Representative Barton on Offshore Drilling Permits and Tax Subsidies
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
Representative Joe Barton (R-TX) talked about House legislation regarding offshore drilling permits and tax subsidies for oil companies, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He also reacted to former House Speaker Newt Gingrich’s announcement that he will run for president in 2012, saying that he will endorse him. Other topics included redistricting in Texas and the federal budget.
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