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    Report: Harry Reid in favor of $10,000 federal EV tax credit
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    Harry Reid says the federal government should commit more funds towards incentives for electric-vehicle purchases. We'll wait for readers' shock to sink in. Now, here are the details. The Senate Majority Leader (D-NV) is backing President Barack Obama's efforts to raise federal incentives for EV ...

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    Official: Tesla Gigafactory coming to Reno, Nevada with $1.2 billion in tax incentives
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    You want details on the Gigafactory? You got 'em. At least the preliminary ones. At an event with Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval this afternoon, Tesla Motors announced that its first Gigafactory will be built outside Reno. As was leaked yesterday and confirmed by unnamed state officials today, ...

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    Daily (Show) update on Cash For Clunkers, and a look into the future
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    The foggy blur surrounding the fate of Cash For Clunkers (aka C.A.R.S.) is clearing up. On the political front, passage in the Senate of the extra $2 billion in funds now looks incredibly likely. White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said that the $2 billion would be enough to keep C4C running ...

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    Proposed U.S. legislation would provide tax breaks for natural gas vehicles
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    Senator Robert Menendez (D - NJ) has introduced new legislation to promote natural gas for use in our automobiles. The NAT GAS Act, co-sponsored by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D - NV) and Senator Orrin Hatch (R - UT), would ...

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    Cash-for-Clunkers bill may get fast tracked
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    House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) have said they would like to fast track the Cash for Clunkers bill through the legislative process. There's a legitimate fear that new car sales will stagnate while buyers wait for the bill to pass, which could ...

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    Solar moratorium full speed reverse
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    This being the 4th of July, we would like to bring you a story about the power of the people (and possibly their elected representatives) in a democracy. You may remember a story we did a few days ago about the gov'ment, specifically the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), putting the big freeze on ...

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    Dealers and auto executives take their lobbying efforts to Washington
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    A massive lobbying effort is taking place in Washington as you read this. The issue at hand are modified CAFE standards. Executives from the automotive industry apparently are not powerful enough on their own accord, so they have asked dealers to join them in the battle. By bringing auto dealers ...

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    Majority Leader Harry Reid: The debate on raising CAFE standards is over. It will happen.
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    Regardless of what you or I think, or the automakers for that matter, it appears as if the new CAFE rules will pass through the Senate. The source? Deomcratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. He said, "I met with the CEOs of the Big Three automakers last week, and here is what I told them: The ...

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    Harry Reid says America needs "crash course" in alternative fuels
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    Nevada Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid gave a speech today in the Senate in support of the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (S.3711), which would open more of the Gulf Coast to oil drilling. Reid said the bill wouldn't solve our long-term problems, though, and said, "We need to quickly bring ...

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