A coalition of U.S. business groups including the National Association of Manufacturers and the Bipartisan Policy Center asked lawmakers to support the energy-efficiency bill introduced by Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio. "We ask Congress to maintain energy efficiency as a top priority in shaping energy policy for the country," the groups said in a letter to Senate and House leaders. The Senate is expected to take up the bill sometime after Memorial Day, according to this article.
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