Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.
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A group of senators from U.S. corn states have asked President Donald Trump for a meeting about the nation's biofuels law, amid expectations the administration will soon act to lower the regulation's costs to the oil refining industry.
PHILADELPHIA The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's decision to grant a bankrupt Philadelphia refiner relief from biofuel laws drew criticism on Tuesday from the country's biofuels sector and its allies, who said it sets a bad precedent.
NEW YORK The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency granted a bankrupt Philadelphia oil refining company a reprieve from complying with the nation's renewable fuel laws, according to a settlement agreement filed on Monday.
NEW YORK The White House has made preliminary plans for a meeting on Monday between rivals in the corn and oil industries to discuss potential changes to the nation's biofuels policy, two sources familiar with the planning told Reuters.
WASHINGTON A delegation of workers from U.S. oil refining companies that oppose the nation's biofuels policy converged on Washington on Wednesday to lobby lawmakers to find a way to lessen the regulation's costs without hurting corn farmers and makers of the alternative fuels.
WASHINGTON, March 7 A delegation of workers from U.S. oil refining companies that oppose the nation's biofuels policy will converge on Washington on Wednesday to try to convince lawmakers to find a way to lessen the regulation's costs without hurting corn farmers.
U.S. President Donald Trump urged representatives from the rival oil and corn industries on Thursday to break a deadlock in talks over the future of the nation’s biofuels policy by accepting a deal involving reforms sought by both sides.
NEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday will gather rivals from the oil and corn industries for the second time this week as the administration seeks elusive common ground on reforms to the nation's controversial biofuels law.
NEW YORK, March 1 U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday will gather rivals from the oil and corn industries for the second time this week as the administration seeks elusive common ground on reforms to the nation's controversial biofuels law.
NEW YORK U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue told an agriculture conference on Wednesday that he and President Donald Trump support the country's biofuels policy, and that any reports to the contrary are "fake news."