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      Senate Committee on Finance
    IntroducedJanuary 28th, 2013

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Official Title

A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that a carbon tax is not in the economic interest of the United States.

Summary

Express the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to American families and businesses and is not in the interest of the United States.
    A carbon tax would be GOOD for the U.S. economy. Instead of calling it a "tax" consider it a "fee". The money generated by this fee at the source (oil well, coal mine, etc) would then be a dividend delivered to every American household. What will people do with this extra money? Spend it. The way of renewable energy is becoming clear and other countries are accelerating their efforts to be less dependent on fossil fuels and find innovative ways to create energy from renewable resources. There is great opportunity for economic growth in renewables and we have young innovators who will need the backing of our banks to create these innovations. Assessing a carbon fee makes perfect sense and is a win-win for the U. S.
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