Some Democrats push to rescue climate plan in Biden spending package

Minnesota Sen. Tina Smith: ‘We have to find a package that’s got votes from 50 senators.’

By: - January 4, 2022 5:46 pm
U.S. Sen. Tina Smith

Sen. Tina Smith (D-MN) speaks during a rally to highlight the efforts of Congressional Democrats to legislate against climate change outside the U.S. Capitol on Oct. 20, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.