Government Set To Shut Down While Congress Continues To Bicker

HBW Resources DC Energy and Politics Update As the week opens, Congress continues its brinksmanship over a completely avoidable government shutdown.  House Republicans continue to demand the inclusion of some form of prohibition on the implementation of Obama-care.  The Senate stripped the original defunding language from the bill and passed the continuing resolution, sending it… More »


Controversy Erupts Over #GHG Coal Regs While #Congress Dithers on Gov’t Funding

HBW ENERGY AND POLITICS UPDATE Today in Washington The planned recess this week for House members is being cut short as congressional leaders haggle over a legislative package to keep the government funded through the end of the year.  The Senate will be in session all week, and the House will return on Wednesday.  The… More »


#Keystone XL & #Climate Issues Take Center Stage While #Congress Debates #Energy Efficiency

HBW Energy and Politics Update Today in Washington:  Both the House and the Senate will be in session this week.  The House was not able to pass a continuing resolution to fund the government through the end of the year last week, but it is expected to make another attempt this week.  The House is… More »


Congress Back in Action…Sort Of

Washington Update Welcome back to session!  Both the House and the Senate will be back in action this week.  Almost all of the focus will be on the conflict in Syria and consideration of a joint resolution authorizing the President to use force.  The debate over Syria has created a number of strange bedfellows, but… More »