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Day September 23, 2008

Democratic Senators, Energy Experts Discuss Extending Tax Credits For Renewable Energy And Middle-Class Families

Washington, DC—DemocraticSenators Max Baucus, Jeff Bingaman, Maria Cantwell, and Ken Salazar joined Greg Wetstone of the American Wind Energy Association, Karl Gawell of the Geothermal Energy Association and Kateri Callahan of the Alliance to Save Energy at a press conference today to discuss Democrats’ efforts to invest in clean renewable energy and extend important tax…


Reid: Renewable Energy Tax Credits Will Make America More Energy Independent And Create Jobs Here At Home

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after the U.S. Senate passed the Jobs, Energy, Families, and Disaster Relief Act of 2008: “I am pleased that Senate Republicans have finally recognized – after blocking nine Democratic efforts to invest in clean, renewable energy sources – the importance of making America more…


H.R. 6049, the Renewable Energy and Job Creation Act of 2008 (Senate Amendments)

On September 23, 2008, the Senate is expected to hold roll call votes on three amendments to H.R.6049, the Renewable Energy and Job Creation Act of 2008. The Legislative Bulletin for the underlying bill was originally released on July 9, 2008. This Bulletin addresses the three upcoming amendments. Summary and Background Senate Democrats are committed…


Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Morning Business for up to 1 hour (10 minute limitations). Republicans will control the first 30 minutes and the Majority will control the second 30 minutes. H.R.6049, Tax Extenders