Democratic News

Sep 21 2015

Tomorrow: Senate Democrats to Unveil Broad Vision for Cleaner Energy Future

New Technology-Driven Bill to be Introduced That Achieves Consumer Savings, Carbon Reductions and Leadership in Global Energy Markets

Washington, DC – This Tuesday, a group of Senate Democrats led by Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), ranking member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, will introduce a national energy bill that lays out a Democratic vision for a cleaner energy future. The bill addresses the need for new jobs, updated infrastructure and technological innovation. Specifically, the proposal includes programs essential to renewed economic growth in the energy sector that empower consumers, modernize infrastructure, cut carbon pollution and waste, invest in clean energy technologies, and support research and development.  


Read the bill text. 

Read the bill summary. 

Read the bill one pager. 


Who:
Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.)
Democratic Leader
@SenatorReid

Sen. Richard Durbin (D-Ill.)
Democratic Whip
@SenatorDurbin

Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.)
Ranking Member, Senate Committee on Rules and Administration
@SenSchumer

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.)
Ranking Member, Senate Committee on Finance
@RonWyden

Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.)
Ranking Member, Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
@EnergyDems

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.)

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D. R.I.)

Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.)

Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.)

Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.)

Sen. Blumenthal (D-Conn.)

Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.)

What:
Press Conference to Unveil New Democratic Energy Bill. Read the bill text. Watch the press conference.



When:
TOMORROW, September 22
Doors open at 10:30 a.m. EDT
Program begins at 10:45 a.m. EDT


Where:
Mansfield Room (S-207)
U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC

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