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Grybauskaite and U.S. Senators discussed European security
President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite met with U.S. Republican Senators John McCain, John Barrasso and John Hoeven.
Minot Daily News
Student exhibition winners announced at Taube
The Taube Museum of will host the opening of the annual North Dakota Juried Art Show from April 8-May 2. There are 669 pieces of student art from across the state of North Dakota on display.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Committee leaders head to Ukraine, plan energy talks
The leaders of the House Foreign Affairs Committee will travel to Ukraine next week amid signs that tension with Russia is increasing.
Capitol Dome damage is so bad, 'We're going to lose it,' warns senator
A four-foot tall "baby" on the House side of the U.S. Capitol shows the years of damage a... Lawmakers are rallying around the 150-year-old U.S. Capitol Dome, weather-whipped and torn open by acid rain, worried that if an 11th-hour restoration isn't fully funded, its most important traits could be lost forever.
Senators Concerned Plan to Reduce Methane Emissions Will Hurt Ag
It wasn't long ago when aggies concerned about rumors of EPA regulation of methane from cows through a so-called 'cow tax' were the butt of jokes in some circles.
The Town Talk
Another View: Expedite relief on cost of flood insurance
U.S. Sens. David Vitter, R-La., Thad Cochran, R-Miss., and John Hoeven, R-N.D., co-authored a letter Thursday to FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate asking him to explain why property owners are still paying high insurance rates despite the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Rail companies to report fertilizer delivery plans
The Surface Transportation Board's decision Tuesday comes in response to a hearing it held last week on recent service problems in the nation's rail network.
Car and Driver
Federal Legislation Introduced to Limit Access to Data from Vehicle Black Boxes
Two U.S. senators want to protect drivers from having their car's "black box" data accessed by insurance companies or other prying eyes who might use its data against them.
McCain, Hoeven push US natural gas in Norway
Sens. John Hoeven and John McCain met with energy officials and senior oil executives in Norway, a top producer of oil and natural gas.
The Baltic Times
McCain: full U.S. support for allies - The Baltic Times
If every nation of the world would behave as Russia does, in invading, or threatening to invade another country in order to protect Russian-speakers, we would have endless conflict around the globe, said U.S. Senator John McCain at a press conference today, April 15, in Riga.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Hoeven: BNSF pledges to speed fertilizer delivery
Sen. John Hoeven says BNSF Railway Co. has promised to add more trains to ensure timely delivery of fertilizer for spring planting.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Heitkamp finds identity as Obama energy critic
President Barack Obama 's energy policies lack "consistency." His rhetoric may be all-of-the-above but that is "not what we see."
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Politics: Incoming - Sun Herald's political notebook
Former Pearl River County Republican Chairman Tavish Kelly criticized the Bureau of Land Management, over its dispute with Clive Bundy, a Nevada cattle rancher, over unpaid grazing right fees on land claimed by both Bundy and the government, a release from his campaign said.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Gophers victory sweet for Klobuchar, Franken
With an insider's eye, Hot Dish tracks the tastiest bits of Minnesota's political scene and keep you up-to-date on those elected to serve you.
Driver Privacy Act amended to secure motorcyclists' info
A proposed change in the language of the Driver Privacy Act in the U.S. Senate would expand the bill's scope to protect all information recorded by event data recorders installed on all "motor vehicles," including motorcycles, the American Motorcyclist Association reports.
Mississippi Business Journal
Senators push FEMA to implement flood insurance reform
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sens. David Vitter , Thad Cochran and John Hoeven have sent a letter to the Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate requesting a meeting to discuss a plan to implement the recently passed flood insurance reform law and reinstating rates as Congress intended.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Charleston Daily Mail
Hoppy Kercheval: The EPAa s bait-and-switch on coal continues
During a Senate hearing on the EPA's budget for 2015, administrator Gina McCarthy tried her best to argue that all the agency is really trying to do is give coal a path forward to continue to be part of the nation's energy portfolio.
"It May Not Be Ready but EPA Chief Defends Carbon Capture Technology Anyway"
How many times are we going to regulate that horse go before the cart? Answer: as long as we can get away with it: West Virginia MetroNews reports that at a Senate committee hearing, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, was forced to defend the viability of the carbon capture and sequestration technology , the key component of proposed greenhouse gas ... (more)
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Overnight Energy: House panel advances bill to expedite gas exports
NATURAL GAS: The hot topic on everyone's lips in the energy world on Wednesday was natural gas exports.