Category Archives: Other US States

“Regular people” lobby Massachusetts’ legislature

Eben Bein writes about Massachusetts’ legislature considering a revenue-neutral carbon fee in the Current YES! magazine.    It is Senate bill 1747, submitted by Sen. Michael Barrett, and it is still to be voted on in this session, which ends July … Continue reading

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CCL Group meets with Rep. Scott Tipton

February 15, 2016 Aspen Daily News reports a meeting is set up in Grand Junction, CO, between local Citizens’ Climate Lobby volunteers, local businesspeople, and Republican U.S. House Representative Scott Tipton. “The Citizens’ Climate Lobby has been supporting a national fee-and-dividend program … Continue reading

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Carbon Pricing in Rhode Island

Proposal in Rhode Island legislature February 1, 2016. from the Providence Journal The “Clean Energy Investment and Carbon Pricing Act” would charge a “carbon fee” or “carbon tax” of $15 per metric ton of carbon dioxide on fossil fuels at … Continue reading

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Washington Post: States propose carbon tax and dividend

States of Washington and Massachusetts to tax carbon and return proceeds to the people.   First States to tax carbon-and give their residents a paycheck

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