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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As part of exploring South Texas Politics, I had the opportunity to visit with outgoing District 43 Texas State Rep. Jose Aliseda in Beeville just before the Bee County Republican Round-Up. Aliseda is a great public servant...
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Government Should Get Out of the Way of U.S. Jobs and Energy Say RepublicansThe Republican Club of Bee County (Patty Johnson, President) held its 3rd Annual Republican Roundup in Beeville this past...
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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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"The Texas Democratic Party is no longer the party of Texas," according to Texas State Rep. J.M. Lozano. "They are the party of San Francisco." These are comments from Texas' newest Republican state legislator during an...
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The race for the US Senate seat being vacated by retiring Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison has produced some very interesting candidates. People from the grassroots like Lela Pettinger to establishment Republicans like David...
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...

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