WASHINGTON, DC – On the latest leg of the president’s “jobs” tour, he criticized Republicans’ efforts to build the Keystone XL pipeline, charging, “Putting all your eggs in the basket of an oil pipeline that may only create about 50 permanent jobs… isn’t a jobs plan.” The House has now voted seven times to expedite construction of the pipeline in the face of the administration’s continu
Not only is the president’s “Affordable” Care Act responsible for premium increases of as much as 198 percent in Georgia, it is so unworkable that the state has requested “an emergency delay of the filing deadline for Obamacare rates” from the Department of Health and Human Services because the health care law’s impact on Georgia is so significant.
Watch Energy and Commerce members highlight the need to #FixSGR HERE.
WASHINGTON, DC – Republican leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today wrote to EPA Administrator Gina McCarty seeking information related to the agency’s study of hydraulic fracturing and groundwater contamination.
Excerpt: Pursuant to Rules X and XI of the United States House of Representatives, the Committee on Energy and Commerce is examining recent actions by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) relating to its studies of hydraulic fracturing and groundwater contamination. Read the letter to EPA here.
Adding to the uncertainty surrounding the president’s signature health care law is the realization that Obamacare is fueling the nation’s transition away from full-time employment. President Obama’s hometown paper lamented that the health care law “will give companies – and, surprisingly, their workers – a big incentive to embrace more part-time employment.” The Chicago Tribune is not the first to express this concern.