Political Headlines - Dec. 9, 2014

The Boston Globe





Here are political highlights from today's Globe:

  • New clout for climate change naysayer: James Inhofe, in line to become head of the Senate’s environmental committee, has pledged to try to block President Obama’s climate agenda. Noah Bierman reports.
  • Patrick makes a push to help hydropower: Aides to Governor Deval Patrick are working on rules that could compel electric utilities to buy energy from Canada’s big hydro plants. Jon Chesto reports.