27 Feb '17, 4pm

ICYMI: Our statement applauding the bipartisan push for an improved Renewable Energy Standard.

ICYMI: Our statement applauding the bipartisan push for an improved Renewable Energy Standard.

Saint Paul, MN – Today, lawmakers from both parties were announced as chief authors of a bill to increase Minnesota’s Renewable Energy Standard to 50 percent by 2030. The legislation would update Minnesota’s existing Renewable Energy Standard, which has lowered energy costs, grown clean energy jobs, and increased tax payments to local communities across the state. Rep. Joe Schomacker (top left), Sen. Karin Housley (top right), Sen. Nick Frentz (bottom left), Rep. Erin Maye Quade (bottom right) Fresh Energy science policy director J. Drake Hamilton released the following statement after Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith unveiled the proposed legislation. “Ten years ago, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle came together to pass nation-leading clean energy legislation that grew business and jobs statewide. This outstanding leadership by Rep. Joe Schomacker, Rep. Erin Maye Quade...

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