Pelosi proposes committee to oversee pandemic spending
Speaker Nancy Pelosi today proposed creating a House select committee that would conduct oversight of the trillions of dollars the government will spend in the coming months in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
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Trump sees Saudi-Russian production cuts coming
President Trump signaled today that a détente in the ongoing oil price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia may be on the horizon, as concerns mount over the fallout on U.S. energy producers.
Pelosi eyes quick action on green-tinged stimulus
The House plans to move quickly to pass a climate-friendly infrastructure package for the next phase of COVID-19 stimulus, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said today.
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Murkowski seeks crude-storage data as markets crater
Senate Energy and Natural Resources Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski is pressing federal energy statisticians to publish data on oil storage capacity to help domestic producers navigate a flooded global market.
Democrats slam 'dangerous' enforcement pause
House Democrats are blasting EPA's decision to exercise enforcement discretion during the COVID-19 pandemic, arguing that doing so will increase pollution and further exacerbate the underlying public health crisis.