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Congressional Digest: Crowdfunding bill filed, Clean Line draws debate

March 26, 2016
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Federal lawmakers had a quiet yet busy week with most of the action happening in the House. A key energy project in the state received a go-ahead from federal regulators, while a bill to help smaller companies with building capital was introduced.

CLEAN LINE PROJECT APPROVAL RECEIVES DIRTY LOOK FROM DELEGATION
A nearly 700-mile long energy project got approval from the U.S. Department of Energy on Friday (March 25) with House and Senate lawmakers condemning the approval.

The $2 billion wind energy project starts in Oklahoma and travels through Arkansas, Tennessee and other states. The Arkansas line starts in Crawford County and goes through north central and Northeast Arkansas, ending in Mississippi County before picking up in Tennessee.

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