Kerry Announces 'Dual Track' Senate Climate Bill

Law360, New York (November 4, 2009, 6:40 PM EST) -- In an effort to bring businesses and Republicans back to the negotiating table on U.S. Senate climate change legislation, Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., said Wednesday he will team with Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., to draft a new bill capable of attracting 60 Senate votes.

Kerry — who introduced the Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act with co-sponsor Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., in September — said he, Graham and Lieberman would be working closely and privately with business representatives, White House officials...
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