PA House Passes Resolution To Block Final RGGI Regulation, But Wolf Plans Veto
On December 15, the House voted 130-70 to adopt a concurrent resolution to block final regulations limiting carbon dioxide pollution from power plants consistent with the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative….

PA House Advances Version Of Energy Choice Bill
The state House this past week advanced House Bill 1947 (O’Neal-R-Washington) that would preempt municipalities from enacting local ordinances that would regulate or prohibit energy use in their jurisdictions….

Co-Sponsorship Memo Released To Reform Beer Law For PA Convenience Stores
PPA has been working on a legislative proposal that would give convenience store operators easier access to acquire licenses to sell beer….

PA Legislation Introduced To Establish Legality Of Skill Games
Earlier this month, Rep Jeff Wheeland (R-Lycoming ) introduced legislation that would establish in state law the legality of skill games….

Biden Administration Initiates Plan To Relieve Nationwide CDL Driver Shortage
The Biden Administration on Thursday announced a comprehensive plan to address the nationwide shortage of qualified CDL drivers….

Congressional Update: Sen. Manchin No Vote On Build Back Better Budget, Biofuels Proposal Floated
President Biden and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) acknowledged last week that the Senate does not have the votes to approve the House-passed $1.75 trillion Build Back Better Act (BBB) before Christmas….

Biden Administration Releases Plan To Build 500,000 EV Charging Stations
On December 13, the Biden Administration released a federal strategy to build 500,000 electric vehicle charging stations across the country with the goal of bringing down the cost of electric vehicle ownership….

Federal Highway Administration Prohibits Fee Paid EV Chargers At Rest Areas
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) issued guidance last week clarifying that fee paid EV charging stations cannot be located within the interstate right of way (ROW), including rest areas….

California Board Outlines Timeline To Phase Out Gasoline Vehicle Sales By 2035
On December 16, NACS reported the California Air Resources Board has outlined a timeline for phasing out gasoline vehicle sales by 2035….

Life Cycle Carbon Emissions Of Electric vs. Combustion Vehicles
The Fuels Institute has recently completed an analysis of the life cycle carbon emissions for electric and combustion vehicles….

PA Capitol Report: Top 10 Stories From Harrisburg Last Week
Here are the Top 10 Stories From Harrisburg last week….

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