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Congress is currently very busy doing absolutely nothing about regulating oil and gas

Congress is well paid by the oil and gas industry to do absolutely nothing to protect communities from insufficiently regulated oil and gas drilling.

And that’s exactly what they’re busy doing — nothing. 1,067 more words

Community Organization, Politics And History

Are Noble Network's plans dead? Why take a chance?

Me and Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky.

Mayoral water carrier and alderman Joe Moore sent out a tweet yesterday saying that the plan Noble Charter didn’t have to expand to the north side was withdrawn. 317 more words

Jan Schakowsky

Bill Would Raise Illinois Income Tax Rates

ILLINOIS (IRN) – An Illinois congresswoman plans to introduce a bill this week to raise federal income tax rates.

It won’t be on you – it will be on people who make more than $1 million a year, says U.S. 170 more words


Democrats Reintroduce 'Frack Pack' Oil And Gas Regulations

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A group of bills called the “Frack Pack” announced Thursday by four Democratic congressmen would impose more stringent federal environmental regulations on a domestic petroleum industry lately suffering from its own success amid a persistent downturn in oil prices. 558 more words


Newshour: Netanyahu's speech 2/3/2015

today (monday 2nd), 1.40-1.44pm, and 9.05-9.15pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by razia iqbal and julian marshall) includes … 57 more words

"Ham Handed Politics": Netanyahu Becomes Political Player, So Kerry Treats Him Like One

Secretary of State John Kerry testified on Capitol Hill yesterday, and going into the hearing, it was widely expected that he’d tout the importance of international nuclear talks with Iran. 529 more words