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Pete Stark at today’s climate-change hearing

By Josh Richman
Thursday, March 26th, 2009 at 12:59 pm in economy, Global warming, Pete Stark, U.S. House.

Here’s Rep. Pete Stark, D-Fremont, at today’s House Ways and Means Committee hearing on addressing price volatility in climate change legislation — that is, achieving our environmental goals at the lowest possible cost to the economy and consumers:

That “carbon tax” legislation Stark mentions is his H.R. 594, which he re-introduced in January; he’d taken a stab at this in the last Congress with H.R. 2069, which died in committee.

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  • RR

    Good ol’ Pete Stark is Calif.’s answer to Mich.’s Dingell: an aging populist who aspires to the mantle of William Jennings Bryan. They’re both a century late.