Majority Leader Gazelka responds to Walz “Minnesota Green New Deal”

“The Governor doesn’t get to unilaterally decide how Minnesotans live their lives,” Majority Leader Paul Gazelka (R-Nisswa) said. “These goals are unrealistic to be adopted or met by everyday Minnesotans. 750,000 electric vehicles by 2030— a little more than 10 years away—it’s just not possible. Making Minnesota 100% carbon-free by 2050 will come with consequences to our energy resources and compromise our transportation system.

“This is an emotional response to fear-mongering by the left. Like the federal Green New Deal, it might make you feel good, but it’s really expensive and unworkable for most people. Senate Republicans will continue to move forward on ideas that actually solve energy problems and improve people’s lives.”

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