Energy

An “all of the above” approach to energy issues is what’s needed in a changing world. Oil and gas power the world. That’s reality. So, any change in how our energy demands are met needs to be market-driven and not dictated by Washington bureaucrats. Texas is a major oil and gas producer but we’re also number one in wind energy, for example. That innovation was brought about by free market thinking, not big government intervention.
An important study released by Congressional research service received little attention and showed the United States has the highest levels of fossil fuels combined with recoverable oil and natural gas in the world; more...
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American needs a sensible energy policy. Currently we import 57% of our energy. Much of that provides money to countries who do not support America and our way of life. We must look for other sources of energy that reduce...
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The recent surge in gas prices puts an added strain on families and small businesses already struggling in this difficult economic climate.To address our energy needs and decrease our dependence on foreign oil, there are...
Conservative documentary producer Ann Mcelhinney participated in a panel discussion titled How Big Agriculture and Environmentalists Conspire to Rip Off American Taxpayers at CPAC 2011 on Friday.McElhinney, a self-...
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Former Speaker Newt Gingrich making a grand entrance to a standing ovation of presidential proportions. Looks like a president entering Congress for a State of the Union Address.
State of the Union Speech Stresses More Spending to Move America ForwardPresident Obama’s State of the Union address was filled with the usual soaring rhetoric, self praise, promises to freeze spending and a...
Today, I released the following statement regarding President Obama’s announcement to expand U.S. offshore oil and gas drilling:
Thursday, I joined the Texas Public Policy Foundation (TPPF) in announcing the findings of critical new research on the severe impact federal climate change, or cap-and-trade, legislation would have on the Texas economy....
Today, I issued the following statement calling for action on the issues of trade, offshore energy production and tax relief for small businesses, which President Obama voiced his commitment for in last night’s State of the...
I have recently joined with more than 60 of my House colleagues in criticizing recent recommendations made by the Interagency Ocean Policy Task Force. The task force, created by President Obama in June, was led by the White...
Tuesday, I co-sponsored H.R. 49, legislation to reduce our dependence on foreign oil and create American jobs. This legislation would allow energy exploration in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) region, which...
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Drill, Drill, Drill in BrazilIt seems that President Obama had something more to accomplish on his trip to Brazil this week, other than to enjoy the sights of Rio and the adulation of Brazil’s leading...
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The unfolding and apparently worsening Japan quake, tsunami, and nuclear plant emergencies should provide impetus for clear heads to evaluate energy production options. Since the O’Dems have embraced a “no energy” policy (...
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I heard Gov. Barbour speak at the 2010 RPT Convention.  He learned much from his former boss Ronald Reagan about how to fire up a crowd.  Talk about issues, tell a good story or two, be humerous, but be real. Governor...
Today I released the following statement regarding the immediate need for the United States to focus on domestic energy production in light of the recent events in the Middle East:The current turmoil in Egypt and its impact...
[Editor’s Note: Our friends at the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association (http://www.loga.la/), who have been bold in challenging the O’admin’s senseless and job-killing deepwater drilling moratorium, say...
With the passage of the health care reform bill over with, Obama has introduced a controversial new drilling plan. The New York Times reports:
Texas's own, three time elected official of the Texas Railroad Commission, and Voice of the previous Voice of the Texas GOP feature gave a well-received speech today at the Conservative Political Action Conference.
Well that was awkward... Obama so confidently states that there is "overwhelming scientific evidence on climate change," to which he receives an overwhelmingly scathing round of laughter...
Several days ago I issued a statement on President Obama's cap-and-trade proposal. As has already been pointed out on a Texas GOP Vote.com blog post, those that will suffer the most under this bill are my fellow Texans....

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