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2012-08-08 14:21:14

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will require all consumers to buy at least four gallons of gasoline from certain gas pumps after the new E15 ethanol-gasoline blend is introduced into the market, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The EPA revealed the requirement to the AMA in a letter dated Aug. 1, responding to AMA concerns that E15 -- a gasoline formulation that contains up to 15 percent ethanol by volume --...

2011-09-21 17:14:00

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former two-term U.S. Sen. Wayne Allard of Colorado has joined the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) as vice president for government relations beginning Oct. 3, the AMA reports. "We are extremely pleased to welcome Senator Allard to the AMA," said Rob Dingman, AMA president and CEO. "The addition of Senator Allard raises the profile of the AMA significantly in the corridors of Congress and federal agencies, and his...

2008-07-29 12:00:00

By Peter Roper, The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo. Jul. 29--It's an election year and both senators and House lawmakers want to be back in their districts campaigning in August, not stuck in a legislative deadlock over energy policy and off-shore drilling, as they are this week. Never mind that the clock is quickly winding down on the Bush administration. Republican lawmakers see a chance to score points with voters this fall by keeping the Democratic leadership squirming over its refusal to...

2008-07-18 06:00:29

By Greeley Tribune, Colo. Jul. 18--U.S. Sen. Wayne Allard, R-Colo., has secured nearly $3 million for Colorado State University projects as part of the fiscal year 2009 Agriculture Appropriations bill. Allard, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, said in a press release that funding the projects will help "CSU maintain its position as a top tier university in agriculture." Four projects will get federal money from the bill. --$1.5 million will go to the Global Change...

2006-06-07 10:20:39

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A constitutional ban on same-sex marriage failed to pass the Senate on Wednesday but Republican leaders planned to take it up in the House, keeping a national spotlight on the divisive issue. The 49 to 48 vote basically ensures the measure won't get anywhere in the full Congress, thwarting President Bush and the mostly Republican senators who argued that the Constitution must be amended to prevent judges from striking down existing state bans...

2006-06-07 11:42:55

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate voted down a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage on Wednesday, but Republicans planned a vote in the House of Representatives to keep a national spotlight on the hot-button issue. The 49 to 48 Senate vote fell short of the 60 votes needed to clear a procedural hurdle, thwarting President Bush and the mostly Republican lawmakers who said the Constitution must be amended to prevent judges from striking down existing state bans on...