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 »


Work Continues on Energy Policies as DC Reacts To Tragic Naval Yard Shootings

Energy and Politics Update Today in Washington Security is heightened around the Capitol today following the tragic shootings at the Washington Naval Yards, just blocks away from the U.S. Capitol Complex.  While investigations into the shootings continue, both the House and the Senate will be in session.  The Senate will continue its consideration of amendments… 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 »