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Offshore Drilling Bill

Sam Stein

Last Minute Oil Lobby Contributions To House Members Yield Results

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 07.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the month leading up to an early May vote over whether to expand oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico and open the coastal waters of V...

Senate Blocks GOP Bid To Speed Offshore Drilling

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 07.18.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — A GOP bid to expand and hasten offshore oil drilling in the face of $4-a-gallon gasoline prices suffered an overwhelming defeat in ...

Sam Stein

Sponsors Of Oil-Drilling Expansion Bill Received $8.8 Million In Industry Contributions

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 07.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The chief sponsors of a bill to expand oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico and open the coastal waters of Virginia for exploration have r...

House Passes Bill To Speed Offshore Drilling

AP | By DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 07.05.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The Republican-controlled House passed the first of three bills Thursday aimed at speeding up offshore oil and gas drilling a year after...