A Wall Street Journal editorial Wednesday mocked a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers, including Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., for backing the extension of the production tax credit for wind energy – referring to the lawmakers as the “wind pork caucus.” Gov. Sam Brownback also supports extending the tax credit, arguing correctly that it is crucial to Kansas’ ability to continue to harness and export wind energy. The editorial contended that a bill by Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Wichita, to kill all energy subsidies would “do more to create jobs than attempting to pick energy winners and losers.”
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