Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

escrow fund

George LeMieux getting credit for Obama administration’s idea for BP escrow fund

in Statewide by

Marc Ambinder’s Night Beat is the first time I’ve seen it in print at the national level, but Florida U.S. Sen. George LeMieux is getting the credit for the Obama administration’s plan to force BP to establish a multi-billion dollar escrow fund: A leadership moment for President Obama. He plans an Oval Office address at 8:00 pm EST Tuesday to address his proposal for a BP escrow fund and discuss a government-wide initiative to re-regulate the oil industry as well…

Keep Reading

George LeMieux getting credit for Obama administration’s idea for BP escrow fund

in Statewide by

Marc Ambinder’s Night Beat is the first time I’ve seen it in print at the national level, but Florida U.S. Sen. George LeMieux is getting the credit for the Obama administration’s plan to force BP to establish a multi-billion dollar escrow fund: A leadership moment for President Obama. He plans an Oval Office address at 8:00 pm EST Tuesday to address his proposal for a BP escrow fund and discuss a government-wide initiative to re-regulate the oil industry as well…

Keep Reading

Charlie Crist on ‘Face the Nation’: BP spill should be a wake-up call

in Statewide by

From CBS News: As President Barack Obama prepares to head back to the Gulf states on Monday to get a personal update what’s being done concerning the oil spill, Florida Governor Charlie Crist says state crews are doing everything they can to be ready for the worst. Speaking to Bob Schieffer on CBS’s “Face the Nation” for the shore of Seagrove on Sunday morning, Governor Charlie Crist said while the impact from the BP spill has been limited up to…

Keep Reading

Charlie Crist on ‘Face the Nation’: BP spill should be a wake-up call

in Statewide by

From CBS News: As President Barack Obama prepares to head back to the Gulf states on Monday to get a personal update on what’s being done concerning the oil spill, Florida Governor Charlie Crist says state crews are doing everything they can to be ready for the worst. Speaking to Bob Schieffer on CBS’s “Face the Nation” from the shore of Seagrove on Sunday morning, Governor Charlie Crist said while the impact from the BP spill has been limited up…

Keep Reading

Go to Top