Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) has fired off letters to the chairmen of key committees requesting that they make recommendations or report legislation before the Fourth of July recess that would address the “unfolding disaster in the Gulf of Mexico [GOM].”
Articles from Chairmen
Labor, oil and natural gas officials have called on the chairmen of the House and Senate tax-writing committees to support tax policies that promote job development in the oil and gas industry, and bolster the nation’s energy and economic security.
Connecticut Gov. M. Jodi Rell Thursday asked the chairmen and ranking members of the U.S. House and Senate committees with oversight of the energy industry to begin an immediate investigation into possible manipulation of the price of natural gas.
Reacting in part to recent House action on energy legislation, Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-TN) has called on the chairmen of four committees to step up the pace and deliver new energy measures by July 14.