Bipartisan House and Senate Leaders to Host Press Conference on Keystone Legislation TOMORROW

March 14, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – A group of bipartisan, bicameral congressional leaders will hold a press conference tomorrow, Friday, March 15, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. to discuss House and Senate bills that would advance construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. Friday will mark 1,638 days since the Keystone XL application was first filed with the State Department.

The Keystone XL pipeline has strong bipartisan support in both chambers of Congress and congressional leaders are now taking legislative action to end the delays and ensure this landmark jobs and energy project is finally constructed. Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE) will formally introduce his bipartisan legislation tomorrow in the House to remove the project’s fate from the president’s hands and clear away the roadblocks preventing construction of the pipeline. Senators John Hoeven (R-ND) and Max Baucus (D-MT) today introduced legislation in the Senate to approve the pipeline using Congressional authority.

Participants:

Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE)
Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND)
Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI)
Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY)
Rep. Jim Matheson (D-UT)
Rep. John Barrow (D-GA)
Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL)
Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) Invited

When:

Friday, March 15, 2013 @ 10 a.m.

Where:

Senate TV Gallery – S325, U.S. Capitol

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