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H.Con.Res. 144: Expressing the sense of Congress that a carbon tax is not in the economic interest of the United States. Read More

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This resolution was introduced on Dec 7, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

Expressing the sense of Congress that a carbon tax is not in the economic interest of the United States.

Whereas a carbon tax is regressive in nature and would unfairly burden those vulnerable individuals and families in the United States that are already struggling under a stagnating economy; Whereas a carbon tax would increase the cost of every good manufactured in the United States; Whereas a carbon tax would harm the entire United States manufacturing sector; Whereas the increase in production of domestic energy resources on private and state-owned land has created significant job growth and private capital investment; and Whereas affordable and reliable energy sources are critical to maintaining the United States global competitiveness: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That it is the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to American families and businesses, and is not in the interest of the United States. <all>

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H.Con.Res. 144: Expressing the sense of Congress that a carbon tax is not in the economic interest of the United States.

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