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Keystone XL Pipeline Gone for Now – Nov 7, 2015

Today we will do cover one news item, the Keystone XL Pipeline happenings for the week of November 2, 2015. Listen below or on iTunes or Stitcher.   The Big Keystone Moment Finally Arrives It was a crazy week for the energy policy debate of the century, the Keystone XL Pipeline.  Lets take it day […]

Go Fossil Free With WEA’s Tim Wigley – Oct 31, 2015

Today we talk about five things in the news for the week of October 26, 2015: Republican High-Energy Trainwreck Four Republican Senators Go Green Petroleum Reserve Paves Road to Budget Deal House Looks at Limiting Eminent Domain Crude Imports Reverse and Creep Up My interview this week is with Tim Wigley, the President of […]

Hillary Launch Touches on Energy

Hillary Clinton relaunched her campaign on Saturday, June 13 with a rally at Roosevelt Island in New York City.  Energy popped up in a number of ways. First up, she mocked Republicans who are skeptical of climate change: Ask many of these candidates about climate change, one of the defining […]

Energy Part of Ex-Im Pile On

Politico reported this week that the future of the U.S. Export-Import Bank is seriously in doubt: Supporters are beginning to throw up their hands and admit that the agency is very likely to lose its charter after June 30… [T]he lack of available floor time in the Senate — combined […]

Republicans Christie, Perry, Walker, and Santorum in Oklahoma – May 21, 2015

In May 2015, most of the Republican field gathered in Oklahoma City to speak to the Southern Republican Leadership Conference.  With Congress in session, the Senators running for President were not able to attend and sent someone to talk in their place.  Current Governors Chris Christie (New Jersey and Scott Walker (Wisconsin) […]

Senate Vote-A-Rama Touches on Energy – March 26-27

On March 26 into the morning on March 27, 2015,  the U.S. Senate held its occasionally-annual budget vote-a-rama.  What is that, you might ask: U.S. Senate rules include a special section for consideration of the annual Budget resolution. The Budget is not subject to filibuster, but all amendments must be germane […]

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D-CA) Talks Drought – March 22, 2015

On March 22, 2015, California’s Democratic Governor Jerry Brown appeared on Meet the Press to discuss the ongoing drought in his state.  He touched on a few interesting issues.  First, he showed some passion on climate change, pointing to coal companies as the culprit. The big highlight from the appearance was a […]

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) Sets Out Energy Vision – March 10, 2015

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) presented his ideas for encouraging economic growth, including auctioning off parts of the wireless spectrum to private companies, fast tracking authority for free trade agreements, and creating a “National Regulatory Budget.” Senator Rubio also said the international community needs to respond strongly to Russian actions in […]

Gov. Tom Wolf Gives Inaugural Address

Tom Wolf was the only Democrat to beat a Republican Governor in last year’s election.  One of the major themes of the campaign was that Republican Governor Tom Corbett was too friendly with the industry, leaving natural gas undertaxed.  Gov. Wolf has promised to seek a 5% severance tax, which […]

State of American Business – January 14, 2015

On January 14, 2015 U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue gave his annual State of American Business address to outline the business community’s top policy priorities for the year.  At that event, Executive Vice President for Government Affairs Bruce Josten answers a question about President Obama’s […]