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Biden to propose windfall tax on excessive oil profits

WASHINGTON —  President Biden will urge Congress to consider new tax penalties on oil and gas companies if they refuse to boost domestic production as the White House looks to curb rising fuel prices ahead of the midterm elections. The president will speak Monday afternoon at the White House on “major oil companies making record-setting profits …


Western states propose deal over beleaguered Rio Grande

New Mexico, Texas and Colorado have negotiated a proposed settlement that they say will end a yearslong battle over management of one of the longest rivers in North America, but the federal government and two irrigation districts that depend on the Rio Grande are objecting. New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas on Tuesday announced that …