Tag: Oil

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 »

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 »

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 »

Roskam Remarks at House Energy Action Team Press Conference on Energy Bills

From the office of Rep. Peter Roskam (Ill., 6th)… WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Peter Roskam, Chief Deputy Whip, spoke at the House Energy Action Team (HEAT)’s press conference on current energy legislation to lower gas prices and create jobs. Today, the House passed H.R. 1229, the Putting the Gulf of Mexico Back to Work... Read more »

Wanted: A Commonsense U.S. Energy Policy

By Congressman Peter Roskam (R, Ill.) Americans have weathered one economic storm after another over the last few years. Yet, time and again, Washington policies have only made our families’ woes worse. From a failed trillion dollar stimulus to a healthcare overhaul that costs jobs and makes healthcare more expensive, Washington policies keep making it... Read more »

Clinton Blasts Obama's Foot Dragging on Oil Drilling Permits

-By Warner Todd Huston Interestingly at the end of last week during the IHS CERAWeek conference held in Houston, Texas, former President Bill Clinton said that Obama’s constant delays on issuing offshore oil drilling permits was “ridiculous.” With this one might be able to claim that Bill Clinton is a “drill, baby, drill” booster, just... Read more »

Michigan: An Oil Spill Closer to Home

-By Warner Todd Huston Everyone is aware of the BP oil spill in the Gulf affecting all our coastal states, most especially Louisiana. But in Michigan there is an oil spill closer to home to worry residents. And surrounding states are eyeing the situation warily hoping they aren’t also affected. Just north of the Indiana... Read more »

Video: Dan Juneau On Impact of Oil Moratorium on Citizens of Louisiana

-By Warner Todd Huston Here is a very interesting interview with Dan Juneau, President of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI). LABI is a combination of the state chamber of commerce and the state manufactures organization and represents the business interests of the state. There are 35,000 members, companies of all sizes in... Read more »