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.
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The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) is a political committee devoted to maintaining and increasing the 239-member...
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With the recent news about the defacing of the Alamo, I looked into how the Alamo resources are managed. I learned that the Alamo now falls under the jurisdiction of the Texas General Land Office and Land Commissioner Jerry...
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Recently President Obama went on an Air Force One campaign tour promoting his "energy independence" plan. Looking for photo ops the president stopped in the oil producing region of Eastern New Mexico and West Texas. He...
The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) is a political committee devoted to maintaining and increasing the 239-member...
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Schlumberger North America has opened a new operations facility in southern Bexar County. Schlumberger, one of the world’s biggest oil companies, has invested $19 million into the area to be closer to the Eagle Ford Shale...
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The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) is a political committee devoted to maintaining and increasing the 239-member...
WASHINGTON – Monday U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, issued the following statement responding to reports of a letter Senate Democrats sent urging the Administration to ask Saudi...
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When I was learning to drive, I asked my dad to teach me to drive a stick, and he asked me why. As he explained, “You are putting automotive back thirty years, you don’t realize how glad I was to be able to put the key into...
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'Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the Earth, Not a rig was idled, not even near Perth.The tools were all hung in their places with care, In hopes they wouldn’t be needed out there.The day tour was nestled all...
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After Herman Cain and Newt Gingrich finished with the bloggers in the TexasGOPVote blogger room, we were joined by Gingrich adviser Peter Ferrara. Ferrera discussed a wide variety of economic topics with several of the...
It is often said that the general election is won by claiming the middle, and the GOP can grab the center of the political core. Take economics as the Democrats depend upon the Buffet rule to take mantle of sticking up for...
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This past week, I participated in the Cain's Solutions Revolution on the Hill. Cain’s goal was to reunite the Tea Party leaders, grassroots activists of his campaign, and create a new Army of David’s to pound the street for...
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The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) is a political committee devoted to maintaining and increasing the 239-member...
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NRCC - When a Virginia student asked Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday to explain the causes of rising gas prices, little did he know he was walking into an epic Biden filibuster: a full 11 minutes of speechifying that...
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A single California windmill farm is whacking about 70 Golden Eagles per year, according to the L.A. Times. Under the endangered species laws, these killings are punishable by fines of $...
The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) is a political committee devoted to maintaining and increasing the 239-member Republican majority in the U.S. House of Representatives.Speaking...
Tuesday I introduced H.R. 3811, the Keystone for A Secure Tomorrow Act (K-FAST). This legislation would allow Congress to directly and immediately approve the permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline. Congress already has the...
A government-guaranteed loan to a so-called green energy company Solyndra has been in the news lately. Solyndra was supposed to employ thousands of Americans in the production of solar panels and received federal loan...
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Right now, more than 13 million Americans are unemployed, and our country is in desperate need of job creation and economic development. If President Obama is serious about putting Americans back to work, he would look no...

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