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S.228 Defending America's Affordable Energy and Jobs Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jan 31, 2011 Introduced in Senate

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

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  • 38% of users support S.228

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    • National Cattlemen's Beef Association

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    • Western Business Roundtable

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    • On February 18, 2011, by stidmatt - Whether you believe scientists about global warming or not, the amount of CO2 and other gases from the burning of coal, oil, etc. in our largest cities (especially LA) causes massive health concerns for the very young, very old, and especially the asthmatic creating unnecessary health care costs for ordinary Americans and the Federal Government. Oh, by the way, it also decreases these people's standards of living.

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      As noted by stidmatt, a user on OpenCongress.org, on February 18, 2011, "Whether you believe scientists about global warming or not, the amount of CO2 and other gases from the burning of coal, oil, etc. in our largest cities (especially LA) causes massive health concerns for the very young, very old, and especially the asthmatic creating unnecessary health care costs for ordinary Americans and the Federal Government. Oh, by the way, it also decreases these people's standards of living."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • S6318-2011 - NY Senate Open Legislation - Relates to leave for ... - January 25, 2012 by http://open.nysenate.gov/legislation - LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2009-2010 S.2638/A.1008 Referred to Labor 2007-2008 S.228/A.9956 Referred to Labor 2005-2006 S.436/A.3934 Referred to Labor 2003-2004 S.1996/A.298 Reported Referred to Ways and Means ...

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      As noted by http://open.nysenate.gov/legislation on January 25, 2012, "LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2009-2010 S.2638/A.1008 Referred to Labor 2007-2008 S.228/A.9956 Referred to Labor 2005-2006 S.436/A.3934 Referred to Labor 2003-2004 S.1996/A.298 Reported Referred to Ways and Means ..." (/url?q=http://open.nysenate.gov/legislation/api/1.0/html/bill/S6318-2011&sa=U&ei=DLgtT_fiN6S22gWn9uWQDw&ved=0CDsQmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNHFbr1vYObEiFkZ_sf_FtsJ1UmWhA)
    • S6318-2011 - NY Senate Open Legislation - Relates to leave for ... - January 25, 2012 by http://open.nysenate.gov/legislation - LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2009-2010 S.2638/A.1008 Referred to Labor 2007-2008 S.228/A.9956 Referred to Labor 2005-2006 S.436/A.3934 Referred to Labor 2003-2004 S.1996/A.298 Reported Referred to Ways and Means ...

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      As noted by http://open.nysenate.gov/legislation on January 25, 2012, "LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2009-2010 S.2638/A.1008 Referred to Labor 2007-2008 S.228/A.9956 Referred to Labor 2005-2006 S.436/A.3934 Referred to Labor 2003-2004 S.1996/A.298 Reported Referred to Ways and Means ..." (/url?q=http://open.nysenate.gov/legislation/api/1.0/html/bill/S6318-2011&sa=U&ei=PrYpT4qvGMW62gXYkZjkAg&ved=0CDIQmAEwBQ&usg=AFQjCNFzFopF465xJ1voibNy2Lf1xOMk2A)
    • S6318-2011 - NY Senate Open Legislation - Relates to leave for ... - January 25, 2012 by http://open.nysenate.gov/legislation - LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2009-2010 S.2638/A.1008 Referred to Labor 2007-2008 S.228/A.9956 Referred to Labor 2005-2006 S.436/A.3934 Referred to Labor 2003-2004 S.1996/A.298 Reported Referred to Ways and Means ...

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      As noted by http://open.nysenate.gov/legislation on January 25, 2012, "LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2009-2010 S.2638/A.1008 Referred to Labor 2007-2008 S.228/A.9956 Referred to Labor 2005-2006 S.436/A.3934 Referred to Labor 2003-2004 S.1996/A.298 Reported Referred to Ways and Means ..." (/url?q=http://open.nysenate.gov/legislation/api/1.0/html/bill/S6318-2011&sa=U&ei=oF0oT8GOC6qq2QWtq_ncAg&ved=0CDIQmAEwBQ&usg=AFQjCNEAJDbn58IodtJGPCFS76TuMq21nw)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Fowler knocks off Bennett; Sampson unseated on Twiggs commission - August 01, 2012 by Macon Telegraph - Bond had 415 votes to Sampson’s 228. Both men are running as Democrats. There is no Republican opposition. And in District 1, longtime County Commissioner Tommie Lee Bryant defeated challenger Clyde Riggins in the Democratic primary.

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      As noted by Macon Telegraph on August 01, 2012, "Bond had 415 votes to Sampson’s 228. Both men are running as Democrats. There is no Republican opposition. And in District 1, longtime County Commissioner Tommie Lee Bryant defeated challenger Clyde Riggins in the Democratic primary." (http://www.macon.com/2012/08/01/2116475/twiggs-commissioners-fall-behind.html)
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      As noted by Bloomberg on July 20, 2012, "Credit Suisse (Eur) - Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - Xstrata Plc RNS Number : 1621I Credit Suisse Securities (Eur) Ltd 20 July 2012   FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI)   PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT ..." (http://www.bloomberg.com/article/2012-07-20/admiQWzypIZk.html)
    • Credit Suisse (Eur) Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - Xstrata Plc - July 16, 2012 by Bloomberg - Credit Suisse (Eur) - Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - Xstrata Plc RNS Number : 8484H Credit Suisse Securities (Eur) Ltd 17 July 2012    FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI)   PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER ...

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      As noted by Bloomberg on July 16, 2012, "Credit Suisse (Eur) - Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - Xstrata Plc RNS Number : 8484H Credit Suisse Securities (Eur) Ltd 17 July 2012    FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI)   PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER ..." (http://www.bloomberg.com/article/2012-07-17/awSCCOfLR340.html)
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