Tagged: keystone

Senate Panel Approves Keystone Bill Despite Veto Threat

by Associated Press 1/8/2015 11:35 am

A bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline cleared a key Senate committee Thursday, setting up a floor debate next week as Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called on President Barack Obama to rescind his veto threat.

John Boozman: Keystone XL to Pass in Next Congress

by Associated Press 11/19/2014 8:01 am

Arkansas Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman says he's confident the legislation to build the Keystone XL Pipeline project will pass the next Congress when Republicans take control of the Senate.

Arkansas Races Attract National Figures (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/24/2014 12:46 pm

The parade of national Republican Party figures through Arkansas touting the GOP's candidates underscores just how much the party is counting on a state that had once been considered a Democratic stronghold.

Mark Pryor, Tom Cotton Call for Keystone Pipeline to Open

by Associated Press 5/12/2014 12:46 pm

Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor and his re-election opponent, Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, made a joint appearance in Little Rock at a pipe manufacturer to call for the impasse on the Keystone XL Pipeline to end.

Mark Pryor, 10 Other Senate Democrats to Tell Obama to Approve Keystone Pipeline

by Associated Press 4/10/2014 1:46 pm

Eleven Senate Democrats are urging President Barack Obama to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline by the end of May.

Coalition Including Mark Pryor Backs Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

by Associated Press 2/4/2014 3:14 pm

An unusual coalition of lawmakers from both parties, labor and business leaders, veterans groups and Canada's ambassador to the United States joined forces Tuesday to push for quick approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

Keystone XL Oil Pipeline Clears Significant Hurdle

by Associated Press 1/31/2014 2:10 pm

The long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada moved a significant step toward completion Friday as the State Department raised no major environmental objections to its construction.

Canadian Company Starts Keystone Pipeline in Texas

by Associated Press 1/22/2014 11:02 am

A Canadian company on Wednesday started delivering oil through the Texas portion of a proposed cross-border pipeline that has stirred controversy and tension between the United States and its northern neighbor.

TransCanada Says Keystone XL Pipeline to be Delayed

by Associated Press 4/26/2013 2:23 pm

TransCanada Corp. says the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline will be in service months later than expected and cost more than its current US$5.3 billion price-tag as it continues to await U.S. government approval.

Mark Pryor, Others Join Legislation for Keystone Pipeline Approval

by Lance Turner 3/14/2013 3:28 pm

U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., joins a bipartisan group of lawmakers supporting legislation he says would give Congress the authority to approve the Keystone XL pipeline.

John Boozman, Mark Pryor Urge Keystone Pipeline Approval

by Associated Press 2/27/2013 8:18 am

Arkansas' Senate delegation has joined a coalition of senators from both parties to urge approval of the Keystone Pipeline.

Video: At Welspun, Griffin, Crawford & Cotton Urge Obama To Approve Keystone Pipeline

by Lance Turner 5/25/2012 8:18 am

In this video, Republican U.S. Reps. Tim Griffin and Rep. Rick Crawford are joined by Tom Cotton, the GOP nominee for the 4th District U.S. House seat, to urge President Obama to approve the Keystone pipeline.