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  • Breakfast Links
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    Apr 17, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: Washington Post – Juliet Eilperin: “White House finalizes national ocean policy” Fairfield Sun Times: “Daines Co-Sponsors Legislation To Restore Active Forest Management, Help Schools & Counties” Associated Press: “North Dakota February oil production sets record” Associate... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Apr 11, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: The Hill – Pete Kasperowicz: "House votes 416-7 in favor of easing hydropower regs" Roll Call – Niels Lesniewski: "Interior Pick Moves Forward After Sage Grouse Dispute" New York Times – Matthew Wald: "New Solar Process Gets More Out of Natural Gas" Bonner County Daily Bee:... More
  • Chairman Hastings Receives “Water Warrior” Award, Delivers Keynote Speech at Family Farm Alliance Annual Conference
    Press Release
    Feb 22, 2013 -
    House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings (WA-04) today received the “Water Warrior” award from the Family Farm Alliance at their annual conference. The Family Farm Alliance is an advocate for family farmers, ranchers, irrigation districts, and allied industries in seventeen Western states. The award is g... More
  • Hastings Statement on EPA’s New Regulations on Navajo Generating Station that Could Cost Jobs, Increase Water and Power Rates
    Press Release
    Jan 18, 2013 -
    House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings (WA-04) released the following statement on the announcement by the Obama Administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to call for imposing new, onerous regulations on Arizona’s coal-fired Navajo Generating Station, which employs hundreds of Navajo and H... More
  • Hastings Selected as Chairman of the Natural Resources Committee
    Press Release
    Nov 28, 2012 -
    House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings (WA-04) released the following statement after the Republican Conference selected him to serve as Chairman of the Natural Resources Committee in the 113th Congress: “I’m honored to have been selected by my Republican Colleagues to continue to serve as Chairman of ... More
  • VIDEO RELEASE: Facts on Puerto Rico Statehood Needed Before, not After Vote on H.R. 2499
    Resourceful Information
    Apr 29, 2010 -
    In anticipation of today’s vote on H.R. 2499, the Puerto Rico Democracy Act, House Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Doc Hastings (WA-04) released a video and accompanying fact sheets outlining concerns and questions about the proposed legislation. H.R. 2499 would provide for a two-step vote process in Puerto ... More
  • Check Out the Puerto Rico Democracy Act (H.R. 2499) Page
    Blog
    Apr 29, 2010 -
    Today the U.S. House of Representatives will vote for H.R. 2499, the Puerto Rico Democracy Act. H.R. 2499 would provide for a two-step vote process in Puerto Rico on their future political status, including the option of becoming the nation’s 51st state. Ranking Republican Doc Hastings released a video that outlines co... More
  • What Would Statehood for Puerto Rico Mean – the Need For Facts
    Resourceful Information
    Apr 28, 2010 -
    The House of Representatives is expected to soon vote on H.R. 2499, the Puerto Rico Democracy Act. This bill would provide for a two-step vote process in Puerto Rico on their future political status, including the option of becoming the nation’s 51st state. Puerto Rico is able to conduct its own local plebiscite or ref... More
  • Get the Facts on the Puerto Rico Democracy Act
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    Apr 26, 2010 -
    The Puerto Rico Democracy Act would authorize a federally-sanctioned plebiscite (vote) of the people of Puerto Rico regarding their political future. Currently, Puerto Rico is a U.S. territory with Commonwealth status. Puerto Rico residents are U.S. citizens, but do not pay federal incomes taxes and are represented in... More
  • Hastings Blog on RedState: Answers Needed Before Another Star is Added to U.S. Flag
    Op-Eds and Speeches
    Apr 23, 2010 -
    Answers Needed Before Another Star is Added to U.S. Flag April 23, 2010 By Rep. Doc Hastings Next week the House of Representatives will vote on H.R. 2499, the Puerto Rico Democracy Act, which gives the people of Puerto Rico the opportunity to vote on their political future including the possibility of becoming Americ... More
  • Answers Needed Before Another Star is Added to U.S. Flag
    Blog
    Apr 23, 2010 -
    Ranking Republican Doc Hastings (R-WA) Next week the House of Representatives will vote on H.R. 2499, the Puerto Rico Democracy Act, which gives the people of Puerto Rico the opportunity to vote on their political future including the possibility of becoming America’s 51st state. Officially, the bill would create a tw... More
  • House to Consider “Puerto Rico Democracy Act” Next Week, Bill would Set up Vote on Potential 51st State
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    Apr 23, 2010 -
    Next week, the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on H.R. 2499, the Puerto Rico Democracy Act. This bill would authorize a federally sanctioned plebiscite (vote) of the Puerto Rican people regarding their political future. The bill mandates a two-step voting process. The first vote would allow the people... More

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