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Senate floor action stalls on bipartisan energy bill to enhance electric grid cybersecurity

By Sara Friedman / March 10, 2020

A dispute over climate policy hung up an energy bill with extensive cyber provisions in the Senate on Monday, leaving uncertain the next steps on a measure including provisions to encourage public utilities to invest in “advanced cybersecurity technology.”

The chamber voted 47-44 Monday against invoking cloture and wrapping up debate on a manager’s substitute for “The American Energy Innovation Act,” which is based on a year of hearings, business meetings, and bipartisan negotiations between Senate Energy and National...

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