Recent Streetsblog USA posts about Oil

Who Still Likes the House Transpo Bill? Big Oil, Big Truck, and Big Box Retail

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The House has finished marking up its transportation bill in what shaped up to be a very Groundhog Day-esque ordeal of unending, repetitive partisan theater (if you missed it, follow coverage on twitter). The centerpiece was yesterday’s/last night’s/this morning’s Transportation & Infrastructure committee markup, where members debated more than 80 amendments for over 18 hours […]

Streetsies 2011: Bums and Bummers

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On our walk down the memory lane of 2011 so far, we’ve talked about some downers, some inspirations, some triumphs, and some struggles. Check out our first two installments of year-end Streetsie award nostalgia. Here’s some more. Best Obama Plan That Died a Slow and Horrible Death This Year: How to choose, when there were […]

Boehner Touts Vague Outline of Oil Drilling + Transpo Bill

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Domestic oil drilling would increase exponentially under a proposal that the House GOP is developing as part of its legislative package for long-term transportation policy. John Boehner outlined the basics of the package today. Boehner said the bill, dubbed the “American Energy & Infrastructure Jobs Act,’’ will be filed soon and that he anticipates the lower […]