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Leader Rodgers Remarks During Energy Subcommittee Hearing on Affordability and Reliability

10.21.2021

Washington, D.C. — Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) delivered remarks in today’s Energy Subcommittee hearing on how President Biden’s reckless energy agenda has led to higher energy costs for families, that will only get worse this winter.

Excerpts and highlights from her prepared remarks:

RECKLESS AGENDA

"e should first take a hard look at what is happening now with energy prices.

The worry and discussion about rising costs is happening around every kitchen table in American today.

“Across the world over the past month, post-COVID economic forces and a...

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Democrats on the Record: More inflation. Less Freedom. Rewards for America’s Enemies.

09.14.2021

House Energy and Commerce Committee Republicans offered many amendments during the first day and night of the Democrats’...

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E&C GOP Send Letter to Chairman Pallone Urging Transparency and Open Process for Speaker Pelosi’s Tax and Spending Spree

08.30.2021

Washington, D.C.—House Energy and Commerce Committee Republicans sent a letter today to Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) ramping up pressure for the Majority to “commit to regular order and a robust, open, and transparent process on any matters the Committee on Energy and Commerce considers to meet its reconciliation instructions.” 

Key Excerpts from their letter to Chairman Pallone: 

“We write with grave concerns about the Democrats’ plans to use the Budget Reconciliation process to pass an extremely reckless $3.5 trillion tax and spending spree that...

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National Energy Policy, energy infrastructure and security, energy related Agencies and Commissions, all laws, programs, and government activities affecting energy matters. National Energy Policy focuses on fossil energy; renewable energy; nuclear energy; energy conservation, utility issues, including but not limited to interstate energy compacts; energy generation, marketing, reliability, transmission, siting, exploration, production, efficiency, cybersecurity, and ratemaking for all generated power. Energy infrastructure and security focuses on pipelines, the strategic petroleum reserve, nuclear facilities, and cybersecurity for our nation’s grid. Our jurisdiction also includes all aspects of the above-referenced jurisdiction related to the Department of Homeland Security. Agencies and Commissions in our jurisdiction include: The US Department of Energy, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission;  and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.