Nov 25, 2014
After the election, the House of Representatives passed five bills that would help the fossil fuel industry. Included in this episode are a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, a bill to sell off oil-rich public land to a private corporation, and three bills that make life harder at the EPA. Finally, we end with a sound clip straight out of 1984.
Written by Rep. Bill Cassidy of Louisana, who has taken over $377,000 from the oil and gas industry for the 2014 election alone. In total, he has taken over $646,000 from the oil and gas industry over the course of his career.
Written by Rep. Don Young of Alaska, who has taken over $1.2 million from the Oil and Gas Industry.
Written by Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana's 1st district.
Written by Rep. David Schweikert of Arizona's 6th district.
Written by Rep. Chris Stewart of Utah's 2nd district, who has taken over $111,000 in the last four years from Oil & Gas - his top contributing industry.
November 17, 2014 Rules Committee Hearing