US News & World Report
Energy Department OKs Second Natural Gas Export Project
Freeport LNG Development's liquefied natural gas receiving terminal in Freeport, Texas while under construction.
Fri May 17, 2013
American Institute of Physics
Senate Confirms Ernest Moniz as Secretary of Energy
By a vote of 97-0 yesterday, the Senate confirmed Ernest Moniz to be the new Secretary of Energy.
U.S. senator seeks probe into impact of alleged EU oil price manipulation
The chairman of the U.S. Senate's energy committee asked the Justice Department on Friday to investigate whether alleged price manipulation by three oil companies in Europe has boosted fuel prices for U.S. consumers.
Thu May 16, 2013
Senate confirms physicist Moniz as energy chief
Moniz, 68, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, replaces Steven Chu, who served as Energy secretary in President Barack Obama's first term.
Lake County Examiner Online
Sen. Wyden hosts Lakeview Town Hall meeting
Sen. Ron Wyden held a meeting for the Town of Lakeview at the Senior Center on Sen.
Wed May 15, 2013
Mikulski Pushing Spending Bills, Even Absent a Budget | #WGDB
Senate appropriators are moving forward with spending bills for the next fiscal year, even without a House-Senate agreement on the budget.
Senators Optimistic About Prospects for Energy Effiency Bill
The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on May 8 approved S.761 by a voice vote.
IRS Sent Same Letter to Democrats That Fed Tea Party Row
The Internal Revenue Service , under pressure after admitting it targeted anti-tax Tea Party groups for scrutiny in recent years, also had its eye on at least three Democratic-leaning organizations seeking nonprofit status.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Las Vegas Sun
Comments on govt's examination of AP phone records
Comments about the Justice Department's secret examination of Associated Press phone records as part of an investigation into leaked information on a CIA operation in Yemen to stop an airliner bomb plot near the anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden.
Cybercast News Service
Collusion and Corruption at the IRS
They say there are only two sure things in life: death and taxes. Try as we might, it's virtually impossible to escape the clutches of the Grim Reaper or the Tax Man.
Mon May 13, 2013
Blast from the Past
Today, the President pushed for a quick confirmation of his nominee for CIA Director, General Michael Hayden.
DeFazio thinks he can fend off rival for top Democratic spot on resources panel
Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., is in position to become the ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Natural Resources -- if a couple of elections go his way.
Steve Chapman - Holding energy captive
For decades, Americans have been told of the evils of importing energy. It sends our money abroad, the argument goes, makes us vulnerable to supply disruptions, strengthens our enemies and weakens the economy.
Sun May 12, 2013
Plans to export US natural gas stir debate
This June 13, 2003 file photo shows pipelines running from the offshore docking station to four liquefied natural gas tanks at the Dominion Resources Inc.
Sat May 11, 2013
Internet sales tax bill should be fixed, not rejected
It's been two decades since AOL and other early service providers started giving consumers the ability to access the Internet from their home computers and almost 18 years since Amazon.com and others started selling products online.
Issa tapped for major role in House GOP immigration push
Rep. Darrell Issa is about to become a major player on immigration reform. Issa, the powerful chairman of the House Oversight Committee, has been tasked with crafting a bill that would modify the immigration rules for highly skilled and educated foreign workers, The Hill has learned.
Fri May 10, 2013
Wyden says he will "lay out strategy" this month for a successful O&C forestlands bill
Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden says he's preparing to assemble a bill on the state's Oregon and California railroad lands that "can pass the Senate and the House and actually get signed by the president." The Democratic senator chairs the House Energy and Natural Resources Committee and is a central figure in the debate over management of 2.6 million acres ... (more)
Thu May 09, 2013
American Institute of Physics
Helium Update: House Passes Bill, Senate Committee to Move Legislation
"You're absolutely right about the urgency of this," said Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairman Ron Wyden to Lisa Murkowski .
The Washington Post
Harper to Visit New York as Canada Pushes for Keystone Approval
Prime Minister Stephen Harper will visit the U.S. next week as Canada intensifies efforts to secure approval of TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone XL pipeline.