Press release: Udall talks natural gas, debt limit

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tom Udall talked with radio reporters today about a bipartisan bill he plans to introduce this week that will make it easier for independent producers to sell natural gas as vehicle fuel. He also answered questions on the debt limit discussions in Congress and highlighted the heroism of Army Ranger Leroy Arthur Petry, a Santa Fe native who was awarded the Medal of Honor today by President Obama. For the audio, click here.

Below is a time key of Senator Udall’s remarks:

00:00 – Udall previews a new, bipartisan bill he plans to introduce this week that would fix the tax code to allow independent producers to sell natural gas at public pumps. He also gave an update on the debt limit negotiations and praised Army Ranger and Santa Fe native Leroy Arthur Petry, who was awarded the Medal of Honor today.

05:15 – Gives his opinion on the response efforts to the Las Conchas fire.

07:17 – Answers questions regarding the debt limit. Reiterates his support of small business to help create jobs.