Energy Legislation

Rep. Edward Markey talked about energy legislation and the energy investment package passed by the House, which includes repeals of… read more

Rep. Edward Markey talked about energy legislation and the energy investment package passed by the House, which includes repeals of $18 billion in tax breaks to the oil companies and reapportions that money to renewable energy. Similar legislation passed the House last summer but drew a veto threat from the president and was dropped from the final bill. As oil prices that day broke the all-time record high of over $103 a barrel, Representative Markey asked that President Bush not oppose the new legislation. He responded to reporters' questions. close

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Program ID:
204244-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 29, 2008
Last Aired:
Mar 1, 2008

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  • Feb 29, 2008 | 10:47pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 01, 2008 | 1:48am EST | C-SPAN 1
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