Posts Tagged ‘ Energy Bill ’

Shaheen-Portman Energy Bill Back Before Congress

Feb 17th, 2017

This week, senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) reintroduced the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act, better known as the Shaheen-Portman energy bill. Shaheen-Portman has been introduced in the previous three congresses. The bill was part of last year’s comprehensive energy legislation that passed the Senate 85-12 in April but fell short of […]

It’s Official: Energy Bill Won’t Happen This Year

Dec 7th, 2016

As expected, the energy bill that’s been bouncing around Congress for a while will not be acted on this year, according to House Speaker Paul Ryan’s office. “The conferees were not able to come to agreement on various outstanding issues in time for the House to consider a conference report,” Ryan spokeswoman AshLee Strong said […]

Energy Bill Looks Unlikely This Year

Dec 5th, 2016

The election of Donald Trump has generated some uncertainty for the door and window industry, but there’s one item that looks to be a sure thing – an energy bill that’s been bouncing around Congress for a while appears to be dead, at least in its current form. “I think the chances for the energy bill […]

Senate Names Conferees for Comprehensive Energy Bill

Jul 13th, 2016

The U.S. Senate voted 84-3 on Tuesday to form a conference committee with House lawmakers to iron out differences on competing energy bills. Seven senators were picked to work on the legislation. In late May, the House of Representatives selected 40 of its members for the conference committee. But it might be a while before the committee gets to work. After this week, Congress […]