Dear New Midwest Governors: The Green New Deal and You

JAMES GIGNAC | December 20, 2018

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Chances are you have seen one of the numerous articles recently buzzing around about the concept of a Green New Deal. The Green New Deal is not necessarily a new idea. Folks have been talking about it since at least 2007. And there are different formulations for what the suite of policies might include. The youth-led Sunrise Movement says a Green New Deal “would transform our economy and society at the scale needed to stop the climate crisis.” Representative-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez from New York has proposed a select committee be formed in Congress on the topic. And politicians, pundits, and thought leaders have been weighing in across the spectrum.

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