Dems home in on energy policy during week's recess

Kaplan, Jonathan E.
July 2007
Hill;7/3/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 81, p4
The article reports that Democratic Representative Peter Welch, the first lawmaker to make his office carbon- neutral, is at the forefront of the global warming debate in Vermont. Welch and the rest of the state's political establishment are awaiting the political fallout, from Grand Old Party Governor Jim Douglas's threat to veto an energy bill. The energy bill would raise taxes on nuclear power plants to combat global warming.


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