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Bipartisan support for a federal carbon tax is growing, as the recent proposal from senior Republican leaders James Baker, Henry Paulson and George Shultz demonstrates. While Democrats including Senator Sheldon Whitehouse are longtime advocates of a carbon tax, some key Republicans now agree that climate change is a serious threat and a carbon tax is the most efficient solution. Join ASBC for a discussion of the “free-market” Baker-Shultz plan, the possible connection between tax reform and carbon, and other federal carbon pricing proposals.
Former Congressman, SC; current Executive Director, Energy and Enterprise Initiative
Former Congressman (ID), Co-founder and Partner, Partnership for Responsible Growth
Legislative Director, Senator Whitehouse
March 23, 2017