Senate Finance Committee

Senate Tax Proposal Provides Encouraging News For Wind

As Default Deadline Nears, Congress Continues Debate Debt Ceiling Plan

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch recently released his Chairman’s Mark of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in advance of the Senate Finance Committee markup.

As Default Deadline Nears, Congress Continues Debate Debt Ceiling Plan

On May 5, 2017, Senator Ron Wyden introduced to the Senate Finance Committee legislation focused on reducing carbon pollution over the next decade by incentivizing clean energy and promoting new technologies in the private sector.

House Votes On Full Passage Of Keystone Pipeline

On July 21, the Senate Finance Committee approved by a vote of 23 to 3 a bipartisan tax bill to renew for two years more than 50 expiring and expired tax provisions known as “tax extenders.”

As Default Deadline Nears, Congress Continues Debate Debt Ceiling Plan

On September 17, 2014, the Senate Committee on Finance held a hearing titled “Reforming America’s Outdated Energy Tax Code” to discuss possible reforms to the U.S. energy tax policy. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) underscored the need for predictable, level playing-field tax policy that puts renewables on the same footing as other… Keep reading →

Congress Meets As Government Shutdown Looms

With a little less than a year to go until the 2014 mid-term elections, Congress has a number of big decisions looming. Here is a quick look into where we are today, and what we see in front of us over the next year. Post-Shutdown Status On October 16th, the Federal government shutdown came to… Keep reading →