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Week ahead: Senate aims to wrap up energy reform bill

Posted by Dustin Robinson on February 01, 2016 at 1:53 PM

Originally published on February 1, 2016 on The Hill by Devin Henry. 

The Senate will pick up debate on its energy overhaul bill in the coming week.

Lawmakers have filed more than 100 amendments to the bill, which itself is a major rewrite of federal energy policy.

The legislation, from Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), includes provisions to speed up the export of liquefied natural gas, indefinitely expand a conservation fund, update the electricity grid and reform other energy policies.

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