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Can Taxing Pollution Pay For Infrastructure Improvements?

Can Taxing Pollution Pay For Infrastructure Improvements?

Rebuilding America’s infrastructure is an idea lots of politicians embrace. But how to pay for it can be tricky. Now, one Connecticut congressman is suggesting a possible solution: taxing pollution.

It’s called a carbon tax. And Democrat John Larson wants to use it to pay for a $1 trillion infrastructure program he’s pushing in the House.

“I think that anyone who looks at the revenue that a carbon tax can bring in -- and then how you apply that revenue -- can readily see solutions that everybody can get their arms around,” Larson said... FULL ARTICLE

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