WASHINGTON, DC – The Department of Energy announced yesterday that U.S. oil production has reached its highest production levels in two decades, reporting current production levels exceeding 7 million barrels a day. The news is just the latest sign that new resource discoveries combined with exciting technological advancements are helping pave the way toward North American energy independence.
WASHINGTON, DC – The shale gas revolution is transforming America’s energy landscape and economy. We have seen dramatic growth in domestic natural gas production over the past decade, and according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, production is expected to expand from 23.0 trillion cubic feet in 2011 to 33.1 trillion cubic feet in 2040, a 44 percent increase.
WASHINGTON, DC – In writing Congressional Government in 1885, Woodrow Wilson (who would go on to become the nation’s 28th president) astutely observed, “It is not far from the truth to say that Congress in session is Congress on public exhibition, whilst Congress in its committee-rooms is Congress at work.”
WASHINGTON, DC – A new study released this week by the National Association of Manufacturers finds major new EPA rules could cost manufacturers hundreds of billions of dollars and eliminate millions o
WASHINGTON, DC – Each click of the mouse Americans make while shopping, booking travel with family, or any of the myriad other activities handled online this holiday season is a reminder of how an Internet free from government regulation has made our lives easier and more productive. American consumers and innovators know the Internet is about more than just funny cat videos and Cyber Monday deals.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee yesterday held a hearing to discuss the deadly meningitis outbreak, which has resulted in 32 deaths and sickened hundreds across the country. Three folks from Marion County, Florida have died, and one victim lived right up the street from me. We heard from the wife of one victim killed by the contaminated steroid product, Mrs.