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Cochran co-sponsors energy policy bill

WASHINGTON — Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) yesterday cosponsored energy policy legislation that would, among other things, allow the State of Mississippi to receive federal revenues from offshore energy production, according to Cochran’s office. The Oil Spill Response Improvement Act (S.3643) is a comprehensive policy plan to address problems revealed by the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill in the Gulf ...

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Democrats give up on energy bill

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats yesterday gave up plans to attempt to pass an energy bill that caps greenhouse gases blamed for global warming, abandoning a priority of President Barack Obama. Obama had hoped to add a climate bill to the two biggest legislative successes of his presidency, a comprehensive health care bill and a broad reform of the U.S. banking ...

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