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Fri Feb 17: USA/ Senate may vote on KeystoneXL Pipeline amendment to Highway Bill

Senate Republicans Sens. Dick Lugar (R-Ind.), John Hoeven (R-N.D.) and David Vitter (R-La.) have introduced an amendment to the Highway Bill that will mandate the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline.  A vote on the Keystone measure may come up this week.  The House of Representatives passed a similar proposal tied to an energy bill on Thursday. President Obama has threatened to veto the House energy bill because of the pipeline and other provisions.

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