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DKRW Again Seeking a Loan Guarantee as a Last Resort

July 18, 2014 | Our Take | Energy

DKRW Again Seeking a Loan Guarantee as a Last Resort Recently, executives from DKRW Advanced Fuels have said they plan on visiting officials at the Department of Energy (DOE) in the near... Read More

Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Nearly $550 Billion Spending Bill

July 18, 2014 | Our Take | Earmarks & Appropriations , National Security

Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Nearly $550 Billion Spending Bill This week the Senate Appropriations Committee took up the Pentagon spending bill for fiscal year (FY) 2015. When all was said and done,... Read More

Government Report: Further Delays May Be In Store for Vogtle Project

July 16, 2014 | Our Take | Energy

Government Report: Further Delays May Be In Store for Vogtle Project The project to build two nuclear reactors for the Georgia-based Plant Vogtle, owned by Georgia Power and its partners, faces many... Read More

Energy and Water Bill Passes House

July 16, 2014 | Our Take | Energy

Energy and Water Bill Passes House On Thursday, the House approved a $34 billion energy and water spending bill, providing funding for projects ranging from water... Read More

USEC Bankruptcy Filing Approved: Company to Proceed With Debt Restructuring Plan

July 14, 2014 | Our Take | Energy

USEC Bankruptcy Filing Approved: Company to Proceed With Debt Restructuring Plan Over the past two weeks, the value of the United States Enrichment Corporation’s (USEC) stock has fluctuated significantly, rising from... Read More

TCS Analysis of President’s Supplemental Budget Request

July 08, 2014 | Our Take | Earmarks & Appropriations

TCS Analysis of President’s Supplemental Budget Request Today the Administration submitted to the Congress an emergency supplemental request for $4.3 billion. Here's our ongoing analysis.... Read More

New CBO Report: Biofuels are a Failed Promise

June 27, 2014 | Our Take | Agriculture , Energy

New CBO Report: Biofuels are a Failed Promise Yesterday, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a new report entitled “The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS): Issues... Read More

White House Releases More Details on Pentagon Slushfund Account

June 26, 2014 | Our Take | National Security

White House Releases More Details on Pentagon Slushfund Account Today, after months of delay, the Administration put some flesh to the bones of its Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) request for... Read More

GAO: Previous DOE Uranium Transfers Benefitting USEC May Have Been Illegal

June 16, 2014 | Our Take | Energy

GAO: Previous DOE Uranium Transfers Benefitting USEC May Have Been Illegal The Department of Energy (DOE) may have acted illegally in conducting uranium transfers that benefitted the troubled United States... Read More

House Approps Takes Up Pentagon Spending Bill

June 13, 2014 | Our Take | National Security

House Approps Takes Up Pentagon Spending Bill This week the House Appropriations Committee took up the Pentagon spending bill for fiscal year (FY) 2015. When all was said and done,... Read More

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July 25, 2014

Van Halen Port Policy

Panama! Panama-ah-ah-ah! The lyrics from the eponymous Van Halen song from the 1980s could just as easily be... Read More

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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