ECONOMY ALERT: Warnings of Job Loss Coming True
Latest Federal Reserve Report Acknowledges Health Care Law Slows Hiring and Consumer Spending, Increases CostsMarch 7, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today outlined a new path forward on the Keystone XL pipeline, releasing a discussion draft of legislation that will remove the project’s fate from the president’s hands and clear away the roadblocks preventing construction of the pipeline. The draft legislation, authored by Rep.
The Keystone XL pipeline is a $7 billion private-sector infrastructure project that will bring thousands of jobs and greater energy security to America, but this landmark jobs and energy project has been tied up in regulatory review for over four years. While President Obama has not yet approved the project, even with the Presidential Permit, construction of the pipeline will likely be further delayed due to additional regulatory hurdles and legal challenges.
Keystone XL Opposition Turns to Beetle in the Effort to Block the $7 Billion Project, Its Thousands of Jobs, and Energy SecurityMarch 6, 2013 | ICYMI
National Review Editor Rich Lowry yesterday highlighted the “epoch of red tape and hostility to development” that is preventing construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. After 1,629 days, the landmark jobs and energy project continues to languish in an endless stream of regulatory reviews. Lowry explains that Keystone could face further delays resulting from increased litigation to protect the American burying beetle.
On Tuesday, the House Energy and Commerce Committee, along with the Senate Finance and Health, Education, Labor & Pensions committees, released a joint report, “The Price of Obamacare’s Broken Promises.” The report, which is based on a compilation of over 30 studies and analyses, outlines estimated premium increases for all 50 states that will result
America is entering a new age of energy abundance, and that makes it an exciting time to be a part of the national energy conversation. Not long ago, it was treated as common knowledge that America was running out of energy supplies and that we were going to become increasingly dependent on OPEC for oil. Today we are hearing a much different story, and the future is bright.