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[GreenYes] Jeffords likely to head Sen. Environment Committee
Daily Grist May 24, 2001

VERMONTY HAUL
Explaining his motivation to leave the Republican Party and become an 
Independent, U.S. Sen. James Jeffords (Vt.) this morning listed 
"energy and the environment" as two of the "fundamental issues" where 
he disagreed most strongly with President Bush.  Jeffords is known as 
an environmentalist and was one of six founders of the Congressional 
Solar Energy Coalition.  Reports are that Jeffords will be the next 
chair of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee under an 
agreement with the new Democratic leadership.  If so, Jeffords, with 
an 81 percent rating from the League of Conservation Voters in the 
last session of Congress (the second highest rating among all 
Republicans), would replace Sen. Bob Smith (R-N.H.), who received a 6 
percent rating.

straight to the source:  MSNBC.com, 24 May 2001
<http://www.msnbc.com/news/577803.asp>

straight to the source:  Washington Post, Eric Pianin and Helen 
Dewar, 24 May 2001
<http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A67686-2001May23.html>

straight to the source:  New York Times, Philip Shenon, 24 May 2001
<http://www.nytimes.com/2001/05/24/politics/24CHAI.html>

straight to scorecard:  League of Conservation Voters
<http://scorecard.lcv.org/>






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