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Tom Carlson and Mark Mugerwa

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FEDERAL: Post-Election Day, Tax Extenders Will Be a Bipartisan Opportunity

Posted by Tom Carlson and Mark Mugerwa

Oct 30, 2014 11:53:55 AM

us-capitolAmericans head to the polls next Tuesday for a midterm election that will determine the makeup of the House and Senate. The Washington Post and others are forecasting that Republicans will strengthen their control of the House and gain a majority of seats in the Senate. The White House has already begun contemplating areas of agreement with a future GOP majority. Though Senate movement on passing tax extenders came to a standstill in May, both parties have since shown interest in pushing the issue forward during the lame duck session. There are different theories on how such a deal would come about, but there is no question that extending advanced energy tax credits is both vital to industry and supported by members on each side of the aisle.
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FEDERAL: Senate Finance Talks Energy Tax Reform, EPA Extends Comment Period, and No Review for Demand Response Ruling

Posted by Tom Carlson and Mark Mugerwa

Sep 18, 2014 3:09:49 PM

EPA-tax-reformAs Congress returned to session focused on passing a continuing resolution to keep the government funded through December 11, the Senate Finance Committee held a hearing on energy tax reform, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) extended the comment period on its proposed Clean Power Plan, and the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals declined to review a ruling on a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) demand response regulation.

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