Senate Democrats to huddle with utility executives
Democratic Hawaii Sen. Brian Schatz will lead a private meeting with prominent utility bosses later this morning, according to a Democratic aide, one of the first moves by Senate Democrats' Special Committee on the Climate Crisis.
'Weather amnesia' vs. 'pain' defines old-school brawl
Lawmakers recycled old arguments about climate change and at one point came close to a partisan shouting match during an Oversight and Reform Committee hearing that often resembled climate fights of old.
T&I to mark up disaster, Coast Guard bills
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will vote tomorrow on legislation aimed at speeding recovery projects in areas hit by natural disasters and a small slate of other bills.
Unions, enviro groups collaborate on net-zero emissions plan
A coalition of unions and environmental groups unveiled a worker-friendly plan today for getting the U.S. to net-zero emissions by 2050, another sign of labor looking to play a role in the climate policy debate amid Green New Deal fervor and 2020 presidential politics.
Oversight subcommittee girds for more squabbles
A House Oversight and Reform subcommittee has lined up a lengthy list of witnesses for what promises to be an old-school partisan brawl over the science of climate change.