Climate Backers Pin Hopes On Next Virus Bill After Stimulus Spurns Push

March 25, 2020
Supporters of climate and environmental measures are turning their hopes to a potential “phase 4” bill to respond to the coronavirus pandemic after lawmakers spurned a suite of proposals in an unprecedented $2 trillion stimulus package speeding toward approval this this week. Lawmakers have previously suggested another bill -- or multiple bills -- are inevitable. “The minute we are done with phase 3 we will start talking about phase 4,” said Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) in March 24 floor remarks...


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