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Daily (Show) update on Cash For Clunkers, and a look into the future

The foggy blur surrounding the fate of Cash For Clunkers (aka C.A.R.S.) is clearing up. On the political front, passage in the Senate of the extra $2 billion in funds now Sebastian Blanco

Cash-for-Clunkers bill may get fast tracked

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) have said they would like to fast track the Cash for Clunkers bill through the legislative process. There's a legitimate fear that new car sales will stagnate while buyers wait for the bill to pass, which could take a very long time if it's attached to the much broader climate change legislation. S

Cash-for-Clunkers bill to get fast-tracked?

According to The Detroit News, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) have said they would like to fast track the Cash-for-Clunkers bill through the legislative process. There's a legitimate fear that new car sales will further stagnate while buyers wait for the bill to pass, which could take a very long time if it's attached t

Solar moratorium full speed reverse

This being the 4th of July, we would like to bring you a story about the power of the people (and possibly their elected representatives) in a democracy. You may remember a story we did a few days ago about the gov'ment, specifically the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), putting the big freeze on solar power projects on land it controls in six Western

Majority Leader Harry Reid: The debate on raising CAFE standards is over. It will happen.

Regardless of what you or I think, or the automakers for that matter, it appears as if the new CAFE rules will pass through the Senate. The source? Deomcratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. He said, "I met with the CEOs of the Big Three automakers last week, and here is what I told them: The debate on raising CAFE standards is over. It will happen."

Meeting of the Minds: Big Three and Bush to talk on Tuesday

Bill Ford, Rick Wagoner and Tom LaSorda have been twiddling their thumbs since May waiting for the White House to confirm a date for the Detroit trio to meet with George Bush, the D.C. decider. Tentative times have come and gone, and as each one passed, the perception that the current administration cares little about the challenges facing domestic

Harry Reid says America needs "crash course" in alternative fuels

Nevada Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid gave a speech today in the Senate in support of the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (S.3711), which would open more of the Gulf Coast to oil drilling. Reid said the bill wouldn't solve our long-term problems, though, and said, "We need to quickly bring much more fuel efficient cars and trucks to market and really promote energy effic