27 Dec '13, 9pm

Conservatives, Snyder Stump For Renewables. Support for #renewableenergy is a bipartisan affair.

In fact, only two days before Snyder’s speech, a group of Michigan conservatives launched the Michigan Conservative Energy Forum, an organization dedicated to more renewable energy sources in Michigan. Right on cue, Mark Huizenga, who sits on the Leadership Council of the aforementioned Forum and serves as the Republican Mayor of Walker, MI, published an op-ed yesterday that makes the case for why “Conservatives Must Lead on Renewable Energy .” In his piece, Huizenga – a self-described free-market conservative – cites local green job growth, low costs, and market competitiveness as three reasons why pro-business conservatives should be supporting renewables. Last week, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder unveiled his long-awaited strategy for the state’s energy plan going forward. The Governor’s speech came on the heels of a report from Michigan’s Public Service Commission, find...

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