Democrats push more resilient, lower-carbon infrastructure at U.S. Senate climate hearing

By: - July 26, 2023 4:26 pm
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards testifies at a lectern filled with microphones, with a colorful mural on the wall behind him.

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards testified before the U.S. Senate Budget Committee on Wednesday, July 26, 2023, that his state is particularly vulnerable to climate change and contributes more carbon emissions than most states. Edwards is shown addressing an audience at the Andrew P. Sanchez Multi-Service Center in New Orleans on Feb. 16, 2023. (Greg LaRose | Louisiana Illuminator)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.