Democrats Step-Up Fight On Permit Deal Though Bill Expected To Pass

September 9, 2022
House and Senate Democrats are stepping up their opposition to a permit reform deal crafted by Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Democratic leaders as a condition for approving a massive climate spending deal, though many Democrats support the deal and even some critics privately acknowledge the measure is ultimately expected to pass. Nonetheless in the House, Natural Resources Committee Chairman Raul Grijalva (D-NM) and dozens of other Democrats sent a Sept. 9 letter urging their party leaders to oppose any...

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