Some Democrats push to rescue climate plan in Biden spending package

“We are in a code red moment for climate,” said Rep. Kathy Castor of Florida. “This is our moment to deliver. We cannot let it pass us by.”

By: - January 4, 2022 2:45 pm
U.S. Capitol Building

The U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. (Courtesy of Pixabay)

A group of congressional Democrats on Tuesday called for preserving the climate portions of President Joe Biden’s stalled domestic spending bill as Democrats in the U.S. Senate rewrite the measure.

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.