Big Bill 'Not Only Possible, It's Probable' — Barton

By District Energy posted 06-19-2017 22:29

  

Geof Koss and Hannah Northey, E&E News
May 4, 2017

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Just months after congressional efforts to enact the first major energy bill in nearly a decade sputtered, key House and Senate lawmakers signaled yesterday that another big push may rise from the ashes.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and ranking member Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) reiterated their intent to resurrect the broad package they labored on for nearly two years of the 114th Congress, only to see it collapse in the closing days of the session when House Republicans walked away from the table.

Lisa Murkowski and Maria Cantwell

(Right to left) Senate Energy and Natural Resources Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and ranking member Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) fist-bump during an event yesterday sponsored by the Center for Strategic and International Studies. They reiterated calls for energy reform legislation. Photo courtesy of Nicole Daigle, communications director, Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

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