Latest Findings for Energy

Senators Funded by Oil & Gas Introduce Bill that Would Grant Congress Final Say on Keystone Pipeline

February 01, 2012 - On Monday, Sen. John Hoeven (R-N.D.), along with 44 cosponsors, introduced a bill (S 2041) that would grant Congress the authority to approve the Keystone pipeline.

  • Out of the 36 senators who have the Oil & Gas Industry amongst their top 10 contributing industry groups, only five senators did not co-sponsor the bill.
  • Nineteen of the top 20 recipients of campaign contributions connected to the Oil & Gas industry co-sponsored the bill, the lone exception being Mary Landrieu (D-La.), who received a total of $424,700 from Oil & Gas interests.
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