Interior Department Repeals Valuation Rule, Rolling Back Tax Regulations on Energy Industry

Interior Department Repeals Valuation Rule, Rolling Back Tax Regulations on Energy Industry

In a “Sweeetheart Deal” to the energy industry, the Department of Interior repealed the Consolidated Federal Oil and Gas and Federal and Indian Coal Valuation Reform Rule (Valuation Rule) put in place by the Obama administration that curtailed a practice by the industry to short-change the  Federal government and Indian entities of royalty taxes owed to […]

With Senator Murkowski’s ‘No’ Stance, Repeal-Only Motion Shot Down

With Senator Murkowski’s ‘No’ Stance, Repeal-Only Motion Shot Down

Alaska’s senior Senator, Lisa Murkowski, shot  down any chance of repealing Obama’s health care bill without replacing it with a Republican-built replacement  put out by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky on Tuesday. Senator Murkowski was the third Senator to balk at McConnell’s repeal-only motion put forth, killing any chance of the motion of […]