“The idea is first to see whether or not it is actually worthwhile,” said Mr. McDermott, adding that the state should “let the industry drive this force instead of letting the state driving it through expense of the ratepayers.”
If the bill passes the House, it would move to the Senate Finance Committee for discussion next week and potential passage to the Senate floor.
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