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Sam Stein

Meet The One House Republican Willing To Call For A Gas Tax Hike | Sam Stein | Posted 12.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As gas prices nationwide continue to plummet, advocates for enhanced federal investment in transportation are sensing a rare political o...

Sam Stein

Conservative Groups Move To Kill GOP's Highway Trust Fund Bill, But Republicans Aren't Nervous | Sam Stein | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The last likely opportunity for Congress to avoid completely draining the nation’s highway budget will present itself on Tuesday after...

Sam Stein

Obama Administration Plans To Dramatically Alter Transportation Funding For States | Sam Stein | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Starting in August, the Obama administration will dramatically revamp and cut back the formula it uses to send transportation funds to t...

The Inland Northwest Fight to Avoid Becoming the Next Bomb Train Story

Bart Mihailovich | Posted 07.16.2014 | Green
Bart Mihailovich

You'd be hard-pressed to find another scenario so ripe with risk, uncertainty and horrific examples of failure, while simultaneously unimpeded by regulators or even common sense safety measures.

South Sudan's New Oil Laws Offer a Reason for Optimism

Dana Wilkins | Posted 02.16.2013 | World
Dana Wilkins

If implemented effectively, these requirements could go a long way in ensuring the country's oil is managed transparently and benefits all citizens. So why is this so important?

Bachmann Defends 'Tar Baby' Charge

AP | Posted 04.19.2012 | Politics

MINNEAPOLIS -- A spokeswoman says U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann wasn't referring to race when she used the term "tar baby" to attack President Barack Oba...

Dan Froomkin

Dems Craft Bill To Reclaim Billions From Big Oil | Dan Froomkin | Posted 06.28.2011 | Politics

Seizing the moment, Senate Democrats are working on legislation that would reclaim billions of dollars in taxpayer subsidies to Big Oil and redirect t...

'Fracking' Injected Millions Of Gallons Of Carcinogens Into Wells, Report Says

AP | Posted 06.17.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Millions of gallons of potentially hazardous chemicals and known carcinogens were injected into wells by leading oil and gas service com...

BP Chairman's Unfortunate Choice of Words: Once Again the Media Fanned Hysteria Over Absolutely Nothing

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Russnow

I am not a fan of BP, and the oil company deserves the heap of criticism tossed its way, but I believe the media has once again behaved outrageously.