On Air with IER: Episode 122

This week: We take a look at a pair of energy bills making their way through the Indiana General Assembly and one bill that seeks to make the state public retirement system another front in the right wing culture war.
February 6, 2023


Welcome to Episode 122 of the IER Podcast!


Utilities Could Charge Customers for New Natural Gas Plants During Construction Under New Bill

A bill intended to spur the construction of new natural gas power plants by allowing utilities to start passing the cost to customers earlier has passed its first hurdle in the Indiana House of Representatives.

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Banks, Chamber of Commerce Oppose Bill to Punish Companies for ESG Investments

State lawmakers are continuing their battle against banks that have chosen or are believed to have chosen to invest using considerations that have financially hurt fossil fuel suppliers and other industries that have traditionally received special protections by state Republicans.

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