Congressman

Ted Deutch

Serving Florida's 22nd District

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Landmark Bipartisan Carbon Fee Legislation Introduced

Washington, DC | Nov 27, 2018

Today, Congressman Ted Deutch (D-FL-22), Congressman Francis Rooney (R-FL-19), Congressman John K. Delaney (D-MD-06), Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-08), and Congressman Charlie Crist (D-FL-13) introduced bipartisan legislation to price carbon and return 100% of the net revenue as a rebate to American families. The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act (EICDA) will help reduce U.S. carbon pollution by 40% in 12 years, with 91% reduction target by 2050 (vs. 2015 levels). This would be achieved by pricing carbon at $15 per metric ton of CO2e and increasing the price by $10 every year. The Treasury Department would return 100% of the net revenue back to the American people, a policy highlighted by a Treasury Department report as helping lower- and middle-income families. A one-pager ...

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Voting Record

Date Bill Vote
11/30 H.R. 6901 Aye
11/29 H.R. 7187 Yea
11/29 H.Res. 1160 Nay
11/27 H.R. 6207 Yea
11/27 H.R. 5273 Yea
11/16 H.R. 6784 No
11/16 H.R. 5787 Yea
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