By Ben Geman - 04/19/10 07:32 PM EDT
Here’s what Webb said when the White House announced plans in late March to proceed with a lease sale off Virginia’s coast:
“This policy should be coupled with a fair and equitable formula for profit-sharing between the federal and state government in order to attract well-paying jobs to the Commonwealth and support a range of projects, from clean energy development to transportation infrastructure to coastal restoration.”
Sen. Lisa MurkowskiLisa MurkowskiMcAuliffe: I wouldn't want a 'caretaker' in Kaine's Senate seat Big Oil makes a push for risky and reckless Arctic drilling GOP divided over 0M for climate fund MORE (R-Alaska), another swing vote, wants revenue sharing badly, and her Alaska colleague Mark BegichMark BegichRyan's victory trumps justice reform opponents There is great responsibility being in the minority Senate GOP deeply concerned over Trump effect MORE (D) supports it too.
But on the other hand, Sens. Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) and Jay RockefellerJay RockefellerLobbying world Overnight Tech: Senators place holds on FCC commissioner Overnight Tech: Senate panel to vote on Dem FCC commissioner MORE (D-W.Va.) , who along with Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-N.M.) are leading the charge against revenue sharing, are climate swing votes themselves. So stay tuned.