Both Republicans and Democrats Jumping To Bail Out Energy Companies

In October 2018, taxpayers breathed a sigh of relief when the White House announced they would postpone action on a proposal to provide a government-backed bailout for politically-connected energy companies. Over the past year, stakeholders from across the political spectrum have united against this bailout, which would have needlessly hiked prices for consumers, and vastly increased the government’s role in the energy market. But like most politically charged issues tied to deep pocketed special interests, this proposal isn’t completely dead in the water. 

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