McMorris Rodgers shakes up Energy and Commerce
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the new top Republican on the Energy and Commerce Committee, is signaling a potentially more bipartisan and less ideological push on energy and environmental issues.
Biden's Interior Department staffs up
There's still no timetable for Rep. Deb Haaland to be confirmed as the next Interior secretary, but the New Mexico Democrat's congressional chief of staff has already moved over to serve in the same capacity at the federal agency.
Senate Republicans urge Biden not to scrap pipeline permit
Five Senate Republicans are calling on President-elect Joe Biden to allow construction on the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada into the United States to proceed.
Flouting Congress, Bernhardt guts parks program
President Trump's public lands legacy has been further complicated by a set of actions handed down by the Interior Department with less than 24 hours left to go in his tenure.
Former Interior aide quits Boebert staff after riot
Interior Secretary David Bernhardt's former press secretary has quit his new job as communications director for freshman Rep. Lauren Boebert within the first two weeks of the 117th Congress.