June 1, 2022
Source: Bloomberg Law
State legislatures around the country have shown a burst of reception for bills that lower carbon emissions, and they’re turning to funding from last year’s $1.2 trillion infrastructure law.
Democratic-led legislatures this year have already tackled climate change directly. Maryland passed a Climate Solutions Now act to accelerate emissions reduction. Washington and Illinois built on their 2021 landmark cap-and-trade and clean energy workforce transition bills respectively. Still in session, California and Massachusetts are advancing new climate packages.
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