Democrats push climate change bills

The latest action came in Washington State, where legislators approved linking its carbon market with California and Quebec’s.
The Space Needle and the Seattle skyline are shown against a cloudy sky, Thursday, April 30, 2020, as seen from Kerry Park. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

The Washington Senate gave final approval Tuesday to legislation that would lay the groundwork for the state to link its carbon market with California and Quebec’s, one of several efforts in blue states to address climate change this year.

California, Colorado, Connecticut, New Jersey and Vermont are among the other Democratic-led states considering climate legislation, including taking second shots at bills that didn’t pass in 2023.

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