Tag: Energy

Five Policies that Undercut the White House’s Pledge to “Put the Middle Class First”

January 28, 2015

These just aren’t the wrong policies, they’re the wrong priorities... Read More

Natural Gas Exports to Advance Our Interests

January 28, 2015

Exporting more of our natural gas would create an estimated 45,000 jobs in America, while reducing Europe’s dependence on Vladimir Putin’s hostile regime. Read More

Increasing Natural Gas Exports Vital for Jobs & Security

January 27, 2015

The LNG Permitting Certainty & Transparency Act (H.R. 351), bipartisan legislation to expedite the approval of liquefied natural gas [LNG] exports –a boon for both jobs and national security. Read More

Top 10 Omissions from the State of the Union

January 22, 2015

It all goes to show the president is stuck on the same outdated, top-down ideas that haven’t worked. Read More

Expanding Energy Infrastructure to Boost Jobs & Economic Growth

January 21, 2015

America’s energy boom has the potential to reset our economic foundation, lowering costs, creating jobs and raising wages for middle-class families. Read More

SOTU FACT: “Better Politics"? President Blocks Middle-Class Jobs

January 20, 2015

CLAIM: “Imagine if we broke out of these tired old patterns.  Imagine if we did something different.” (President Obama, State of the Union address, January 20, 2015)  SOTU FACT: Tonight, the president called for a better, more collaborative politics, and yet he has already threatened to veto four jobs bills that have passed the House with bipartisan support, including:   Read More

SOTU FACT: President Has Repeatedly Stood in the Way of Energy Jobs & Independence

January 20, 2015

In a speech at the American Enterprise Institute last year, Speaker Boehner laid out a five-point, long-term vision that harnesses America’s energy boom to reset our economic foundation. Read More

SOTU FACT: Energy Production Is Up and Gas Prices are Down Despite the President’s Policies, Not Because of Them

January 20, 2015

CLAIM: “Today, America is number one in oil and gas. ... And thanks to lower gas prices and higher fuel standards, the typical family this year should save $750 at the pump.” (President Obama, State of the Union Address, January 20, 2015) FACT: The Obama administration has suppressed energy production on federal lands, while Republicans have consistently pressed for a true all-of-the-above energy policy to help create jobs and address costs for working families.  Read More

President Obama, Democrats Proven Wrong on Gas Prices

January 16, 2015

“We’ve got an energy boom going on in this country,” Speaker Boehner said in a September 18th speech, when the national average price of a gallon of regular gasoline was $3.39. “North America is on track to be energy independent in the next five years or so. This is going to mean more growth, yes, but it’s also going to mean lower prices.” Read More

House Defies President’s Veto Threat, Approves Job-Creating Keystone Pipeline

January 09, 2015

In light of today’s Nebraska Supreme Court ruling, the president should reconsider his threat to veto the Keystone pipeline and the tens of thousands of jobs it will create. Read More

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