House didn't pass light bulb bill
POSTED: Tuesday, July 12, 2011 - 10:39pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, July 13, 2011 - 8:45am
WASHINGTON — Get ready to change your light bulbs to those curly new C-F-L's that are on the market now.
The House failed tonight to stop the enactment of the new energy saving standards for all light bulbs.
The bill to overturn the standards fell short of the two-thirds majority needed for passage with a vote of 233-to-193.
The new standards are set to go into effect next year but some see it as big government going too far to interfere in people's lives.