Tag: Energy

Kinzinger Supports Bill to Increase North American Energy Production

<i>From the office of Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R, ILL)…</i> Washington, D.C. – The House Energy and Commerce Committee, which Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL-11) serves on, yesterday passed the North American-Made Energy Security Act, H.R. 1938, with bipartisan support by a vote of 33 to 13.  Kinzinger issued the following statement: “What does the Keystone XL... Read more »

Kinzinger Urges Passage of Jobs and Energy Permitting Act

From the Office of Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R, IL)… Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL-11), a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, spoke out on the floor of the House in support of H.R. 2021, the Jobs and Energy Permitting Act of 2011. This bipartisan legislation would ease the permitting process in... Read more »

Obama's Plan To Make Your Electric Bills Jump 60 Percent

-By Warner Todd Huston Only a few days ago I wrote about how Obama’s new EPA rules would force Americans to pay up to 60% more on their electric bills. This weekend, the Chicago Tribune said the same thing. Leading off saying, “Consumers could see their electricity bills jump an estimated 40 to 60 percent... Read more »

Obama's New EPA Rules Would Destroy Our Energy Sector

-By Warner Todd Huston Half of America’s energy comes from coal-fired power plants but Obama’s new EPA rules would about destroy the coal industry driving our energy costs through the roof. That’s not all they would do, either. Even Paul Bedard of USNews says that Obama’s new EPA rules will “slam the coal industry so... Read more »

Announcing the Running on Empty Tour

-By Warner Todd Huston Americans have sent Obama a bill for: $560,699.03 The number above is how much more gas will cost Americans over the next 12 months compared to the price when President Obama took office. Americans for Prosperity Foundation is kicking off the Running On Empty Tour, a national grassroots tour to highlight... Read more »

Jon Huntsman: 'We Won't be Spending Time in Iowa'

-By Warner Todd Huston Looks like GOP candidate for president Jon Hunstman has decided that he won’t bother with the Iowa Caucus during this primary season. Huntsman claims he’s skipping Iowa because he refuses to support ethanol subsidies. At a stop in New Hampshire, Huntsman

Will a Lloyd Dobler Economy Save Us?

-By Beth Shaw Will a Lloyd Dobler economy save us? That’s the question being asked around the internet today and we can surely expect more of that sort of question as we are seeing more and more headlines of looming economic disaster, both nationally and globally. What is getting in the way of the United... Read more »

Reps. Kinzinger and Ross Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Create More Stable and Efficient Nuclear Regulatory Commission

From the office of Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R, ILL)… WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), along with his colleague on the Energy and Commerce Committee, Congressman Mike Ross (D-AR), introduced the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Continuation Act, H.R. 2068 (download .pdf). This bipartisan legislation would permit a Commissioner of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to... Read more »

Union Thugs Protest The Wrong Place!

-By Warner Todd Huston I guess that getting the correct information when arranging a smear campaign and protest is not necessary when you are the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). Who needs to be in the right when you are an important, powerful, politically connected union, eh? The seriousness of the charge and the effort... Read more »

Fed Up With The Price At The Pump?

This new video from the House Energy Action Team, a group of House Republicans dedicated to pushing the Administration to adopt commonsense energy policies, does a fine job to elucidate some of the problems we face in our energy sector. More on the House Energy Action Team (HEAT): The Goal is to present a clear... Read more »