Majorities

Pennsylvania Democratic Committee Votes to End Fracking

In a maneuver rendered purely symbolic by the party’s minority status in the state’s legislature, a group of Pennsylvania Democrats recently approved a resolution calling for an end to hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in the state.

June 24, 2013

GOP Victories in Congress Bode Well for Energy Bill, But Some Snags Remain

Republicans on Tuesday added to their majorities in both the Senate and House of Representatives, bolstering the chances that comprehensive energy legislation will get through Congress next year, a legislative expert said.

November 4, 2004

GOP Victories in Congress Bode Well for Energy Bill, But Some Snags Remain

Republicans on Tuesday added to their majorities in both the Senate and House of Representatives, bolstering the chances that comprehensive energy legislation will get through Congress next year, a legislative expert said.

November 4, 2004

Survey: State Regulators See FERC SMD Plan as ‘Fatally Flawed’

Significant majorities of state regulators believe FERC’s standard market design (SMD) proposal for U.S. wholesale power markets is “fatally flawed” and will only lead to wide inequities between high and low-cost electricity regions, according to the results of a new survey unveiled last Wednesday by RKS Research & Consulting and Standard & Poor’s (S&P).

May 12, 2003

Former U.S. Senator Sees Hope for Energy Bill Action in This Congress

The new Congress with slim Republican majorities in each house has a better chance to pass a trimmed down energy bill or to sneak through an Alaska National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) drilling bill in the next two years, according to Slade Gorton, a former three-term Republican senator from the state of Washington.

January 20, 2003

Former U.S. Senator Sees Hope for Energy Bill Action in This Congress

The new Congress with slim Republican majorities in each house has a better chance to pass a trimmed down energy bill or to sneak through an Alaska National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) drilling bill in the next two years, according to Slade Gorton, a former three-term Republican senator from the state of Washington.

January 17, 2003