Wednesday, July 27, 2005

$1.5 Billion Giveaway to Halliburton and Sugar Land, Texas Secretly Slipped into Energy Bill

In a letter to Speaker Hastert, Rep. Waxman writes that after the energy legislation was closed to further amendment in the recently concluded conference, a $1.5 billion provision benefiting oil and gas companies, Halliburton, and Sugar Land, Texas, was mysteriously inserted in the text.

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