Contact Us

Keystone XL Pipeline And Payroll Tax Cuts [AUDIO]

C/O conservativecommune.com

The fate of the Keystone XL Pipeline is still yet to be determined. The political battle over extending the payroll tax cut has turned into a fight about the Keystone XL Pipeline. House Republicans have included moving up the proposed Keystone XL pipeline in a bill to extend the payroll tax cut, defying President  Obama’s pledge to veto anything other than a stand-alone tax cut bill. A vote in the House is likely early next week. Senator Jon Tester disagrees with President Obama.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Tester says he supports the Keystone XL pipeline as long as property owner’s rights are maintained.

Congressman Denny Rehberg announced the inclusion of language he introduced in the House of Representatives has been added to a larger piece of legislation designed to prevent a Payroll Tax Increase on January 1, 2012.  Rehberg’s legislation is a companion bill to S. 1932, introduced by Senator Dick Lugar to give the President 60 days to make a decision on the Keystone XL Pipeline.

The permit must contain strong and specific environmental protections and respect states’ rights.  The legislation does not dictate what decision the President could make – he could still choose to block this permit by publicly declaring that the Keystone XL Pipeline is not in the national interest.  It only requires that a decision be made in a timely fashion.

More From News Talk KGVO

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://newstalkkgvo.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on News Talk KGVO Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on News Talk KGVO Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!