Environment Committee Passes Climate Bill without Republicans

by Senatus November 5, 2009

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Democrats “quashed a three-day Republican boycott and passed global warming legislation today using a procedural move that could undermine support from moderate lawmakers should the bill reach the floor,” ClimateWire reports.

Chairwoman Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and nine Democrats signed off on the climate bill […]

Republicans Offer 72-Hour Bill Review Resolution

October 7, 2009 by senatus Daily coverage of the United States Senate

Conservative Senate Republicans “added another firecracker to the politically explosive health debate Wednesday, introducing a resolution requiring all bills to be made public at least 72 hours before being brought to a vote,” CNN reports.

The Republican resolution — which would require cost […]