Ocasio-Cortez Seeks More Co-Sponsors As the Introduction of Green New Deal Legislation Approaches
08 February, 2019, 02:59
"It will be one of several or maybe many suggestions that we receive", Pelosi told Politico on Wednesday.
"How will you pay for it", reads a frequently-asked-questions document that accompanied the bill."The Federal Reserve can extend credit to power these projects and investments and new public banks can be created to extend credit".
Pelosi has long championed stronger environmental rules, and described climate change as her "flagship" political issue. Rather, it lays out how the Green New Deal will likely work, balancing a vision for the future with more concrete recommended policies - an important step in order to drum up more support for the proposal.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wasn't quite as eager about the plan as the freshman representative. Pelosi did not explicitly endorse it, but welcomed "the enthusiasm" of its backers.
It was created to examine new climate change policies and does not have the sole goal of focusing on the Green New Deal, another complaint from the supporters of the proposal. The Green New Deal (GND) wants to transition the USA to "100% clean and renewable energy" while guaranteeing jobs with a family-sustaining wage, family and medical leave, vacations, and retirement security and free higher education, healthy food, healthcare, "adequate housing", and economic security "for all who are unable or unwilling towork", among other things.
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Pelosi said the new panel, which also will include six Republicans, "will be vital in advancing ambitious progress for our planet".
Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez explained Thursday why she had not been named on the House's new select committee on climate change by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, stressing it was not a "snub", but rather that she turned down an offer for a position.
The freshman lawmaker is teaming up with veteran Sen. Ed Markey's (D-MA), the two lawmakers who unveiled the outline Thursday.
A joint resolution drafted by them and expected to be introduced Thursday sets a goal to meet all power demand in the US through clean, renewable and zero-emission energy sources by 2030.
Even so, their Green New Deal goes far beyond the Clean Power Plan proposed by President Barack Obama. While a carbon tax may be a part of the Green New Deal, it misses the point and would be off the table unless we create the clean, affordable options first.
MSNBC host Rachel Maddow asked Ocasio-Cortez to respond to a primetime address President Donald Trump gave last month about the situation at the USA southern border, prompting her to castigate the president for requesting funding for ICE.
The partial government shutdown began on December 21 because of disagreements over money to build a U.S. -Mexico border wall. The viral photo of a child in a cage did not come from Trump's immigration policy, however.
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That focuses yet more attention on the outcome of U.S. -China trade dispute have also weighed on the market. -China trade dispute. Meanwhile, U.S. sanctions against Venezuela's oil industry are expected to knock out at least 500,000 bpd of crude exports.
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