Press release: Bingaman talks debt negotiations

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today talked with New Mexico radio reporters about the ongoing debt negotiations. Bingaman’s remarks can be retrieved by going to his website or clicking on the following link:

http://bingaman.senate.gov/mediaasset/bingaman071111m.mp3

00:00 – Bingaman gives a brief overview of the Energy Committee’s scheduled for the week.

02:27 – Bingaman comments on ongoing budget negotiations between the White House and Congressional Republican leaders.

04:50 – Bingaman comments on the direction of the country.

05:26 – Bingaman talks about a bill before the Energy and Natural Resources Committee this week that would direct the Department of Energy to develop innovative, low-cost nuclear reactors.