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Meet Joe Barton, R-Big Oil

...galling conclusion of Texas Rep. Joe Barton last week in a congressional hearing...isn't that ultimately the crux of Joe Barton's confusion? Every election cycle...pretend to believe it. But last week, Joe Barton didn't even care enough to pretend...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062310/opi_660254110.shtml
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Meet Joe Barton, R-Big Oil

...galling conclusion of Texas Rep. Joe Barton last week in a congressional hearing...isn't that ultimately the crux of Joe Barton's confusion? Every election cycle...pretend to believe it. But last week, Joe Barton didn't even care enough to pretend...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062310/opi_660471020.shtml
opinion
Rep. DeLay: ANWR will be included in energy bill

...national energy bill would not contain language to open the refuge to development. Those comments were made by Reps. Joe Barton and Ralph Hall. Barton is chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and Hall is chairman of the panel's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021805/sta_20050218018.shtml
News
Bill ensures competitive market

...available to your neighborhood repair shop. Sound off on the important issues at The act was introduced in Congress by Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas), Rep. Edolphus Towns (D-N.Y.) and Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.). Since its introduction...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051906/let_20060519009.shtml
Opinion
For right now, GOP trapped in a snake pit

...congressional backbenchers might be as conservative as the wired base, but they also know they need votes to pass bills. Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, is a good example. Deeply conservative on issues like energy economics, he'll lead the opposition to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071609/opi_464472382.shtml
BP appoints ombudsman to hear employee complaints

...several years back that there was a serious problem with pipe corrosion due to inadequate maintenance. Committee Chairman Joe Barton, R-Texas, in a statement, said BP had repeatedly assured the committee that the March spill of 270,000 gallons...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090606/sta_20060906006.shtml
News
Ex-BP manager invokes Fifth in hearing on spill

...briefly shut down the entire Prudhoe Bay field. "It is critical that no further leaks occur on these lines," Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, said. But, he added, "I'm even more concerned about BP's corporate culture." Lawmakers repeatedly...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090806/sta_20060908035.shtml
News
The process of passing laws through the back door

...special interests," Chabot said. "If you debated it in a public forum, it wouldn't pass the smell test." Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, has attached a measure to the sweeping energy bill moving through Congress that would allow the Environmental...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111003/sta_riders.shtml
News
Obama strikes a gusher of truth

...to retain every oil industry tax break, refusing to even consider or comprehend their hypocrisy. For example, Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, who infamously apologized to BP after it devastated the Gulf of Mexico, defended the subsidies as incentives...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-06-09/obama-strikes-gusher-truth
Opinion
Heat and light over incandescent bulb ban

...switch on the ban, passing a bill that exempts incandescents made and sold in Texas from the federal law. U.S. Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, has introduced a bill to repeal the federal ban. Similar bills have been sponsored by Rep. Michele Bachmann...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-07-11/heat-and-light-over-incandescent-bulb
Opinion

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