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Energy (117th Congress)

E&C Republicans Promote Securing America’s Critical Minerals Supply Act


Since the beginning of the Biden administration, not only has American energy been under attack, but so has...


Leader Rodgers on Biden’s Gas Tax Gimmick


Washington, D.C. — Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement on President Biden’s expected announcement about a federal gas tax delay on Wednesday.

“A federal gas tax delay proposal is simply another ineffective political band-aid from President Biden that would do little to lower unaffordable costs every family is paying at the gas pump to the grocery store. In addition, it will have longer term consequences on road safety and improvements by diverting funds away from infrastructure projects across the...

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Energy Subcommittee Leader Upton Opening Remarks on Securing Critical Minerals Legislation


Washington, D.C. — Energy Subcommittee Republican Leader Fred Upton (R-MI) delivered opening remarks at today’s Energy Subcommittee legislative hearing on several bills and urged the committee to work to lower surging energy costs on American families.

Excerpts and highlights from his prepared remarks:


“Mr. Chairman, the United States is plunging deeper and deeper into an energy crisis, driven by roaring inflation, anti-fossil fuel policies, and demand shocks across our economy.

“Our constituents are rightly concerned about the lack of leadership from President Biden and...

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