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Pelosi Says House to Revisit Climate Legislation

Jan. 4, 2019, 5:35 PM

The House will take up climate legislation, including a measure based on a bill the body approved last time Democrats were in the majority, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said.

“We couldn’t pass in the Senate our climate bill, and we’ll be returning to that,” Pelosi said Jan. 4 at a Trinity Washington University event for MSNBC’s “The Speaker” town hall broadcast.

While Pelosi didn’t elaborate, the measure that fits this description is the 2009 cap-and-trade legislation that narrowly passed by the House but died in the Senate and would have imposed the nation’s first limits on greenhouse-gas emissions linked to...

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