Congress backs one-week stopgap as omnibus talks continue
Congress this morning passed a one-week continuing resolution to allow negotiators additional time to complete work on an omnibus spending bill for the remainder of fiscal 2017.
Democrats revive fight over orphaned energy credits
Congressional Democrats are renewing efforts to extend an assortment of expired tax breaks for energy sources that lawmakers left out of a broad tax and spending deal at the end of 2015, including possibly as part of spending negotiations.
Dems threaten shutdown over riders, health care
Fights over riders and health care legislation are threatening an emerging spending deal that could provide fresh dollars for U.S. EPA and the departments of the Interior and Energy — and possibly lead to a government shutdown.
Heartened by first 100 days, Trump energy allies want more
President Trump promised to revive a dying coal industry, usher in a surge of new oil and gas infrastructure and roll back Obama-era regulations. But while the president's executive orders and agency appointments have thrilled fossil fuel interests, some energy veterans are wondering where the substance is.
Repeal of BLM methane rule will pass Senate — Barrasso
Will Vice President Mike Pence cast the tie-breaking vote next week to pass a Senate resolution repealing a controversial Obama-era rule regulating methane waste on public lands?