1. ENERGY POLICY
Senate committee to tackle RES, building efficiency with 'end in sight'
The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will hammer out details of the renewable electricity standard at a markup Thursday, with hopes of finalizing language on building efficiency codes the same day.
GM headed to bankruptcy, will receive extra $30B in U.S. aid
President Obama today will push General Motors Corp. into bankruptcy and give the battered auto icon an additional $30 billion in federal cash to help it quickly emerge from Chapter 11 restructuring as a slimmed-down version of its former self.