Kerry: Climate Bill Passage Shows ‘We Have Momentum On Our Side’ | Talking Points Memo

Senator John Kerry (D-MA) released the following statement today after the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee passed the Kerry-Boxer Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act. Here’s the full text:“Congratulations to Chairman Barbara Boxer who this morning advanced landmark legislation out of her committee. She did so under the toughest of circumstances, after months of meetings, deliberations, and vigorous debate. This wasn’t easy, but her commitment was resolute. Today’s step in the process sends a clear message to the world that the United States is serious about tackling climate change and securing our clean energy future.

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