Congressman Ron Estes writes on The Daily Signal that President Biden’s infrastructure proposal would federalize California’s climate mandates.
- Part of Biden’s “Build Back Better” plan would allocate $174 billion for the electric vehicle tax credit and replacing government gas-powered vehicles with electric ones.
- Electric vehicle tax credits are regressive by nature, as it allows for wealthy families to purchase electric vehicles at discount, all on the backs of middle and lower-class families.
- Instead of distorting the market with increased subsidies, the Biden administration should allow consumers in a free market to decide for themselves what vehicles they want to buy.
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