Leader Rodgers: “Energy Really is the Backbone of Our Country”
Washington, D.C. — Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) delivered remarks in this week’s forum with the Congressional Western Caucus. This week also marks National Clean Energy Week, which Republican E&C members are recognizing by highlighting their solutions to address climate change risks, create jobs, promote energy reliability, and protect America’s national security.
Excerpts and highlights from her prepared remarks:
Energy is the backbone of the U.S.
“Energy really is the backbone of our country. It’s the key to American prosperity. It drives...
Mounting Costs: The Real Harm of the Biden Administration’s Environmental Agenda on the American People and the Economy
Douglas Holtz-Eakin – American Action Forum President
Tom Dobbins – Aluminum Association President and CEO
Michelle Bloodworth – America’s Power President and CEO
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Leader Rodgers on President Biden’s Expected Paris Climate Accord Announcement
Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers released the following statement on President Joe Biden’s climate summit and expected announcement regarding the Paris Climate Accord.
“President Biden’s decision to force America back into the Paris Climate Accord and increase our commitments could severely hamper our global competitive edge to the benefit of the Chinese Communist Party, the world’s top carbon polluter,” Rodgers said. “What the Left refuses to acknowledge is America already leads the world in reducing carbon emissions. This leadership—driven by innovation and free-market...