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Sunday, den 19. August 2012

“Congressman could indirectly gain from plan to keep oil, gas tax breaks,” reads the headline in today’s print Washington Post.

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Friday, den 17. August 2012

An East Texas landowner shows his opposition to Keystone XL. (Photo c/o Tar Sands Blockade.) by Bill McKibben, via Grist Almost exactly a year after we launched civil-disobedience actions in Washington to protest the Keystone XL pipeline, folks across Texas are doing the same thing this week.

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Friday, den 17. August 2012

On Tuesday, the Boston Globe and Associated Press reported on documents showing that GOP Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan had secured more than $20 million in stimulus funds for a local energy efficiency organization.

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Thursday, den 16. August 2012

The surge in U.S. production of shale gas is creating a surge in permit requests to build liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals.

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Saturday, den 4. August 2012

The Angara Centre for Law and Economic Policy represents the culmination of the work and vision of one of the Philippines’ most respected legislators and legal minds, Senator Ed Angara. It answers the question, “how can …

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Saturday, den 4. August 2012

Via Climate Progress : Why Transportation And Walking Are Central To Discussions About ‘The Fattest People In The World’. Why Transportation And Walking Are Central To Discussions About ‘The Fattest People In The …

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Wednesday, den 18. July 2012

House Republicans on the Appropriations Committee released their 2013 draft budget for the Department of Labor, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of Education today. “A careful look was given to all programs and agencies in the bill, with the budget knife aimed at excess spending and underperforming programs, but also with the goal of making wise investments in programs that help the American people the most ,” said House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers (R-KY). However, included among those cuts are several that undermine investments in education, including eliminating the Obama administration’s Race to the Top program and School Improvement Grant program

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Sunday, den 15. July 2012

VIDEO: This week in Playback

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Sunday, den 1. July 2012

Last week, just before the Supreme Court ruled that Affordable Care Act is constitutional, Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) told the Eagle Daily Investor that what ObamaCare is trying to do “is Sovietize the American health care system.” Today on CBS’s Face The Nation, Coburn said he believes ObamaCare will Sovietize the U.S. health care system because “it means the bureaucrats and politicians are in charge of your health care”: HOST NORAH O’DONNELL: What did you mean by that, Sovietize

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Tuesday, den 26. June 2012

New fuel economy standards proposed in 2011 by the Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Transportation could create 570,000 jobs between 2017 and 2030, according to a report released today by the BlueGreen Alliance.

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