WASHINGTON, DC – On Thursday evening, members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee took to the House floor to stand up for American jobs and affordable energy as debate kicked off on H.R. 3409, the Stop the War on Coal Act. The legislation is comprised of a series of bills that aim to stop EPA's regulatory assault on America’s power sector.
When Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan address the AARP on Friday, good manners will no doubt keep them from asking this question: How can that lobby claim to speak for American seniors given its partisan role in passing ObamaCare?
Title I of the bill, the Coal Miner Employment and Domestic Energy Infrastructure Protection Act, sponsored by Rep. Bill Johnson (R-OH), will protect American jobs and support U.S. energy production by prohibiting the Secretary of the Interior from issuing new rules or regulations that will adversely impact mining jobs and our economy.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today requested additional information from AARP regarding the organization’s coordination with the White House prior to passage of President Obama’s health care law.
Excerpt: We believe that these communications show that AARP was working closely with the Obama administration to pass a bill widely understood to be a partisan endeavor despite your organization’s public claims to be nonpartisan and despite the opposition of your membership Click here to read the letter.
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today held a legislative hearing focused on H.R. 6172, a bill to prohibit EPA from finalizing any rule imposing new standards of performance for carbon dioxide emissions from power plants until carbon capture and storage (CCS) is proven to be technologically and economically feasible. Rep.