Senate Democrats

Reid Spokesman: Update On Oil Spill Response And Energy Jobs Bill Timing

Washington, DCJim Manley, spokesman for Nevada Senator Harry Reid, released the following update this afternoon on the schedule for unveiling a targeted oil spill response and energy jobs bill:
“The Congressional Budget Office needs an additional day to review the targeted oil spill response and energy jobs plan that Senator Reid announced last week.  Tomorrow afternoon, we expect to release the text of this plan to create green jobs, hold BP accountable, protect our environment and invest in clean vehicles that reduce oil consumption.  In addition, professional staff from the relevant committees will hold a briefing for interested reporters after the text is released tomorrow.”