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Democratic lawmakers accuse big oil companies of 'greenwashing'

Democratic lawmakers accuse big oil companies of ‘greenwashing’

Gas prices are displayed at an Exxon gas station on July 29, 2022 in Houston, Texas. Exxon and Chevron posted record profits in the second quarter of 2022 as energy stocks have weakened in recent months. Brandon Bell | Getty Images On Friday, two Democratic lawmakers accused the largest oil companies in the United States …

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Democratic lawmakers ask Musk about possible Chinese manipulation of Twitter

Democratic lawmakers ask Musk about possible Chinese manipulation of Twitter

Elon Musk’s Twitter profile is seen on a smartphone atop printed Twitter logos in this illustration taken April 28, 2022. Dice Ruvic | Reuters Three House Democrats are calling on Twitter’s new owner and CEO Elon Musk to provide information about a possible “platform manipulation campaign” on the social media platform that “restricted access to …

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Texas lawmakers ask state agency to delay power market overhaul until after 2023 legislative session

Texas lawmakers ask state agency to delay power market overhaul until after 2023 legislative session

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to date with the most essential news from Texas. In a letter last week and at a committee meeting on Monday, Texas House and Senate lawmakers asked the Public Utilities Commission, which regulates the state’s electricity market, to suspend the planned overhaul of …

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