Congressional Energy & Environmental Priorities – 2018 & Beyond


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Despite the headlines of gridlock on Capitol Hill, in the first year of the Trump Administration, Congress has passed an overhaul to the U.S. tax code, set federal spending levels for 2017 and 2018, and is currently debating priorities for 2018 that will shape the future of energy policy in the United States. Additionally, as lawmakers are crafting their responses to a variety of Trump administration priorities on energy and environment issues; key priorities could sneak into moving legislation, and lawmakers may press agencies to take action under existing authorities. As they deal with a busy calendar, members are looking forward to the November midterm elections and how those could potentially change the energy debate.

Join WCEE for a wide-ranging conversation over breakfast about Congressional priorities and areas for bipartisan agreement on energy and environment issues! We will be joined by key Congressional staffers who will offer their insights and opinions on the busy year that lies ahead.

Speakers:
**Chester Carson, Majority Professional Staff Member, Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee
**Brie Van Cleve, Minority Professional Staff Member, Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee
**Emily Domenech, Staff Director, Energy Subcommittee, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
**Mary Martin, Majority Chief Counsel, Energy and Environment, House Energy and Commerce Committee
**We are awaiting confirmation from other speakers.

A light breakfast will be served

Cost: $25 (WCEE members); $50 (non-WCEE members)

Location

American Gas Association
400 North Capitol Street, NW Suite #450
Washington DC 20001

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