07 June 2006
**updated** 2:36 pm cdt friday 09 june 2006
House Bill 685 has won approval from the legislature and would effectively require that gasoline containing ethanol be sold in the state. Parties from both sides of the argument are weighing in on the debate as the bill sits on the Governors desk for her approval.
One local legislator has been taking heat from a Louisiana talk radio host Moon Griffon for his possible business interest in the ethanol issue. In a phone interview Friday morning Senator McPherson says he has no connection with the Louisiana ethanol industry and will not financially benefit from House Bill 685. McPherson goes on to explain in the mid-1980’s he formed a partnership to invest in ethanol plants in New Mexico... click here to read more.
**updated** 4:58 pm cdt friday 09 june 2006 now chad has weighed in and linked to kalb's story.
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an email to senator mcpherson seeking comment has not been returned..
Posted by wst... at 09:11