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  • 'Do not track' bill to protect online privacy worries some lawmakers

     
    "Do not track" legislation, designed to protect online consumers from companies tracing their digital footprints on the Web, is worrying some lawmakers, who on Thursday warned that such a move could damage the Internet economy. "What will happen to...
  • Vitter, Melancon Take Primary Victories

    Vitter, Melancon Take Primary Victories
    Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter and his chief Democratic challenger, Rep. Charlie Melancon, easily won their party's primaries Saturday, setting up what will likely be a nasty battle for Vitter's job in the Nov. 2 general election. In a victory...
  • Rep. Scalise: Federal Govt Considering Settlement with BP Over Gulf Oil Spill

    Rep. Scalise: Federal Govt Considering Settlement with BP Over Gulf Oil Spill
    BP and the Obama administration are discussing a possible settlement over fines for the company's massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill in an effort to avoid a costly legal fight that would delay that money from reaching the affected states, a congressman said...
  • BP Penalty Funds To Go Toward Fed. Govt., Not Coastal Restoration

    BP Penalty Funds To Go Toward Fed. Govt., Not Coastal Restoration
    Long before the BP oil spill, marshes and barrier islands throughout the Gulf Coast were losing ground.  Since the 1930s, hurricanes and developers chipped away at this region, leaving many areas vulnerable and defenseless. "Using the resources of the...
  • Senate Passes RESTORE Act

    Senate Passes RESTORE Act
    The United States Senate passed its version of the RESTORE Act, which dedicates 80% of the Clean Water Act fines related to the BP disaster to improving the gulf ecosystem and economy. The House already passed its version of the plan, which was...
  • Gov. Jindal, Congressman Cao Statements On Jefferson Guilty Verdict

    Gov. Jindal, Congressman Cao Statements On Jefferson Guilty Verdict
    "This is an end to a sad chapter in Louisiana's political history. It shows that nobody is above the law and that the legal system works. It also shows the country that we're in a New Louisiana. We've enacted tough, new ethics laws - and public...
  • GOP congressmen on energy tour

     
    by Matthew Hay Brown House Minority Leader John Boehner and 10 fellow GOP congressmen left Washington this morning for Alaska, where they plan to spend the weekend highlighting the domestic energy production potential at settings such as the Arctic...
  • Global warming, the next partisan divide [Updated]

     
    It's true that we have not yet seen the finale on healthcare reform. Nor have we heard the last about President Obama's Afghanistan policy. Or about financial regulatory reform that could pit Main Street against Wall Street. But you can......
  • Gulf oil spill: Oil execs scolded for 'cookie cutter' spill plans

     
    Oil company executives came under attack during congressional hearings Tuesday for having what Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) called "cookie cutter’’ oil spill response plans that are similar to, and no better than, BP’s plan in the Gulf of....
  • Gulf oil spill: Former Interior chiefs defend their records on offshore drilling

     
    Former President George W. Bush’s interior secretaries defended their record of promoting offshore drilling Tuesday at a hearing before a congressional committee investigating the catastrophic gulf oil spill. "If regulations on the books and industry...
  • Steve Scalise Ducks Debate?

    Steve Scalise Ducks Debate? Jim Harlan Still Waiting on Day 3 of Debate Challenge "Steve Scalise apparently doesn't want to give voters the opportunity to compare us on the issues. He knows my real world expertise and knowledge will make him look...