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Biden pushes back at Democrats on taxes

The Hill 20 Sep 2021
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron WydenRonald (Ron) Lee WydenWant a clean energy future? Look to the tax code Democrats brace for toughest stretch yet with Biden agenda Lawmakers lay out arguments for boosting clean energy through infrastructure MORE (D-Ore.) has expressed ...

Democrats’ midterm dilemma: Biden’s agenda isn’t breaking through with voters yet

Hastings Tribune 20 Sep 2021
For instance, a new poll from the Democratic firm Navigator tested 15 policy proposals — ranging from expanding Medicare to raising taxes on the wealthy to clean energy investments — that are included in the party’s budget plan that Congress is currently debating.

Senior House Democrats concede likely scale-back of $3.5 trillion Biden spending bill

The Villager 19 Sep 2021
The $3.5 trillion spending package [1] aims to support American families with free community college, universal preschool, an extended Child Tax Credit and investments in clean energy.

Former strip mine to become solar farm

The Roanoke Times 19 Sep 2021
This will also bring additional benefits to the area, such as an increase in local tax revenues, the ability to provide additional funding through Solar Siting Agreements and the creation of clean energy jobs, according to Ogens ...It’s also another major step toward building a 100% clean energy economy in Virginia.”.

Biden's Entire Presidential Agenda Rests on Expansive Spending Bill

Yahoo Daily News 19 Sep 2021
There is a through line to everything that we are advancing,” Brian Deese, who heads the White House National Economic Council, said in an interview, “from investments in education to winning the clean energy economy of the future to restoring fairness in the tax code, that ...

Aides try to keep Biden away from unscripted events or long interviews, book claims

The Hill 19 Sep 2021
President BidenJoe BidenSunday shows preview ... Clean energy tax credits, electricity standard are priorities for reconciliation package White House. GOP has 'struggled' to explain opposition to infrastructure plan MORE ... The Hill has reached out to the White House for comment. Biden's handling has been a subject of recent Republican attacks ... ....

Biden’s lofty climate goals collide with political and economic reality

Taipei Times 18 Sep 2021
Climate Analytics’ Hare said much depends on the legislation making its way through Congress, which includes provisions to reduce carbon emissions from the power and transport sectors, tax credits for clean energy technologies, fees on methane releases from oil and gas, more ...

Extreme weather keeps knocking out America's power. Here's what we must do

Henry Herald 17 Sep 2021
As members of Congress go through the process of writing this bill, they can and should include measures like tax credits to support added clean energy capacity and technologies like microgrids, block grants for state and local governments pursuing clean energy projects, and the ...

McAuliffe, Youngkin debate economy, vaccine mandates

Johnson City Press 17 Sep 2021
He said COVID-19 vaccination should be a personal choice, but encouraged people to get it, supported an energy sector that utilizes wind and solar without banning natural gas and promised a lower tax approach than his opponent ... Youngkin also criticized the Clean Economy Act, which ...

Biden’s $3.5-trillion plan tests voter appeal of expansive government role

The Los Angeles Times 17 Sep 2021
For all its scope, many of the tax and spending policies are not necessarily new, or even that revolutionary ... The climate change provisions tap into long-running ideas to impose new emissions restrictions with a federal clean energy requirement and to boost the electrical vehicles industry with tax breaks and charging station infrastructure.

Guest column: Carbon sequestration pipeline's supposed benefits crumble on examination; our best future is nuclear

Ames Tribune 17 Sep 2021
The Illinois Senate recently voted 37-17 to pass a sweeping clean energy package with $694 million in tax credits — the same subsidy that inspired Warren Buffett/Berkshire Hathaway’s investments in Iowa’s wind farms — for Exelon's Byron, Dresden and ...

Ky., W.Va. AGs visit Ashland

The Daily Independent - Ashland 17 Sep 2021
What I've seen from this current administration, from taxes to COVID to energy is they have tried to overreach in many different areas. The new clean power rules contained in the infrastructure bill would be disastrous to the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Statement: Clean energy tax and pollution clean up priorities receive support from key House committee (US PIRG - The Federation of US Public Interest Research Groups)

Public Technologies 16 Sep 2021
The Senate Finance Committee advanced its own package of clean energy tax incentives earlier this year, which ended many oil and gas subsidies ... 'This, paired with the clean energy tax credits and the repeal of tax loopholes for international oil extraction, will go a long way toward building a cleaner, healthier future.

Democrats try delicate tax maneuvers for $3.5 trillion bill (copy)

Daily Advance 16 Sep 2021
The proposals call for $273 billion in tax breaks for renewable energy and “clean” electricity, including $42 billion for electric vehicles and $15 billion for a “green workforce” and environmental items ... Manchin also has said he will not support a number of clean energy and climate provisions pushed by Democrats.

Lawmakers lay out arguments for boosting clean energy through infrastructure

The Hill 16 Sep 2021
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle said Wednesday that Congress needs to take steps to bolster developments in the clean energy sector, as infrastructure bills move closer to the finish line on Capitol Hill ...Instead of those 44, we said, ‘Let’s have one for clean energy, one for clean transportation, and one for energy efficiency.’”.