Coalition Urges Support of Scalise-Barton Carbon Tax Resolution
American Commitment is proud to join a coalition of 16 leading national free-market and taxpayer organizations urging support for a resolution introduced today by RSC Chairman Steve Scalise (R-La.) and RSC Energy Task Force Chairman Joe Barton (R-Texas). The resolution would make clear that a carbon tax would be economically destructive and shoudl therefore not be considered as a new revenue source for Congress. Putting the House on the record in strong opposition to a carbon tax is critical because there are many indications that it is being considered as a major revenue source to fund a permanently larger federal government that could emerge as an element in a secret fiscal deal. The letter is below.