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Friday, December 7, 2007

Energy Bill Passes House

We need an energy bill but this isn't it. Let's hope it gets stopped in the Senate. If it gets past them I believe the President will veto it. There are certainly some good ideas in the bill but there are also some extremely bad ones. I believe that if passed it will do great harm to our economy and to the average U.S. consumer.

US lawmakers approve energy bill

An energy bill that would require the first rise in vehicle fuel efficiency in more than 30 years has been passed by the US House of Representatives.

The bill, which is expected to face resistance from the Senate and White House, also imposes $13bn in taxes on big energy companies.

It would raise vehicle fuel economy by 40% by 2020 and require...(complete article here).

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