Legislative

Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) have reintroduced the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act, better known as Portman-Shaheen.

U.S. President Donald Trump met with a dozen prominent American manufacturers at the White House on Monday, promising them he would slash regulations and cut corporate taxes.

Local governments closed out 2016 with a flurry of major energy efficiency measures that will drive significant energy performance improvements and provide models for other city action across the country.

Rick Perry’s path to becoming Energy secretary appears clear, as he avoided any major missteps at his confirmation hearing Thursday while attracting some Democratic support. 

Salisbury City Council members are considering a one-year moratorium on city fees associated with new house construction on vacant lots and some abandoned subdivisions in the city as a way to boost home ownership.

Nova Scotia Trade Minister Michel Samson said he is optimistic after softwood lumber meetings in Washington on Wednesday.

Lawmakers negotiating an energy reform package have run out of time to come to a deal.

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration today issued a final rule updating its general industry Walking-Working Surfaces standards specific to slip, trip, and fall hazards.

Granting amnesty to illegal-immigrant workers would boost the U.S. economy more than trying to deport them, according to new research.

Retired neurosurgeon and former Republican presidential contender Ben Carson has reportedly accepted the role of the next secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.