Senate May Slow Energy Bill, But Not Stop It. Note that one of the dimensions of Democrat support for the bill is ethanol:
A sizable number of Democrats from central states were expected to join Republicans in voting for the bill, however. They cited provisions to double the use of ethanol, distilled from corn, and incentives for biodiesel fuel and wind power.
Talk about an expensive, counterproductive, Faustian bargain.
House OKs Incentive-Filled Energy Bill from the Chicago Tribune. Well, that’s not what I would call it, but …
US House passes energy bill with tax breaks, from Environmental News Network
Energy bill would affect NW; Cantwell, Murray oppose overhaul, from the Seattle Times
House OKs new energy policy, from the Los Angeles Times
There’s more, but you get the idea …