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Budget group's Robert Greenstein discusses consumer relief provisions in cap-and-trade bill

How can the Senate improve on consumer relief measures in its version of a cap-and-trade bill? During today's OnPoint, Robert Greenstein, executive director at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, explains the changes he believes should be made to consumer relief provisions as the Senate takes up climate legislation. Greenstein also gives his take on why allocating a larger number of free allowances to the electricity sector would not be beneficial to consumers.