Latest Jim Inhofe Stories

2008-07-14 12:00:55

Texas oilman Boone Pickens opened an advertising campaign Tuesday in an attempt to bring more focus to solving the nation's energy crisis. The former wildcatter, who now leads the Dallas-based hedge fund BP Capital Management LP, outlined his concerns and some proposed solutions in New York.

2008-07-12 09:00:25

By Jim Myers, Tulsa World, Okla. Jul. 12--WASHINGTON -- While others criticized the Bush administration's inaction on greenhouse gases, U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe warned Friday that it has put in place a scenario that will bankrupt the U.S. economy.

2008-07-08 15:55:00

Senator Barbara Boxer, a leading U.S. Senate Democrat, accused the Bush administration of a "cover-up" aimed at stopping the Environmental Protection Agency from tackling greenhouse emissions.

2006-05-18 20:30:00

The Senate agreed on Thursday to make English the national language of the United States and moments later also adopted a milder alternative calling English the country's "unifying language."

2006-03-09 08:52:52

As a Senate committee prepares to take up revisions to the Endangered Species Act, nearly 6,000 biologists from around the country signed a letter Wednesday urging senators to preserve scientific protections in the landmark law.

2005-09-16 16:40:00

Senate Republicans are pursuing legislation that would grant the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sweeping authority to waive temporarily clean air and water laws in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

2005-08-17 18:12:24

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - Fresh from visits to Canada's Yukon Territory and Alaska's northernmost city, four U.S. senators said on Wednesday that signs of rising temperatures on Earth are obvious and they called on Congress to act.

2005-07-19 19:39:15

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Legislation aimed at lifting flight restrictions at Dallas Love Field, a move that could boost Southwest Airlines Co. and hurt rival American Airlines, was introduced in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday. Republican Sen.

2005-06-30 21:17:32

By Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Several Senate Republicans denouncedother lawmakers and the news media on Thursday for unfavorabledepictions of the Iraq war and the Pentagon urged members ofCongress to talk up military service to help ease a recruitingshortfall.

2005-06-27 20:54:04

By Chris Baltimore WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate is poised to approve awide-ranging package of energy incentives on Tuesday, butheated negotiations with the House of Representatives loombefore the bill reaches the president's desk.

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