Day: September 12, 2008

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Californians to Sarah Palin: Mind Your Own Damn Business

The Los Angeles Times reported today that Alaska governor Sarah Palin sent California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger a letter late last month asking him to veto legislation imposing a fee on cargo containers moving through California ports. The fees raised through Senate Bill 974 would raise $400 million annually and fund pollution reduction measures such as installing cleaner […]Read More

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House Democrats Unveil Energy Bill – Will Allow Offshore Drilling

Lawmakers in the House of Representatives unveiled the final version of their proposed energy package this week. The bill gives all states the option to drill between 50 and 100 miles off their shores. Democrats have softened their position on offshore drilling in the realization that their Republican counterparts weren’t going to let go of the idea; […]Read More