Sen. Barbara Boxer is trying to pull a fast one!

Sen. Barbara Boxer is trying to pull a fast one!

She wants to force her outrageous Boxer-Kerry cap-and-trade energy rationing and taxing scheme through the Senate Environment and Public Workers Committee this week, while the country is focused on health care.  Sen. Boxer is even trying to force it through without the official EPA analysis of what’s in the bill and how much it will cost.

It’s bad enough to try to pass the biggest tax hike in history, hidden in what’s supposed to be an environmental bill.  But slamming it through a committee when it hasn’t even been analyzed by the EPA is wrong.  The public has a right to know what’s in the bill and what the EPA thinks it will cost.

Committee votes matter, because once a senator supports something in committee it’s very hard for them to change their mind on later votes.  That makes it even more outrageous that the first votes could be cast while much of the bill-and its sky-high costs for regular Americans-remain secret.

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