Landrieu cool to blocking EPA rules through small business bill

The small business measure on the Senate floor would provide a long-term reauthorization of the Small Business Innovation Research and the Small Business Technical Transfer programs.

Landrieu voted last year for an unsuccessful measure to strip EPA’s power to regulate greenhouse gases, and has said she may vote for Sen. James InhofeJames (Jim) Mountain InhofeA third of Congress hasn’t held a town hall — it’s time to take action Anonymous affiliate publishes claimed list of GOP private contact info Wasting America’s nuclear opportunity MORE’s (R-Okla.) recent legislation that would have the same effect.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellSenate passes 0B defense bill Overnight Health Care: New GOP ObamaCare repeal bill gains momentum Overnight Finance: CBO to release limited analysis of ObamaCare repeal bill | DOJ investigates Equifax stock sales | House weighs tougher rules for banks dealing with North Korea MORE (R-Ky.) is seeking to attach Inhofe’s plan to the small business bill.

It is unclear when a vote on the amendment may occur.