The facts are clear: climate change is happening. Here in Minnesota, we can feel the effects in increasing temperatures and increased flooding, which threatens our infrastructure, costs taxpayer dollars, and hurts farmers’ ability to harvest their crops.
I believe we can find bipartisan solutions to make progress for our environment, our economy and for future generations. Common sense initiatives like instituting a fee and dividend program to reduce our nation’s reliance on fossil fuels and other market-based solutions like the new E-15 rule are opportunities for us to adapt and harness economic growth while also combatting climate change.
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Today, U.S. Rep Angie Craig’s (MN-02) bill cosponsored by Rep. Brian Mast (FL-18) to reduce harmful water pollution in our local waters passed out of the House with overwhelming bipartisan support.