Congressional Candidates Catty but Controlled at Last Forum Before Election
[Democratic candidate and incumbent Steny Hoyer] said, “Global warming is a scientific reality, it’s not something someone is making up.” He said the issue of acid rain was successfully resolved by similar measures, and that this bill seeks to ensure our world can survive and seeks to “treat that which God has given us with the care he would expect.”
Lollar said the idea of cap and trade is detrimental to businesses and pushes jobs overseas. “It’s not right for business, it’s not right for our country.”
Shickle said he believed it was the wrong direction to go in and that he would not support any cap and trade legislation whatsoever.