Today in Washington: HBW Resources Daily Energy & Politics Update

Tuesday in Washington:  Congress Goes on Recess: After a virtual torrent of scandals and investigations, the House and the Senate will not be in session this week.   Before leaving town, the House passed H.R. 3, legislation expediting the approval and construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.  The House also passed llegislation allowing power plants… More »

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 »

Wednesday in Washington

Wednesday in Washington: Web Link Retirements Mount, Intrigue Ensues: The Senate and the House are in session today. The biggest news coming out of yesterday was the unexpected announcement that Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT), the current Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, would not seek re-election in 2014.  Many speculate that the decision may be due to… More »

Tuesday in Washington

Tuesday in Washington: Web Link: Hearings Continue: Both the House and Senate will be in session today.  The Senate will continue its consideration of the Marketplace Fairness Act (S. 743), legislation providing a legal framework for states to collect sales taxes on certain online purchases.  The Senate voted 74-20 in favor of proceeding to the… More »