WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department is poised to issue an environmental review of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline that will likely say the project will not appreciably increase carbon emissions, sources said late Thursday, forcing President Barack Obama closer to a tough decision.
Rumors swept through Washington late Thursday that the long-delayed review of the 1,179-mile (1,900-km) pipeline to bring oil from Canada to Nebraska would finally be released as soon as Friday.
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By Jeff Mason
WAUKESHA, Wisc. (Reuters) – President Barack Obama promised to overhaul federal jobs training programs on Thursday on the second leg of a tour intended to highlight his proposals to improve the fortunes of low- and middle-income Americans.
Obama traveled to Wisconsin to discuss the efforts to ensure training programs match up with the demand for jobs as part of a trip that will also include a stop in Tennessee to discuss education.
Obama jokes in Wisconsin that he was going to say Tuesday: the State of the Union is cold. (It’s freezing here.)
“Don’t dictate” — one of the signs held by a man on the road as Obama drove by. Not a fan of executive orders…
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Wednesday will highlight the theme of income disparity by visiting a Maryland big-box wholesaler and a steel plant in a depressed corner of Pennsylvania a day after launching a renewed push to raise the federal minimum wage.
In a symbolic trip hours after giving his annual State of the Union address, Obama will seek to raise momentum for his proposals to lift workers’ incomes and make it easier for Americans to put money away for retirement.