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Labor Fissures Over ‘Green’ Deal Could Complicate Democrats’ Message

March 14, 2019
Opposition to the Green New Deal (GND) climate resolution by the AFL-CIO’s energy committee could complicate how Democrats react to the plan because labor is one of their key constituents, though GND proponents such as the Sunrise Movement and other union officials are pushing back against the massive labor union. The reaction is focused on a sharply worded March 8 letter , first reported by InsideEPA/climate , from the 10-member AFL-CIO energy committee written on AFL-CIO letterhead expressing strong opposition...

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