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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, today released a letter that responded to a letter from 27 Senate Democrats that criticized a lack of hearings on energy policy.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Twenty-seven Senate Democrats asked Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, to hold a hearing on tax policies to incentivize green energy policies. The senators, led by Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden noted in a Feb. 11 letter to Grassley that, “nearly three dozen different energy bills” have been introduced in Congress and highlighted a variety of energy issues.

Monday, February 10, 2020

The White House today released its proposed $4.8 trillion budget for fiscal year (FY) 2021 that includes an $8.6 billion (15 percent) decrease in funding for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), with the elimination of the Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investments Partnership programs.

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Legislation introduced in the Hawaii House of Representatives would clarify that a power purchase agreement approved by the state public utilities commission before Dec. 31, 2019, would receive a 35 percent investment tax credit up to the applicable cap amount of $500,000. The text of H.B.

Friday, January 17, 2020

Legislation in the Arizona Legislature would extend the state’s renewable energy production tax credit (PTC), while reducing the annual cap. H.B. 2290 would extend the sunset date for the state PTC by 10 years to Jan. 1, 2031, while decreasing the annual cap per taxpayer from $2 million to $200,000 beginning Jan. 1, 2021. The annual statewide cap would remain $20 million.

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