dSG DEMOCRATIC STUDY GROUP. U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
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HON. DAVID R. OBEY (Wisconsin)-Chairman RICHARD P. CONLON - Staff Director
June 25, 1980
UPDATE ON GROUP POSITIONS
ON FAST TRACK CONFERENCE REPORT
The following is an update on group positions on the conference
report on S. 1308, Priority Energy Projects Act of 1980
("Fast Track" bill). Groups which were not included on the front
page of DSG Fact Sheet No. 96-41, June 24, are underlined.
The conference agreement is supported by the Administration,
AFL-CIO, National Farmers Organization, Edison Electric Institute,
American Gas Association, Association of General Contractors, and
u.s. Chamber of Commerce.
The agreement is opposed by Environmental Action, Environmental
Defense Fund, Environmental Policy Center, Friends of the
Earth, National Wildlife Federation, National Resources Defense
Council, Sierra Club, Solar Lobby, Wilderness Society, Audubon
Society, ACLU, Congress Watch, Defenders of Wildlife, Council
of Energy Resources Tribes, National Farmers Union, National Consumer
Law Center, United Steelworkers, National Association of
Wheat Growers, National Conference of State Legislatures, and ADA.
The motion to recommit is supported by most of the groups
which oppose the conference report and by the National Association
of Counties, League of Women Voters, National League of
Cities, Common Cause, National Cattlemen's Association, and
National Governors' Association.
Congressman Charles Wilson began his political career in 1960 when he was elected to the Texas House of Representatives. He served in the Texas House of Representatives for six years and was then elected to the Texas Senate in 1966. On November 7, 1972, the second district of Texas elected Charles Wilson to the U.S. House of Representatives. He retired from the U.S. House of Representatives in 1996.
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