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Day May 7, 2008

Democratic Senators Unveil Consumer-First Energy Act Of 2008

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senators Jeff Bingaman, Max Baucus, Charles Schumer, Byron Dorgan, Maria Cantwell and Bernie Sanders held a press conference today to unveil the Consumer-First Energy Act of 2008, a bill that addresses the root causes of high gas prices.  Seven years of the Bush Administration’s disastrous energy policies have…

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S. 2991, The Consumer-First Energy Act of 2008

Summary On May 7, 2008, Senator Reid introduced S.2991, the Consumer-First Energy Act of 2008, which would create a tax on "windfall profits" of the major oil companies at a special supplemental rate of 25 percent; repeal the Section 199 deduction for the major oil and gas companies and tightens the rules restricting the use…

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Senadores demócratas revelan Proyecto de Ley de Energía que Pone al Consumidor Primero de 2008

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid y los Senadores Jeff Bingaman, Max Baucus, Charles Schumer, Byron Dorgan, Maria Cantwell y Bernie Sanders participaron en una conferencia de prensa hoy para revelar el Proyecto de Ley de Energía que Pone al Consumidor Primero de 2008, un proyecto de ley que va a…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Period of morning business for up to 1 hour with the Majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half. The Senate is considering S.2284, Flood Insurance. The Senate will recess from 12:30pm – 2:15pm for the weekly caucus luncheons. Senator McConnell filed a cloture motion on the McConnell amendment #2720. The…

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