Representatives

Bill Offers Tax Breaks to Independents, Alternative Energy

The $100 billion economic-stimulus bill narrowly approved by the U.S. House of Representatives last Wednesday contained a number of tax breaks and incentives designed to give a boost to independent oil and natural gas producers and producers of alternative energy.

October 29, 2001

Bill Offers Tax Breaks to Independents, Alternative Energy

The $100 billion economic-stimulus bill narrowly approved by the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday contained a number of tax breaks and incentives designed to give a boost to independent oil and natural gas producers and producers of alternative energy.

October 26, 2001

White House, House Far Apart on Energy Tax Amount

The White House last week dodged questions about how the $33.5 billion in tax incentives and credits passed by the House of Representatives in its omnibus energy bill — more than three times the amount proposed by President Bush — would be funded.

August 6, 2001

House Prepares for Grueling Energy Debate This Week

The House of Representatives will be the scene of vigorous debate this week over national energy policy when it takes up, possibly as early as Wednesday, comprehensive energy legislation that includes a number of measures proposed by President Bush.

July 31, 2001

House Dems Continue Forward March on Price Cap Bill

Fresh off of their latest Congressional recess, Democrats in the House of Representatives last week continued to round up support for a discharge petition that would force consideration of energy price-cap legislation on to the House floor. The Democrats now need less than 60 signatures from lawmakers in order to move the price-cap bill sponsored by Rep. Jay Inslee (D-WA) directly to the House floor.

July 16, 2001

House Dems Haven’t Given Up on Price Cap Bill

Just back from recess, Democrats in the House of Representatives last week continued to round up support for a discharge petition that would force consideration of energy price-cap legislation on to the House floor. The Democrats now need less than 60 signatures from lawmakers in order to move the price-cap bill sponsored by Rep. Jay Inslee (D-WA), directly to the House floor.

July 16, 2001

Moderate House Dems Push for North Slope Gas Pipeline

A group of several dozen moderate and conservative Democrats in the House of Representatives last week unveiled a package of energy proposals that, among other things, calls for the immediate construction of a pipeline to bring Alaskan North Slope gas to markets in the United States and the creation of an energy reliability organization to help facilitate the possible role of regional transmission organizations (RTOs) in dealing with regional electricity transmission issues.

July 16, 2001

Moderate House Dems Push for North Slope Gas Pipeline

A group of several dozen moderate and conservative Democrats in the House of Representatives this week unveiled a package of energy proposals that, among other things, calls for the immediate construction of a pipeline to bring Alaskan North Slope gas to markets in the United States and the creation of an energy reliability organization to help facilitate the possible role of regional transmission organizations (RTOs) in dealing with regional electricity transmission issues.

July 12, 2001

House Dems Gather Support for Price Cap Legislation

Democrats in the House of Representatives last Wednesday hit the ground running in their efforts to force consideration of energy price-cap legislation on to the House floor. Democrats, who need signatures from 218 members in order to move the price-cap bill sponsored by Rep. Jay Inslee (D-WA) directly to the House floor, had already collected more than half the required number of signatures as of last week.

July 2, 2001

House Dems Gather Support for Price Cap Legislation

Democrats in the House of Representatives yesterday hit the ground running in their efforts to force consideration of energy price-cap legislation on to the House floor. Democrats, who need signatures from 218 members in order to move the price-cap bill sponsored by Rep. Jay Inslee (D-WA) directly to the House floor, had already collected more than half the required number of signatures as of late Wednesday.

June 28, 2001