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2010-01-21 10:04:00

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Energy Conversion Devices, Inc.

2009-07-31 17:17:00

WASHINGTON, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Majority Whip James Clyburn, Democratic Caucus Vice Chair Xavier Becerra, and Assistant to the Speaker Chris Van Hollen held a news conference this afternoon in the Capitol to discuss the New Direction Congress' accomplishments ahead of the August district work period.

2009-07-31 08:37:00

Independent Fact Checks Show Opponents Will Say or Do Anything to Stop Reform WASHINGTON, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Congressman Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Assistant to the Speaker, and House Committee on Education and Labor Chairman George Miller (D-CA) will host a press conference call at 1:15 p.m.

2009-07-06 13:34:55

A wrinkle in the stimulus funding administered by the National Institutes of Health slants funding against small companies, various executives said. The agency targets 2.8 percent of its grants each year for small businesses, The Washington Post reported Monday. But the $10 billion in funding it received from the $787 billion stimulus spending bill exempted the agency from having to set aside any funds for smaller companies. It has just been a slap in the face to small business, said Aprile...

2009-05-22 14:26:00

Advancing the Future of Green Energy Sector WASHINGTON, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Green Bank applauded the House Energy and Commerce Committee's passage of its sweeping legislation that would overhaul U.S. energy and global warming policy.

2009-05-19 16:56:00

WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Green Bank applauded the amendment to the House energy and climate bill, the American Clean Energy and Security Act (H.R. 2454), that would create a Clean Energy Deployment Administration within the Energy Department.

2009-05-04 08:15:00

Congressional Proposals, Gore Endorsement of Green Bank Seen as Positive Steps Towards Growth of Green Energy Sector WASHINGTON, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Green Bank applauded the reintroduction of the 21st Century Energy Technology Deployment Act by Rep.

2008-11-05 06:00:02

By John Fritze Republicans lose several seats left vulnerable by poor fundraising and voter anger over economy Democrats in the House of Representatives were on the way Tuesday toward their widest majority in 15 years, fueled in part by high turnout and discontent over the economy, analysts say.

2008-07-17 18:00:45

WASHINGTON _ During a week of economic turmoil and wildly fluctuating energy prices, Washington lawmakers did little to calm consumers, opting instead to spent a lot of time trying to land political punches. Republicans kept talking about the importance of allowing drilling off U.S. coastlines.

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