House Moves Forward on Energy Reform

May 25, 2016

The House Committee on Rules is laying the groundwork to reconcile its energy bill with the Senate's version, both of which targed the U.S. energy infrastructure and its vulnerabilities.

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Senate Passes Energy Reform Bill

April 27, 2016

The Senate recently approved the Energy Policy Modernization Act which avoids controversial energy topics like climate change but does address many bipartisan energy priorities.

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Senate Considers WOTUS, EPA Funding

April 27, 2016

This week, the Senate is expected to approve the FY 2017 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill which includes funding for the controversial Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule.

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NSBA Testifies on EPA Regulations

April 13, 2016

Yesterday, NSBA Board Member Michael Canty, testified before a Senate Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on the regulatory burden facing small firms, specifically those coming from the EPA.

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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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