House Cuts EPA Budget 34% & Explores RFS Reform While Senate Weighs Energy Revenue Sharing

Wednesday in Washington: Appropriations Bills Moving Along While Committees Weigh Additional Options for Cuts: The Senate will be taking up a compromise proposal authored by Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) to reduce the interest rates charged on student loans.  The interest rates more than doubled at the beginning of July and… More »


Thursday in Washington

Spring in DC: Both the House and the Senate will be in session today. The Senate continues its deliberation of a gun control package with the potential of a cloture vote later in the day. Senators Manchin and Toomey have offered a compromise amendment to the package that would protect gun owners’ rights while limiting… More »


Friday in Washington

Friday in Washington: With Good Friday upon us and another week of Congressional recess to go, Capitol Hill is relatively silent this Friday. However, Fridays do tend to be favorites for releasing unpopular rules, and new sulfur standards for gasoline are expected to be released today. Despite the recess, we expect a number of Members… More »


Friday in Washington

Friday in Washington: The House completed its work and will not be in session today. The House passed the Senate CR/mini-bus legislation yesterday and completed work on the House version of the FY 20014 Budget Resolution. The Senate hopes to complete work on its Budget Resolution today, working through long series of votes referred to… More »