State of the Union

Missing from the State of the Union: The Clean Air Act

27
Jan
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President Obama has been lavished with praise for his focus on competitiveness and clean energy in his State of the Union Address. In the midst of that praise, however, I must bring up some clear issues of concern.

First, the President has not actually made a concrete promise to protect the Clean Air Act from impending congressional attacks; he has only alluded to it.

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Responding to the State of the Union

26
Jan
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Following President Obama's State of the Union address, 1Sky Campaign Director Liz Butler responds to his words on a clean energy future and the Clean Air Act...

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Policy Update 1/25/11: Facing the State of the Union

25
Jan
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This week's main event is President Obama's State of the Union address tonight. Both houses of Congress are back in session this week after an extended Senate recess. The GOP-led House voted to repeal the health care reform bill passed last year, and party leaders such as Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) are eyeing the Clean Air Act as their next target.

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Mr. President: Defend the Clean Air Act in your State of the Union address

24
Jan
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This is it, Mr. President. The Clean Air Act is under attack and we need your help to defend it. We've compromised on a lot in the last two years, but this is our last defense: This is one piece of legislation that cannot be led to the chopping block.

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