member of the Senate Democratic caucus as the party tries to advance the reconciliation package on...

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