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2013-09-19 16:20:58

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee held confirmation hearings on President Obama's proposed Secretary of the U.S. Air Force Deborah Lee James, and his proposed Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness Maj. Gen. Jessica Garfola Wright. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins, a Marine Corps veteran, praised members of the Committee...

2013-02-06 16:21:48

Rep. McKeon, Sen. Inhofe proposed legislation would fatten defense contractor cronies while slashing federal jobs WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There they go again. The usual suspects are scheming to spare their big defense contractor friends from the impact of sequestration by arbitrarily slashing federal employee jobs. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Buck McKeon and Senate Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Jim Inhofe, along with other like-minded...

2012-07-25 23:03:21

Ducks Unlimited voices support for NAWCA reauthorization, duck stamp price increase and electronic access. WASHINGTON (PRWEB) July 25, 2012 The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee unanimously reported to the Senate floor today three bills important to conservation and of priority interest to Ducks Unlimited: S. 2282, reauthorizing the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) through 2017; S. 2156, increasing the price of the federal duck stamp; and S. 2071, making online...

2012-06-22 06:20:57

SENATE VOTE WILL CAUSE JOB LOSS AND INCREASE ELECTRICITY RATES WASHINGTON, June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Senate held an up-or-down vote Wednesday on Sen. James Inhofe's (R-Okla.) resolution (S.J. Res. 37) to overturn the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) onerous Utility MACT rule. The resolution was defeated by a vote of 53 to 46. The pending new EPA rule will be the most expensive power plant regulation in American history and is directed at plants that...

2012-06-19 10:22:14

CRITICAL COAL VOTE COULD COST MILLIONS OF DOMESTIC JOBS AND CAUSE ELECTRICITY RATES TO SOAR WASHINGTON, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The U.S. Senate will soon hold what is likely to be the most important energy vote this year: an up-or-down vote on Senator Jim Inhofe's resolution (S.J. Res. 37) to overturn the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) onerous Utility MACT rule. This may be Congress' last chance to stand up to the EPA and stop this rule, which is the most...

2012-03-14 12:32:00

MILWAUKEE, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On behalf of U.S. equipment manufacturers and the more than 20,000 supporters of the I Make America campaign, Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) President Dennis Slater issued the following statement congratulating the U.S. Senate on its passage today of S. 1813 - "Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21(st) Century," or MAP-21 - the highway bill. "AEM and its more than 870 member companies, their tens of thousands of...

2012-03-13 17:22:00

Senate Rejects Senator Portman Amendment #1742 ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership to Save Highway Communities today applauded the Senate for rejecting an amendment that would have jeopardized thousands of jobs and businesses. The Senate voted 86 to 12 against Amendment #1742 of the highway bill proposed by Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) to uphold the longstanding federal law prohibiting the sale of food, fuel and other convenience items from...

2011-12-06 16:01:00

DURBAN, South Africa, Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, 7 December at 15:30 CFACT will cosponsor a press conference with U.S. Senator James Inhofe in Room Kosi Palm (ICC level 2). On Tuesday, CFACT conducted a highly publicized parachute drop which called attention to Climategate 2.0 (details including usable video of the drop and Lord Monckton jumping from the plane at www.CFACT.tv). The Wednesday press conference will feature an analysis from Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK)...

2011-11-25 13:35:00

<font size="2" face="Arial"> Press conference (tentatively): Monday, December, 5th (details to follow) </font> <font size="2" face="Arial">WASHINGTON</font>, Nov. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senator James Inhofe recently met with Representatives of CFACT and invited CFACT to co-sponsor a press conference at COP17, the UN Conference on Climate Change, tentatively scheduled for Monday, December 5th. Senator Inhofe has for years questioned the direction of...

2011-11-17 09:00:00

TULSA, Okla., Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This Land Press, a new media company in Oklahoma, has invited Senator James Inhofe to return to Tulsa's Holiday Parade of Lights. A year ago, the holiday parade received national attention when Senator James Inhofe refused to attend the event, telling the Tulsa World Washington Bureau that he would not participate unless the parade changed its name to the Christmas Holiday Parade of Lights. In previous years, Inhofe rode a horse during the...