Federal judge reimposes an Obama-era policy suspending federal coal leases

Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, today issued the following statement after a federal judge reinstated an Obama-era policy to suspend lease sales for coal on federal lands.  “The moratorium on federal coal leases threatens the availability of reliable and affordable electricity, which is why we worked to rescind this … Continue reading Federal judge reimposes an Obama-era policy suspending federal coal leases

Biden admin blocking investigation of hazy spending by ‘Clean Energy Corps’

House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Republicans, led by Ranking Member Frank Lucas, wrote to Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Jennifer Granholm today requesting overdue answers on an oversight request about the Department’s new Clean Energy Corps. The Republicans first wrote DOE in April requesting information about the Department’s plan to hire 1,000 new employees--the largest DOE … Continue reading Biden admin blocking investigation of hazy spending by ‘Clean Energy Corps’

Democrats Tax Working Families’ Gas and Electricity to Subsidize Luxury Shopping for the Wealthy

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding Democrats’ Reckless Taxing and Spending Spree: “Democrats want to pass huge, job-killing tax hikes in the middle of a recession they created. “Hundreds of billions of dollars in new taxes on American jobs, American manufacturing, American electricity, and … Continue reading Democrats Tax Working Families’ Gas and Electricity to Subsidize Luxury Shopping for the Wealthy

Watchdogs sound alarm as Biden strongarms tech companies to censor critics of his Green New Deal schemes

 Today, House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) and Subcommittee on the Environment Ranking Member Yvette Herrell (R-N.M.) raised serious concerns over the Biden Administration’s ongoing efforts to suppress free speech and silence any who criticize the Administration’s unpopular Green New Deal agenda. In a letter to White House National Climate … Continue reading Watchdogs sound alarm as Biden strongarms tech companies to censor critics of his Green New Deal schemes

Fischer Introduces Legislation to Fight Democrats’ Radical Environmental Agenda, Protect Producers

U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer (R- Neb.), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, recently joined several of her Senate Republican colleagues in introducing the Food and Energy Security Act. The legislation would prohibit the Biden administration from forcing its environmental, social, and governance (ESG) agenda onto the American economy. Specifically, the bill would require federal financial and securities regulators to estimate … Continue reading Fischer Introduces Legislation to Fight Democrats’ Radical Environmental Agenda, Protect Producers

Daines Statement on Biden Admin’s Approval of American Prairie’s Bison Grazing Request

U.S. Senator Steve Daines today released the following statement after the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced their decision to approve American Prairie Reserve’s proposal to allow bison grazing in Phillips County, Montana.   “This is yet another example of the Biden administration ignoring local input from Montana ranchers—it’s completely unreasonable. At a time when our … Continue reading Daines Statement on Biden Admin’s Approval of American Prairie’s Bison Grazing Request

Thune Introduces Legislation to Fight Democrats’ Radical Environmental Agenda, Protect South Dakota Producers

U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) Tuesday led several of his Senate Republican colleagues in introducing the Food and Energy Security Act, legislation that would prohibit the Biden administration from forcing its environmental, social, and governance (ESG) agenda onto the American economy. Specifically, the bill would require federal financial and securities regulators to estimate the impact of their rules … Continue reading Thune Introduces Legislation to Fight Democrats’ Radical Environmental Agenda, Protect South Dakota Producers

Fetterman signed pledge to outlaw fracking, imploding economy

According to FOX News, recently uncovered posts show that PA Senate candidate John Fetterman previously signed pledges to supporting an outright ban on fracking in Pennsylvania and new fossil fuel leasing nationwide, which supports tens of thousands of PA jobs.  Overall, the fossil fuel industry in Pennsylvania supports about 50,547 jobs, a 2021 report published by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental … Continue reading Fetterman signed pledge to outlaw fracking, imploding economy

Inhofe Joins Lankford in Introducing Bill to Stop the Flawed Social Cost of Carbon from Driving Energy Regulations

Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), joined 12 Republican senators to introduce the Transparency and Honesty in Energy Regulations Act, a bill to prohibit the federal government from using the flawed social cost of carbon, social cost of methane, social cost of nitrous oxide, or the social cost of any other greenhouse gas metrics in the rulemaking … Continue reading Inhofe Joins Lankford in Introducing Bill to Stop the Flawed Social Cost of Carbon from Driving Energy Regulations

Biden administration blocking investigation into plan to make farmers, ranchers, small employers offer mandatory climate confessions

This week, Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.), along with fellow Republicans on the Senate Banking Committee, sent a letter to Securities And Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Gary Gensler, criticizing the SEC’s lack of transparency and disregard for a congressional oversight request concerning the SEC’s 500-page proposed climate disclosure rule—a sweeping new regulation that will harm consumers, … Continue reading Biden administration blocking investigation into plan to make farmers, ranchers, small employers offer mandatory climate confessions