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Nevada’s Tesla scam reaches the federal level

In the last two weeks, two different bills, both sponsored by Republicans, were introduced to the House of Representatives. One would extend the electric vehicle tax credit, the other would revoke it. Plenty of people have pointed out problems with the EV tax credit with the main issue being that it subsidizes wealthy people purchasing luxury goods. The Pacific Research Institute published a study earlier this year showing that 78.7 percent of the EV tax credits went to households with an...
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AEA Announces 2018 American Energy Champions

  • 10/15/18
  • AEA
  • Press Releases
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the American Energy Alliance is pleased to announce the 2018 American Energy Champion award recipients for both U.S. House and Senate members. This award goes to members who scored a 90 percent or higher on AEA’s American Energy Scorecard for the 2017-2018 legislative session. “This award goes to the members of Congress who have demonstrated a commitment to pro-growth policies that will lead to more affordable energy for American families," AEA president...
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AEA to President Trump: "Reject Big Ethanol's Call for a Special Deal"

WASHINGTON – Today, President Trump urged the EPA to waive seasonal restrictions on E15 fuel thus allowing for year-round sales. AEA President Thomas J. Pyle made the following statement: “We are disappointed that Big Ethanol has convinced President Trump to request the EPA to overstep its authority and extend a waiver for year-round E15 sales, something not within EPA’s power to even grant and will assuredly be challenged in court. EPA is given no statutory authority to grant...
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Key Vote YES on Kavanaugh Confirmation

The American Energy Alliance urges all Senators to support Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court of the United States. As a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, Judge Kavanaugh has established a firm track record of fairly evaluating important regulatory issues relating to energy and environmental policy, and applying the Constitution in an impartial and consistent manner. Judge Kavanaugh has shown a willingness to challenge regulatory...
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Free Market Coalition to Congress:  Don't Extend the Federal Electric Vehicle Tax Credit

WASHINGTON – This morning, a coalition of 30 free market policy groups, led by the American Energy Alliance, sent a letter to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady objecting to any expansion of the federal electric vehicle tax credit. The letter encourages Chairman Brady to reject attempts by the EV lobby and their allies in Congress to slip a tax-credit cap increase into upcoming spending packages. Congress has a responsibility to spare American taxpayers...

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Release: AEA Applauds Trump Administration For New Waste Prevention Rule

WASHINGTON – Today, the Department of the Interior announced its final rule reforming methane regulations by revising the 2016 Waste Prevention Rule (also known as the Venting and Flaring Rule). American Energy Alliance President Thomas J. Pyle issued the following statement: "We are pleased to see the Trump administration taking an opportunity to reduce the burden of another costly and unnecessary regulation that threatens to derail efforts to achieve U.S. energy dominance. The...
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AEA Launches Anti-Carbon Tax Digital Advocacy Initiative

Urges Floridians to Reject the "Curbelo Carbon Tax"
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Energy Alliance (AEA) has launched the first phase of a sustained anti-carbon tax initiative educating and encouraging citizens to hold their elected officials accountable for their support for destructive energy taxes. The initiative will target various congressional districts across the country, beginning with Florida’s 26th congressional district, represented by Congressman Carlos Curbelo....
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AEA Applauds Reform of Costly, Unsafe Federal Fuel Mandates

WASHINGTON — The American Energy Alliance (AEA) commends the Department of Transportation and the Environmental Protection Agency for righting a wrong of the previous Administration by proposing to keep the 2020 federal fuel mandate levels in place as part of the federal Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) program and for suggesting to eliminate California's unprecedented and legally questionable waiver to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from automobiles and trucks. As...
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Curbelo Carbon Tax Misses the Mark

For the first time this decade, a Republican Member of Congress has introduced carbon-pricing legislation on Capitol Hill. On Monday, July 23, Rep. Carlos Curbelo of Florida’s 26th Congressional District filed the inaptly named MARKET CHOICE Act, with Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-8) and Francis Rooney (R-FL-19) as co-sponsors. Some details of the bill:
  • Beginning in 2020, the bill would place a fee of $24 on the production of fossil fuels for each ton of carbon dioxide equivalent that...

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AEA Comments on Crucial House Vote Condemning a Carbon Tax

WASHINGTON - The American Energy Alliance (AEA) is pleased that the House chose to bring H.Con.Res.119 before the House of Representatives for voters to take note of their elected representative's willingness to reject a new tax on the energy they rely on every single day. Encouragingly, the majority of the House agreed that a carbon tax is not in our national interest as shown by the 229-to-180 vote in favor of the resolution. AEA President Thomas J Pyle made the following...
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