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  • Expressing the Sense of Congress That a Carbon Tax Would Be Detrimental to the United States Economy


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    Representative Diane Black

    From: TN District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-06-10

    BLACK. Mr. Speaker, pursuant to House Resolution 767, I call up the concurrent resolution (H. Con. Res. 89) expressing the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the United States...



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    Representative Sander M. Levin

    From:

    Party:

    Date: 2016-06-10

    LEVIN. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. What is happening today is further evidence that the Republicans are simply not doing their job. There is real work to be done. It is simply...



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    Representative Charles W. Boustany Jr.

    From: LA District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-06-10

    BOUSTANY. I thank my colleague and friend on the Ways and Means Committee, Mrs. Black, for yielding time. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of H. Con. Res. 89, a resolution expressing the sense...



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    Representative Earl Blumenauer

    From: OR District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-06-10

    BLUMENAUER. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. I am pleased to hear my friend from Louisiana with his impassioned presentation today; but his presentation, coming on the heels...



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    Representative Mike Kelly

    From: PA District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-06-10

    KELLY of Pennsylvania. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentlewoman from Tennessee (Mrs. Black). We see eye to eye on almost everything in our lives, and it is really good to be able to stand here today and...



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    Representative Jim McDermott

    From: WA District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-06-10

    McDERMOTT. Mr. Speaker, as I come to speak on the floor, I think I am in the House of the deniers. Now, in 2007, that liberal journal, National Geographic, had an article called ``The Big Thaw.'' And...



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    Representative Steve Scalise

    From: LA District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-06-10

    SCALISE. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentlewoman from Tennessee for yielding. I am proud to bring forward this legislation, Mr. Speaker, that expresses the strong sense of Congress that a carbon tax would...



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    Representative John B. Larson

    From: CT District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-06-10

    LARSON of Connecticut. Mr. Speaker, I am delighted to be on the floor and join in this debate. I must, along with my colleague from Oregon, express frustration. This body should be about the vitality...



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    Representative Doug LaMalfa

    From: CA District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-06-10

    LaMALFA. Mr. Speaker, I thank Mrs. Black and Mr. Boustany on these two concurrent resolutions that are being offered today. I appreciate the time. I recall in this debate here that there was a whole...



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    Representative John K. Delaney

    From: MD District 6

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-06-10

    DELANEY. I want to thank my friend from Oregon for yielding. Mr. Speaker, today, my friends on the other side of the aisle are making four points. The first point they are making is that they don't...



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    Representative Jared Huffman

    From: CA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-06-10

    HUFFMAN. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to these two resolutions. The first one, H. Con. Res. 89, says that a carbon tax would necessarily be detrimental to the United States economy. This is false....



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    Representative Matt Cartwright

    From: PA District 17

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-06-10

    CARTWRIGHT. Mr. Speaker, we are here debating H. Con. Res. 89, which purports to express the sense of Congress. But really, nothing could be further from the truth, because what it does is express the...



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    Representative Robert Hurt

    From: VA District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-06-10

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