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Speak up to stop secrecy in the House

The Indiana House has declared itself above a law the House itself enacted. And it would appear there’s not a darned thing that can be done about it. Well, maybe one thing, if you’re willing to help. But first, some …

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Secrecy fight brews for legislators

General Assembly lacks policy on accessible records INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana legislators are fighting to hide internal communications of all kinds on the heels of a recent lawsuit filed seeking access. While that case goes through the courts, the Indiana House …

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Savings From Energy Law May Be Small

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A new law aimed at decreasing energy usage in Indiana might not save consumers money as advertised and could leave the state at risk of violating federal emissions rules, environmentalists say. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean …

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Gov. Pence signs energy-efficiency bill

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has signed a new law to reduce state oversight of the energy efficiency programs of major utilities. Pence approved a measure Wednesday to allow major utility companies to develop their own efficiency programs …

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UPDATE: Murkowski introduces energy bills on DG, capacity markets, infrastructure

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, has introduced more than 15 energy bills that she is looking to include in broad energy legislation. The bills cover a wide range of issues, including distributed generation, wholesale electricity …

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Georgia Governor Signs Solar Finance Bill Into Law

Gov. Nathan Deal, R-Georgia, has signed into law legislation that clears the way for homeowners and building owners to install rooftop photovoltaic power systems. The Solar Power Free Market Financing Act (H.B.57) formally enables a range of financing and power …

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TUSK: North Carolina Utilities Hijack Well-Intentioned Solar Legislation

RALEIGH, N.C., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — North Carolina utilities including Duke Energy Carolinas and Dominion North Carolina Power have laced a well-intentioned North Carolina solar bill with a poison pill that would unravel the fundamental solar policy net metering.  Publicly, the utilities are opposing …

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