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2014-05-13 00:20:22

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National League of Cities (NLC) Executive Director Clarence E. Anthony released this statement following the introduction of the MAP-21 Reauthorization Act by U.S. Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA), David Vitter (R-LA), Tom Carper (D-DE) and John Barrasso (R-WY): http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081022/NLCLOGO "We are pleased to see the Senate release a bipartisan proposal for a six-year surface transportation reauthorization. Although we...

2011-02-01 13:30:00

Conservative senators vowed Monday to strip President Barack Obama of his power to regulate greenhouse gases, in an attempt that would cripple U.S. efforts on climate change if everything goes as planned. Eleven Republican senators introduced a bill that would stop the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from regulating greenhouse gases, which scientists blame for global warming. The federal agency has steadily increased standards on gas emissions.  The Republicans accused Obama of...

2008-06-19 03:00:33

By Snow, Nick When the US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee sent 45 public land, forest, park, and water bills to the floor on May 7, the measures included closure of 1.2 million federal acres in Wyoming to future oil and gas leasing. "Natural gas prices are up 48% over this time last year, and consumers could pay as much as $85.9 billion more for gas in 2008 vs. 2007," said Paul N. Cicio, president of the Industrial Energy Consumers of America. "At a time when every homeowner,...

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