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December 19, 2011

Baucus promises quick action on tax extenders next year

Katie Howell  •  E&E  •  Posted 2011-12-19 13:00:15

The Senate’s chief tax writer vowed to pursue extensions for clean energy tax credits in January after the incentives were left out of year-end tax language the Senate cleared this weekend. [ read more … ]

Extension of Tax Cut Stalls in House as G.O.P. Objects

JENNIFER STEINHAUER  •  New York Times  •  Posted 2011-12-19 13:01:01

The House Republican leader on Sunday flatly rejected a short-term, bipartisan Senate measure to extend a payroll tax break and unemployment insurance, setting the stage for a bitter year-end Congressional collision and the potential loss of benefits for millions of Americans. [ read more … ]

Maryland Offshore wind energy debate set to restart

Greg Masters  •  New York Times  •  Posted 2011-12-19 13:01:28

Maryland lawmakers are preparing to resume debate on one of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s major green initiatives, an offshore wind energy bill that stalled during the last legislative session amid concerns about the cost to utility companies and their customers. [ read more … ]

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