Overview of Bicameral Chairmen’s Discussion Draft
The Keystone XL pipeline has become a symbol of the president’s failed energy policies. By continuing to delay this project, the president is putting thousands of American jobs at risk and jeopardizing our access to Canada’s valuable oil supply. If the U.S. doesn’t move quickly to get Keystone XL built, we risk losing access to this important North American energy resource to other energy-hungry nations like China.
It has been over 6 years since backers of the Keystone XL pipeline first submitted an application to the U.S. State Department on September 19, 2008. The State Department has conducted five reviews, encompassing over 22,000 pages, which show the Keystone XL pipeline is in the best interest for our economy and the environment.
Authored By Rep. Bill Johnson (R-OH) By expanding liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports, America can strengthen its economy and create jobs while increasing energy security for our allies abroad.
Creating Jobs and Keeping Energy Affordable The American Energy Solutions for Lower Costs & More American Jobs Act Sponsored by Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE)
“[W]e will keep this promise to the American people: If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor, period. If you like your health care plan, you'll be able to keep your health care plan, period.”