Wind at their backs: Powerful Democrats help Chinese energy firm chase stimulus money

Sen. Reid and Obama donors back company seeking $450 million in U.S. money

Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun

Three weeks before Election Day, Senate Majority leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., center, arrives for the dedication of a wind farm in Henderson, Nev., on Oct. 12, 2010. With him are, second from left, Kai Huang, deputy […]

Quincy, IL businesses hope to send message on Cap and Trade

by Bob Gough, editor, Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Quincy business leaders held a rally at County Market today to ask business owners to talk to their employees and other fellow business owners about their concerns about “Cap and Trade” legislation.

Mike Nobis, head of the NFIB’s Quincy Area Action Council organized the rally on […]

Cap and Trade hits homeowners, small business, farmers hardest

July 21, 2009 Waxman-Markey: Homeowners, Small Businesses, and Farmers Hit the Hardest by Ben Lieberman WebMemo #2553

The Waxman-Markey global warming bill narrowly passed the U.S. House of Representatives and awaits consideration in the U.S. Senate. A Heritage Foundation analysis of the bill predicts the bill’s energy price-boosting measures will result in sky-high costs. Should […]