New bill stops scheme to let automakers double-dip in electric vehicle subsidies

U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) recently introduced the Ending Duplicative Subsidies for Electric Vehicles Act, legislation that would prohibit the automobile industry from double-dipping on federal subsidies, specifically electric vehicle (EV) tax credits, grants, and loans for EV manufacturing. The bill would require stakeholders to choose between receiving manufacturing loans or grants to lower the … Continue reading New bill stops scheme to let automakers double-dip in electric vehicle subsidies

Barrasso, Ernst Demand Answers on Report of Biden Illegally Sending Taxpayer-Funded Technology to China

Today, U.S. Senators John Barrasso (R-WY) and Joni Ernst (R-IA) sent a letter to Department of Energy (DOE) Inspector General Teri Donaldson requesting answers on a report showing DOE illegally sent $15 million of taxpayer-funded advanced battery technology to Communist China.  Barrasso serves as ranking member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (ENR). Ernst … Continue reading Barrasso, Ernst Demand Answers on Report of Biden Illegally Sending Taxpayer-Funded Technology to China

Senators Fight Economic Collapse With Pro Growth Regulatory and Permitting Reform

U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, led 45 of her Republican colleagues in introducing the Simplify Timelines and Assure Regulatory Transparency (START) Act, comprehensive federal regulatory permitting and project review reform legislation. “Since our calls for action and offers to see legislative text from the permitting … Continue reading Senators Fight Economic Collapse With Pro Growth Regulatory and Permitting Reform

Investigators: Biden’s sale of US oil to Communist China may be funding Putin’s invasion of Ukraine

House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) and Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Ranking Member Nancy Mace (R-S.C.) are continuing oversight of the Biden Administration’s sale of U.S. oil reserves to Unipec America, a company operated by the Chinese Communist Party, and raising concerns that U.S. oil could be … Continue reading Investigators: Biden’s sale of US oil to Communist China may be funding Putin’s invasion of Ukraine

Biden’s Push for Electric Vehicles is Killing American Jobs

House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.), Congressman Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.), and Oversight Republican lawmakers are calling out U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Pete Buttigieg and the Biden Administration’s false claims about the impact of electric vehicles (EVs) on the American job market. Recently, Ford Motor Co. announced that it … Continue reading Biden’s Push for Electric Vehicles is Killing American Jobs

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