Statement by Governor Whitman Regarding Howard Baker

June 26th, 2014

Howard Baker’s passing reminds us of what rare gift he was, especially in contrast to the acrimoniously partisan atmosphere that prevails in Washington today. Even as our party increasingly demanded idealogical purity, his willingness to compromise changed the country for the better. He will be sorely missed and his family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Republican EPA Chiefs to Congress: Act on Climate

June 23rd, 2014

By Dina Cappiello
Associated Press
June 23, 2014

Top environmental regulators for four Republican presidents told Congress on Wednesday what many Republican lawmakers won’t: Action is needed on global warming.

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4 former Republican EPA chiefs laud power plant rule in Senate hearing: E&E News

June 18th, 2014

By Jean Chemnick
E&E News
June 18, 2014

Four former Republican U.S. EPA administrators praised the agency’s climate change rule for existing power plants today in a Senate hearing room packed with coal miners expressing fear that the proposal would strangle their industry.

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Reagan, Nixon, and Bush Officials Push Congress to Act on Global Warming

June 18th, 2014

By Jason Plautz
National Journal
June 18, 2014

Cabinet members from four Republican administrations Wednesday made a plea for federal action to address climate change, citing new evidence that public opinion is shifting in favor of it.

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Republican former EPA chiefs press Congress to act on climate change

June 18th, 2014

By Andrew Restuccia
Politico
June 18, 2014

Four Republican former EPA chiefs called on Congress on Wednesday to combat climate change, challenging GOP lawmakers’ hostility to measures that would rein in carbon pollution.

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