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Voters to Congress: Make a U-Turn on Special Vehicle Preferences

Latest AEA polling shows voters in Michigan, South Dakota, and Maine overwhelmingly distrust the federal government to make decisions about what kinds of vehicles should be subsidized or mandated.

WASHINGTON DC (October 15, 2019) – As some in Congress are attempting to extend the federal electric vehicle tax credit, the American Energy Alliance (AEA) today released the results of three more state surveys conducted by MWR Strategies that examined the sentiments of likely voters...


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Bringing Guidance Out of Darkness Executive Order Sheds Light on Rarely Seen Regulatory Abuse

WASHINGTON DC (October 10, 2019) – Today, Thomas Pyle, President of the American Energy Alliance, issued the following statement in support of the “Bringing Guidance out of the Darkness” executive order signed by President Trump.

“Only Congress has the ability to make laws. Unfortunately, Congress has abdicated its responsibility to update our existing energy and environmental laws, while unelected bureaucrats have been filling the void by abusing the regulatory process to...


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Federal EV tax credit: unnecessary, inefficient, unpopular, costly, and unfair

In April, Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) introduced the Drive America Forward Act, a bill that would expand the tax credit for new plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) by allowing an additional 400,000 vehicles per manufacturer to be eligible for a credit of up to $7,000. Currently, the tax credit is worth up to$7,500 until a manufacturer sells more than 200,000 vehicles. In late September, groups that stand to benefit from the extension of the federal tax credits wrote to Senator McConnell and...


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#1: Tom & Mike on California & Trump

  • 10/08/19
  • AEA
  • Podcast

In the inaugural episode of Unregulated Tom & Mike focus on the issues surrounding Trump's battle with California over their tailpipe emissions waiver.

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Another Carbon Tax? Here’s Your Yellow Vest

Republican lawmaker Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) ‘vested’ by the American Energy Alliance for proposing an energy tax increase on American families.

WASHINGTON DC (October 1, 2019) – The American Energy Alliance (AEA) has “awarded” another yellow vest to a Republican lawmaker for his proposed carbon tax legislation which ultimately will raise costs on American consumers with no significant environmental benefit.

Earlier this year, AEA issued its first yellow vest to Rep. Francis...


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Sorry California, You Don't Get to Choose What Vehicles the Rest of America Can Drive

“The Administration’s efforts to reform this ill-conceived and wickedly regressive mandate will save consumers and workers money, preserve their choices, and ensure that the federal government, and not California, sets national policy.” 

WASHINGTON DC (September 18, 2019) – The American Energy Alliance (AEA) supports President Trump's federal action to revoke the previous administration's decision to allow California to set fuel mandates and environmental policy for the rest of...


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Free Market Coalition Urges Trump Administration to Halt Illegal RFS Waivers and Political Favors to Ethanol Lobby

Broken system mandates the purchase of a product most Americans don’t need or want

WASHINGTON DC (September 12, 2019) – Today, a coalition of sixteen organizations, led by the American Energy Alliance, issued a joint letter to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, Energy Secretary Rick Perry and OMB Director Mick Mulvaney opposing additional favors to the ethanol lobby under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) after reports that the...


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Love the game of golf? Thank oil and natural gas

Access to low-cost energy and materials has always been an important part of driving economic dynamism. Given the role that oil and natural gas play supplying our energy, people often underestimate how important oil and gas are to other things they enjoy in life, like the use of plastics. At a time when it is convenient for politicians to deride the industries that provide people access to these essential resources, it’s important to remind people just how important oil and gas are to our...


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Key Votes: H.R. 205, H.R. 1146, H.R. 1941

  • 09/10/19
  • AEA
  • Blog
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The American Energy Alliance urges all members to oppose the three anti-energy development measures scheduled for votes this week.

All three of these pieces of legislation seek to prevent development of our domestic energy resources. Domestic energy production creates jobs and economic growth, provides revenue to federal and state governments, and reduces our need for imports. Congress should not be preemptively blocking possible future development.

Both H.R. 205 and H.R. 1941...


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AEA’s Top 10 Questions That Should (But Won’t) Be Asked at CNN’s Climate Town Hall Tonight

WASHINGTON DC (September 4, 2019) – Today, the American Energy Alliance (AEA) delivered to CNN a list of questions it has suggested be asked during tonight’s presidential town hall focused on the issue of climate change.
 
AEA President Thomas Pyle made the following statement:

“That fact that the Democratic National Committee, the entity responsible for identifying and promoting the issues most important to the party, voted against a climate focused debate is telling. Voters...


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