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The Iron Chef and Climate Change: What A.B. 32 Means for Small Business

(0) Comments | Posted December 15, 2009 | 3:26 AM

In the first nine months of 2009, over $300 million was spent by corporate interests to lobby Congress on the Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Bill - more commonly referred to as the Climate Bill. Over a third of that has been spent by petroleum companies alone,...

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Clean and Green: The New Voice of American Business

(3) Comments | Posted October 6, 2009 | 2:00 AM

The assumption that a sound economic foundation and a strong environmental policy are somehow at odds with each other is now being understood by a growing number of businesses for what it really is: an urban legend that belongs back in the 20th century. Many American businesses - big and...

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New Fuel and Paleo Politics: Bon Voyage, Mr. McConnell?!

(7) Comments | Posted February 17, 2009 | 3:23 AM

Trying to pour fuel on the fire waging around the economic stimulus package, Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell took the podium last week proclaiming that the Senate's version of the stimulus bill that will be signed into law by President Obama later today is, effectively, "turning America into Western Europe"....

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Substance is the New Sexy in Our Nation's Capital: Echoes from Inaugural Parties

(3) Comments | Posted January 22, 2009 | 1:08 PM


We've all heard the old adage that Washington, DC is Hollywood for ugly people. As
someone who once belonged to the ranks of those geeky law grads who descend on Washington each spring after graduation, I am comfortable saying that DC...

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Cinderella Goes Green

(0) Comments | Posted January 18, 2009 | 2:17 AM

If Cinderella were heading towards Washington, DC right now to attend a ball or two, she'd be hip enough to know that it is time to shed those glass cowboy boots. The Black Tie and Boots Ball may soon join the original pumpkin coach in being oh so yesteryear.

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