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H.R.1685 Electric Drive Vehicle Deployment Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: May 13, 2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Technology, Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations and Procurement Reform .

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    • On January 28, 2012, by okwolffcub - What all OTHER alternatives, than just the "Smart grid" spill, were initially put on the table? I'm sure there were at least several hundred or more! Where's the competition? Why was it all lumped into the gridlock w/o the American public having our say? Too many questions and too few answers being provided!

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      As noted by okwolffcub, a user on OpenCongress.org, on January 28, 2012, "What all OTHER alternatives, than just the "Smart grid" spill, were initially put on the table? I'm sure there were at least several hundred or more! Where's the competition? Why was it all lumped into the gridlock w/o the American public having our say? Too many questions and too few answers being provided!"
    • On May 12, 2011, by SignOfTheDollar - More Pork for the Eco-Industrial Complex.

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    • H.R. 1685 - GovTrack.us - March 26, 2012 by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills - Mar 24, 2009. H.R. 1685 (111th). To provide for the acquisition, construction, and improvement of child care facilities, and for other purposes. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

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      As noted by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills on March 26, 2012, "Mar 24, 2009. H.R. 1685 (111th). To provide for the acquisition, construction, and improvement of child care facilities, and for other purposes. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress." (/url?q=http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1685&sa=U&ei=WuPcT73-LabS2QWRrtnLDQ&ved=0CB0QmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNEQvv0AnUl2iBFu0MfDAG23vkxKww)
    • H.R. 1685 - GovTrack.us - March 26, 2012 by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills - Mar 24, 2009. H.R. 1685 (111th). To provide for the acquisition, construction, and improvement of child care facilities, and for other purposes. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

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      As noted by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills on March 26, 2012, "Mar 24, 2009. H.R. 1685 (111th). To provide for the acquisition, construction, and improvement of child care facilities, and for other purposes. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress." (/url?q=http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1685&sa=U&ei=_ZvbT5bZI-fm2AW2xqDeCA&ved=0CBwQmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNHVSpgrm1eLk6X-_amNI8-1rri4MQ)
    • H.R. 1685 - GovTrack.us - March 26, 2012 by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills - Mar 24, 2009. H.R. 1685 (111th). To provide for the acquisition, construction, and improvement of child care facilities, and for other purposes. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

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      As noted by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills on March 26, 2012, "Mar 24, 2009. H.R. 1685 (111th). To provide for the acquisition, construction, and improvement of child care facilities, and for other purposes. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress." (/url?q=http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1685&sa=U&ei=NS3aT8nTIoqw2wXn86HNBg&ved=0CBwQmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNEqjxwO5f4TjEEnvSnHnkkU-rGydg)

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    • Testimony of CAP Action’s Weiss at House Natural Resources Committee on Rising Gasoline Prices, Impact on Tourism - March 28, 2012 by Press Trust - High oil and gasoline prices exact a real economic toll on American families, as well as on travel-related businesses. They make everything more expensive, including driving and air travel. Families may travel fewer miles or take shorter trips to offset ..

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      As noted by Press Trust on March 28, 2012, "High oil and gasoline prices exact a real economic toll on American families, as well as on travel-related businesses. They make everything more expensive, including driving and air travel. Families may travel fewer miles or take shorter trips to offset .." (http://www.presstrust.com/node/1088210)
    • Harnessing American Resources To Create Jobs And Address Rising Gasoline Prices - March 27, 2012 by Think Progress - Ending the tax breaks could provide revenue for programs that reduce oil use. The Electric Drive Vehicle Deployment Act, H.R. 1685, sponsored by Reps. Judy Biggert (R-IL) and Ed Markey (D-MA), would create incentives for communities to deploy ...

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      As noted by Think Progress on March 27, 2012, "Ending the tax breaks could provide revenue for programs that reduce oil use. The Electric Drive Vehicle Deployment Act, H.R. 1685, sponsored by Reps. Judy Biggert (R-IL) and Ed Markey (D-MA), would create incentives for communities to deploy ..." (http://thinkprogress.org/romm/2012/03/27/452723/american-resources-create-jobs-address-rising-gasoline-prices/)
    • Rep. Ed Markey applauds Obama’s call to lower dependence on foreign oil - March 07, 2012 by The State Column - Markey (D-Mass.), Judy Biggert (R-Ill.), Jerry McNerney (D-Calif.), and Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) in the Electric Drive Vehicle Deployment Act (H.R. 1685), which was introduced last May. This announcement is in addition to the commitment the ...

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      As noted by The State Column on March 07, 2012, "Markey (D-Mass.), Judy Biggert (R-Ill.), Jerry McNerney (D-Calif.), and Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) in the Electric Drive Vehicle Deployment Act (H.R. 1685), which was introduced last May. This announcement is in addition to the commitment the ..." (http://www.thestatecolumn.com/articles/2012/03/08/rep-ed-markey-applauds-obamas-call-to-lower-dependence-on-foreign-oil/)
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