13 May '11, 2pm

Congressional Research Service confirms closing tax loopholes won

Congressional Research Service confirms closing tax loopholes won’t affect gasoline prices May 13, 2011 In the he-said, she-said world of politics and reporting inside the DC Beltway, a little bit of research goes a long way. As the heated debate over gasoline prices—and just what exactly causes them to rise—rages on, U.S. Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) has had the presence of mind to do some investigative digging. CAP’s Valeri Vasquez has the story. In the face of conservative claims that cutting subsidies for top oil companies will push prices at the pump higher, Reid tapped the Congressional Research Service, or CRS, with a request for more information on “the extent to which proposed tax changes on the oil industry are likely to affect domestic gasoline prices.” Their answer came back on May 11th , short and to the point: there is little reason to believe that the price of ...

Full article: http://climateprogress.org/2011/05/13/congressional-resea...

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