Consumer Energy Alliance Releases New Keystone XL Economic Impact Study

Consumer Energy Alliance ( released a study today on the economic impacts of the Keystone pipeline in NE. It was conducted by Creighton University economist Dr. Ernie Goss on behalf of CEA, and it was delivered to the Governor today. Below are a couple of the key points and link to the study. – Increasing… More »

Thursday in DC

Both the House and the Senate are in recess for the remainder of the week with House Republicans attending their annual retreat in Williamsburg, VA. However, that did not stop Members from engaging in and responding to the White House’s new gun control efforts announced yesterday. In other news, it appears that Deputy Nat’l Security… More »

Rainy Wednesday in DC

Update The House and the Senate are both in recess today, and House Republicans are in Williamsburg, VA attending their annual retreat. Before leaving town, the House passed a $50.7 billion disaster aid package for victims of Hurricane Sandy. Congressman Flores successfully stripped $150 million from the bill that had been earmarked for implementation of… More »

House is in, Senate is out, and the WH is busy

Update: While the WH keeps up its pressure advancing gun control measures through a mix of executive orders and legislative proposals and the Senate is in recess, the House will convene today at 10 AM for legislative business. The first votes are expected between 1:30 – 2PM with last votes expected between 7-8PM. The House… More »