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Democratic lawmakers accuse big oil companies of 'greenwashing'

Democratic lawmakers accuse big oil companies of ‘greenwashing’

Gas prices are displayed at an Exxon gas station on July 29, 2022 in Houston, Texas. Exxon and Chevron posted record profits in the second quarter of 2022 as energy stocks have weakened in recent months. Brandon Bell | Getty Images On Friday, two Democratic lawmakers accused the largest oil companies in the United States …

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Big Oil engaged in long-running climate misinformation campaign while making record profits, lawmakers say |  CNN Politics

Big Oil engaged in long-running climate misinformation campaign while making record profits, lawmakers say | CNN Politics

CNN — Big oil companies have engaged in a ‘long-running greenwashing campaign’ while reaping ‘record profits at the expense of American consumers’, the Democratic-led House Oversight Committee found after an investigation by a year on fossil fuel climate misinformation. industry. The committee found that the fossil fuel industry “posture on climate issues while avoiding real …

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Democratic lawmakers ask Musk about possible Chinese manipulation of Twitter

Democratic lawmakers ask Musk about possible Chinese manipulation of Twitter

Elon Musk’s Twitter profile is seen on a smartphone atop printed Twitter logos in this illustration taken April 28, 2022. Dice Ruvic | Reuters Three House Democrats are calling on Twitter’s new owner and CEO Elon Musk to provide information about a possible “platform manipulation campaign” on the social media platform that “restricted access to …

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Texas lawmakers ask state agency to delay power market overhaul until after 2023 legislative session

Texas lawmakers ask state agency to delay power market overhaul until after 2023 legislative session

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to date with the most essential news from Texas. In a letter last week and at a committee meeting on Monday, Texas House and Senate lawmakers asked the Public Utilities Commission, which regulates the state’s electricity market, to suspend the planned overhaul of …

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Some lawmakers want to strip social security from high earners.  Will this happen?

Some lawmakers want to strip social security from high earners. Will this happen?

(Maurie Backmann) Social Security is financially fragile. In future years, the program expects to owe more benefits than it takes in as baby boomers leave the workforce, reducing its main source of revenue, payroll taxes. If lawmakers fail to find a way to pump more money into Social Security, the program may have to cut …

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Elizabeth Warren joins chorus of lawmakers hammering FTX after mind-boggling meltdown

Elizabeth Warren joins chorus of lawmakers hammering FTX after mind-boggling meltdown

Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) sent a letter Thursday to former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried and John Jay Ray III, FTX’s new CEO, asking for information on the reported misuse of billions. dollars of customer funds and other emerging allegations of improper business practices. “Billions of dollars in investor funds appear to …

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