Before Winter Comes, E&C GOP Ask Sec. Granholm for DOE’s Plan to Help Americans Afford Unaffordable Energy Costs
Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Committee Republicans sent a letter to Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm on Thursday asking how the Department of Energy (DOE) was addressing rising energy costs and possible supply disruptions.
WHY IT MATTERS: The DOE is tasked with promoting the interests of Americans through the provision of an adequate and reliable supply of energy at the lowest reasonable cost. With predictions of a colder than usual winter this year, E&C Republicans want to understand as soon as possible what actions the DOE is taking to prepare...
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...