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Senate Energy Committee Approves Energy Policy Reform Bill

July 31, 2015 | Energy

Senate Energy Committee Approves Energy Policy Reform Bill After a three-day markup, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee approved a broad energy policy reform bill on Thursday, July 30... Read More

Tax Extenders: Senate Finance Committee

July 24, 2015 | Budget & Tax

Tax Extenders: Senate Finance Committee On Tuesday July 21, the Senate Finance Committee approved a $95 billion package of more than 50 tax extenders, which are generally narrow... Read More

Homeland Security in the House Appropriations Committee

Homeland Security in the House Appropriations Committee This week the House Committee on Appropriations took up the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security... Read More

GAO Report: Inadequate Bonding Requirements for Wind and Solar Projects

July 02, 2015 | Energy , Natural Resources

GAO Report: Inadequate Bonding Requirements for Wind and Solar Projects Last week, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a new report on the Bureau of Land Management (BLM)’s bonding requirements... Read More

Another $1.8 Billion in Loan Guarantees for Troubled Nuclear Project

June 29, 2015 | Energy

Another $1.8 Billion in Loan Guarantees for Troubled Nuclear Project   Reactors 1&2 at Plant Vogtle in Burke County, Georgia Last week, the Department of Energy (DOE)... Read More

BLM Proposes to Lock in Losses from Federal Coal Program

June 03, 2015 | Energy , Natural Resources

BLM Proposes to Lock in Losses from Federal Coal Program On May 29th the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced its proposed Resource Management Plan for the Buffalo Field office, which... Read More

Senate Approves FY 2016 Energy and Water Spending Bill

Senate Approves FY 2016 Energy and Water Spending Bill The Senate Appropriations Committee approved its FY2016 Energy and Water spending bill on Thursday, May 21st, after a markup where... Read More

Appropriations Subcommittee on BLM Budget, Oil and Gas Rulemakings

May 18, 2015 | Energy , Natural Resources

Appropriations Subcommittee on BLM Budget, Oil and Gas Rulemakings The Senate Appropriations Interior Subcommittee gathered on Wednesday, May 13th for a hearing on the Bureau of Land Management (BLM)’s... Read More

Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter Is Singing Our Song

Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter Is Singing Our Song They say imitation is the most sincere form of flattery. If so, the Talking Heads were pleased to see this quote from the Secretary of... Read More

House Passes FY2016 Energy and Water Spending Bill

House Passes FY2016 Energy and Water Spending Bill After being introduced on the floor of the House of Representatives on Monday, April 27 and a week of segmented debate, the fiscal year... Read More

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July 31, 2015

Senate DRIVEs in the Wrong Direction

Yesterday, Congress passed the 33rd short-term extension of the federal government’s transportation program... Read More

20th Anniversary Celebration

U.S. Coal to Germany

The Unaffordable F-35

The President’s Budget for FY2015

The President's proposed budget for fiscal year 2015 is out. Get the facts and see our analysis.

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