Maine Politics

From the Piscataqua to the St. John

Wednesday, March 16, 2005

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

The vote will take place in a matter of minutes. You can watch it on C-Span 2. Both Snowe and Collins have been vocal opponents of drilling in the refuge, and it is an issue that many point to as proof of their moderate politics.

[Update]: After two minutes of debate and despite Yes votes by Snowe and Collins, the amendment to prevent drilling failed 51-49.

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