Key Votes: Motions to Instruct

The American Energy Alliance urges all Senators to support the following motions to instruct conferees to the H.R. 4521 conference committee. YES on Barrasso motion requiring the development of a new offshore leasing plan. The administration has taken no action to begin a new five-year leasing plan as required by law. YES on Lee motion to […]

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Key Vote NO on H.R. 4521

The American Energy Alliance urges all members to oppose H.R. 4521 the vehicle for the America COMPETES Act. While some parts of this legislation, especially those focused on China’s human rights violations, may be laudable, the larger package hijacks these important issues in an attempt to jam through significant green spending that could not pass […]

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Key Vote NO on H.R. 3684

The American Energy Alliance urges all members to vote NO on H.R. 3684, the infrastructure bill as amended by the Senate. This legislation is poor policy and a bad use of taxpayer resources. The subsidies for electric vehicles and charging are not the responsibility of the federal government. The tens of billions of dollars for unneeded […]

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Key Vote YES on Amendments 3104 and 3105

The American Energy Alliance urges all Senators to support amendments 3104 and 3105 to S.Con.Res. 14. The Biden administration’s oil and gas leasing ban on federal lands has already been ruled illegal. Leasing must be reinstated immediately according to existing law and long-standing practice. The EPA, state regulators and independent researchers have repeatedly over the years studied the environmental […]

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Key Vote NO on Cloture on the Substitute Amendment

The American Energy Alliance urges all Senators to oppose cloture on the substitute amendment to H.R. 3684. The substance of the amendment is poor policy and a bad use of taxpayer resources. The subsidies for electric vehicles and charging are not the responsibility of the federal government. The tens of billions of dollars for unneeded and […]

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Key Vote NO on Cloture to Proceed to Infrastructure Vehicle

The American Energy Alliance urges all Senators to oppose cloture on proceeding to the vehicle for the proposed bipartisan infrastructure bill. This announced deal is poor policy and a bad use of taxpayer resources. The subsidies for electric vehicles and charging are not the responsibility of the federal government. The tens of billions of dollars for unneeded […]

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Key Vote NO on H.R. 1187

The American Energy Alliance urges all members to oppose H.R. 1187 The Corporate Governance Improvement and Investor Protection Act. Despite its title, this legislation is not about improving corporate governance or protecting investors, its purpose is to inject partisan political priorities into the regulation of financial disclosures. The purpose of SEC-mandated financial disclosures is to […]

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Election 2020: Where Things Stand for Energy

As of Thursday, presidential election results are still being tabulated.  Former vice president Biden has a slight edge, but final results will depend on tallies in Pennsylvania, Arizona, and Georgia.  Elsewhere, however, there is a clear picture coming from the 2020 election: the blue progressive wave meant to sweep to power and remake energy markets […]

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Rep. Kendra Horn is Out of Step With Her District

Last month the American Energy Alliance released its 2020 American Energy Scorecard results for the House of Representatives.  The AEA scorecard scores voting and co-sponsorship decisions on legislation affecting energy and environmental policy, educating voters on how their representatives vote and holding members accountable for those decisions.   The scorecard is guided by principles such as:  […]

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Rep. Conor Lamb is Out of Step With His District

Last month the American Energy Alliance released its 2020 American Energy Scorecard results for the House of Representatives.  The AEA scorecard scores voting and co-sponsorship decisions on legislation affecting energy and environmental policy, educating voters on how their representatives vote and holding members accountable for those decisions.   The scorecard is guided by principles such as:  […]

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