House Republicans move to thwart lighting efficiency rules

Saturday, July 16, 2011 - 00:00 in Mathematics & Economics

Federal energy legislation passed in 2007 phases out incandescent light bulbs starting next year. The GOP has made the rules a symbol of regulatory excess.The House Republican majority moved Friday to keep old-style incandescent light bulbs around a bit longer, voting to block enforcement of new lighting efficiency rules and setting up a high-wattage fight with the Democratic-controlled Senate.

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