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Wiretap: Trump is all over the map on immigration while Dreamers are stuck in limbo

As it becomes increasingly less clear what exactly the president is willing to sign in a bipartisan bill to address the plight of the Dreamers, […]...

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January 11, 2018 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap
Senators bundle House bills into WEST Act to expedite energy exploration, weaken EPA

Senators bundle House bills into WEST Act to expedite energy exploration, weaken EPA

Some the most anti-environmental legislation to pass the House has been bundled together into an omnibus bill in the Senate called the Western Economic Security Today (WEST) Act. ...

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May 1, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Enviros not happy with Obama pledge to increase offshore drilling

Enviros not happy with Obama pledge to increase offshore drilling

The U.S. Department of the Interior announced last week that it will begin selling leases to allow offshore oil drilling in 38 million acres in the central Gulf of Mexico. Environmental groups say the move is troubling, as regulatory oversight...

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January 30, 2012 Environment/Energy, Politics

Colorado Dem party chair: Gardner continues to ‘live in the pocket’ of Big Oil

Colorado Democratic Party Chairman Rick Palacio today went on the offensive against U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner, a Colorado Republican who has sponsored a bill being debated on the House floor that would remove regulatory hurdles for companies engaged in offshore...

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June 22, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Despite rock-bottom public opinion, Republicans still championing BP

Despite rock-bottom public opinion, Republicans still championing BP

A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll delivers the latest edition of “Today’s Awful News” for British Petroleum. BP’s favorability rating now stands at 6 […]...

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June 24, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Oil spill Thursday news: BP killed ‘drill baby drill’

Oil spill Thursday news: BP killed ‘drill baby drill’

The Florida Independent posts a great quick and dirty round up of today’s Gulf oil catastrophe news. Florida is calling for a “claims process on […]...

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June 10, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Graham wiggles away from any near-term climate or energy bills

Graham wiggles away from any near-term climate or energy bills

Well that just about does it for climate legislation. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) tells CongressDaily (subscription. req’d) that he’ll vote against the climate bill being […]...

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June 8, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
In Gulf spill aftermath, oil workers lack advocate

In Gulf spill aftermath, oil workers lack advocate

The largest oil spill in U.S. history has received no absence of congressional scrutiny. Yet as lawmakers continue to focus their examinations on the environmental, economic and energy implications of the disaster, a number of labor advocates...

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June 1, 2010 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Sportsmen, Colorado conservationists question some aspects of climate bill

Sportsmen, Colorado conservationists question some aspects of climate bill

Nearly a year after the U.S. House of Representatives narrowly passed the American Clean Energy and Security Act last June, Sens. John Kerry, D-Mass., and […]...

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May 13, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Offshore drilling likely won’t make it into climate bill

Offshore drilling likely won’t make it into climate bill

Along with subsidies for nuclear power, expanded offshore drilling was supposed to be one of the key provisions to win the support of Republicans like […]...

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May 4, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics

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The Home Front: In Colorado, woman jailed for charging a phone. Critics say police ‘penalize the homeless’

“Gaya Jenkins missed her bus. She was headed to Denver, to receive treatment for cancer, but now she would have to catch a later ride,” […]

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