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Young to press transportation bill during short session

...Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., is now the key decision-maker. Reid is the ranking Democrat on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, which has jurisdiction over the highway bill. He objected earlier this year when Republican Sen...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...signed up for ANWR development, however. New Hampshire Sen. Bob Smith, the new chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, revealed in a letter to environmentalists this week that he no longer supports ANWR development...

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Alaska Digest

...bill sometime in the next few weeks, according to the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. Nationwide, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee's version released Wednesday authorizes $255 billion for highway projects during the coming six...

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White House opposes Young transportation plan

...Young has advocated those methods in the House. Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla. and chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, said he believes the Senate bill will meet Mineta and Snow's criteria. He acknowledged there is...

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Highway bill bolsters Alaska projects

...Committee. Web links House Transportation Tommittee: http://www.house.gov/transportation/ Senate Environment and Public Works Committee: http://epw.senate.gov Congress has been trying to produce a new highway bill since the last...

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Regulating carbon

...system or, as we'd prefer, a carbon tax that rebates the revenue to taxpayers. But last month, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee announced a delay in introducing its climate change bill. Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid...

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GOP senators: Start over on roadless forest plan

...which ``casts a very disturbing pall over the process,'' the senators said. Smith chairs the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and Murkowski chairs the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. Chris Wood, a senior policy...

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CON: Taxpayers should demand a ban on funding to ACORN

...the Senate by Barbara Boxer of California and John Kerry of Massachusetts, has been approved by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. Buried in both bills are provisions that would allocate vast amounts of federal money to community...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012210/opi_553297142.shtml
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Delegation launches another effort to open ANWR

...signed up for ANWR development, however. New Hampshire Sen. Bob Smith, the new chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, revealed in a letter to environmentalists this week that he no longer supports ANWR development...

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Polar bears threatened?

...will not be affected, Kempthorne said. Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., the incoming head of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, said the polar bear's plight reflects the health of the planet. "Global warming is melting polar...

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