Storm of bills before calm of Aug. recess

Snyder, Jim
July 2007
Hill;7/31/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 93, p1
The article reports on the series of bills passed by Democratic leaders before the month-long August recess. This includes the breakthrough on a House energy bill which appears to alleviate concerns to ensure passage. However, it was said that it is unlikely to increase fuel-efficiency standards for automobiles and trucks, which is a key priority for environmental groups. Moreover, an overview of other bills that the Democrats wish to expand is offered.


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