To protect thousands of American jobs and preserve domestic cement manufacturing, the U.S. House of Representatives approved H.R. 2681, the Cement Sector Regulatory Relief Act. The measure passed the House on October 6, 2011, with strong bipartisan support by a vote of 262 to 161.
Through the American Energy Initiative, Congress is pursuing a series of sensible energy reforms designed to increase the production of American-made energy, which will bring down costs, create jobs, and make America more secure and energy independent. As part of that effort, Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Rep. Gene Green (D-TX) authored H.R.
On July 26, 2011, the U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation to provide for an honest accounting of the cost of EPA’s regulations. The legislation passed the House by a bipartisan vote of 249 to 169.
On April 7, 2011, the U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation to stop the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from imposing a national energy tax in the form of carbon emission regulations. The legislation passed the house by a vote of 255 to 172.
In addition to voting to repeal the president’s entire health care law, the Committee advanced several pieces of legislation that repeal, defund, and dismantle key components of the law. H.R. 1213 In Section 1311(a) of the health care law, the Secretary of HHS is appropriated an unlimited tap on the U.S. Treasury to set up state-based exchanges without any further Congressional approval.