With the 2018 election, more states will also have one party controlling both the legislature and governor’s office. That could help renewable energy—or hurt it.
Seven Republican-led states voted for Democratic governors this week in an election that could shift the landscape for climate and clean energy policies, especially in the increasing number of states where Democrats will also dominate the legislature.
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Original Title: Clean Energy Is a Winner in Several States as Governors, Legislatures Go Blue
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