17 Jun '11, 4pm

Ethanol Subsidy Voted Down

Ethanol Subsidy Voted Down

Albuquerque NM—Thursday, June 16, members of the U.S. Senate, by a margin of 73-27, voted to eliminate a tax credit and a tariff that subsidize ethanol production, according to an article in Bloomberg News . The vote signals a major change in public opinion. It shows that telephone calls to members of Congress can tip the balance in favor of or in opposition to an issue. Earlier this week, Energy Makes America Great Inc. sent out a newsletter to its more than 7,000 subscribers requesting they call their senators to ask them to pass an amendment designed to end ethanol subsidies. Other organizations supporting the effort also sent messages to their members. On Tuesday, an amendment to do away with the subsidy was offered by Oklahoma Republican Senator Tom Coburn. It went down to defeat 59-40, basically along party lines—though some democrats sided with Coburn and not all re...

Full article: http://www.globalwarming.org/2011/06/17/ethanol-subsidy-v...

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