Massachusetts - S 1821 - 2017

Combating climate change.

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Added On: 03-07-2017
Updated On: 07-19-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor: Michael Barrett (Senate/Democratic)





Actions (3)

  • 01-23-2017 - Referred to the committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy
  • 01-23-2017 - House concurred
  • 06-13-2017 - Hearing scheduled for 06/20/2017 from 01:00 PM-05:00 PM in Gardner Auditorium

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News (2)

Supporters tout carbon pricing plan from Lexington state senator - Wicked Local Lexington
Published by lexington.wickedlocal.com
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:13:24 GMT

A bill (S 1821) from state Sen. Mike Barrett, D-Lexington, would start the carbon price at $10 per ton of carbon dioxide emitted and then increase it by $5 per year until the carbon price tops out at $40 per ton. A carbon fee of $40 per ton would ...

Study adds fuel for Lexington senator's carbon tax drive - Wicked Local Lexington
Published by lexington.wickedlocal.com
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:46:13 GMT

Under Barrett's bill (S 1821), rural residents - who rely more on automobiles - would receive slightly higher rebates, according to the study released Thursday. “If you do carbon pricing right, the poorest 60 percent ... Steve Dodge, the executive ...

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