Legislation in the Senate
The major climate and clean energy legislation was unveiled recently by Senator John Kerry and Senator Joe Lieberman. The legislation is known as the American Power Act, and you can read the bill text and follow along with the progress of the bill by going to Senator Lieberman's website. The link for the bill is here.
The bill was giving to Majority Leader Reid for consideration. As Majority Leader, he has the power to introduce the bill directly onto the floor. It's expected the bill will be considered during the next session of the Senate, in June and July.
Come back to this page often; we'll keep you updated on the progress of the fight in the Senate, and let you know in more detail what's in the legislation as it develops.