White House Threatens To Veto GOP Energy Package

Law360, New York (June 19, 2012, 6:55 PM EDT) -- The White House vowed on Tuesday to veto a package of energy bills backed by House Republicans, saying the measures would undermine energy security, upend oil and gas leasing reforms, and make it harder for the government to regulate harmful air emissions.

The legislation, grouped under a single bill called the Domestic Energy and Jobs Act, or H.R. 4480, has advanced through the House since the beginning of the year with almost no support from Democrats. It is expected to pass in the lower chamber this...
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