Amendments Stall Energy Bill

March 16, 2016

A Senate energy bill continues to be mired in the amendments process, first over aid efforts for Flint, Michigan, and now with a hold on language concerning off-shore drilling.

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Energy Bill Poised for Floor Vote

March 2, 2016

This week, the Senate will resume consideration of an energy bill which will increase energy efficiency requirements, simplify investments in infrastructure and increase security in the nation’s power grid.

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Survey: Small-Business Outlook Mixed

February 10, 2016

NSBA today released its 2016 Year-End Economic Report which shows small-business owners have less confidence in the overall economy, but more confidence in their own business.

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Obama Releases Final Budget

February 10, 2016

Yesterday, President Barack Obama released his final budget plan for FY 2017 which is a $4.1 trillion spending outline that focuses resources on clean energy, education and health care.

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Senate Considers Energy Bill

February 3, 2016

The Senate is currently debating a broad energy reform bill which addresses energy efficiency, grid infrastructure, energy supply, and more, and could pass as early as this week.

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House Votes to Rollback WOTUS Rule

January 20, 2016

Recently, the House approved a resolution of disapproval on the Waters of the U.S. rule which could expand the jurisdiction of EPA and increase uncertainty.

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Climate Deal Reached in Paris

December 16, 2015

The UN Climate Change agreement includes a U.S. commitment to reduce greenhouse gases by 26 to 28 percent by 2025 and provide the Green Climate Fund with $500 million.

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House Passes Energy Bill

December 9, 2015

Last week, the House approved energy legislation 249-174 to modernize energy infrastructure, improve energy efficiency and strengthen energy security and includes a lift the crude oil export ban.

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