Polls have shown that governors who oppose EPA's proposed carbon limits are seriously out of step with how their constituents feel, and new research now shows that they may also be out of touch with what's best for the economy of their states.
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Fifteen out of twenty-nine sitting Republican governors deny climate science despite the overwhelming level of scientific consensus. None of the country’s Democratic governors have made public statements denying climate change.
Five of the ten worst facilities in the United States for sexual assaults in prison are in Texas. But Gov. Rick Perry says his state can't handle the burden of complying with federal standards to curb those assaults.
If the Virginia Republican Party wants to move past the far right candidates that shut them out of their state's top offices last November, they may not want to take advice from people who believe that most of the Twentieth Century is unconstitutional.