Rodgers: For Our Economy to Boom Again, We Should be Lifting the Regulatory Burden
Washington, D.C. - House Energy and Commerce Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers delivered opening remarks at Monday’s full committee hearing on LIFT America Act which she said will “force a regulatory regime and higher costs on Americans who have struggled enough in the worst economic crisis in our lifetime.”
Remarks as prepared for delivery:
ON REBUILDING AMERICA’S BOOMING ECONOMY
“I’ll start by reflecting on what life was like before the pandemic. Our economy was booming. It was the hottest job market in half a century.
“After a decade of people asking, 'where are...
Op-ed: Boosting Broadband Connectivity for All Americans
Washington, D.C.— Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Republican Leader for Communications and Technology Bob Latta (R-OH) co-authored an op-ed for The Ripon Society on boosting broadband connectivity for all Americans. In case you missed it, you can view an excerpt below or the full op-ed online at The Ripon Society by CLICKING HERE.
Excerpt from the op-ed:
“During the COVID-19 pandemic, America’s...
Rodgers, Upton, and McKinley on Securing Cleaner American Energy
Washington, D.C. - Today, Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Republican Leader for Energy Fred Upton (R-MI), and Republican Leader for the Environment and Climate Change David McKinley (R-WV) authored a joint op-ed for Morning Consult on securing cleaner American energy and beating China. In case you missed it, you can view an excerpt below or the full op-ed online at Morning Consult by CLICKING HERE.
Excerpt from the op-ed:
"China’s new five-year plan is a direct challenge to America’s technological and innovation leadership, including how...
McKinley Remarks at Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee Hearing on Securing America’s Energy Future
Washington, D.C.—House Energy and Commerce Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee Republican Leader David McKinley delivered opening remarks at Thursday's hearing on securing America's energy future.
Excerpts and highlights from his remarks:
ON THE DEMOCRATS' CLEAN ENERGY PLAN
"During the Vietnam war an American general was paraphrased saying he had “to destroy the town to save it.” It reminds me of the motivation behind this proposal. The goal of the act is to decarbonize the U.S. Economy by 2050: Net-zero emissions in power sector by 2035, 80% by 2030.
"In so doing, we will...