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By: - July 26, 2023 7:08 pm

At a U.S. Senate Budget Committee Wednesday, Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley complained that Rhode Island Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse was focusing too much on the climate crisis while ignoring the country's debt.

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.