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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted July 27, 2010

As API's Jack Gerard pointed out in a Roll Call op-ed yesterday, several special interest groups are engaged in a campaign against the oil and natural gas industry. 

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energy-policy  tax-provisions  taxes  obamas-budget  superfund-tax 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted July 16, 2010

True story: A few days ago I went into a women's clothing store to buy a couple of T-shirts. As I was standing at the counter paying my bill, the clerk decided to make small talk. "Do you work in Washington" she asked. "Who do you work for?"

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted July 9, 2010

Whoever wrote the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) recent news release calling for the reinstatement of the Superfund tax deserves an award for clever--and very misleading--writing. 

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted June 3, 2010

At a speech at Carnegie Mellon University yesterday, President Obama called the Gulf oil spill a "catastrophe" and pushed for a climate bill and higher taxes on oil companies to pay for "clean energy research and development." Mr. Obama added, "The next generation will not be held hostage to energy sources from the last century. We will not move back. America will move forward." 

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