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Quick Hit: “Wasting Time and Energy!”

House Republicans tried to shed light on an old issue.

The House of Representatives defeated the attempt to repeal some elements of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act related to the use of energy efficient light bulbs.

The Better Use of Light Bulbs Act, introduced by Representative Joe Barton, Texas 6, sought to reverse the government’s attempt to reduce the use of energy through adaptation of energy efficient compact florescent lamps. The bill had 35 co-sponsors including all seven Republican Representatives from Tennessee.

What do Republicans have against energy efficiency?

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