Michael Bennet http://www.kunc.org en Wind Energy PTC Included In Tax Extenders Bill http://www.kunc.org/post/wind-energy-ptc-included-tax-extenders-bill <p>It’s been a bit of a rollercoaster week for the wind industry across the U.S. After a production tax credit <a href="http://thehill.com/blogs/e2-wire/e2-wire/202299-tax-extenders-bill-includes-incentives-for-biofuels-energy-efficiency">wasn’t included in an original draft of the Tax Extenders Bill</a>. An amendment extending the credit for two years <a href="http://blogs.marketwatch.com/capitolreport/2014/04/03/wind-energy-production-credit-breezes-into-tax-extenders-bill/">was tacked on to an April 3</a> draft passed by the Senate Finance Committee.</p><p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 22:28:22 +0000 Grace Hood 55172 at http://www.kunc.org Wind Energy PTC Included In Tax Extenders Bill Senate Approves Farm Bill, Now To President's Desk http://www.kunc.org/post/senate-approves-farm-bill-now-presidents-desk <p>The U.S. Senate passed the farm bill Tuesday by a vote of 68-32, sending it to the president’s desk and ending years of political wrangling.</p><p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 21:45:43 +0000 Jeremy Bernfeld & Harvest Public Media 53856 at http://www.kunc.org Senate Approves Farm Bill, Now To President's Desk Farm Bill Provision Includes New Firefighting Air Tankers http://www.kunc.org/post/farm-bill-provision-includes-new-firefighting-air-tankers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Up to five new air tankers will soon be available for fighting fires thanks to a provision in the most recent version of the Farm Bill.</span></p><p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 21:27:09 +0000 Nathan Heffel 53703 at http://www.kunc.org Farm Bill Provision Includes New Firefighting Air Tankers Federal PILT Funding Restored For Rural Colorado Counties http://www.kunc.org/post/federal-pilt-funding-restored-rural-colorado-counties <p>A coalition led by Colorado lawmakers in Congress has reinstated critical funding that helps rural counties that contain large amounts of federal land. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 18:43:15 +0000 Erin OToole 53701 at http://www.kunc.org Federal PILT Funding Restored For Rural Colorado Counties HUD Releases Millions For Flood Ravaged Communities http://www.kunc.org/post/hud-releases-millions-flood-ravaged-communities <p>Some good news for towns hit hardest by September’s flooding. U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan announced availability of nearly $63 million in federal recovery funds to help individuals and communities rebuild.</p><p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 15:15:48 +0000 Nathan Heffel 52623 at http://www.kunc.org HUD Releases Millions For Flood Ravaged Communities