ELECTRICITY, ELECTRIC utility laws, PRICES, CALIFORNIA, and UNITED States
Reports that Republican House legislators have defeated their Democrat counterparts on an amendment that would have limited prices in California's wholesale electricity markets. Approval of an emergency electricity bill for California; Criticism of the proposed legislation by Democrat legislators.
ELECTRICITY, UNITED States. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, PRICES, and UNITED States
Reports on proposals to ease Western electricity prices in the United States. Proposals of the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; Expansion of the California electricity price limits to ten other Western states.
GEPHARDT, Richard A. (Richard Andrew), 1941-, ELECTRICITY, UNITED States. Congress. House, UNITED States. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, LEGAL status of patients, PRICES, and UNITED States
Highlights the call of United States House Minority Leader Richard Gephardt to House Republican leaders to allow a vote on temporary price cap legislation to lower electricity costs in Western states. Effectiveness of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission action; Duration of the price cap; Optimism of Gephardt on the patients' rights bill.
ENERGY policy, UNITED States legislators, ELECTRICITY, ENERGY conservation, UNITED States political parties, PRICES, CALIFORNIA, and UNITED States
Reports on the disagreement between four Republican and Democratic lawmakers regarding the details of a comprehensive national energy policy for the United States. Cap on California's wholesale electricity prices; Promotion of energy conservation; Campaign for the use of renewable fuels.