Senator Wyden is currently holding the floor in filibuster, in order to gain a vote on his amendment to eliminate royalty relief (ie subsidies) for oil companies whenever the price of a barrel exceedsGood for you Ron.
$50$55. Not only the GOP leadership, but certain corporate-beholden Democrats do not relish such a vote. Good on Wyden for making the stand now, as the oil companies release their 1Q profit statements and nearly everyone in the country sees a '3' at the front of the price of gas in their area.
Thursday, April 27, 2006
Good for Wyden
TJ at Loaded Orygun reports that Oregon's Ron Wyden is leading a filibuster to gain a vote on his bill which would eliminate some oil company subsidies.