22 Jul '11, 1pm

Koch Brothers And ExxonMobil Join Forces To Fight RGGI With Copy-Paste State Legislation

Koch Brothers And ExxonMobil Join Forces To Fight RGGI With Copy-Paste State Legislation

The bill’s lead sponsor, state Rep. Richard Barry (R), looked a bit like a dog caught with the family cat in its mouth when he was asked to explain the language at a public hearing; he nervously said that none of the bill’s sponsors had written this particular section, but stopped short of revealing ALEC as the source of the text. That didn’t sit well with Rep. James Garrity (R), chair of the House Science, Technology, and Energy Committee, who later explained, “Our committee does not feel that editorials belong in laws.” The matter was resolved by dropping the ALEC text, and the

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