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West Virginia faith leaders deliver Christmas card to bring Manchin back to Build Back Better bill

Dec 22, 2021 | Uncategorized

by Brian Roewe, December 22, 2021

EarthBeat

Days after U.S. Senator Joe Manchin announced his opposition to the president’s nearly $2 trillion social and climate bill, several West Virginia. faith leaders delivered a Christmas card asking he reconsider and salvage the Build Back Better Act, and with it the nation’s largest-ever investments toward combating climate change…

“There are a lot of provisions in Build Back Better that would benefit West Virginians, and we hope that he will reconsider and support that bill,” Robin Blakeman, a Presbyterian pastor and part of the steering committee for West Virginia Interfaith Power & Light, a state chapter of the interreligious U.S. environmental network, told EarthBeat. Read More

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