Today in DC: HBW Resources Daily Washington Update

Monday in DC: Back to Work: The House and the Senate will be back in session this week after a week of recess.  The Senate will be completing work on the Marketplace Fairness Act, providing a legal framework for collecting taxes on certain on-line purchases, and is expected to consider legislation reauthorizing the Water Resources Development… More »

EPSC Contacts House Energy and Commerce Leaders RE: Mineral Royalties

Energy Producing States Coalition Urges Action on DOI Theft of State Mineral Royalty Payments: On Wednesday, the Energy Producing States Coalition ( sent a letter to the leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee expressing their concern about the Administration’s effort to withhold $109 million in state mineral royalty payments to the states using… More »

Wednesday in Washington

Wednesday in Washington: Both the House and Senate are in session today.  Senator Reid filed cloture on gun control legislation now before the Senate last night, setting up a potential vote and test of Republicans’ willingness to filibuster the measure by Thursday.  A compromise is rumored to be close between Senator Manchin and Senator Toomey… More »

Tuesday in Washington

Tuesday in Washington:   The Struggle Resumes: The Senate and the House will be in session today.   Yesterday, the Senate confirmed Mary Jo White to be the next head of the Securities Exchange Commission by unanimous consent.  The Senate will now move to consideration of a package of gun control legislation including measures to increase… More »