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Cry Wolf Quotes

Forcing business, industry, and food producers to reduce carbon emissions through government mandates and cap-and-trade policies under consideration for the regional climate initiative will increase the cost of doing business, push companies to do business with other states or nations, and increase consumer costs for electricity, fuel, and food;

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From the legislative template provided by the conservative American Legislative Exchange Council.

'Cap & Trade' stands to cost New Jersey thousands of jobs, millions in lost wealth and vastly higher gas and electric bills. This alone is reason enough to kill RGGI.

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Americans for Prosperity.

It is foolhardy for lawmakers to push for regulations that would transfer dollars from families and businesses to bureaucratic big-government. We want to make sure citizens know what global warming alarmism will cost them – higher taxes, lost jobs, and less freedom.

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Americans for Prosperity President Tim Phillips.

That's just an excuse to create a money-making cap-and-trade scheme that'll drive up electric rates.

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Narrator from one of Americans for Prosperity’s anti-RGGI ads.