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Gov. Jerry Brown says a carbon tax could have potential

February 18, 2016 by Harry Horner

(Source: The Sacramento Bee) Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday said a tax on carbon dioxide emissions has potential and suggested he was open to the idea. The Democratic governor, a fiscal moderate but longtime champion of environmental causes, noted support among some conservatives for a revenue-neutral carbon tax, in which proceeds are not held by the government. This is by no means, an outright express of support of the idea for implementation in California, more a recognition that other measures than cap and trade can also achieve results. Read full article…

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