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The Hill lists the Hawaii senator among a new generation of lawmakers, lobbyists, advocates and staffers "making its presence felt."
Props from The Hill on U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz of Hawaii.
He’s among 10 lawmakers, lobbyists, advocates and staffers making their “presence felt, bringing novel ideas and enthusiasm to the policy battles shaping the nation.”
The article says in part:
The Hawaii Democrat has sought to force votes in the Senate to highlight areas where Republicans are out of step with public opinion on climate issues.
He has introduced several bills related to energy, including one that would phase out tax subsidies for oil companies and another that would set a carbon fee, while embracing the role of attack dog.
Two years ago, Schatz led Democrats in an all-night Senate session where they made the case for action on reducing carbon emissions. …
Schatz is running for a full six-year term this fall.
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