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Senators seek job creation, protection in climate bill

• McClatchy News
A Senate Democrat who's been worried about the impact of impending climate and energy legislation on manufacturing said Wednesday that he'd back the historic legislation if it contains enough investment incentives and protection for American businesses.

Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio said those provisions, combined with limits on greenhouse gas emissions, would unleash private capital and create new businesses and a vast number of new jobs.

"Once we do that," he said, "we'll spark a new industry in this country like we haven't done in a long time."

 

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