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Scott P. Brown

Dealing with an anti-climate governor

The recent commentary by Mike Tidwell and Karla Raettig expressed such grief and anger ("Hogan's clean energy war," June 12). I sympathize. Marylanders elected a governor to serve them, and he's gutted environmental programs that the public wants. Massachusetts (predominantly a blue state) had a similar experience. In 2009, Sen. Ted Kennedy died, and out of the blue, Scott Brown was elected to take his seat.

Senator Brown voted against every emissions-reducing, EPA-supporting climate change action bill that came before him. His votes caused an unhappy public to become...