Krysten Sinema Wants to Cut $100 Billion in Proposed Climate Funds, Sources Say

RFF Senior Fellow Dallas Burtraw is quoted in the New York Times about the importance of social programs at the community level.

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Oct. 8, 2021

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Cutting assistance to local communities would also undermine popular support for a transition to a clean energy economy, experts say. “Some of the programs that are intended to reach into rural and low-income communities are really important to maintaining the political coalition for this,” said Dallas Burtraw, an analyst for Resources for the Future, a nonpartisan research organization focused on energy and environmental policy. “It could be both an economic and a political problem if those communities are left behind.”

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